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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Alexandra Home
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
71 Rintoul Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021
Postal Address
6021
DHB
Capital & Coast
Phone
(04) 389 1232
Fax
(04) 389 1981
Mobile
0274494553
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Kevin and Vanessa Donaldson - 04 389 1232
Owner
Kevin and Vanessa Donaldson - 04 389 1232
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Description
Alexandra Rest Home residents are offered care,security,privacy,respect,companionship and fun.
The management and staff are committed to new challenges that extend the boundaries of care.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 3 Mar 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care45
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 23 Jun 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 64 Yes On call 24hours
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We offer a comprehensive, individual programme.
Hairdresser Yes On site every Wednesday
Podiatrist Yes Visits on a 6 weekly cycle
Dietitian Yes Our menu is devised and reviewed by a qualified dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a weekly inter denominational church service as well as visits from representatives of various religions.
Other Personnel Yes Reflexologist
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Liase with mary Potter Hospice to allow our residents to spend their last days with us.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care No All staff have annual dementia training
Updated: 23 Sep 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes A day care program is also available
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes We offer a comprehensive Recreation programme.
Palliative Care Contract No Liase with the Mary Potter Hospice
Rooms (Single) Yes All have hand basins
Rooms (Shared) No Sometimes can be organised with a shared ensuite between the two rooms.One bedroom is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Rooms (Suit Couple) No We can accomodate a couple if rooms are available by using two rooms with a shared ensuite.One room is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms are en-suited.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We also have a portable phone available for use.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes This committee is chaired by an independent advocate.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We treat each resident's individual needs.
Confused Residents Yes Policies and procedures in place.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges - one with sky TV
Outings Yes We have our own van - residents go out shopping or to the beach, gallery or library etc.
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Alexandra Home is located close to a bus stop Wellington hospital and other services.

We offer an lovely outdoor seating area with a BBQ which we enjoy.

Our home is culturally diverse and we offer a translation service.

We have tasty meals cooked on site and also offer a mobile shop.

Here at Alexandra we have lots of parties and special events.
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Aromatherapy, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Garden, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos, Reflexology, Library, Advocate, Housie, Alzheimer's Society, Care and Craft, Dancing, Exercises, Indoor Games, Pianist, Sky TV
Updated: 7 Dec 2011
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Cooked on site
Staffing Details Registered and Enrolled Nurses available, team of caregivers and support staff.
Associated Complexes We are a family owned and operated rest home with the Managers on site.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see us for more information.
Updated: 7 Dec 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes Resident
English Yes Staff and residents
Fijian Yes Staff
Fijian Indian Yes Staff
Filipino Yes Staff
Greek Yes Staff
Hindi Yes Staff
Hungarian Yes Resident
Indonesian No resident
Interpreter Yes Available when needed
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Polish Yes Resident
Samoan Yes Staff
Sri Lankan Yes Staff
Tongan Yes Staff
Updated: 15 Feb 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Weekly inter demoninatinal church service
Christian Yes Catholic priest visits weekly for individual prayer and communion
Inter denominational Yes Church service every Tuesday.Separate room used.Only those interested attend
Roman Catholic Yes Roman Catholic lay visit weekly and offer prayers and communion
Updated: 3 Mar 2015
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Bus stops outside home
Shops   Newtown shops 5 minutes walk
Mall   Newtown mall 5 minutes walk
Parks   Newtown Park 20 minute walk
Library   Newtown 10 minutes walk
Updated: 9 Jun 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Other details Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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