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Annie Brydon Lifecare

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Annie Brydon Lifecare
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
71 Glover Rd
Hawera
DHB
Taranaki
Phone
(06) 278 6039
Fax
(06) 278 4122
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Barbara Kay - 06 278 6039
Owner
Heritage Lifecare Group
Village Manager
Carolyn Cragg - 0800 770 416
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Description
At Annie Brydon, we are proud to offer personalised rest home, village, and hospital. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to attend to both your everyday and urgent requirements. We believe in providing personable, compassionate, safe, respectful care, adding value to the quality of everyday living

We know it is very important to offer choices and to really listen to what our residents and their families want. Recognising the individual needs of our residents and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment is an important part of our philosophy. Respecting the dignity, beliefs and culture of all helps us make each day the best it can be.

Our residents and their families comment on the homely feeling we have created here. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care. Please phone Barbara Kay, our Facility Manager, or feel free to drop in at any time.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 9 Jul 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 36
Vacancy Yes
Please contact if you would like to view our facility as our vacancy status changes regularly.
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 16 Jan 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse coverage. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Available through appointment.
Podiatrist Yes Available through appointment.
Dietitian Yes All menus are Dietitian approved. A Dietitian is available for general advice and to oversee special needs. Meals can be delivered.
Kaumatua Yes We endeavour to assist residents to maintain any cultural ties they may have in the community before coming to Annie Brydon.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have access to a Chaplain, and various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes Email assistance, meal delivery and interpreter services also available.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to personalize their rooms.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are equipped with a personal heat pump and safety grab rails.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with ensuites, please discuss this option with Barbara Kay our Facility Manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounges are equipped with comfortable seating, a stereo system and televisions with Freeview and DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options For Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Outings Yes As part of the activities program through our care facility, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Annie Brydon Lifecare Complex offers all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship. The is a 68 Bed Resthome and Hospital facility. There are 24 serviced Care Suites that are available for private and subsidised resthome level of care residents. The site provides a scooter bay, spa pool and swimming pool. The facility is fitted with accessibility ramps and safety grab rails, wide corridors, and smoke detectors with water sprinklers.

Situated in the sunny Hawera, Annie Brydon has magnificent landscaped gardens with outdoor seating. We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Annie Brydon Lifecare has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Activity Coordinators focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Age Concern and Alzheimer's Society are easily accessed through us and we welcome them to our facility. Large print books and Blind Foundation listening books form part of our library service and we also rent DVDs or videos. Entertainers form a regular part of our programme. A piano and pool table is also available in the main lounges.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Board games, Cooking, Quizzes, Indoor Bowls, Crafts, Parties, Happy Hour.

There is active involvement in community events. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme and often include stopping somewhere for coffee.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We are able to accommodate our residents' spiritual needs as requested. A spiritual advisor, chaplaincy and church services are available.
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Near public transport, taxis, and facility outing van are available.
Shops   Near local amenities. Transport provided on a weekly basis.
Library   Library facilities available on our complex.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

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