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Ashwood Park Rest home Blenheim

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Ashwood Park Rest home Blenheim
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
118-130 Middle Renwick Road
Blenheim
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
(03) 577 9990
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Ross and Toni Bisset - 03 5779990 exten 235
Owner
Arvida Group Limited - 03 5779990 exten 217
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Description
PHILOSOPHY: Each resident will enjoy the highest standard of care, companionship, security. At the same time, maintain each resident's privacy, dignity, respect, family involvement, cultural and religious beliefs, independence, involvement in decisions which affect their quality of life - in the best possible facility and environment.

Our Purpose:
IS TO PROVIDE A FIRST CLASS FACILITY AND REMAIN A LEADING PROVIDER OF AGED CARE WITHIN THE MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT.

TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT WITH RESIDENTS.

TO PROVIDE CARE BASED ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE VILLAGE.
TO PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT OF HARMONY AND RESPECT BETWEEN STAFF / RESIDENTS / FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care47
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 23 Aug 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes clinical manager available Monday - Friday. Registered Nurse input available 24 hrs
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable As required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable As required
Diversional Therapist Yes Trained Diversional Therapist
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 3 Activity Co-ordinators within the facility
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing salon available Monday - Friday
Podiatrist Yes six weekly visits
Dietitian Negotiable As required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly Service
Other Personnel Yes Trained Care Staff Quality Assurance Manager Assistant Manger Accounts Manager Receptionist
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Respite care available - please phone to make bookings
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes bookings welcomed
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes Nurse call system in both bedroom and ensuites to ensure resdent safety. All rroms are fully furnishd, residents are welcome to bring there own if preferred.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes THE MAJORITY OF ALL ROOMS HAVE A FULL ENSUITE (TOILET/SHOWER) WITH JUST A HANDFUL OF ROOMS WITH TOILET ONLY.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Furniture is provided however residents may wish to bring own
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy Hour daily
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available. Private line at Resident's request. Please note this is an additional cost. Sky TV available at residents request (additonal cost)
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Resident / family meeting held quarterly.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Ashwood Park rest home provides a number of areas for your comfort including four separate lounges, a library and eight sitting areas
Outings Yes Weekly
Rural Setting Yes The facility is located and beautifully presneted in spacious park like grounds.
Smokers Room Yes Covered outdoor area provided.
Smoking Permitted Yes Out doors only
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Ashwood Park Retirement Village consists of 60 bed rest home / 40 bed hospital wing / 20 bed Dementia Unit / Studio / Apartments and Villas for independent living. Specifically designed as one of the main features of the Village, the rest home provides the 24hr nursing care and support facilities for the other sections of the Village. Each part of the home has been designed to give the best of care and facilities and as well as maintaining residents independence and dignity.

When entering the main entrance residents are greeted with the warm spacious reception, sky lights throughout provide natural light to complement the light pastel colours within the home. The furniture and fittings are of a luxury standard to complement the many features of the home. Ashwood believes that you deserve the best in your retirement.
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
COMMUNAL ACTIVITIES

An important part of the Village is the ongoing activities to motivate and entertain residents, not only of the rest home but also of the Studio units and Villas. All are designed to meet the individual needs of all residents who wish to participate.

An activities officer will co-ordinate the following programmes:

· Exercise/housie etc
· Visiting entertainers
· Mini bus trips/picnics/shopping trips
· Regular church services
· A full and varied social programme
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals are cooked on the premises to provide nutritional meals. Good old fashioned home cooked meals are an important part of ensuring residents maintain good health. Menus are changed regularly and with each season to ensure full variety. Special dietary needs are catered for.
Staffing Details Care within the home will be unsurpassed: · 24 hr nursing care · Registered nursing staff to carry out full assessment and ongoing monitoring of each individual resident · The ability to consult your own doctor or the resident doctor as necessary.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see the Manager for details.
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Hungarian Yes
Indonesian Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 0.10 km Cafe, Supermarket, Post Shop, hair salon, doctors surgery across the road. Speights ale house
Mall 0.10 km Springlands Mall situated across the road.
Parks 0.20 km Ashwood Park is situated in park like grounds near the Rose Gardens, Pollard Park and river reserves.
Library 1.00 km Public Library in town centre. On site library.
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 7 Nov 2016

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