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Bardowie Retirement Complex

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Bardowie Retirement Complex
Rest Home
283 Kennedy Rd
Napier 4110
Postal Address
283 Kennedy Road
Napier 4110
Hawke's Bay
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Molly Pillay
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A commitment to provide the highest quality and professional standards in meeting the residents individual, physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs within a safe, warm, caring, friendly, family orientated environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 9 Sep 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $25.00/day as at 08 Apr 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 24 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Molly Pillay, Rhonda Ellis
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 200 Yes There are caregivers on duty 24/7. There are on-call staff to assist as and when required and the RN can be contacted 24/7 if required.
Physiotherapist 0.00 No Pysiotherapist is not contracted. We are happy to transport to physiotherapy.
Occupational Therapist No We have access to the occupational therapist at the district health board.
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 No We have access to all social workers at the district health board.
Diversional Therapist 15 Yes We have two qualified Diversional Therapists, Lesley and Margaret who work during the weekdays.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Diversional Therapists.
Hairdresser 6 Yes We have a hairdresser available on Thursday's. The cost for this service is not covered by the resthome.
Podiatrist Yes We have a contracted Podiatrist who calls as and when required, once again though we do not cover the cost of this service.
Dietitian Yes Our menus have been Dietician approved and are regularly reviewed.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes Available upon request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Available upon request
Updated: 15 Apr 2024
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes When we have a room available we would welcome a respite enquiry.
Updated: 19 Mar 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring a favourite chair for instance, and certainly photos and any special art work.
Single Rooms Yes Four different room sizes.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes When this presents, we can accommodate couples if a suitable room is available, this can depend on availability.
Ensuite Yes All rooms have own toilet and wash/hand basin.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Pets are welcome visitors..
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Negotiable, we have a rest home cat and have in the past had a small dog.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Own account.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have under 65year olds with disabilities.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges, one dining room, courtyard, one sunroom, one conservatory.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Hospice NZ
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Weekly 2 hour outings, sometimes more frequently.
Whānau Room No We can have a room available on request.
Residents Committee No Regular resident meetings that are conducted by an independent visitor, all may attend and have input however we don't have a Residents Committee as such.
Family Committee No We have never perceived a need, however we are open to suggestions.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Confused elderly are welcome provided there are no safety aspects at issue.
Smokers Room Yes Outside on deck.
Smoking Permitted Yes Only outside on the deck.
Semi-Secure No We are not a "Dementia Unit" however we are secure and can offer that environment.
Updated: 21 Sep 2022
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Visits from Age Concern, we participate in Alzheimer's Society fundraising, talking books from the Blind Foundation, Advocacy Service available, art and craft are part of our diversional therapy programe, cards sessions fortnightly, Communion and church services from several denominations, we are able to receive emails for residents, lots of entertainment from a great variety of entertainers, exercises (sport H.B. and Resthome Olympic participation), happy hour (once a month drinks, nibbles and entertainment provided), indoor games (indoor bowls), library (Books on Wheels available), foot massage available, videos available on request, music (regular pianist), newspaper reading of local newspaper, regular quizzes, regular outings.
Updated: 21 Sep 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, podiatrist, Specialists, lawyers or accountants.
Staffing qualifications and details Team environment, handpicked, happy family atmosphere.
Details about meals Meals home cooked. Qualified cook, dietary compliant. All dietary needs catered for eg diabetic.
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Other Information Yes Interpreter Service available.
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes All welcome.
Updated: Unknown
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km
Shops 0.50 Km
Mall 3.00 Km To Napier City
Parks 1.50 Km
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 1 Jul 2007

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