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Blockhouse Bay Home

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Blockhouse Bay Home
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
39 Batkin Rd, New Windsor
New Windsor
City Central-West
Auckland
DHB
Auckland
Phone
(09) 828 1043 & 820 4043
Fax
(09) 828 1043 & 820 4043
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Siloata Tuato - (09) 828 1043
Owner
Jason Liu & Maree Pan - (09) 828 1043
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Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 30 Jun 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We are dedicated to nurturing those entrusted into our care.
A special home for special people. A friendly place with many and varied entertaining activities and outings.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Available from our GP's surgery when required.
Registered Nurse 40+ Yes
Physiotherapist 6 Yes More hours if required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes Qualified DT
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes Trainee DT. Activities are organised within the home for every day and van outings at least once weekly.
Hairdresser Yes Fortnightly, and by appointment at other times.
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly cycle and also available at other times by appointment.
Dietitian No Available if needed
Accredited Visitors Yes Available when needed
Kaumatua Yes Available when needed
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor n/c Yes Available when needed
Other Personnel ~200 Yes
Updated: 21 May 2010
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes As required
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management No Available if required
Oxygen Management Yes As required
Surgical Followup No Available if required
Wound Care Yes As required
Diabetic Care Yes As required
Continence Advisor Yes As required
Infection Control Yes On staff
Stomal Therapist Yes As required
Psychiatric Care Yes As required
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes As required
Dialysis Yes As required
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Secure for dementia
Gerontological Care Yes As required
Urology No Available if required
Community Health Yes Available if required
Clinical Manager Yes As required
Other Nursing Specialities Yes As required
Psychologist Yes As required
Psychiatrist No Available if required
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Specialist 19 bed wing.
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes 2 available
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under the constraint of appropriateness. We have "Happy Hour" weekly and also when celebrating birthdays and other milestones.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Not necessary as home controlled to Min 19c/ day 20c/night.
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Documented and signed off.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes At least once a week and during summer far more frequently.
Rural Setting No Urban, but with great views
Smokers Room No We have a protected warm and sunny internal courtyard for smokers.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a protected warm and sunny internal courtyard for smokers. Otherwise, out-doors in our extensive and secure gardens.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes And the latest in digital Smoke Detectors.
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Special Features
Outings to suit YOUR needs.

Security, and therefore the comfort it provides are inclusive.

Visitors are always welcome!
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge - I wish, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, CMA, Communicare, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Greypower, Happy hour - 2 to 3 times weekly, Holidays, Housie, Interdenominational, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Mah Jong, Massage, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Motivational, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, RSA, Senior Citizens, Service women, Servicemen, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Travel, Vegetarian, Video, Views, Visitors, Billiards.
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals To YOUR needs and expectations.
Staffing Details More than adequate, at least 50% higher than minimum requirements
Associated Complexes Amberlea Gardens in Blockhouse Bay, Auckland.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include There are NO extra charges
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Samoan Yes
Other Details Yes Multi ethnic nursing and care staff
Other Information Yes Multi ethnic special visitors and former staff.
Updated: 5 May 2009
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes 2 churches in close proximity.
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes We always meet the ecclesiastical needs of our residents, but we do not "push" religion.
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km New Windsor Rd
Shops 1.20 km Stoddard Rd
Mall 3.00 km New Lynn / St Lukes
Parks 0.20 km Methuen Rd Park
Library 2.00 km Avondale
Updated: 3 Sep 2008
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) No Member from 1985 to 1990
Other details Yes Our group represents the very best of residential care and continue to be in the forefront of providers of Quality Care.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 3 Sep 2008

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