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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Brookhaven
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
29 Alport Place
Woolston
South East
Christchurch 8023
Postal Address
29 Alport Place
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 384 5046
Fax
(03) 384 5046
Mobile
0212884734
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Greg Perkinson / Karen Bowler - 03 384 5046
Owner
Golden Healthcare Group - 03 375 0725
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Description
Golden Healthcare Group is a family owned and operated business with over 30 years of experience in Christchurch.

Brookhaven Retirement Village includes a rest home, specialist dementia wings, and a community of retirement villas.

• We are committed to providing specialised high quality rest home care.

• We provide a safe and secure environment with lovely courtyards and gardens for great indoor and outdoor flow

• All rooms are large with individual ensuites

• Experienced and qualified diversional therapy and care staff promote dignity and independence through the delivery of care and activities to suit individual needs

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 18 Jan 2016
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care51
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Please ring Brookhaven to ask about our Rest Home service. We specialise in Respite Care (pending bed availability).

The home is dividied into three wings, and provides a pleasant and modern environment. All rooms have their own ensuite. Near to shops in Woolston and Ferrymead. Feel free to call and inspect our facilities.

Facilities include sunny lounges and lovely garden setting. We provide long-term care, and welcome short-term stay subject to availability.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 May 2017
Testimonials
"Very happy & pleased with the wonderful care my mother is getting. She is happy, laughing & talking with others. Sharing lovely stories that happen during the day. Mum’s sister has said all the staff treat mum like a family member and really care. Thank you for all the caring support you give mam and her family". Dec 2015

"Thank you all for the loving care you gave my sister. She was happy here. Thank you". Nov 2015

"Thank you to everybody at Brookhaven who looked after Mum during her two years with you. Special thanks to those we got to know well through some difficult times. You all showed great patience with her and we appreciate that. Kind regards". Sept 2015

"To all the wonderful staff, thank you for all the care and kindness shown towards our father / grandfather during his stay at Brookhaven. You made his last years enjoyable – he always told us how happy he was". Aug 2015
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 hrs Yes Two Registered Nurses are onsite Monday to Friday office hours and on call after hours seven days per week.
Enrolled Nurse 40 hrs Yes We are fortunate in having experienced Enrolled Nurses who have been long term employees and provide excellent care for our residents.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Fully staffed with friendly, ACE trained Caregivers, passionate about high quality care given to all residents within the facility.
Physiotherapist Yes Available through eh Golden Healthcare Group as required.
Diversional Therapist 40 hours Yes Our three Diversional Therapists provide active programmes 5 days a week.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes See Diversional Therapists.
Hairdresser Yes Visiting once a week for those that like to look their best at all times. Reasonable rates.
Podiatrist Yes Our contracted Podiatrist visits 6 weekly.
Dietitian Yes Available as required. All menus have full sign off from a dietician.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable Arrangements are made for individuals as requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Arrangements are made for appropriate visitation on an individual basis.
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurse onsite Monday to Friday.
Continence Advisor Yes We have a specialist continence supplier with an experienced continence assessor who calls on a regular basis.
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We also have two Dementia Wings in the Brookhaven Retirement Village. Refer to separate listing for information.
Gerontological Care Yes
Community Health Yes Referral as required
Clinical Manager Yes Clinical Manager overseas all clinical aspects as needed.
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care to families for their loved ones. Please call for details or a time to view available rooms.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability No A small number of people under age 65, and for whom our service has been assessed as suitable, reside in our rest home.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Current contract to provide this service
Rooms (Single) Yes Superior size rooms available with ensuite.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We are happy to arrange accomodation for couples to reside at Brookhaven.
Ensuite Yes Every room has an ensuite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own treasures and furniture.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents/family can arrange on arrival.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly resident meetings.
Family Committee Yes Family invited to all resident meetings
Newsletter Yes Quartely
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We offer a spacious lounge with plenty of comfortable chairs to sit and relax plus a sunny conservatory area.
Outings Yes Varied, regular outings organised by our Divisional Therapist
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated area
Sprinklers Yes Throughout building
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Special Features
This is a 51 bed rest home. Every room has an ensuite. There is a lovely, secure outdoor garden with a loop walk and outdoor seating for residents and their guests to enjoy as they wish. Diversional Therapists provide a range of activities and entertainment for residents.

Brookhaven, which also includes a dementia unit and Retirement Villas, is situated close to the Estuary, beach and the Lyttelton tunnel. We are close to Sumner, Heathcote and Lyttelton, and east Christchurch. We are on a main bus route as well as the main ring road around Christchurch.

Golden Healthcare Group are proud to be local and take the time to assist you in your decision making on where to place your loved ones.
Updated: 30 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Golden Healthcare Group has a fleet of 8 seater mini vans which are there for residents to be taken on outings from feeding the ducks at the Groynes Park to visiting the New Brighton Club.

Our activity programme includes Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Bowls, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Jigsaw, Library, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Shopping, Videos.
Updated: 1 Feb 2016
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Healthy home cooked meals with home baking daily for morning and afternoon tea. Special diet needs catered for on an individual basis. Likes and dislikes catered for as much as possible.Resthome now has a buffet continental breakfast.
Staffing Details Emphasis is made on employing staff with experience and training. All staff participate in ongoing training and our policy emphasises rewarding our champions appropriately.
Associated Complexes Albarosa Dementia, Camellia Court Dementia, Golden Age Retirement Village, Brookhaven Retirement Village, Somerfield Dementia, Hoon Hay Dementia and Hoon Hay House.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Any questions regarding fees please contact Greg Perkinson, Facility Manager of Brookhaven Retirement Village.
Updated: 8 Nov 2016
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Updated: 1 Feb 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) No Arrangements can be made for residents to access the religions of their choice.
Updated: 1 Feb 2016
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km The nearest Bus stop is in Ferry Road, a short distance from the home. Taxi come to the door
Shops 0.50 km Shops are within walking distance. Woolston Villlage is a short distance, and Ferrymead complex about 1 mile own the road.
Mall 2.00 km The nearest mall is Eastgate Mall
Parks 0.20 km
Library 0.50 km Resthome library also
Updated: 12 Jun 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes All staff registered with CSSITO
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Our Diversional Therapists are required to train for this certificate on commencement
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes 6 staff have National Certificate
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes Current Member
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Ministry of Health Certification for Rest Home and Dementia Home obtained.
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 12 Jun 2014

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