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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care

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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care
Rest Home Care
71 King St
Napier 4112
Postal Address
PO Box 12229
Napier. 4144
Hawke's Bay
(06) 844 7209
(06) 844 7219
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Greg Pritchard - 06 8447209
Greg & Susan Pritchard - 021 887 872
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Restrictions - critical visitors only
MISSION STATEMENT: Every day we strive to assist our residents to live life to the full whilst maintaining their dignity, independence and sense of purpose in a safe and caring environment.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Sep 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 70 Yes Amanda McFarlane and Jodi Parkes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 400 Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Access to if needed.
Occupational Therapist No As required
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable Available if needed.
Diversional Therapist 30 Yes Sharon provides activities for our Dementia residents Monday to Friday and oversees the Bryant House Activities Programme.
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes Nicki provides activities for our Rest Home residents Monday to Friday.
Hairdresser 5 Yes Fiona Teddy
Podiatrist Yes As required
Dietitian Yes Audits menu/policy.
Kaumatua Yes As and when required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes All denominations visit, attend as necessary.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 2 Jul 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 27 May 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We provide respite and day care services in line with our agreement with the Hawkes Bay DHB.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes Respite Care and Day Care can be fully subsidised provided the Needs Assessment coordinators have approved this type of care. If you have any questions in relation to this please contact NASC HB on 06 870 7485
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 20 Jul 2018
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes All single rooms.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have own or shared ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This is something we are prepared to discuss and compromise on if we believe we are able to manage without compromising the environment for other residents.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes This is a services we currently provide with 2 under 65 residents and are very happy to accommodate if you feel it is the right environment.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Three lounge and dinning areas.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have both private paying and fully subsidised clients attending our day care service which includes morning and afternoon teas, Lunch, daily activities and van rides on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Outings Yes Three a week or more if the demand is there.
Residents Committee No All our resident meeting are now combined family resident meetings which we hold regularly during the year. We find these far more meaningful and beneficial for everyone.
Newsletter Yes Newsletter to families are done 3 to 4 time per year in conjunction with 3 family resident meeting held at Bryant House.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smokers Room No However we do have an enclosed area; three sides and roof.
Smoking Permitted Yes Yes, but outside or in designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Bryant House has a friendly and homely appeal. Pleasant gardens and open living with lovely home baked food create a relaxed and caring environment.

We have recently installed a fully automated security gate for the safety of our residents. This opens and closes automatically for vehicles arriving and leaving respectively. There is also a pedestrian gate that residents may to use to come and go as they please.
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activities programme (incorporates, entertainment, clubs for art, craft, bowls, bingo. Church services communion weekly for Catholics and monthly interdenominational, exercises 2-3 times a week plus direction from Kiwi Sports, garden (own gardener keeps things pleasant to look at) Happy hour each Wednesday afternoon, indoor games (indoor bowls & croquet), trip to library weekly as well as selection of books available on the premises, videos shown at times, discussion groups and reading from newspaper is popular, shopping offered weekly and outings as arranged in van (residents given opportunity to choose). Resident shop open Tuesday afternoons.
Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society. Blind Foundation provide support to residents (talking books and information), RSA visits monthly and also provide transport to monthly sing a longs. Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Anthroposophical, BBQ, Big print books
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All meals are cooked on the premises, morning and afternoon tea are 'home baked' giving homely smells and nutrition.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Registered nurse on call 24 hours a day. Balanced mix of caregivers, advanced caregivers, registered nurse.
What's included in your fees and what's not Set by the Regional DHB and MOH. Larger rooms and ensuited room may have an small additional charge attached. Please see manager for further details.
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreter service available.
Italian Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Evangelical Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Public Transport 0.50 km Taxi and bus service.
Shops 1.50 km Close to Taradale shops for all shopping.
Parks 1.50 km Park at back of Taradale Library.
Library 1.50 km Trips to library offered, using Bryant House van.
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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