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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care
Rest Home Care
71 King St
Napier 4112
Postal Address
PO Box 12229 Ahuriri. Napier. 4144
Hawke's Bay
(06) 844 7209
(06) 844 7219
View Email Address
Amanda McFarlane - 06 8447209
Greg & Susan Pritchard - 021 887 872
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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
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 20 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 70 Yes Amanda McFarlane and Hannah Bassett
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 400 Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Access to if needed.
Occupational Therapist No As required
Own Social Worker Negotiable Available if needed.
Diversional Therapist 30 Yes Wendy Mason
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes Wendy Mason
Hairdresser 5 Yes Fiona Feddy
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: 28 Apr 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Psychologist 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 feel free to call or contact Options Hawkes Bay on 06 870 7485
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2015
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.
Day Care 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.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All single rooms.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have own or shared ensuite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
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
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
Lounges/seating areas Yes Three lounge and dinning areas.
Outings Yes Three a week or more if the demand is there.
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
Sprinklers 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 re Meals All meals are cooked on the premises, morning and afternoon tea are 'home baked' giving homely smells and nutrition.
Staffing Details Registered nurse on call 24 hours a day. Balanced mix of caregivers, advanced caregivers, registered nurse.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include 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 & MembershipStatusDetails
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