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Camellia Resthome
Rest Home Care
1743 Rewi St
Te Awamutu
(07) 871 5505
(07) 871 8369
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Joni Self - 07 871 5505
Glenn Ripley - 07 871 5505
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Camellia Resthome is a professionally run and managed home for the elderly, we are committed to providing excellence in care. We welcome the opportunity to meet the needs and expectations of both our residents and their families.

Our residents are encouraged to maintain independence and individuality, while maintaining links with the wider community.

At Camellia we have a well deserved local reputation as being the best. The management and staff are dedicated to ensure we will always be the first choice in aged care in this district.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Soon
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
"A very happy place to live"
"Great clean fresh smelling environment" "Very friendly helpful staff who go the extra mile for us"
"Great care - second to none"
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Registered Nurse on duty 9.00am - 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and on call 24/7.
Enrolled Nurse Yes Keep updated with current practice and participate in ongoing education
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a team of dedicated Health Care Assistants who participate in on-going aged care education.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Contracted as required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Contracted as required
Own Social Worker 0.00 Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Sue has been with us for a number of years as a caregiver before taking on the role of Activities Co-ordinator , her hours are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.00pm or as activities dictate.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser who visits our residents weekly.
Podiatrist Yes Contracted as required
Dietitian Yes Our menu's are approved by a dietitian and reviewed on a regular basis. We have two "cooks" - a highly qualified chef and very experienced baker at Camellia and we specialize in home baking.
Accredited Visitors Yes Work closely with the DHB and liase with other health professionals as required.
Kaumatua Yes As required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular interdenominational services.
Other Personnel Yes We have a beautician who visits as required. She also provides intensive foot care.
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Staff supported in providing palliative care. RN liases with multi-disciplinary team, including palliative specialists, as required to ensure all needs met.
Wound Care Yes RN has maintained current best practice standards in wound care
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic reviews held in collaboration with medical centre diabetes specialist staff
Continence Advisor Yes RN up to date with current practices and liases with DHB appointed continence advisor if required.
Infection Control Yes RN keeps up to date with current infection control policies and procedures and provides appropriate education to staff. Liases with DHB specialist infection control team if required.
Psychiatric Care Yes Work closely with DHB appointed community mental health team
Gerontological Care Yes RN liases with GP and DHB specialist older persons service to ensure appropriate care provided
Clinical Manager Yes Nurse Manager with many years nursing experience in a variety of settings, including district nursing. Developed an excellent rapport with many health professionals working within our DHB. Believes effective communication and team work most important.
Psychiatrist Yes As needed.
Updated: 9 Jun 2011
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Depending on availability of beds, we are happy to provide respite care and also convalescence care.
Carer Support Yes Day care available in consultation with nurse manager
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes We have a second "quiet lounge" which is available to families/whanau
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes We provide modern fully ensuited and semi ensuited rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We also have happy hours regularly.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes We have input from Kaumatua as required.
Residents Committee Yes Regular monthly resident meetings are held
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes Several of our rooms look out onto farmland.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside designated areas only.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Small privately owned Rest Home, with a high priority of providing personalised care while promoting independance and community connections.
The majority of our rooms are spacious and of a very high standard. All rooms have electric beds, TV's, hand basins etc as standard.
Updated: 26 Jun 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Variety of activities provided with support from our activities co-ordinator. Included are , BBQ's, bingo, bowls, canine friends, cards, visits from children, church services, concerts, DVD's, entertainers, Exercises programme created by Arthritis foundation, games, gardening, happy hour monthly, jigsaws, library, music, outings, pastoral care, quizzes, RSA visits, sky tv.
Updated: 26 Jun 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home style meals are prepared daily on the premises by our chef/baker.. Cooked meal at lunch time, lighter meal at teatime with home made muffins, sandwiches or scones for morning, afternoon tea and supper.
Staffing Details Registered Nurse works monday to friday and on call after hours and weekends. 3 caregivers, 1 cleaner, 1 cook, 1 Activities person providing care during the day. 3 caregivers in the afternoon and 1 caregiver overnight.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Contact Nurse Manager or Owner for more details.
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino No Staff member
Maori - Te Reo Yes Staff member
Samoan Yes staff member
Updated: 26 Jun 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes The local Vicar comes each month for a communion service for those who wish to attend.
Baptist Yes Attend morning tea monthly
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Evangelical Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Lay person brings communion to members
(Other comments) Yes Transport can be arranged to attend community church services as required. We do our utmost to accommodate the needs of all individuals.
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Public Transport 0.20 km
Shops 1.50 km
Mall 0.00 km
Parks 1.00 km
Library 1.70 km The local Te Awamutu Library is available to issue our residents with a wide and varied range of reading material.
Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy No Activities Co-ordinator
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes On request
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 19 Apr 2016