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Cameron Courts Rest Home and Retirement Village

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Cameron Courts Rest Home and Retirement Village
Rest Home Care
57 Grigg Street
Mid Canterbury
03 308 8534
03 308 8537
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A & L Mani
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Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsUnknown
Updated: 1 Mar 2016
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care31
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Respite and Long Term vacancies available
Impending vacancyYes - 1 Respite, 12 Long term
Updated: 30 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Harwinder Kaur
Enrolled Nurse 40 Yes Lowreen Mani
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes At cameron courts we have a wonderful dedicated team of Healthcare Assistants.
Physiotherapist Negotiable Via Ashburton Hospital or private practitioner as resident requires.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Via Ashburton Hospital or private practitioner as resident requires.
Own Social Worker Negotiable Via Ashburton Hospital
Diversional Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator 20 Yes Savannah/Lyn Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday we run a comprehensive activity programme including outings, crafts, exercise and a great range of entertainers.
Hairdresser Yes Here at Cameron Courts we have our very own hairdressing salon where a hairdresser comes in 1-2 days per week or you can go off site to your own hairdresser.
Podiatrist Yes This service is out sourced and appointments can be made through the facility.
Dietitian Yes We have out sourced the services of a highly qualified dietician whom we work with to produce high quality menus to suit all the residents needs.
Kaumatua Yes If required we can bring Kaumatua in from our local marae.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We are in close contact with all of the local churchs and can provide a Chaplain from any religion when required.
Other Personnel Yes Our gardener is well known and produces a wonderful display of garden beds changing each season. We also have a great administrator on our front desk managing all residents comfort accounts and general enquiries.
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We can provide palliative care as long as the patient does not need hospital level care.
Oxygen Management Yes WE have onsite Oxygen for residents if required.
Surgical Followup Yes Can be arranged for onsite visits.
Wound Care Yes Our facility manager and our Clinical manager both have extensive wound management training.
Diabetic Care Yes Our dietician tailor makes a specialised diet for people with diabetic needs which is then produces by our cooks onsite.
Continence Advisor Yes We employ the services of an offsite continance specialist whom provides comprehensive training to our staff.
Infection Control Yes We are very vigilant to ensure that our infection control is monitered on a constant basis to ensure the safety of our staff and residents.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We can provide this as long as the resident does not need hospital level care.
Clinical Manager Yes We have a lovely well trained clinical manager whom has extensive experience in the aged care industry.
Psychologist Yes offsite can be arranged
Psychiatrist Yes offsite can be arranged
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Here at cameron courts we have a respite room for those whom need a short stay due to being unwell or if families need a break. Please contact us for a comprehensive brochure.
Subsidised Yes After assesment by the DHB there may be subsidy avaliable to residents.
Private Paying Yes If you are not eligiable for a subsidy we take private paying patients.
Booking can be made in advance Yes We can take advance bookings up to a year in advance.
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can accomadate for all needs here at cameron courts and as long as the resident has been assesed to be at rest home level care then we can take all ages.
Day Care No .
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You will need to be assesed by the DHB service to access funding.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Depending on level of care and provided it is rest home level care then we can take palliative patients.
Whanau Room Yes We have a lovely smaller lounge that can be used for visiting whanau when required.
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring there own furniture and possesions so that there room feels like there own and we like to help to create a very homely environment.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Some of our residents like to get together for informal drinks. We also have a happy hour once a month.
Pets In Residence Yes We have one cat whom all the residents love. It is very well behaved and dont bother people.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents may have their own phone connected in their room (at own cost). A portable phone is also available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes The majority of our rooms have heaters installed along with the general facility heating.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We provide a culturally sensitive facility and are able to provide for all cultures of people.
Residents Committee Yes We encourage our residents to get together every two months for a general meeting to discuss the facility and how they are feeling.
Family Committee No We are a family friendly environment we dont have a family committee we however encourage families to participate in the everyday activity within the facility and keep in close contact with all the staff.
Newsletter Yes There is an activities newsletter that goes out on the monday of each week letting residents know what is going on.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a policy for these circumstances. If there is reason for concern please make an appointment to discuss this.
Confused Residents Yes We are able to manage residents who have mild confusion.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Large lounge and activities area and several small seating areas including a sunny area on the porch overlooking the garden.
Outings Yes We go on an extensive range of wonderful outings that the residents and staff alike enjoy. WE have our own resident van that we can trasport residents in for outings.
Smokers Room Yes Conservatory area.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated area.
Sprinklers Yes We have a very comprehensive fire and alarm system here that is under 24 hour monitoring.
Audit report available Yes If you have any concerns about auditing then we are more than happy to discuss this with you.
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Special Features
Rural town setting opposite the Domain.
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Interests & Activities
Wide & Varied activities programme including outings entertainers craft music etc.
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Additional Information
Details re Meals Five week rolling menu -Diatetic Supervision.
Staffing Details Registered Nurse on duty 8hrs a day + 24 hour cover from trained care givers
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Confucius Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Muslim Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Jewish Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Sikh Yes
Shinto Yes
Tao Yes
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
(Other comments) Yes We can cater for any religion here at cameron courts
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Public Transport   Nil
Shops 1.40 km
Mall 1.40 km
Parks   Across the road
Library 2.00 km
Updated: 10 Oct 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes We run a comprehensive training programme for our staff.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes We are members and provide residents with information from the association on a regular basis
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 24 Sep 2015