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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Carter Court Rest Home
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
95-97 Pembroke Street
Wairarapa
Carterton 5713
Postal Address
95 - 97 Pembroke Street Carterton 5713
DHB
Wairarapa
Phone
(06) 379 8075
Fax
(06) 379 5113
Mobile
0210379849
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Chris Clarke - (06) 379 8075
Owner
Carter Society Incorporated - (06) 379 8075
Tenancy Manager
Rae Andrews - (06) 379 8075
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Description
To provide and maintain quality homely accommodation for people over 60 years of age, who are in need of care and attention. Maintaining respect, privacy and responding to cultural needs are central to the way we work.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 3 Nov 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyYes
Respite room available
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Apr 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour Registered Nurse
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable When required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable When required
Own Social Worker 0.00 Yes Focus
Diversional Therapist Yes One Diversional Therapist and one assistant
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Diversional Therapist
Hairdresser Yes Purpose built room. Hairdresser visits on a weekly basis. Residents can use their preferred hairdresser by arrangement.
Podiatrist Yes Weekly
Dietitian Yes Comes at least yearly and is available on request.
Accredited Visitors Yes WOOPS
Kaumatua Yes Available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes All ministers available on request
Other Personnel Negotiable As required
Updated: 1 Aug 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes Available through Masterton Hospital
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic Association
Continence Advisor Yes Available through Masterton Hospital
Stomal Therapist Yes Available through Masterton Hospital
Psychiatric Care Yes Mental Health, Masterton Hospital
Gerontological Care Yes Through Masterton Hospital
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist Yes Through Masterton Hospital
Updated: 24 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a dedicated comfortable respite room with kitchenette, toilet sitting area and separate bedroom.
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes Through the local NASC agency
Private paying service Yes We are happy to take people who wish to pay privately
Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes Daycare policy includes an area for daycare residents to rest in.
Whanau Room Yes With tea and coffee making facilities.
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are single
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes By arrangement/negoiation
Ensuite Yes 16 Rooms are Ensuited
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As long as in good repair.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Fish and budgies, a resident's cat and Dougal the dog who visits daily.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes To all rooms, a cordless phone is available for residents and visitors. Toll calls will be charged to user. There is also a private room available to make phone calls in.
Wifi Yes Wifi access is availabe for a small fee
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating in each room and main living areas.
Residents Committee No Resident meetings held monthly. These meeting are chaired by an independent person.
Newsletter Yes Newsletter produced (in large print) quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes One large lounge, 2 smaller lounges.
Outings Yes Weekly, part of the Recreation Programme
Rural Setting Yes Park like grounds,orchard, vegetable gardens and lovely views of the ranges.
Smoking Permitted Yes Yes, outside under cover.
Semi-Secure Yes Security cameras at the main entrance.
Sprinklers Yes Yes. Smoke alarms and fire celled.
Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Special Features
We are community owned and governed.Our facilities are set in large park like grounds, with an orchard,vegetable gardens and a scented pathway. There are opportunities for residents to be involved in gardening if they want.
We have a Men's Shed located on site.
Manager, Chris Clarke. Nurse Manager Lynley Batson.
Updated: 24 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
DAILY RECREATION PROGRAMME:
* Morning and afternoon Sessions
* Daily newspaper reading
* Weekly Outings and several different entertainment options monthly (poetry readings, speakers, children's concerts etc)
* Monthly guest speakers
* Arts/crafts/Games daily
* Cooking programme twice weekly
* TV and radio available for Residents
* Sunday Church services
* Monthly Communion
* Regular music therapy/singing
* Several Guest Entertainers monthly (music, poetry reading, children's concerts etc)
* Library service – fortnightly visit with large print books available
* Happy hour for birthdays and special occasions and once a month for staff and residents.
* Piano available
* Podiatrist, hairdresser weekly

Home-cooked meals.

Park-like grounds, with rural outlook.
Classical Music, Mah Jong, Music
Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Home cooked meals served to each Resident daily to suit nutritional needs. A menu planner is completed for each Resident upon admission. Breakfast in bed option.
Staffing Details 24 hour Registered Nurse care. Education programme and support available for home assistants.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Doctor, podiatrist, hairdresser, clothing, personal items such as toiletries and treats.
Updated: 1 Aug 2016
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Available if needed
Sign Language Yes Available if needed
Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 3 Nov 2015
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 1.50 km We use mobility services for outings.
Shops 1.00 km Easy walking from the home.
Mall 0.00 km N/A
Parks 1.50 km Easy walking distance.
Library 1.50 km Easy walk to library and there are regular visits for those who want to visit.We also have our own library.
Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes Support of the Elder Person and Diversional Therapy
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Expires 27.05.2018
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Community Support Services ITO
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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