Search our services directory
Search our services directory
|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Additional Room Costs||No|
|Updated: 14 Mar 2012|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||21|
|Long term vacancy||Yes|
|Short term vacancy||No|
|long term private or subsidized resident, Respite care available no extra charges.|
|Updated: 21 Feb 2017|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||Owner Manager is a Registered Nurse|
|Physiotherapist||Negotiable||Referral to private service as required.|
|Occupational Therapist||Negotiable||Referral to private service as required.|
|Hairdresser||Yes||Cora will cut the male residents hair at no cost and staff also cut some female residents hair (a small cost). The hairdresser calls as required to do sets.|
|Podiatrist||Yes||Cora will attend to the pedicure requirements of most residents. The podiatrist calls 6-8 weekly for those who require more specialised treatment.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Catholic Communion weekly.|
|Under 65 yrs with Disability||Yes||This depends upon the relevant funding being available. Referrals are made from Taikura Trust.|
|Palliative Care Contract||No||We will care for our own residents for as long as we can however if nursing care becomes more complex the resident will be reassessed and generally moved to a private hospital.|
|Rooms (Single)||Yes||Single rooms with vanities. All have bedside intercom all system.|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes||If residents wish to use an electric blanket these will need to have an annual check.|
|Alcohol Permitted||Yes||However please discuss this with the Manager.|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes||Residents pay for the cost of their own phone however there are also other phones throughout the home including a portable phone that residents may use.|
|Resident can adjust heating in own room||Yes||All rooms have thermostatically controlled heaters.|
|Residents Committee||Yes||Meetings are chaired by the Activities Co-ordinator , minuted and taken to the Manager to action as relevant.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes||We do not restrain residents and use de-escalation techniques to manage situations. We know the behavioural symptoms of dementia and aim to prevent difficult situations before they arise.|
|Confused Residents||Yes||Our residents are well known to us therefore we know each resident's usual pattern. Certain problems eg constipation may trigger confusion. We therefore deal with the cause first.|
|Lounges/seating areas||Yes||Two lounges in an open plan area.|
|Outings||Yes||At least twice weekly. The manager takes 3-4 residents on each outing. Theses outings often include going to the beach (in summer) shops or to a cafe.|
|Smokers Room||Yes||There is a small sunroom over looking the road for this purpose. There is also a gazebo outside which is also suitable for smokers.|
|Smoking Permitted||Yes||In designated areas.|
|OUR POLICY IS:
* to provide a quality, homely environment in which residents may live in an atmosphere of respect and friendliness and have their physical and psychological needs met.
OUR PHILOSOPHY IS:
* to provide to our residents the highest standard of care with kindness and compassion, love and encouragement and common sense.
* to uphold the dignity, privacy and comfort to the individual who merits the highest respect.
* to conduct our business affairs with honesty and integrity.
* to remember that the residents are part of a family outside the Rest Home and the family must be informed and consulted at all times.
The activity programme is organised by the Activities Co-ordinator.
Activities and outings, and transport to Church or appointments can also be arranged. We will transport on these visits if residents do not have their own family to assist.
Open visiting. There are no set times for visiting, however we would appreciate visitors avoiding mealtimes in consideration of all residents.
If residents need any shopping or mail posted we can do this for them. We also have local papers delivered. If residents require any other papers or magazines, we can order these for them too.
|Details re Meals||Nutritious, well balanced home cooked meals. Personal food items can be labelled and kept in the refrigerator.|
|Staffing Details||Many staff members have worked at Christina's for a long time with some serving for about 20 years. Staff members and residents therefore know each other well. All services eg Doctors, Podiatrists, Physiotherapists can be arranged to call at the home. Residents may elect their own Doctor if they wish. Our pharmaceutical service is provided by Robin Garlick Pharmacy Personal laundry is done on site.|
|Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include||Please see the Manager for details.|
|Updated: 6 Mar 2010|
|Maori - Te Reo||Yes|
|Christian||Yes||Samoan Christian Church called in every Sunday to sing the Gospel and read bible for few minutes|
|Denominations/Faiths represented||Yes||Many denominations are represented at Christina's|
|Roman Catholic||Yes||Communion weekly when required|
|Seventh Day Adventist||Yes||seventh adventist man called in weekly if they want to join the activities on Tuesday and the Saturday service in Mangere|
|Updated: 6 Mar 2010|
|Public Transport||0.20 km||Bus stop on Massey Road|
|Parks||0.30 km||Walter Massey Park|
|Library||We have a library service. After the resident has let us know their special requests we can order the books for them.|
|Credentials & Membership||Status||Details|
|Care Association New Zealand||Yes||we are pleased to belong to this professional association|
|Updated: 20 Jan 2017|