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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Christinas
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
284 Massey Road
Mangere
Auckland
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 276 5640
Fax
(09) 270 0650
Mobile
021942171
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Cora Noblejas - (09) 276 5640
Owner
Cora Noblejas - (09) 276 5640
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Description

Small enough to be personal - - - Large enough to be professional.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 15 May 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care21
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
long term private or subsidized resident, Respite care available no extra charges.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 23 Jun 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Owner Manager is a Registered Nurse
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Referral to private service as required.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Referral to private service as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
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.
Dietitian Negotiable
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Catholic Communion weekly.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Dialysis Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes This depends upon the relevant funding being available. Referrals are made from Taikura Trust.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
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.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
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.
Wifi Yes
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.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Special Features
Special Features
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.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
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.

We have barbecues in the car park on summer time and all residents participate.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
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.
Associated Complexes Parahaki Rest Home in Whangarei.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see the Manager for details.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
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
Jehovah Witness Yes
Non denominational Yes
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: 15 May 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km Bus stop on Massey Road
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.00 km
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.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes we are pleased to belong to this professional association
Care Association New Zealand
Updated: 20 Jan 2017

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