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Claud Switzer Memorial Trust

At a glance
Vacancy
No
Name
Claud Switzer Memorial Trust
Category
Rest Home
Address
71 South Road
Kaitaia
Kaitaia 0410
Postal Address
71 South Road
Kaitaia 0410
Region
Northland
Phone
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Fax
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Tina Mills
Other services
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Visitors as usual (but not if you're unwell or recently returned from overseas)
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 13 Sep 2017

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 32
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 04 Jun 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes

Updated: 23 Jul 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse cover
Enrolled Nurse Yes Our Enrolled Nurses are supported by the Registered Nurse team and contribute to a high standard of care
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Health Care Assistants are called Care Partners at Switzer, they have either completed or are working towards a National certificate in caring for older people
Physiotherapist Yes We contract the services of a Registered Physiotherapist and employ a Physiotherapy Aid
Occupational Therapist Negotiable As required
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable Access to a Social Worker if required
Diversional Therapist Yes We employ 2 full-time registered Diversional Therapists
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes 2 days a week
Podiatrist Yes A Podiatrist visits weekly
Dietitian Yes As required
Accredited Visitors Yes Pastoral care, Switzer Home Auxiliary, Volunteers, visiting pets and disability support agencies
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes All local chaplains visit

Updated: 13 Sep 2017

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As required
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy No Access as required
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes

Updated: 13 Sep 2017

Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 13 Sep 2017

Special Features
Special Features
Under 65 yrs with disability and day care services available

Updated: 13 Sep 2017

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Electric beds, Email, Entertainment, Exercises, Gardening, Happy Hour, Internet, Outings, Quizzes

Updated: 13 Sep 2017


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