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Claud Switzer Memorial Trust

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Claud Switzer Memorial Trust
Rest Home
71 South Road
Kaitaia 0410
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71 South Road
Kaitaia 0410
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
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 25
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 31 Jan 2024
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Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 27 Feb 2024
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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