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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Cornwall Rest Home
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
3 Cornwall Street
Masterton 5810
Postal Address
3 Cornwall Street
DHB
Wairarapa
Phone
(06) 377 4165
Fax
(06) 377 4108
Mobile
0211923451
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Reece Rhind
Owner
Reece Rhind
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Description
Cornwall Rest Home will provide a welcoming family environment embracing peoples’ uniqueness whilst delivering meaningful support on their journey through life with the utmost respect and dignity.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 27
Vacancy Yes
Respite bed vacancy
Impending vacancy Yes - Respite bed vacancy
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 17 Apr 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Our Registered Nurses are wonderful. They are very supportive of residents and staff and are available if needed after hours.
Nurse Practitioner Yes A nurse practitioner visits on a regular basis.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have wonderful caring caregivers who work together as a brilliant team.
Physiotherapist Negotiable We are able to access a local Physiotherapist as required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We are able to access a local occupational therapist as required
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Carol and Jane are our activities co-ordinators and they work in conjunction with Reece to ensure our residents recreational needs are met. We have our own van for outings.
Hairdresser Yes In house.
Podiatrist Yes Visits if requested.
Dietitian Negotiable We do not have an in house dietitian however they provide oversight for our seasonal menus. If specific needs arise we are able to access a local dietitian.
Accredited Visitors Yes We have the pleasure of the fantastic company of a regular accredited visitor. We appreciate the way in which he joins in the life of the household.
Kaumatua Negotiable We do not have an in house kaumatua but will access the local Iwi to assist where requested or deemed necessary to maintain the cultural safety of an individual.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable We do not have in house spiritual advisors but are able to access assistance from the local community where desired.
Other Personnel Negotiable We have a very good rapport with our district nurses who will call as required following a GP referral. Residents have easy access to their own GP.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Wound Care Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Diabetic Care Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Continence Advice Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Infection Control Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Psychiatric Care Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Other Specialties Yes Available with a nurse referral.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have regular clients who come to us for respite.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Please ring for availability.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We like people to bring their own furniture if possible, as we think this makes the room feel a ‘part of them’.
Single Rooms Yes Our rooms are spacious, especially in the older part of the home. It could even be said that there is some wasted space! High ceilings in the new rooms continue the theme.
Ensuite Yes We have five rooms with ensuites. As this is a large family home everyone is in close proximity to the bathroom facilitites.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We care for our residents as family members and cater for individual preferences and some have a sherry early evening or a drink of their choice.
Pets In Residence Yes Pets are great with the members of the household and they instinctively attach themselves to those who they know will like them. We currently have one cat.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We will do our best to accomodate individual needs.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Cordless phones are available and residents may have a connection in their own room if they wish (own cost).
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We believe we provide a comfortable environment for people of all ages.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lounges, both with spacious verandas. The veranda areas are a very popular place for residents to spend time catching up on the day's conversation and events.
Palliative Care Contract No However if any of our residents require terminal/palliative care we will do our best to care for them over this time.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Day Care via Focus. We understand that it may take a while for people to feel a part of our place and we will do our best to make that transition easier.
Outings Yes Everyone has their preference with regard to outings, eg some like outings to clubs, other prefer a drive around sites of interest etc. We have found that a good way to manage this is to take ‘turns’, where those with shared interests go out together.
Whanau Room No As we are a small family home and generally have high occupancy this leaves us with limited space to meet this need. We do however have great links within the community and would do our best to accommodate whanau
Residents Committee Yes We have monthly residents meetings.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes This a requirement. We are happy to discuss our policy with you.
Confused Residents Yes Occasionally residents will become confused. Our caring staff are trained to manage this. However, we can not safely accommodate those who wander.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated outdoor areas. Non smokers are also catered for.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Special Features
Special Features
We enjoy the informality and usual ‘comings and goings’ of a family home. A variety of things happen in the typical day, for example, on many days of the week friends with children drop in and spend time with us. Sometimes they join with us to play the games that our residents have taught them.

Individual interests and hobbies are encouraged in the home or out in the community.

We all contribute to the household, some enjoy the garden and have particular gardening interests, others enjoy helping with domestic tasks: setting the table, putting dishes away, folding the clothes etc and one member enjoys bringing in the wood for the coalrange. We like everyone to feel useful and valued.

We think that it is understandable that new residents need time to settle into new surroundings as we all come from different backgrounds, life experiences, values and beliefs. We aim to create a sense of harmony in the home.

The original rest home of 8 beds expanded to 14 beds in late 2002. In 2005 we expanded to 22 beds with a second lounge area, dining area, and bathroom. Our office is located in this new area. The new additions are sympathetic in style with the original building.

In 2010 we renovated and built a new wing onto an existing wing. We added 4 more bedrooms, which all have their own toilets, and one respite room now giving us 27 rooms.

Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our residents have a variety of interests, which we encourage. Because we are small we are able to focus on individual preferences. Several residents are keen on doing crosswords and playing bingo; others enjoy the garden whilst others enjoy outings. A number are also keen readers. Many of the activities and interests revolve around the ‘comings and goings’ of the household

We have a car pool that we can call upon, so that when we go on outings it is often in the family car. If we are all going somewhere together we will use our own van.

The style of the home makes for easy movement and integration of activities. The kitchen is very accessible and lies at the heart of the house with an adjacent lounge. It is common for our visitors and friends to be invited to sit at the kitchen table and be offered a ‘cuppa’ and some home baking.

The home is set in an established ‘old world’ garden. We grow some of our own produce including strawberries, kiwi fruit and vegetables.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals The home cooked meals are lovely and residents always comment about this. Individual likes and dislikes are catered for. This means that if someone doesn’t like broccoli they won't be served it, or if they prefer a cooked breakfast then this is no trouble at all. We have our hot meal at midday. Home baking features at morning and afternoon tea times.
Staffing Qualifications and Details We have 2 Registered Nurses working a total of 5 days each week who give expert care and advice in key areas to ensure our Residents health needs are met. Our caregivers are loved and appreciated by everyone. Their caring manner is shown in a number of ways eg if a resident requires hospitalisation at any time, staff visit frequently. The staff do their best to keep the residents happy and feeling useful.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see Reece for these details.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes We have access to an interpreter service
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km Public transport is not available. We arrange our own and will try to meet individual needs.
Shops 0.20 km Kuripuni shopping centre , Pak n Save and The Warehouse are a short distance away. The main shopping centre is only a minutes drive away.
Mall 0.50 km Masterton town centre (not a covered mall)
Parks 1.00 km The park and lake in the town are popular places to visit.
Library 1.00 km Reece collects and returns books for our residents. (We have a number of keen readers.) We are well known at the library.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Availabe on the MOH website.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 8 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

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