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Dunblane Rest Home and Village
Rest Home Care
178 Rutene Road
Gisborne 4010
(06) 867 4759
(06) 867 4757
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Amanda Davis - 027 6212344
Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
Clinical Manager
Jane Watson
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Dunblane in Gisborne has the capacity to provide rest home level care to 26 seniors.

It also offers hospital and dementia care. In fact, it is the only aged care facility north of the Gisborne CBD to offer rest home, hospital and dementia care.

Residents can enjoy sunny courtyards and the convenience of being close to a main shopping area and library. There is also a bus stop right at the main entrance.

Family members are actively encouraged to be involved in the care of their loved one.

Dunblane is part of the Oceania Group.

Go to www.oceanialiving.co.nz or www.facebook.com/OceaniaGroup to find out more.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care28
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Please feel free to call.
All enquires are welcome.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 1 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes We currently have two employed who provide an interesting and varied activities programme.
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser visits once a week and more often if necessary.
Podiatrist Yes We have a podiatrist who visits once a week.
Dietitian Negotiable A dietitian provides input for us when we are preparing our menus and specialist advice when necessary.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable We endeavour to assist residents to maintain any cultural ties they may have in the community before coming to Dunblane.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have various religious groups which visit on a regular basis to provide a service for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes We have volunteers well known to the residents who come and provide support as required.
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We have access to specialised assistance through Hopice services based in Gisborne.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management No We can access these specialised services through Gisborne Hospital.
Oxygen Management Yes Our registered nurses are competent in this area of care.
Wound Care Yes Our staff receive regular training in wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care No We can access these services through Gisborne Hospital when necessary.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We have a secure dementia unit on site which provides specialised care for dementia suffers in a safe but homely enviroment.
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology No We can access specialise urological services through Gisborne Hospital.
Clinical Manager Yes Shirley Roberts-Parata is our clinical leader.
Psychologist Yes These services can be accessed through the Gisborne Hospital if necessary.
Psychiatrist Yes These services can be accessed through the Gisborne Hospital if necessary.
Updated: 7 Jun 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to bring favourite personal items such as photo's, ornaments, favourite chair, bedcover,or any item that is special to them.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have a happy hour once a week
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes The residents have regular meetings
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We conduct regular assessments if this is an issue to ensure the resident is receiving the most appropriate care and to endeavour to reduce any enviromental issues which may be contributing to confusion.
Lounges/seating areas Yes All wings are well catered for. Facilites include shared dinning and lounge (TV, sunroom).
Outings Yes We have a van which is used for outings.
Rural Setting No While we don't have a rural setting we have received awards for our beautiful gardens. There are views from most rooms.
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated area
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Special Features
At Dunblane we are very proud of our lovely gardens with interesting layout and fabulous plantings for which we have recently won awards.

We have sunny courtyards for residents to sit in to enjoy the gardens and all are encouraged to get out and about to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

The staff provide individualised personal daily care for all residents and invite the families to come along and particpate in the care of their family member.
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Arthritis society, Aromatherapy, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Care and Craft, Children, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Exercises, Entertainers, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Happy Hour, Holidays, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, RSA, Rotary, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Stroke Group, Vegetarian, Videos, Views
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Additional Information
Details re Meals All our meals are cooked on site and so have that lovely home cooked quality. Our main meal is served at midday and a lighter meal in the evenings. Morning and afternoon tea and supper are served between meals and residents are also able to help themselves from fruit bowls situated around the facility or request other snacks if desired. Our menus change on a regular basis and we have a dietitians input when preparing these.
Staffing Details We have some lovely long serving staff members. All our staff undergo regular training and are very caring and compentent in their various roles.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Oceania Group which is a nationwide group of aged care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to managment for details.
Updated: 20 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes
English Yes
French Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes We have regular services held in our rest home and dementia unit from a variety of differnet religious groups.
(Other comments) No We will endevour to provide for all nationalilties through working with personal and or community contacts
Updated: 20 Apr 2016
Public Transport   Bus stop over the road
Shops 0.90 km Chemist, doctors, hairdresser, dairy and fish and chip shop
Mall 1.00 km Dairy, supermarket, WINZ, liquor shop, Lotto shop and chemist all close by. Also the centre of town has a wide range of shops and is approximately a 20 minute walk away or a short bus ride.
Parks 1.50 km Bird avairy is on site. Anzac park is a 15 walk away and has a lovely river walk.
Library   We have a monthly visit from the local library.
Updated: 20 Apr 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 18 Apr 2016