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Eileen Mary Residential Care Centre

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Eileen Mary Residential Care Centre
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
44 Trafalgar Street
Tararua
Dannevirke 4930
Postal Address
44 Trafalgar Street, Dannevirke 4930
DHB
MidCentral
Phone
(06) 374 8241
Fax
(06) 374 8006
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Tim Levchenko-Scott - 06 374 8241
Owner
Thomas Brankin
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Description
What rest home fits my values and outlook on life?
The answer: Eileen Mary Residential Care Centre.
We opened in 1998 and are Dannevirke's only modern, purpose built complex. We have 19 Licence to Occupy apartments within the facility offering 24 hour Rest Home and Hospital Level care, in addition to our individual Rest Home and Hospital Level beds.
We focus on independence, companionship and security in a happy, homely setting with freshly prepared home cooked meals and baking.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care18
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
1 Respite bed and 1 hospital or rest home bed. Beautiful views.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 29 May 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse on duty at all times
Enrolled Nurse Yes Experienced EN make up our Qualified Nursing team and work with the Registered Nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a large team of Caregivers who support the Qualified Nursing team and ensure the high standard of care we are known for. All caregivers are either fully qualified or working towards their National Certificate.
Physiotherapist Negotiable As required. Unlimited access to the home.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable As required. Unlimited access to the home.
Own Social Worker Negotiable As required. Unlimited access to the home.
Diversional Therapist Yes Qualified and experienced DT. Monday to Friday. Interests,activities, outings and entertainment are planned with residents the main focus. Regular activities and regular outings.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes This role is carried out by our Diversional Therapists.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own hairdressing salon on site with the hairdresser visiting weekly and as requested.
Podiatrist Yes Regular visits.
Dietitian Yes Assists with menu planning, staff education and reviewing of residents as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes Residents keep their own local GP. Specialists and Allied health professional visit as required.
Kaumatua Negotiable As required. Unlimited access to the home.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplain and Pastoral Care Coordinator visits weekly and as requested. All rooms are blessed prior to new admissions. Anne Dargaville-Lee gives her services freely to any staff or residents who require religious support.
Other Personnel Negotiable Regular visits from the RSA.
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes We work closely with Ahohanui Hospice to provide supportive Palliative Care as required.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Staff trained in the LCP (Liverpool Care of the dying Pathway). Subcut syringe pump on site so no delays if this is required for resident comfort.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We manage resident's with PEG feeding regularly. We do not manage naso gastric feeding tubes due to safety reasons.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Can refer and access as required. We work with the HITH team if residents require IV therapy.
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen on site and available ot any one who has that as part of their treatment plan.
Surgical Followup Yes Outpatient follow up can be easily arranged.
Wound Care Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We manage a number of wounds and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Diabetic Care Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We are well educated and updated to manage diabetic care and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Continence Advisor Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We are well educated and updated to manage all areas of continence and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Infection Control Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We are well educated and updated in infection control matters and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Stomal Therapist Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We are well educated and updated to manage stomal care and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Psychiatric Care Yes Can refer and access as required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Qualified RNs working every shift. We are well educated and updated to manage stroke care and when we need specialist help we refer and access as required.
Tracheotomy Care Yes Can refer and access as required.
Dialysis Yes Can refer and access as required.
Gerontological Care Yes We have RNs with experience and education in Aged Care. Our Caregivers are all working through their Aged Care Qualifications with Careerforce.
Urology Yes Can refer and access as required.
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We have access and referral capacity to all Nursing Specialists at MidCentral Health
Psychologist No Can refer and access as required.
Psychiatrist No Can refer and access as required.
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes 1 dedicated bed for respite plus depending on bed vacancy.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes We have a contract with the MoH to provide respite and daycare.
Private Paying Yes This is negotiated with individuals as required.
Booking can be made in advance Yes Essential to book - although can sometimes accommodate emergency booking based on bed availability.
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes We provide day care and negotiate hours to suit the person.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes Family room provided - not with sleeping facilities.
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are single rooms.
Rooms (Shared) No We have no shared rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Yes, we have 19 Licence to Occupy Apartments that are suitable for couples.
Ensuite Yes All rooms except 9 rooms have their own toilet and basin. The 9 rooms without toilets have basins. Internal apartments have their own shower as well.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Yes, feel free to furnish your room with your belongings as we would like everyone to feel at home. We do have build in furniture so there may not be a lot of room.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hours provided.
Pets In Residence Yes Pets visit our home regularly.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available. Phone connection to own room can be arranged at miminal cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The building is central heated and controlled at a central point. The heating can be regulated in the summer.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee No However, all residents are invited to resident meeting held 6 weekly.
Newsletter Yes A quarterly newsletter is sent to family.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We look after many confused residents and we ensure they are respected and safe at all times.
Lounges/seating areas Yes 3 comfortable lounges, 2 with TV, 1 with bowling table. Pleasant outside courtyard with sunshade.
Outings Yes We have our own van for regular outings.
Rural Setting Yes Semi rural - outlook to Puketoi and Ruahine Ranges and farmland.
Smokers Room No No - there is a place for our current residents to smoke but we are working towards being smokefree by 2025.
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated outside smokers area.
Semi-Secure Yes External doors are sensored.
Sprinklers Yes The building meets the Fire regulations and standards. Sprinklers are throughout the building.
Audit report available Yes Via MoH website
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Special Features
We provide a friendly caring rest home and hospital with a homely feel.
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, Bingo, Board games, Blind Foundation, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Singing, Sky TV, Videos, Womens Institute
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals are cooked fresh daily. Special diets likes and dislikes are catered for.
Staffing Details 24 hour Registered nurses 7 days per week, plus experienced Care assistants.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hairdresser, personal spending, podiatrist, private specialist, dentist
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Interpreter Yes Available at request.
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes Regular visits from various church groups - individual visists, communion, hymns and services.Chaplain available as requested. We encourage all residents to continue to live as they would in their own home
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Shops 1.00 km Shopping centre of Dannevirke
Parks 3.00 km Local domain, deer park, rose and flower gardens, playground
Library 1.50 km Public library
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes Qualified assessor on site.
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Qualfied Diversional Therapist
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 22 Jul 2014

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