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Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
49 Covent Drive
Stoke
Nelson
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
03 538 0880
Fax
03 538 0881
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Durham Quigley - 03 538 0880
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Janine Snape
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Description
The Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village is named after a proud New Zealander and Nelsonian, and one of history's most acclaimed scientific minds. The village provides a full range if retirement lifestyle options for the elderly, along with the very best in retirement care.

The village is located in Stoke, Nelson and features the very latest designs in retirement living providing brand new architecturally designed Independent Townhouses & Apartments, Serviced Apartments, and a Care Centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool and spa, gymnasium, beauty and hairdressing salon, library, internet cafe, bar, lounges, shop, Grand Atrium, and even a movie theatre! There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

The modern village design concept, together with the friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village isn't about slowing down - it's about having time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 7 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care28
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
We have beautiful ensuite rooms available. Rooms have full nurse call system, TV with freeview and views or access to the surrounding gardens or courtyards.
Impending vacancyYes - We welcome your enquiry
Updated: 22 Aug 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access the expert advice of a nurse practitioner should this be required.
Registered Nurse Yes Our resthome has a full time registered nurse dedicated to this area, as well as a highly skilled Clinical Manager, who overviews the clinical care of all residents in the resthome.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes As much as possible, the same caregivers will care for you each shift so they will get to know you well. All our caregivers are supported to undertake training in care of the older person.
Physiotherapist Negotiable There is a physiotherapist who visits our facililty regularly and will review residents as required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a dedicated Activities Coordinator in the resthome who works 5 days per week and delivers a wide range of activities for the resident to participate in should they wish.
Hairdresser Yes We have a fully equiped hairdressing salon on site.
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes We welcome visitors to our resthome and should you require the services of specialists we will assist you in accessing the appropriate people to meet your requirements.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes As we also have a hospital associated with this resthome we have registered nurses available 24 hours per day and the expertise available to met all your needs. Please talk directly with Durham Quigley for more information.
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes As required
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have a happy hour on a weekly basis
Pets In Residence Yes Our resthome currently has a cat in residence.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We have a local Maori minister who visits
Residents Committee No While we do not have a resident's committee resident meetings are held every second month.
Family Committee No We do not have a specific family committee but family meetings are held every six months.
Newsletter Yes We produce a newsletter on a quarterly basis
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please ask management if you wish to view this policy.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a lovely lounge and smaller quiter area for residents in the rest home.
Outings Yes The residents have outings on a very regular basis.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We have lovely internal courtyards which residents have access to from their bedrooms. Bedrooms on outside of the facility have lovely views to the bowling green.

Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments. Please contact the village for information.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a seperate activities co-ordinator for the rest home who prepares a comprehensive and interesting activities programme for our residents.

The activities co-ordinator also takes residents on outings and particularly on shopping trips.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All our meals are cooked on site and have that lovely ome cooked quality. Our main meal is served at lunch time with a lighter meal being served in the evening. Morning and afternoon tea and supper all consist of delicious home baking from our kitchen. We cater for all special dietary requirements and endeavour to cater for personal preferences where possible. Our menus change on a seasonal basis.
Staffing Details We pride ourselves on encouraging our staff to upskill and so are confident that our staff have the skill and abilities to meet our resident's needs. Our staff have all completed or are in the process of completing their "Ace" training and a large number hold a Certificate in the Care of the Older Person.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Rymans Healthcare Group of care facilities. Ryman Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of Retirement Village Living for New Zealanders over the age of 65. The company has built an unprecedented reputation building exceptional Retirement Villages, employing professional and caring staff and as a result, are six-time winners of the Australasian Aged Care Awards for “Best Retirement Village in New Zealand”.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to management for details on what the fees do and do not cover.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational No An interdenominational services is held on a weekly basis by ministers from a range of different religions on a roster basis.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km We have a bus stop very close by
Shops 2.00 km We have a small shop in Village which supplies a small range of necessities. However we are also situated near to Stoke shopping centre.
Parks 2.00 km We are close to Saxton Fields a comprehensive sports facility. Resident's also enjoy trips to Iffel Park in Stoke has lovely gardens and walks.
Library 2.00 km Stoke Library is located in the centre of Stoke approximately 2km away. We also have a library on site in the Village.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) 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
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Internal Ryman Audit are also undertaken
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 17 Jul 2017

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