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Essie Summers Retirement Village - Resthome

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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Essie Summers Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
222 Colombo St
Beckenham
South East
Christchurch
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 337 2702
Fax
(03) 332 4470
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Rosemary Deane - 03 337 2702
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Melanie Asuncion
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Description
Winner: 2018 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages

The village features the latest designs in retirement living including beautiful townhouses, serviced apartments and a resthome set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The village is in a excellent location close to Beckenham’s wonderful community facilities, including a supermarket, library, cafes and specialty boutique stores.

Care centre residents have access to beautiful spacious lounges, dining areas and serene outdoor spaces. Living areas are warm and inviting and provide the perfect setting to meet with family and friends to relax and enjoy.

The resort-style facilities can include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. Our villages have beautifully landscaped gardens where you can enjoy peaceful strolls or have the space for the grandchildren to play.

For your peace of mind, we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

With exceptionally friendly staff, our residents are able to enjoy the library, internal atrium, regular happy hours, beautifully landscaped gardens, frequent trips to the shops and much, much more.

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 16 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Soon
We can offer a wonderful care environment for all residents. With award winning gardens and a stunning internal atrium residents enjoy the best of the outdoors all year round! For more information please phone Rosemary Deane on 337 2702. Even if we show no vacancies, we would like enquiries as this is updated daily and there could be vacancies coming up.
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Jan 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Our resthome has a full time registered nurse dedicated to this area, who overviews the clinical care of all residents in the resthome.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access the expert advice of a nurse practitioner should this be required.
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
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: 26 Jun 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes As required
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes
Residents Committee Yes Meetings held bi-monthly
Family Committee Yes Meetings held six monthly
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Special Features
Special Features
On the main street of Christchurch, we have exceptional and friendly staff, award winning gardens and are across the road from Countdown and public transport.

Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments. Please contact the village for information.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have an extensive activities programme and are involved in many of the varying interests of our residents. Please feel free to contact at any time for further information.

Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, Arthritis society, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Garden, Gardening, Greypower, Happy Hour, Holidays, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lions, Mah Jong, Minibus, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pianist, Petanque, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Roses, Rotary, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Stroke Group, Theatre, Travel, Videos, Views
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals With our our chefs making delicious and scrumptious meals Beckenham Courts Retirement Village offers a wonderful array of meals and spreads for you to enjoy.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Beckenham Courts Retirement Village is a family community. We have a team of dedicated staff that are attentive to all individual requirements.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the village for further information.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Hindi Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all religions and denominations
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus stop over the road
Shops 0.00 km Countdown opposite village
Mall 1.00 km Spotlight Plaza
Parks 0.90 km Sydenham Park
Library 2.50 km Spreydon Library
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) 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 Ryman Accreditation Programme
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: 26 Jun 2018

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

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