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Glenbrae Home
Rest Home Care
8 Compton St
Southern (Southland)
(03) 216 0222
216 9752
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Eileen Finnerty or Catherine Watson
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"Our home is your home"
Glenbrae Rest home provides a small homely and family-orientated environment. Ongoing quality improvement is a major focus of this small home
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 18 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 18
Vacancy Yes
two single rooms available
Impending vacancy Yes - vacancy now
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 23 May 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes We have 1 Registered Nurse
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have 1 Enrolled nurse
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Care Assistants are provided with regular education, and working towards obtaining the National Certifcate of Older Person'S Health
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable Accessed as required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Accessed through DHB
Own Social Worker 0.00 Yes Accessed through the DHB
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Provides programmes for individals and groups by meeting all residents needs through their previous, occupation,interests and activities,and providing goals for all residents
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visit weekly on a Monday morning and more often when required for special occassions
Podiatrist Yes Regular visits and as required if any resident needs further treatment
Dietitian Negotiable Able to be contacted when required
Accredited Visitors Yes many of our residents enjoy this weekly visit
Kaumatua Yes Contacts are available in our Maori Health Plan
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have various denominations in our faciltiy,some spirtual advisors visit regularly and other residents go out weekly to their individual religious services in the community
Updated: 19 Jul 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 19 Jul 2012
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Repite Care when beds are available
Carer Support Yes Carer Support and Short Stay when beds are available
Booking can be made in advance Yes for convelscant care
Updated: 20 Mar 2013
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes While furniture in provided some resident may prefer to bring their own personl armchair, favorite pictures and personal belongings
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have a resident cat
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have a private line access, at own cost. Portable phone available to make private phone calls in room
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Residents meetings are held quarterly or more regulary, if requested by residents
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All our policies meet Rest Home requirements
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Fortnighty bus outings which are included in activity programme
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated area
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Special Features
Special Features
Glenbrae Resthome is a small 18 bed facility
It has been owned and managed by 2 sisters for the past 18 years
It is close to shops, and a short distance to town
We have colourful gardens in the summer with input from residents on the types of flowers they enjoy
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Exercises, Entertainers, Entertainment, , Games, Garden, Gardening, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Petanque, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooked meals,including special diets, home made baking, Breakfast in bed, main meal at midday, lighter meal at night,
Updated: 19 Jul 2012
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Public Transport 0.02 km City Council bus stop on Tweed street
Shops 0.03 km dairy and takaways
Mall 0.50 km City and Suburban shopping
Parks 1.00 km Queens Park and Ruby Park 0.03km
Library 0.50 km The invercargill city Library provides Glenbrae Resthome with a variety of books on a regular basis The bus route from tweed street goes via the city library
Updated: 16 Jul 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 19 Jul 2012