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Hodgson House Lifecare

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Vacancy
No
Name
Hodgson House Lifecare
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
51 Botanical Road
Tauranga 3112
Postal Address
Same as above
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 578 4846
Fax
(07) 578 4943
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Marion Garfitt - 07-578-4846
Owner
Heritage Lifecare Group
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Description
Located on beautiful Botanical Road, Tauranga, Hodgson House is proud to offer personalised rest home, village, and hospital care. Our facility has a total of 64 beds, with the Rest Home boasting 22 beds in single rooms and a communal lounge, and our hospital in possession of 42 care beds. Hodgson House is very family oriented and we encourage families to visit relatives and also stay in contact with our management and staff. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to attend to both your everyday and urgent requirements. We believe in providing personable, compassionate, safe, respectful care, adding value to the quality of everyday living.

We know it is very important to offer choices and to really listen to what our residents and their families want. Recognising the individual needs of our residents and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment is an important part of our philosophy. Respecting the dignity, beliefs and culture of all helps us make each day the best it can be.

Our residents and their families comment on the homely feeling we have created here. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care. Please phone our Facility Manager, or feel free to drop in at any time.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 Feb 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 22
Vacancy No
Please Phone 07 578 4846 for details
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 May 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Hodgson House has hospital level care with Registered Nurses on duty 24 hours a day.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a fabulous team who are highly trained and give a high level of care to all of our Residents.
Physiotherapist 20 Yes Part-time Monday-Friday.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable Access to contracted Occupational Therapist is available as requested.
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Negotiable Access to Social Worker can be made available.
Diversional Therapist Yes Our Diversional Therapist oversees our Resident leisure and activities program, and an Activities assistant undertaking her Diversional Therapist training.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities program 7 days per week with entertainment, socials, outings, exercise classes and oh, so much more.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser works two days per week in our own lovely in-house salon.
Podiatrist Yes We have a qualified podiatrist and a foot technician who provide regular foot care, doing 6-weekly visits & as required.
Dietitian Yes Our menus are reviewed by a dietician, special meals are available and catered for.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable We endeavour to assist residents to maintain any cultural ties they may have in the community before coming to Hodgson House.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A Chaplain is available, and various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes Hodgson House has a range of services available, such as appointment transportation and interpreter services. We are able to arrange for our residents if required.
Updated: 16 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: Unknown
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes If beds are available.
Carer Support Yes If if beds are available
Subsidised No Assessment required.
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 11 Feb 2015
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Rooms are fully furnished with special beds for optimal comfort, however, we encourage residents to personalize their rooms.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single
Shared Rooms Yes Accommodation for couples is negotiable.
Ensuite Yes Two rooms currently have ensuites, please discuss availability with the facility manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Negotiable. Monitored together with GP guidance.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individual input/preferences possible.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Assessment by Assessment Service required.
Lounges/seating areas Yes One main communal lounge and several small lounge areas. All are equipped with comfortable seating. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes As part of the activities programme, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Whanau Room No Space available for families to visit.
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee No Open access for family to management.
Newsletter Yes Monthly.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have.
Confused Residents Yes An individual will be considered within the context of community needs.
Rural Setting No Quiet cul-de-sac with water views.
Smokers Room Yes Outside area.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking not encouraged, but allowed in outdoor designated area.
Updated: 16 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Hodgson House Lifecare Complex offers all the benefits of a care facility, including entertainment, activities and companionship. The site provides a separate dining room and lounge facilities and is fitted with accessibility ramps and safety grab rails, wide corridors, and smoke detectors with water sprinklers.

Situated in beautiful Tauranga, Hodgson House has lovely gardens, the facility is located close to Tauranga Hospital, the site is flat and there are lots of opportunities to access outdoor areas. We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 16 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Hodgson House has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Diversional Therapist focuses on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society and other associations are easily accessed through us and we welcome them to our facility. Large print books and Blind Foundation listening books form part of our library service and we also rent DVDs or videos. Entertainers form a regular part of our programme. A piano is also available in the main lounges.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Church, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Flower arranging, Games, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Jigsaws, Movies, Music, Quizzes, Shopping, Sing-a-longs.

There is also active involvement in community events. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme and often include stopping somewhere for coffee. We also love to celebrate the many birthdays and anniversaries that are part of our life here. Our experienced and mature staff help provide a homely and safe atmosphere and join in the many activities and visits that we have at Hodgson House.
Updated: 16 Nov 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Staffing Qualifications and Details Experienced and mature staff. Low staff turnover providing an atmosphere where belonging is emphasised
Associated Complexes Carter House Te Puke, Te Wiremu House Gisborne, Peria House Opotiki, Waiapu House Havelock North, Kauri Centre - Aged Day Care Programmes
Updated: 11 Feb 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes All staff
Fijian Indian Yes Member of staff
Filipino Yes Members of staff
Hindi Yes Members of staff
Interpreter Yes Available upon request
Maori - Te Reo Yes Members of staff
Punjabi Yes Members of staff
Samoan Yes Members of staff
Sign Language Yes Available upon request
Tagalog Yes Members of staff
Tongan Yes Member of staff
Other Information Yes We have interpreters available to assist with any need
Updated: 19 May 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Hodgson House has close links to the Anglican parishes in the Tauranga area, we have Anglican Services every Sunday morning.
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We are able to accommodate our residents' spiritual needs as requested. A spiritual advisor, chaplaincy and church services are available.
Inter denominational Yes We have Inter-Denominational Services every Friday morning.
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes Residents may attend their usual place of worship for as long as they are able.
Updated: 16 Nov 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.05 km Access to local bus services
Shops 1.00 km Shopping Centre down the road.
Mall 0.00 km
Parks 0.50 km Park on water's edge.
Library 4.00 km Public library.
Updated: 18 Dec 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes Via a MOU with Hawkes Bay DHB
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes 2017
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 11 Feb 2015

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

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