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Homestead Ilam
Rest Home Care
7 Ilam Road
Ilam / Upper Riccarton
North West
Postal Address
(03) 982 0677
(03) 982 0678
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Theressa Kelly - 03 982 0677
Sonia Singh
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 14
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 200 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 4 Yes
Diversional Therapist 35 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits weekly
Podiatrist Yes Visits every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes On Referal
Accredited Visitors Yes Details on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 17 Apr 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes 1 twin room with shower & toilet en suite.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes A black lab called Jess
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms are wired so Residents can have their own phone connected if they wish. The home has a designated Reisdent's line and there is a cordless phone to enable Residents to make or receive calls in the privacy of their room if they wish.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Heating on automated thermostats
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have three separate lounge areas Two have TV and radios.
Outings Yes We have our own wheelchair bus which enables all our Residents to go on outings, generally twice a week
Smoking Permitted No We are a smoke free facility
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Special Features
Special Features
We are a medium sized owner manager home with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We offer excellent meals with special diets catered for - you are welcome to visit at any time. We are just 1km from the beautiful grounds of the Homestead at the University of Canterbury with their wonderful rhododendron display and many lovely walks are available close by. We have duel purpose beds which enables either hospital or rest home care in rooms therefore allows seamless care i.e. if a rest home Resident's level of care changes to hospital care, they can remain in the same facility although they may have to change rooms. There is also the benifit of onsite Registered Nurse 24/7. We offer a varied and extensive Activities Programme Monday to Friday. Housie is played usually twice a week and there are two outings in our wheelchair bus which gives everyone an opportunity to go on an outing. An entertainer is booked once a week and we have a Happy Hour on the last Friday of the month when friends and family are welcome to join with Residents for a social gathering.
We have no set visiting hours.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Extensive activities programme including indoor bowls, petanque, regular outings in our wheelchair bus which enables easy access for all our Residents, library, own mobile shop, newspaper readings, interdenominational church service twice a month, Catholic visitor weekly, Stroke Club, crafts making, exercise programmes, shopping trips, Housie, art classes and regular visits from outside entertainers. Email & Skype available.
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals A five week menu cycle is in place to ensure variety in meals which are home style. Main meal at midday with a lighter meal at night.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hairdressing
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.90 km
Parks 1.00 km
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 9 Mar 2016