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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 1 Sep 2014|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||5|
|Additional Room Costs||Some Rooms|
|Updated: 21 Jan 2019|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Hairdresser||Yes||On site salon.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Our Chaplain is a trained counsellor. She is on site three days per week and is avilable for residents, families and staff.|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|Updated: 1 Jun 2009|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes|
|Single Rooms||Yes||In each Wing there are 10 rooms off a central hallway. Each room has a handbasin and vanity unit.|
|Rooms suitable for a couple||Yes||Our superior rest home rooms can accomodate couples|
|Ensuite||Yes||Our superior rest home rooms have ensuites. All toilets and showers are within 5 metres of standard rooms.|
|Pets In Residence||Yes||2 cats -Thomas, and Luca , 2 birds and a tropical fish aquarium.|
|Negotiate To Bring Own Pet||Yes|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes||Permanent residents may choose to use our inhome Calista phone system or connect with provider of their choice|
|Resident can adjust heating in own room||Yes|
|Lounges/seating areas||Yes||At the end of each Wing there is a spacious north facing sunroom and kitchenette where our residents may have their breakfast, meet with family/friends/whanau, quietly sit, read or build jigsaw puzzles, & a large seperate Social Centre with gas fire.|
|Provide End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes|
|Outings||Yes||Regular weekly outings to a variety of destinations|
|Residents Committee||Yes||Residents Meetings are held 3 monthly|
|Family Committee||Yes||Regular meetings are held with our Residents/family/whanau/medical providers.|
|Newsletter||Yes||A newsletter is published every month for residents, families and whanau|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes||We have a supportive collaborative approach to managing behavourial issues.|
|Rural Setting||No||The Home is situated on a sunny 2 hectare, north facing bush setting at the end of a cul de sac at the northern end of Whangarei. There are spacious grounds and gardens.|
|Smokers Room||No||AWe are a smoke free facility|
|Updated: 4 Nov 2013|
|Kamo Home and Village is a charitable trust, build in 1971 on land bequested by Jack and Alice Court. The home is sited in a bush setting open to all day sun with spacious grounds and gardens at the end of a quiet cul de sac, northern end of Whangarei.
Residents have individual rooms, either with morning or afternoon sun.
Kamo Home offers a wonderful caring homely atmosphere, with an interesting activities programme whilst encouraging independence and promoting a healthy active lifestyle for residents.
The staff are warm, caring, well trained and experienced. Our staffing ratios are higher than the minimum outlined by the Ministry of Health.
Kamo Home focuses on delivering quality care based on Treaty principles of partnership, participation and protection.
The home is committed to providing a physically and culturally safe enviornment for all whilst respecting the rights of all individuals.
Kamo Home and Village were the supreme winner of the 2012 West Pac Northland Business awards.
|Updated: 4 Nov 2013|
We have a dedicated activities co-ordinator who provides a wonderful activitiy programme for our Residents.
Activities included but not limited are:
Weekly Bingo with prizes.
Regular Outings/Drives in our van.
Craft, which is supported by a Craft Committee. There is an annual craft fair which is well support where craft items are sold to support this activity.
Bowls with competitions held with other Rest Homes.
News and views. (discussion)
Own library and visiting Mobile Libary Service which includes large print books.
Visiting entertainers offer a large variety of music, dance, magic and acting.
Hair Dressing Salon on site - this is well appointed and the hairdresser accomodates residents varying requests.
Interdenominational church services are held each Sunday. Holy Communion Services are held twice a month, on a Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m.
|Maori - Te Reo||Yes|
|Other Details||Yes||Access is provided for interpreters for other languages.|
|Public Transport||0.50 km||Whangarei District Council Red Bus Service within walking distance. Total mobility available to those who are eligible.|
|Shops||0.50 km||Kamo Village shopping centre within walking distance|
|Parks||On the boundary is a beautiful District Council park, which has a boundary stream, lovely native trees and seats.|
|Library||0.50 km||Walking distance plus our own library and visits from the District Council Mobile Library Service.|
|Credentials & Membership RC||Status||Details|
|National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010)||Yes|
|New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)||Yes|
|New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS)||Yes|
|Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)||Yes|
The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.