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Vacancy
No
Name
Lister Home
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
24 Innes Street
South Canterbury
Waimate
DHB
South Canterbury
Phone
(03) 689 8935
Fax
(03) 689 6749
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Janice Hampton - 03 689 8935
Owner
Incorporated Society
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Home away from home

Staff are all lovely and treat the residents with the upmost respect. They have fun and families are always made to feel welcome. There is a genuine warmth between staff and residents.

Description
We aim to be a progressive healthcare organization, open and adaptable to the changing needs of the elderly always actively representing their interests and providing them with a safe, comfortable and caring environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 4 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care39
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 20 Oct 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse available 24 hours a day
Physiotherapist Yes Our comes in for 8 hours per week
Diversional Therapist Yes We have two fully qualified Diversional Therapists.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes On Saturdays our Activities Co-ordinator takes over from the Diversional Therapists.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser comes in twice a week and by appointment as required.
Podiatrist Negotiable We can arrange for a Podiatrist if needed.
Dietitian Yes We have a Dietitian visit every 6 weeks.
Accredited Visitors No But the community groups in Waimate visit on a regular basis.
Kaumatua Yes as and when required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Visits at least once a week and more often as required. Available for both residents and staff.
Other Personnel Yes Our Administration Officer, Elaine Davies, is a well known throughout the home and normally the first point of contact for most people.
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care No please refer to our hospital.
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes please see us for more details.
Wound Care No Staff are trained in Wound Care.
Continence Advisor Yes Staff are trained in the management of Continence
Infection Control No Staff are trained in the management of Infection Control.
Clinical Manager Yes We have a Nurse Manager, Jacqui Boylen
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have one dedicated respite bed available
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes We are happy to discuss this on an individual basis
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 2 Apr 2013
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care No but our hospital provides this service. Please see us for more information.
Palliative Care Contract No but our hospital provides this service. Please see us for more information.
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single. They all have views and are indivdually decorated.
Rooms (Suit Couple) No but, we would work with you to provide a suitable solution.
Ensuite Yes all the rooms in the new wings are ensuited.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their own paintings, pictures and other nic-nacks.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We take medical advice on a case by case basis. We have enven arranged visits to the local pub if needed.
Pets In Residence Yes We have one tabby cat, owned by a resident.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Within limits, they would have to be compatible with our current guests (see above).
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have access to their own private line. Residents will need to pay for toll calls.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The whole home is centrally heated. Both with ceiling and floor heating.
Maori Kaupapa No However, we understand peoples cultural needs and would be able to meet these requirements if necessary as we have an extensvie policy in place should the need arise.
Residents Committee Yes We have a bi-monthly meeting with residents. This is an informal meeting run by the Diversional Therapists.
Newsletter Yes This is sent to families by the Diversional Therapy team.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please see the Nurse Manager for this information.
Confused Residents Yes Please see the Nurse Manager for this information.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have one large lounge and three smaller lounges. They have views of the garden.
Outings Yes We go on lots of outings as decided by the residents, we have picnics, visit other homes, neighbouring towns and really like rural outings.
Rural Setting No We are in a township, but Waimate is a rural town, servicing rural folk. Many of our residents have come from farms in the outlying area.
Smoking Permitted Yes outside only.
Semi-Secure No but we keep a close eye on the comings and goings here, and have a wanderers system.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera,, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Greypower, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lions, Lotto, Massage, Men, Minibus, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Rotary, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, TAB, Vegetarian, Videos, Views, Womens Institute
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All our meals are cooked on site. Breakfast is served in bed every morning. Lunch is our main meal and a menu is available for residents - residents have input into our menus and special likes and dislikes are catered for. Dinner is a light meal, maybe soup and toast or scrabbled eggs. We have a dining room with tables for four and we encourage all residents to come together for meals, but meals will be served in the residents rooms if prefered. Family members are welcome to eat with us for meals to allow them to spend more time visiting. We are proud of the fact we also provide a Meals On Wheels service for Waimate residents.
Staffing Details Most of our staff are Waimate residents and because of this we have a real feeling of the community looking after it's own. We have some staff who are caring for their own family members here. Our staff are long serving and have all been through an extensive induction period and are encourage to undergo ACE training programme.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Our fees are set at the Government subsidided rate.
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Christian Yes Assembly of God and Grapevine Church. We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Inter denominational Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Methodist Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Non denominational Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Presbyterian Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Roman Catholic Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Salvation Army Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
(Other comments) Yes We have services on a Thursday, run by different churches on a rostered basis.
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   We have a community vehicle that calls at the door daily to take people to clubs etc.
Shops 0.20 km The Main shops are two blocks away. It is an easy flat walk to the shops and would take most residents about 5 minutes.
Mall   see above - no mall
Parks 0.50 km A childrens play area is available here.
Library 0.20 km The Diversional Therapist will also go to Timaru to get 'special' requests.
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
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
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details Yes Members of South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce and Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce. Members of Standards New Zealand
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 23 Jul 2013

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