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Lonsdale Hospital & Resthome - Rest Home

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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Lonsdale Hospital & Resthome
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
14 Robinson Street
Foxton 4814
Postal Address
PO Box 74
Foxton 4848
DHB
MidCentral
Phone
(06) 363 8498
Fax
(06) 363 5685
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Mark Buckley - (06) 363 8498
Owner
Lonsdale Total Care Centres - (06) 363 8498
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Description
Our Rest Home area of our facility is one like that of an extended family. We have double rooms available for couples along with standard single rooms.

Residents are able to get their own breakfast along with drinks and nibbles during the day, as if it was like their own home.

Extensive Divisional Therapy programmes insure there is always something the can attend to do.
Having full services available at Lonsdale, should one of the residents need continuing care, getting a transfer to our hospital division is less stressful for them as they already know the facility and the staff. The same is true should they also need to be transferred to Teppett Flats, our specialist Dementia Unit
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Vacancy Soon
We have 10 beds which can be used for either Resthome or Hospital clients.

We also have double rooms available for couples
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 15 Nov 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have RN's on site 24/7
Enrolled Nurse Yes All our EN's have completed their compentency upgrade programme
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes On Care givers all participate in on-line training
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable Available on request
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable Available on request
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a FT DT
Hairdresser Yes We have a regular contracted hairdresser who comes monthly
Podiatrist Yes
Other Personnel Yes Cooks - all meals prepared and completed on site
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes Our RN's are trained in the latest Care of Wounds and consult with the DHB's Wound specialist when needed
Diabetic Care Yes Our RN's are all trained in the care of a Diabetic Resident
Continence Advice Yes We supply the highest quality of incontinence products for those who require them
Infection Control Yes All our staff are training in the prevention of infections
Clinical Management Yes Our CM has several years experience and works closely with our Nurse Manager
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As we pride ourselves on having that "homely" feeling we encourage our residents to have the touches of home including their own furniture
Single Rooms Yes Most of our rooms are single rooms
Shared Rooms Yes We have several shared rooms which are ideal for residents that enjoy others company
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have several rooms that are ideal for couples
Alcohol Permitted Yes Because we want this to be our residents home, alcohol is permitted and monitored for those that may need it
Pets In Residence Yes We have a smokey the cat
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This can be discussed prior to admission
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our facility has controlled heating and kept a comfortable level
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have a contract with the DHB to service this area of the community
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large lounge area as well as a communical dinning area
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We able to offer Day Care Services between 9-5 We are also able to offer taylored packages outside these hours
Outings Yes We have a full time Divisional Therapist who arranges regular outings to events, shows, shopping and cultural places
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have monthly residents meetings and encourage participation in theses
Newsletter Yes We produce a monthly newsletter to keep residents, families and friends upto date on all events
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All our staff are trained on challenging behaviour
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas only
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Staffing Qualifications and Details In-Service Education Dedicated to training and developing our staff, our training portal allows our internal staff to develop and maintain their knowledge, skills and values, essential attributes consistent to the delivery of quality care and professional development. Mandatory courses for all staff include: •OSH Fundamentals •Manual Handling in Aged Care •Infection Control •Understanding Dementia – An introduction •Understanding Dementia – Communicating skills •Understanding Dementia – Understanding behaviour we find difficult or challenging
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 22 Nov 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 0.00 km
Mall 0.00 km
Parks 0.00 km
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Other details Yes Wellcare Certificate Education - on-site training
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 22 Nov 2018

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