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Makoha Rest Home - Rotorua

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Makoha Rest Home - Rotorua
Rest Home
19 Ruihi Street
Rotorua 3010
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Kate Davies
Mohammad Shuaib
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Located right in the heart of Rotorua near Rotorua Central shopping center.Committed to Quality Care, Comfort and Companionship
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Kate Davies - Clinical Nurse Manager
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Pratibha Sengal
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Negotiable
Podiatrist Negotiable
Dietitian Negotiable As required.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a ongoing relationship with a number of spiritual advisors.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes can be accessed
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage you to bring the furniture that is important to you.
Single Rooms Yes All single private rooms.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes For special festive occasions
Pets In Residence Yes Birds, Cats and Fish at present
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available. Residents may have the phone connected in their room at their own expense.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room has your own personal heat pump
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are two lounges and three decks, This gives our residents and visitors the opportunity to choose where they want to be at any particular time.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes We will do our best to meet this need and adapt space to suit family requirements. We encourage family participation in the care of their relatives.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee No However we do have regular residents meetings.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smokers Room Yes Covered deck overlooking a garden
Smoking Permitted Yes The rest home is a smoke free zone. Covered smoking area is available.
Semi-Secure Yes Gated garden areas, we also promote the use of funded tracking devices.
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Special Features
Special Features
Each Rest home room now has a shared en suite consisting of a shower and toilet with personal locking systems to each room for privacy. There are individual heat pumps in each bedroom for personal use and flat screen TVs with free-veiw, all rooms have brand new carpet and paint.

The whole facility was renovated couple of years ago with new carpet, brand new dining area with a large deck with in door out door flow for dining in the summer months.We have a brand new Doctors/Nurses consultation room and well maintained landscaping.

Makoha has their own disability van to transport residents for appointments as well as outings for shopping & sight seeing etc. We are also close to town, come meet us and take a look.
Updated: 7 Jun 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a varied Activity Programme suited to both individual and group needs of our residents

K9 Friends - visit us twice weekly with their adorable pets with lots of love to share

Large print books - a supply available along with having access to the library homebound service,

Breakfast in bed if you wish

Weekly church visits from various local Churches

Weekly craft sessions

Outings - One person or a small group

Other - Music, Entertainers, Quizzes, Reading, Videos, Themes, Bingo, etc etc etc
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdressing, Personal Toiletries
Staffing qualifications and details We have an excellent team with very low changeover rates.
Details about meals We have a five week menu planner ensuring variety and nutrition, one for winter another for the summer months.
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Extensive Interpreter access enabled
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Fluent staff speech
Punjabi Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Sign Language Yes NZ Sign Language
Spanish Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Muslim Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Regular Church programme by various visiting denominations
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Bus Stops outside , taxi service can be accessed
Shops Very close to Rotorua Central Mall (Briscoes, The Warehouse, Food Court, McDonalds, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Payless Plastics, Farmers, etc) also Countdown and Pak N Save are all a stones throw away Dairy and Takeaways down the road
Mall 4 - 5 mins slow walk to town
Parks 4 minutes walk to park
Library Mobile Library stops outside, Homebound service access
Updated: 26 Jun 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Other details Yes We are a Certified Provider
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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