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Maniototo Health Service Ltd (incorporating Chalet) (SDHB) Area Regional Hospitals

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Maniototo Health Service Ltd (incorporating Chalet) (SDHB) Area Regional Hospitals
Rest Home Care
51 Tyrone St
Maniototo District
Postal Address
51 Tyrone Street
Ranfurly 9397
Southern (Otago)
(03) 444 9420
(03) 444 9663
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Geoff Foster - (03) 444 9420
Maniototo Health Services Ltd. - (03) 444 9420
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Provides medical inpatient services (15 Swing beds)including acute, Hospital Level and Rest Home Care for the Elderly as well as Respite and Carer Support.he adjacant Rest Home may house up to 16 Residents.
Community services include Meals on Wheels, Home Help and District Nursing.
The Hospital Company is committed to :
Providing realistic, professional, compassionalte health services to the Maniototo.
Our greatest strength is our staff.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Jan 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 13
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 9 Jul 2020
The organisation has adopted a quality approach towards service delivery and incorporating quality into all aspects of care. There is a robust quality and risk management system in place that is implemented and monitored and this generates improvements in practice and service delivery. - HDAuditing report 2012
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24 hours Yes On all shifts
Nurse Practitioner Yes PRIME (Primary Response in a Medical Emergency)Nurses provide cover in the absence of a Doctor. PRIME is another specialised rural service.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Four days a week
Occupational Therapist Yes Two days a week
Social Worker (on site) No By referral
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Provided under the direction of the OT
Hairdresser Yes On the premises by appointment
Podiatrist Yes By appoinment
Dietitian Yes By referral
Accredited Visitors Yes Church and community groups
Kaumatua Yes Lives locally
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Visiting clergy
Other Personnel Yes GP visits as required
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes Registered Nurses trained in wound care
Diabetic Care Yes By referral
Continence Advice Yes By referral
Stomal Therapy Yes By referral
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes By referral
Infection Control Yes Infection Control Team regularly meet with Otago/Southland Infection Control Nurses
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes Consultations by referral
Clinical Management Yes Nursing Manager undertakes this role
Other Specialties Yes IV therapy including cannulation
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Very welcome
Single Rooms Yes As single rooms become available,
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes After consultation with the Dr.to check the advisability
Pets In Residence No Because we are an acute medical hospital as well as a Long Term Elderly and Maternity service
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Mobile phone available
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Available
Lounges/seating areas Yes All windows are able to be opened and accessible to the garden
Palliative Care Contract Yes Provided on individual basis
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Available
Outings Yes Arranged on individual basis
Whanau Room Yes A separate self contained flat is available
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents No The premises are not secure
Rural Setting Yes Large spacious fenced grounds, spectacular mountainous scenery
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Special Features
Special Features
Maniototo Health Services is a small 15 bed hospital and 16 Bed Rest Home.Hospital level elderly care is housed in a separate wing to the medical and maternity wards. The elderly care is delivered from a beautifully refurbished spacious facility with wide open spaces, fresh air and views of spectacular mountain scenery.

The facility is fully compliant with all fire safety regulations including sprinklers, automatic fire alarms, smoke alarms and an approved fire evacuation plan which is reviewed annually by the Fire Service.

A high patient/staffing level is maintained and registered nurses are involved in the care and observation of all residents at all times.

The facility is part of a larger service including a medical centre and GP practice, a small rural medical acute hospital and an accident and emergency stabilization service.A birthing centre is also in the facility.

Community support for the health services and visiting of the residents is one the outstanding features that contribute to the care of the elderly in a rural setting.

Maniototo Health Service is funded by the District Health Board to provide broad based medical care.
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Aromatherapy and massage

Arrangements to attent local art classess

Big Print books available and on request

Access to Housie sessions at the local Rest Home

Board games

Breakfast in bed is routine here


Access to Church services and pastoral care

Children welcome and enjoyed by all


Visiting entertainers including school children

Access to email and Fax

Garden and view of mountainous landscape

Piano players on staff and visiting

Singing and sing alongs

Vegetarian meals available

Volunteers visit regularly to chat, play games or take residents out for walks
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Choices available, requests met, meals served in dining room or bedroom/bed if person is not feeling well.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses and Hospital Aides on all shifts.
Associated Complexes An independently owned and operated Level two 15 bed Rest home next door. Medical Centre attached to the Hospital.
What's included in your fees and what's not Cothing purchases,drycleaning,spectacles, dentures,hearing aid purchases,hearing and vision tests by specialists, legal and financial services, individual and specilaised aid to comfort and mobility, hairdressing, podiatry, cost of admission to theatre/shows.
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes Interpreter Available
English Yes
Filipino Yes Interpreter available
Maori - Te Reo Yes Kaumatua visits
Rumanian Yes RN on staff is Rumanian born
Swedish Yes Current staff member
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Lay preacher visits, no resident minister
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes Owing to isolation and small population many services offered are interdenominational
Presbyterian Yes Local minister visits.
Roman Catholic Yes Resident Local Catholic Priest
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Public Transport   Hospital car
Shops 0.50 km Hospital car
Mall   No Mall
Parks 0.50 km Several parks and gardens. Car or wheelchair trip
Library 1.00 km In House Service and requests.
Updated: 5 Feb 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Some Hospital Aides have this certificate
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Other details Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 5 Feb 2014

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.