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Maureen Plowman Rest Home - Rest Home

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Maureen Plowman Rest Home
Rest Home Care
2 Valley Rd
Browns Bay
North Shore
0800 333 688
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Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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With its stunning beachfront location close to shops, cafes, transport and amenities, Maureen Plowman is ideally situated in the heart of Browns Bay on Auckland’s North Shore.

A brand new luxury facility is due to be completed mid 2019, and will feature premium independent living apartments as well as spacious Care Suites for Rest Home and Hospital level care.

To register your interest for further information call 0800 333 688 or email enquiry@oceaniahealthcare.co.nz
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsUnknown
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care0
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Pending a rebuild of the facility Maureen Plowman is no longer accepting new admissions.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Negotiable
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes One day a week
Podiatrist Yes Once every two weeks
Dietitian Negotiable
Accredited Visitors No Volunteers
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes Cook, Maintainence Man, Laundry
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care No Can access as needed
Diabetic Care No Can access as needed
Continence Advisor Yes RN as routine
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist No Can access as needed
Psychiatric Care No Dementia Care Unit on site
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist No We access these services as needed through the Mental Health System
Updated: 11 Dec 2008
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Subject to space and safety constraints
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy Hour once a week. Alcohol consumption monitored so as not to interfere with medication
Pets In Residence Yes The Rest Home 3 cats.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Own line if required at resident's expense
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee No Regular Resident's Meetings on a three monthly basis
Newsletter No In progress
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting No Maureen Plowman is situated in the lovely Browns Bay on Aucklands North Shore with uninterrupted view of the beach and sea from the lounge and dining room
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Special Features
Oceania is proud to provide the CONNECT programme which is a personal wellbeing programme.

Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Children, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Garden, Happy Hour, Holidays, Housie, Indoor Games, Library, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pastoral care, Parkinson's Society, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos, Views
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Additional Information
Details re Meals We provide home cooked nutritous meals with tailored menus for those on special diets. Our meals are served at the following times: 07:30 Breakfast 12:00 Main meal 17:00 Tea Menus 4 weekly cycle 2 Tea Bays - residents help themselves Vegetarian and Diabetic options
Staffing Details We have a number of long serving staff members. Staffing ratios vary according to needs.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Oceania Group which is a nationwide network of senior living facilities. We also have on site a 17 bed Dementia Care Unit.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Refer to manager
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes We welcome people of all religious affiliations.
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Public Transport   Public transport is available close by.
Shops 0.00 km Browns Bay shopping centre is located directly across the road from our facility.
Parks 0.00 km Browns Bay beach and boardwalk is located directly across the road from our facility with lots of opportunities for enjoying the outdoors.
Library 0.10 km We have our own library on site and also Browns Bay Library is only 2 blocks away
Updated: 21 Apr 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 21 Apr 2016