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Methven House - Retirement Complex

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Methven House
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
24 - 28 Morgan St
Mid Canterbury
Methven
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 302 8528
Fax
(03) 302 8884
Mobile
0273028000
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Elisabeth Heybrook - (03) 302 8528
Owner
Methven Aged Persons Welfare - (03) 302 8528
Other services
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Description
A country Rest Home for the Elderly.
13 Beds – mostly single rooms with 24 hour care.
Methven is situated near the base of the beautiful Mt Hutt which provides us with such wonderful scenery.
Restful lawns and gardens surround the House.
Adjoining the Rest Home are Four self-contained flats which can be utilised as Independent Units, or Serviced Units.
We provide respite care and a companianship and activities programme
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care13
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
1 vacancy for a woman in a shared room and 1 vacancy for a gentleman in a shared room
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 23 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Own Social Worker 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Diversional Therapist Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Access through local medical Centre
Dietitian Yes Access through Contracted Dietitian
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Community Health Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Registered Nurse
Updated: Unknown
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care, if we have a vacancy
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes We offer carer support if we have a vacancy
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes Private only.
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Negotiable
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes In most rooms
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Special Features
Adjoining the Rest Home are Four self-contained flats which can be utilised as Independent Units, or Serviced Units.

Restful lawns and gardens surround the House.
Updated: Unknown
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Cooking, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Golden Oldies, Holidays, Indoor Games, Library, Lions, Log fire, Meal choices, Men, Music, Open fire, Organ, Outings, Park, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, Roses, Senior Citizens, Service women, Servicemen, Shopping, Swimming, Views, Visitors, Womens Institute
Updated: Unknown
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Staffing Details All staff members completed or undertaking Aged Care Education programme.
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes nurse manager has a Dutch nationality
English Yes
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Religious affiliations with all churches in the community.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Bi-monthly Church Services.
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Shops 0.15 km
Mall 0.20 km
Parks 0.30 km
Library 0.20 km
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown

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