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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
Methven
Postal Address
28 Morgan Street
Methven 7730
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
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Description
A country Rest Home for the Elderly.
14 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
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 14
Vacancy Yes
a double room and a bed in a shared room for a gentleman
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Jul 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes minimal 2 days - 10 -16 hours and on call every second weekend
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Diversional Therapist Yes Tuesday - Friday 10.30- 12.00 am plus extra as needed for outings
Hairdresser Yes visits every 6 weeks the house; other local hairdressers available
Podiatrist Yes Access through local medical Centre - monthly foot clinic every 3 weeks in St. John Presbyterian church
Dietitian Yes Access through Contracted Dietitian
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes local priest and ministers visit regularly and able to make visits as required
Updated: 3 Sep 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Community Health Yes
Other Specialties Yes Registered Nurse
Updated: Unknown
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care, if we have a vacancy
Carer Support Yes We offer carer support if we have a vacancy
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms 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
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Private only.
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Special Features
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
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
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Staffing Qualifications and Details All staff members completed or undertaking Aged Care Education programme.
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes nurse manager has a Dutch nationality
English Yes
Updated: 25 Sep 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
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
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 & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Association Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Home and Community Health Association New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown

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

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