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Mission Rest Home
Rest Home Care
10 Pukaka St
New Plymouth
(06) 757 5520
(06) 758 9456
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Kerry Cave - 06 757 5520
Mission Rest Home Ltd - 06 757 5520
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Mission Resthome is a comfortable spacious Resthome, in an attractive private setting, tucked behind Sacred Heart Girl's College. We provide a safe caring homely environment delivering respectful and dignified care with enthusiam
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 17 Apr 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care30
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 23 Jun 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes DHB based Aged Care Nurse Consultant available as required
Registered Nurse 40 Yes 2 RN's on staff, a RN on call 24 hours a day
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Access to Domiciliary from DHB or by private arrangement with Community based physio
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Acces to Domiciliary from DHB or by private arrangement with Community based Occupational Therapist
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes We are lucky to have a dynamic Activities Officer who ensures Residents have a quality personalised programme and interesting group activities.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Helen Brown comes to the Home every alternate Monday and we have a designated area for visiting hairdressers of the Residents
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes An DHB approved Dieititian audits our menus, and acts as a resource when required
Accredited Visitors No RSA, Age Concern, Blind foundation, Stroke foundation
Kaumatua Yes As required from the Maori Health Centre at TDHB or the community based Tui Ora, we have links with Parihaka and Puniho
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Two dedicated Chaplains on staff to provide support for all denominations within the Home
Other Personnel Yes Maintenance Manager, Mickey - Available for minor repairs and maintenance for residents Joyce our Gardener who keeps our surrounding gardens attractive and vege garden growing fresh produce
Updated: 1 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes By arrangement and in consultation with the Hospice
Oxygen Management Yes Via O2 concentrators
Surgical Followup Yes By arrangement
Wound Care Yes Certified RN on staff
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes All Residents receive full continence assessment and management with addtional resource available from Alison Meerman, Continence Specialist at TDHB
Infection Control Yes RNs and other staff with additional training provided in this area
Stomal Therapist Yes Qualified Stomal Nurse on staff with resource available from Jenny Coulson, Stomal Therapist at TDHB
Psychiatric Care Yes Visiting Specialist and through TDHB Mental Health Team
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Stroke Foundation representatives visit as required
Dialysis No If required we have the services of Community Renal Dialysis Specialist nurses to compliment RN knowledge
Gerontological Care Yes All staff have undergone education for the Care of the Aged
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2012
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: 9 Jan 2012
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have a TDHB contract for provison of service
Day Care Yes By arrangement and conultation with the family/whanau we provide this to suit individual requirements
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes With Hospice Taranaki
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes By arrangement if available
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes Available on request
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes By arrangement
Ensuite Yes Some. Most have handbasin and Vanity Unit only.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Any special items are welcomed
Alcohol Permitted Yes In consultation with the family/whanau Regular Happy Hour with entertainment
Pets In Residence Yes Pets encouraged to visit
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes If individual Resident requires this
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individual heaters and the Home is centrally heated
Maori Kaupapa No We have a close relationship with Tui Ora and quick access if required, as well as staff fluent in Te Reo and representative of several Iwi groups
Residents Committee Yes Two monthly meetings are held with Residents and Management with a Relative Representative also involved. These provide an opportunity for the Residents to have input into the planning and delivery of care and services in the Home whcih impact on them
Family Committee Yes Family/whanau are invited to participate in regular evaluations of the care of their Relative and to have input into the creation of personalised plans of care for their Relative
Newsletter Yes Quarterly or more often if we have lots of info to share
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Staff receive additional training to ensure they are equiped to manage all types of behaviour to enable us all to maintain a harmonious and peaceful Home in which all our Residents can reside
Confused Residents Yes We cater for a wide range of individuals
Lounges/seating areas Yes A library and several quiet areas and lounges, over 3 levels, provide lots of opportunity to spend time alone or with your visitors
Outings Yes Ironside provide transportation for weekly outings to places of interest within Taranaki. Individual shopping trips, outings to concerts, festivals and maintaining contact with community groups of each Resident's interest are facilitated
Rural Setting Yes We are in close proximity to many beaches and have the benefit of a nice rural outlook with paddocks at the rear of the building looking toward the Waiwakaiho River
Smoking Permitted No Smoking is forbidden on the premises at all times
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Special Features
Special Features
.We are priveleged to have attached to our Rest Home a dedicated Chapel where our Residents can enjoy serenity. This Chapel enables us to provide Catholic Mass or Communion services daily. The Chapel is enjoyed by Residents, Staff and Visitors and is a place where we can reflect and relax in peace, regardless of religious belief
Updated: 9 Jan 2012
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Robust and interesting Activity programme, Advocacy, Age Concern, Aromatherapy, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, (daily mass and monthly ecumenical services), Children, Church, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera,, Advocate, Anthroposophical
Updated: 9 Jan 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Delicious meals on a seasonal and four weekly cycle, providing a wide range of nutritional and tasty foods. All individual needs catered for.
Staffing Details Caring experienced long term well qualified Caregivers and Registered Nurses. Monthly training on site and facilitated by external providors keeping staff well informed and their skills up to the minute.
Associated Complexes We enjoy an open and cooperative relationship with Sacred Heart Girls College, providing us with many entertainment opportunities and the girls with a shared interest in intergenerational contact
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please feel free to contact Kerry Cave for any enquiries you may have.
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes All staff fluent
Maori - Te Reo Yes Some Staff & Residents fluent
Polish Yes Residents and visitors fluent
Updated: 9 Jan 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Visits and services
Baptist Yes Visits and services
Brethren No Visits
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes Visits
Roman Catholic Yes Father Casey celebrates Mass every morning at 9.30am. If he is unavailable communion services are held by the Chaplains.
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 19 Feb 2014
Public Transport 0.30 km Bus to town at end of street
Shops 1.00 km Fitzroy Village
Mall 3.00 km To city centre
Parks 1.00 km Merrilands Domain
Library 3.00 km Library Books delivered as you request
Updated: 9 Jan 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce 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 (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 9 Jan 2012