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Murchison Hospital and Health Centre

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Murchison Hospital and Health Centre
Rest Home
58 Hotham Street
Murchison 7007
Postal Address
Same as above
Nelson Marlborough
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Christine Horner - 03 523 1120
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Murchison Hospital and Health Centre is a modern facility that provides individualised Rest Home and Hospital level care. With 6 beds and an experienced stable workforce we are proud to be able to offer a high level of care to every resident. Each room has garden or rural views and residents are encouraged to bring their own belongings to personalise their space. There are no hidden costs, all NP, GP, podiatry, physio visits and prescriptions are free of charge to the residents.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 May 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 6
Vacancy No
Garden view room available
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 12 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 168 Yes 24/7 Registered Nurse on site. Weekly or as required GP visit Mon to Friday at no cost to the resident. After hours Emergency Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or GP on call
Nurse Practitioner 24 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 130 Yes HCA's 7am - 10pm and on call at night to assist RN as required
Physiotherapist 8 Yes On site one day a week in the Health Centre part of the facility
Activities Co-ordinator 6 Yes Individual activities plan and outings. Sit and Be Fit at the facility 1 x a week which is attended by other members of the community
Hairdresser Negotiable Hairdresser in the village 1/2 km away or visit by negotiation.
Podiatrist Yes 2 monthly visits. not cost to residents.
Dietitian Negotiable All menus are approved by NMDHB Dietitian and advise is available for any special requirements
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Can be arranged if required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable weekly clergy visits to conduct service in the community. Residents can attend and are picked up and dropped off by a member of the congregation. Clergy visit to facility can be arranged on individual need
Updated: 6 Jun 2019

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