Rest Home Care: Palm Grove Rest Home and Village - Studios/Apartments/Assisted Living Suites

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  • Palm Grove Rest Home and Village
  • 108 Marshland Road
  • Shirley
  • Christchurch
  • District Health Board Area: Canterbury
  • Phone: (03) 375 7033
  • Fax: (03) 375 7032
  • Manager: Nicola Jordan (Phone: 03 375 7033)
  • Owner: Oceania Healthcare (Phone: 0800 333 688)
  • Clinical Manager: Jane Coles (Phone: 03 3757148)
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Other services in this facility:

Updated: 27 May 2016

Palm Grove offers rest home, Under 65's care,respite, hospital and palliative care.

Its location on Marshland Road means services and amenities are all within easy reach.

The Palms Shopping Centre, doctors, dentists, hearing clinic and a movie theatre are all close by.
Updated: 3 May 2016

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 27 May 2016

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care10
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Palm Grove have a dedicated team of professional staff who all work to a very high standard of care. We welcome enquiries and we are happy to help people through the transition into care.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 30 May 2016

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes We have a registered nurse on duty 24 hours per day
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Physio Assistant employed 20 hours per week, and weekly visit from Registered Physio.
Diversional Therapist Yes Jashmine is our Diversional therapist. Elmarie is also completeing her training and will be trained by the end of 2016. Both staff offer a varied programme of activities for all our residents.
Activities Co-ordinator 142.5 Yes Elmarie is very experienced within ths area and especially lights up Happy Hour on a Friday from 1500-1600Hrs.
Hairdresser Yes On site 2 days per week. Helen, our hairdresser, is a popular person to visit on Thursdays and Fridays.
Podiatrist Yes Visits 2 weekly on a Friday - appointments booked via the RN on the floor in each wing.
Dietitian Yes All menus planned by our dietitian and prepard onsite by our Cooks.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can access a Minister or Priest as required by residents. There is a regular church service at the facility.
Updated: 27 May 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes All of our Registered Nurses regularly update their wound care skills
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care No No facilities for dementia care
Gerontological Care Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2014
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite No We offer respite care and have two rooms that are used for this purpose. Residents who come in for respite care need to be at Rest home or Hospital level care and this is assessed through Older Persons' Health at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Advance bookings taken Yes Respite care can be booked well in advance to the required date. Contact Jane, Clinical Manager at 375 7033.
Updated: 3 May 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We are able to offer beds under the Pegasus DBB facility
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are generous in size with their own en-suite
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes By negotiation with the Nurse Manager
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Rooms do have individual thermostats but are not adjustable in own rooms
Residents Committee No Our residents prefer to discuss any issues they have directly with the nurse manager or at the 2-monthly residents meetings
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is published 3 times per year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Bus trips each week, shopping trip once per week
Rural Setting No Located 500m from The Palms Shopping Centre
Smokers Room No We do not have any facilities for smokers
Smoking Permitted No Palm Grove has a strict non-smoking policy
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 3 May 2016
Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Children, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Massage, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Theatre, Videos

Updated: 3 May 2016
Additional Information
Associated Complexes Middlepark Senior Care Centre, The Oaks Senior Care Centre. We are also part of the Oceania Group of care facilities
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please telephone for information regarding fees
Updated: 3 May 2016
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes We several Japanese speaking caregivers
Korean Yes
Malay Yes
Rumanian Yes
Updated: 3 May 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stop at gate
Shops 0.20 km Butcher, dairy, Liquorland
Mall 0.90 km The Palms Shopping Centre
Library 0.90 km Shirley Library
Updated: 3 May 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes Fully paid up members, accredited for 3 years
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes Fully paid up members
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes Our caregiving staff are all required to complete the Aged Care Education Programme
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme)
Updated: 3 May 2016