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Parahaki Court
Rest Home Care
45 Kamo Road
Postal Address
45-47 Kamo Road, Kensington, Whangarei 0112
(09) 437 3311
(09) 437 3311
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Maryanne Thompson
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Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care25
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a full time Registered Nurse who overviews all clinical care of the resident's
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our Staff are supported to undertake training in Care of the Older Person (Careerforce)
Physiotherapist Negotiable There is a community physiotherapist who vists our facility regularly and will review and assess resident's as requested
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a dedicated trained diversional therapist in the rest home five days per week. She delivers a wide range of activites for the resident to participate in if they wish
Hairdresser Yes Weekly visits and by arrangement for special occasions
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly visits and as required or requested
Dietitian Yes Has input into our four weekly winter / summer menu and as resident's need or request
Accredited Visitors Yes SPCA Catholic Church Salvation Army
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We respect all dominations and provide opportunity for services to be held on a weekly bases for those who want to attend. All residents will be supported to pursue thier own religion or spiriutal affiliations
Other Personnel Yes We welcome any visitors into our rest home and will assist you to access services as required
Updated: 17 Dec 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As required, with the expert assistance from North Haven Hospice
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen Therapy Nurse form District Health Bord assesess as rquired
Wound Care Yes Wound Specialist Nurse from Disrict Helath Bord assessess as required
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic Nurse specialist from District Health Board advises as reqired
Continence Advisor Yes Nurse Specialist avaialbe from District Helath Board as required
Infection Control Yes Staff are trained in infection control but Nurse specialsit is available from the District Health Board as required
Stomal Therapist Yes Staff have had training in stoma care but Nurse Specilist is available as reqired from District Health Board
Psychiatric Care Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes as rquired and an individual plan put in place with input from family physio and other specialist
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We do provide specialist demential level care to resident's whom are not at risk of wandering utside the rest home grounds
Gerontological Care Yes as required with the specialist through District Health Board
Urology Yes as required with assistance from specialist at District Health Bord
Clinical Manager Yes on site Monday to Friday and by arrangement
Psychiatrist Yes
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Carer Support Yes available
Subsidised Yes available
Private Paying Yes available
Booking can be made in advance Yes Can usually confirm short term stays one month in advance
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Available
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As required with input form North Haven Hospice
Rooms (Single) Yes spacious rooms
Ensuite Yes not in every room
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring familiar furnishings, but if you wish we can provide all you need
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes one client has his little doge in residence
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Each room has its own phone jack point (at your own cost)
Wifi Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Cosy open lounge / seating area
Outings Yes Weekly drives and outings arranged
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated smoking area
Sprinklers Yes Approved and monitored
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 24 Sep 2015
Special Features
11th January 2017 crafts and making hats
12th January 2017 Entertainment with Kerri and bingo
13th January 2017 Entertainment Tripple vision and national hat
16th January 2017 Winnie the Pooh crafts and poem reading
17th January 2017 Story time and crafts
18th January 2017 Kindy Kids visit Winnie the Pooh day
19th January 2017 Scatagories and exercises
20th January 2017 one to one time and Happy hour
23rd January 2017 Exercise games and movie time
24th January 2017 Tai chi and bingo
25th January 2017 New generation Fudge visiting and crafts
26th January 2107 baking and decorations for anniversary day
27th January 2017 oen to one time and happy hour
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
We offer a comprehensive activity program with a dedicated trained diversional therapist. We believe in having fun and promoting our clients to age gracefully while still belonging to the community.

The following are a few of the activities that we include in our program

Library -Big print books
Board games
Exercises, Tai Chi
Happy hour
Van Rides
RSA visits, outings
one to one time
Talks, new, reminicising
Pastoral Care
Breakfast in bed
Meals in room
Adovate reading
Digital camera
News paper reading
Updated: 1 Dec 2014
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Details Yes We are happy to work closely with family to ensure that all needs are been met
Other Information Yes If English is a second language we will endeavour to meet your needs. We will access an interpreter if this should be required. We are happy to work closely with you to ensure we undertand and meet your needs
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We resepct all denominations and provide opportunity for services to be held on a weekly bases for those who want to attend. All residents will be supported to pursue their own religion or spiritual affiliations
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Public Transport   300 metres down the road to the nearest bus stop
Shops   300 metres to the neareast shop (Count Down supermarket)
Library   Library bus just outside our gate. But also the library visits us regulary, monthly, comes into the home with books for you to choose
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes Staff are supported to go through training
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes one trained diversional thrapist
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 21 Oct 2014
What's New

27/04/2017 Functinal Fitness giant balloon games

28/04/2017 Word form the world and Tripple Vison happy hour

01/05/2017 Hangman and short stories

02/05/2017 Knitting club and bingo

03/05/2017 Entertainment with Keri and one to one time

04/05/2017 Tai Chi and Kindy visit and movie afternoon

05/05/2017 Out and about driving and happy hour

08/05/2017 Word in word game board games

09/05/2017 Functional fitness and reminiscence - Mothers

10/05/2017 Bingo and riddles and rhymes

11/05/2017 Functional fitness and flax flowers

12/05/2017 One to one time, family happy hour

15/5/2017 Pictionary and one to one time

16/05/2017 Knitting club, quiz

17/05/2017 Sing a long and cupcake decorating

18/05/2017 Tai chi adn Bingo

19/05/2017 Driving time and happy hour

22/05/2017 Cooking time and Bingo

23/05/2017 Functinal Fitness and word in word game

24/05/2017 Hand pamper day and short stories

25/05/2017 Functinal fitness dianna on keyboard 

26/05/2017 Word form word and happy hour

29/05/2017 Quiz time and movie afternoon

30/05/2017 Knitting club and bingo

31/05/2017 Crossword and Pink Ribbon afternoon tea