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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
145 Battery Road
Ahuriri
Napier
Napier 4110
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 835 9085
Fax
06 835 9082
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Jodie Dunn - 06 835 9085
Owner
Ryman Healthcare - 03 366 4069
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Description
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village offers a complete range of services to the local community with Independent Apartments, Serviced Apartments, Resthome, Special Care and Hospital.

The village features the latest designs in retirement living including architecturally designed Independent Townhouses, Serviced Apartments and a Care Centre set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

Our serviced apartments are perfect for those who are wanting to keep their independence, while getting assistance with meals, laundry and housekeeping.

Also included is a kitchenette where you can prepare light meals, in addition to enjoying a daily two-course cooked lunch provided by our in-house chef.

Resthome level care is also available in a serviced apartment, at the discretion of the Village Manager.

The village is built around the original community hospital of the same name, which has been substantially refurbished. The fantastic amenities include a swimming pool, spa, library with internet services, chapel, gymnasium, hair salon, village centre with beautiful Atrium and much more.

The modern art deco-style village is in the heart of Ahuriri. On the bus route into the city and close to the sea, cafes and shops,with friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Princess Alexandra Retirement Village isn't about slowing down, it's about having the time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
Enquiries welcome.
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 24 May 2018
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access the expert advice of a nurse practitioner should this be required.
Registered Nurse Yes Our resthome has a full time registered nurse dedicated to this area, as well as a highly skilled Clinical Manager, who overviews the clinical care of all residents in the resthome.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes As much as possible, the same caregivers will care for you each shift so they will get to know you well. All our caregivers are supported to undertake training in care of the older person.
Physiotherapist Negotiable There is a physiotherapist who visits our facililty regularly and will review residents as required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a dedicated Activities Coordinator in the resthome who works 5 days per week and delivers a wide range of activities for the resident to participate in should they wish.
Hairdresser Yes We have a fully equiped hairdressing salon on site.
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes We welcome visitors to our resthome and should you require the services of specialists we will assist you in accessing the appropriate people to meet your requirements.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes As we also have a hospital associated with this resthome we have registered nurses available 24 hours per day and the expertise available to met all your needs. Please talk directly with Dee Repko(Clinical Manager) for more information.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Level 3 only.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Palliative care
Anthroposophical Care Yes
Psychologist Yes Work closely with Older persons Mental Health
Psychiatrist No Work closely with Older Persons Mental Health
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes By negotiation
Updated: 15 Mar 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes At Clinical Manager's discretion
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have a happy hour on a weekly basis.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Newsletter Yes We put out a newsletter on a quarterly basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please ask management if you wish to view this.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes In the resthome we have a lounge and seperate dining room as well as a lovely family room and a smaller lounge. There are also plenty of outdoor seating areas in our award winning gardens.
Outings Yes We have two vans available to take residents on outings.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 15 Mar 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village recently won the Retirement Village section of the Napier City Garden competition for the second year in a row. The gardens at Princess Alexandra have been looking immaculate and it is all thanks to our wonderful and talented gardening team

Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments, on an individual basis at Village Manager's discretion.
Updated: 15 Mar 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village will have a full and complete activities programme 7 days a week, arranged by full time dedicated staff.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We provide delicious home cooking and baking. While we have a set menu we do cater for individual preferences and special dietary requirements. All our menus are prepared with a dietitans input to ensure that we provide a nutricious balanced diet. Our main meal is served at lunch time and we provide home made morning and afternoon tea and suppers. Fruit is available for the residents to help themselves to at anytime.
Staffing Details Our staff attend the Ace training programme to ensure that they have all the skills necessary to assist our residents. We pride ourselves on having staff who are lovely, nurturing, gentle people who do an amazing job.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Ryman Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact management for more details.
Updated: 15 Mar 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 5.00 km City
Shops 1.50 km Ahuriri Shopping Centre
Mall 5.00 km City
Parks 0.10 km South Pond, public reserve next door
Library 5.00 km City
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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