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Radius Elloughton
Rest Home Care
1 Pages Road
South Canterbury
South Canterbury
(03) 684 4688
(03) 688 5848
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Village Manager
Jesse Schell - 0800 155 155
Facility Manager
Michael Fitzgerald - 03 684 4688
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Elloughton Gardens is a stately old house steeped in South Canterbury history. Originally built in 1893, the home is now a stunning Radius Care facility.

Elloughton Gardens is located in Marchwiell, a 10 minute drive North of Timaru. With sea views on one side and mountain views on the other, Elloughton Gardens is ideally situated in a rural environment.

A majority of the rest home rooms open out to their own patio, most have en suite toilets and some have full en suites.

Elloughton Gardens has 3 courtyards, with entertainment and BBQ areas.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 4 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 26 Apr 2018
To Hazel and the Team,

On behalf of the family of the late Bert Moore i just want to personally thank you sincerely for the care and devotion you all showed to Lyn's and my dad. Our kids granddad and Ken and the late Graham's dad in law.

To see dad settled and as happy and contented as he was when i saw him two weeks ago was something we will be forever grateful for.

Your professionalism was outstanding and I know that Bert really appreciated you not pushing him to go to the lounge or stressing him out by making him go to the dining room for meals.

Our dad was really special to us as no doubt all dads are and if I have one regret it's that we never got dad to you sooner, who know's maybe we would still have him with us now, but then his quality of life was not good and it just wasn't to be.

So Hazel once again from Lyn and Ken Gould, Myself and our children our most sincere THANK YOU.

Kindest Regards
Updated: 22 Feb 2012
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40+ Yes Our clinical care manager is Rosemary Collins. She is ably supported by a team of dedicated registered nurses specialising in palliative and aged care to provide excellent clinical care and support.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have health care assistants all of whom undertake Aged Care Education (ACE) with Healthed Trust to provide the highest standards.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Our physiotherapist is Pam Doonan, she visits our residents and staff weekly to provide direction and exercises to maintain mobility.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 2 Yes We have fully qualified diversional therapists providing a range of group and individualised activities and visits.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser is Denise and she visits the facility on Tuesday and Friday each week.
Podiatrist Yes Mr Nathan Dickson provides podiatry services and visits bi-monthly.
Dietitian Negotiable Our dietician visits monthly to provide individual advice and nutritional analysis. Our menus are wholesome and delicious produced inhouse under the direction of National Corporate chef Phil Neverman
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes Visits once per year (formally) and as required at other times.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular Church visits by all denominations are welcomed and encouraged.
Other Personnel Yes We welcome all allied health professionals to support our residents at Elloughton.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide a full palliative care service all our registered nurses are trained in hospice care. We have dedicated links with South Canterbury Hospice and their nursing team.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes Tanked oxygen available and oxygen concentrators
Surgical Followup Yes Available via G.P or House Doctor, also referral to public hospital
Wound Care Yes We have an experienced RN on staff with a keen interest in wound care and access to external specialist advice.
Diabetic Care Yes We have an experienced RN on staff with a particular focus on diabetic care and access to external advice via Pat Allen, diabetic community nurse.
Continence Advisor Yes We have a dedicated RN and consultation through TENA continence supplier
Infection Control Yes We have an experienced RN with infection control responsibilities, corporate specialists and access to external specialist advice from Medlab.
Stomal Therapist Yes Available for consultation via hospital
Psychiatric Care Yes Available through the local hospital - prompt response
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Available for consultation via hospital
Tracheotomy Care Yes Available for consultation via hospital
Gerontological Care Yes Specialist gerontology nurses and referral to local community gerontologist receives- prompt follow up
Urology No Available via referral to public hospital
Clinical Manager Yes On-site clinical care manager
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Available for consultation via hospital
Psychologist Yes Available via referral to public hospital service
Psychiatrist Yes Via referral to public hospital service
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes We work in conjunction with the team from South Canterbury Hospice.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide up to date palliative care in partnership with S C Hospice specialist nurses.
Whanau Room Yes Room is made available as required.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes All rooms have ensuite toilet facilities
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have one double room for couples
Ensuite Yes All rooms have a partial en suite, and most rooms have a full en suite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This is encouraged to retain the feeling of home and to assist with settling into our facility.
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation. We have a "happy hour" once per week.
Pets In Residence Yes Presently we have a house cat and 1 bird.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This is by negotiation.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are welcomed to have a phone connected at their cost to make communication with their family and friends simpler.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Controlled by computer - temperature set to residents' requirements.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meetings where residents can express their wishes and needs in a supportive environment.
Family Committee No We do have an annual family meeting and family members are welcome at any time to meet with the Manager or clinical care manager to discuss their needs and concerns.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly, provided for residents and their families
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 main lounges and various seating areas located throughout the home.
Outings Yes We encourage residents to maintain their community links. Our Radius bus makes regular weekly visits in Timaru.
Rural Setting Yes Located on the edge of town - city 4 kms away on one side, farmland outlook on the other.
Smokers Room No We are a smoke free establishment
Smoking Permitted Yes We support smoking cessation. Otherwise only outside the facility.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Special Features
Special Features
Seven acres of park like grounds with mountain views; large rooms with ranch sliders and courtyards; underfloor heating, sprinklers and smoke detectors; five lounges and two beautiful dining rooms.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Full-time diversional therapists/activities co-ordinators, providing in-house activities including exercises, floor games, board games, Bingo, jigsaws, quoits, housie, cards, bowls, scrabble, craft, videos, petanque, quizzes, daily newspaper reading, etc.

Several times a week we have entertainers in for music and dancing. We have an in-house library, with many big-print books available.

We have regular trips (2-4 timesper week) in our spacious bus for picnics, shopping and tours of the local area, extending as far as Tekapo and Christchurch.

We attend local attractions e.g. Gang Show, Band Competitions, local shows and visiting entertainers, theatre etc.

Regular contact with and support person available from Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Stroke Group, Blind Foundation, Parkinson's Society, weekly visits from RSA (residents also go there for lunch and drinks), regular contact with Senior Citizens and Probus, volunteer support group available.

Fortnightly church and religious services and as required.

We have a weekly happy hour (Friday afternoon) and friends and family are welcome to join us for a drink, BBQ's in summer and parties in winter.

Residents have input into meal options and dietary needs.

We have 7 acres of fabulous lawns, gardens and courtyards for strolling around. Email and fax facilities are available.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals All dietary requirements catered for. Our meals are under the direction of Corporate Chef Phil Neverman
Staffing Details Registered nurses on site 24 hours. All of our caregiving staff hold the national aged care qualification or are currently working through the training programme. We have two ACE assessors on-site to promote and support staff training.
Associated Complexes Radius Care own 20 residential care facilities throughout New Zealand. Our residents benefit from being owned by and part of a dynamic, resident-focussed group, who care for and value our elderly.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact the manager to discuss your individual requirements.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Samoan Yes
Other Information No Interprester service used if other languages required
Updated: 22 Jul 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Monthly services and as required
Brethren Yes We have a number of residents with links to the local Brethren community.
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Anglican & Presbyterian services, Roman Catholic communion, Latter Day Saints wkly
Non denominational Yes regular services provided in house
Presbyterian Yes Services and visits as requested
Roman Catholic Yes Communion provided weekly by ministers of the Eucharist.
(Other comments) Yes Fortnightly services and as required
Updated: 22 Jul 2011
Public Transport 0.20 km Across the road
Shops 0.20 km Across the road
Mall 1.00 km Northtown Mall
Parks 2.00 km We have 7 acres of gardens
Library 5.00 km Timaru public library visit fortnightly with a selection of books and we have a quiet reading lounge with books within the home.
Updated: 22 Jul 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes Active participants
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes 2 Diversional therapists
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Qualified Caregivers
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes Members
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes Members
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Jul 2011