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Rannerdale Veterans Care
Rest Home Care
59 Hansons Lane
Upper Riccarton
North West
Postal Address
PO Box 6018, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8042
(03) 348 7128
(03) 341 6418
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Steve Shamy
Rannerdale Trust
Resident Care Manager
Rae Bank - 027 559 0040
Clinical CareCoordinator
Rani Sobin - 022 123 0055
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Rannerdale Veterans Care mission is to provide a high standard of residential and hospital care to veterans, the ex services community and their families and dependents in a caring and safe environment

Rannerdale Veterans Care is a not for profit organisation
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 18 Apr 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 27
Vacancy Yes
For assistance, please contact Rani Sobin on 03 3487128 or 022 123 0055
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
Updated: 25 Jul 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner 80 No We have Clinical Nurse Manager who oversees our residential care and home care nursing services. We also have a Clinical Coordinator who reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager and provides strong clinical supervision for our nursing workforce.
Registered Nurse 280 Yes Registered Nurses are rostered on the floor 24 hrs a day. There is also a senior nursing leader on call after hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays.
Enrolled Nurse 40 Yes We have an 1 Enrolled Nurses who works with the RNs to provide a high standard of care.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our healthcare Assistants are fully trained, the majority hold the National Certificate in Caring for the Older Person, a national NZQA qualification. Healthcare Assistants work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse at all times.
Physiotherapist 45 Yes The physiotherapist attends on request and develops plans with 2 rehab assistants. Our rehabilitation assistants have an extensive range of exercise programs and rehabilitation GYM classes developed to individual needs.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Our staff Occupational Therapist on request and develops plans as needed.
Own Social Worker Yes A social worker is available to work with nursing staff, residents and families if required.
Diversional Therapist 54 Yes We have a robust resident recreation and social programme. Our programme 'Active at Rannerdale' has an excellent reputation and incorporates both group activities and activities programmes tailored for individual programmes.
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes We have a strong volunteer base with volunteers from across the world and ages assisting staff with our social activities.
Hairdresser Yes Visits once a month and as required.
Podiatrist Yes Visits every six weeks, or more frequently as directed by the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Dietitian Yes The dietitian is available for reviews and assessments of individual residents as requested by the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Accredited Visitors Yes GP visits twice a week.
Kaumatua Yes We are happy to assist as required on request. Maori church group hold a service on the first Monday of every month.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Available on request. Church service held every Friday.
Other Personnel 40 Yes Nurse Educator to support staff with training needs.
Updated: 25 Jul 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide compassionate palliative care in consultation with residents, family and the MDT, including specialist palliative services as necessary. A Palliative Clinical Nurse Specialist visits weekly for advise and support for staff, residents and family
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We care for PEGS & NG's.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Specialist IV therapy community nurses visit to support staff and administer IV therapy.
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen therapies can be tailored for each resident's specific needs including oxygen therapy, CPAP and nebulisers.
Surgical Followup Yes Post operative multidisciplinary rehabilitation and restorative focused care.
Wound Care Yes Our Registered Nurses are skilled and experienced in wound care including VAC pumps and compression bandaging. Complex wound care is managed in partnership with the community based nurse specialist wound care clinic.
Diabetic Care Yes Advice & regular client teachings. Diabetes specialists are consulted on a regular basis to keep our clinical staff's practice skills up to date.
Continence Advisor Yes Available as needed.
Infection Control Yes Specialist Infection Control Nurse supports our RN staff to provide a robust infection control system.
Stomal Therapist Yes We are able to care for residents with stomas. When necessary, expert advice is obtained from appropriate sources.
Psychiatric Care Yes Rannerdale works closely with Life Links and accepts residents with dual physical and mental health needs.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our multidisciplinary team including physiotherapist and occupational therapist are able to provide effective stroke rehab
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Dialysis Yes We can manage peritoneal dialysis.
Spinal Injuries Yes Rannerdale is an ACC contracted provider
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Our full time Clinical Nurse Manager overseas nursing care plus we provide on call duty clinical manager after hours.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Orthopaedic rehabilitation available. We also provide low to medium level medical rehabilitation following discharge from the public hospitals.
Psychiatrist Yes On a referral case by case basis
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Orthopaedic Nursing Brain Injury Diabetes care Veterans Healthcare NCNZ CAP program provider
Updated: 25 Jul 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 9 May 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Rannerdale works closely with LifeLinks, ACC and other health agencies in providing residential support care for persons under 65 years of age with chronic disabilities. Please our Clinical Nurse Manager for further information
Day Care Yes Rannerdale does provide Day Care funded through Ministry of Health Carer Support. We have an active Day Care programme managed by our Residents Activities staff.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Rannerdale provides palliative care with a strong multidisciplinary family focused approach to care. That includes robust specialist medical support 24 hours a day
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes Family / Whanau room available to be booked.
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are single, some have ensuites.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Our large ensuite hospital rooms in the John Masters and Jacinta Baker Wings do support couples
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have an ensuite
Female residents only No We accept both male and female residents
Male residents only No We accept both male and female residents
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Negotiable - All furniture is provided
Alcohol Permitted Yes Contact our Clinical Nurse Manager for details We host a happy hour on a Wednesday afternoon. Residents are able to invite family and friends.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have DDI ( direct dial in )lines and phones can be installed for a small fee. Monthly DDI line charge applies.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating controls in rooms
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes Meets monthly
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our clinical team is very skilled at caring for and supporting individuals with challenging behaviour and work closely with clinical psychologist
Lounges/seating areas Yes Four lounges plus conservatory.
Outings Yes Frequent outings
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside designated smoking areas only.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Visit our website www.rannerdale.co.nz
Updated: 25 Jul 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Rannerdale is proudly associated with providing care for veterans, spouses and their families and specialise particularly in care of those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder as a consequence of their time in the Services.

Rannerdale can also provide care to residents with no connection to the Services.

We have over four acres of tendered lawns and gardens with plenty of access to enable residents and their visitors to enjoy them.

Please contact us, or come for a visit without obligation.
Updated: 9 May 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Gardens, gardening, roses, glasshouse and workshop. Happy hour twice a week. RSA visits, cards, housie, weekly guest speakers, weekly movies on the big screen, concerts, outings, Big print books, Art, drives, travel club, Sky TV, indoor bowls, visiting other homes. Interdenominational church services. Fax machine and Email, Activity programme, BBQ, Board games, Cards, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Newspaper reading.
Updated: 25 Jul 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Well balanced nutritional meals. Registered Dietitian input. Cater for special diets
Staffing Details Full time Nurse Manager
Associated Complexes Four beds avaliable for carer support / respite care
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see manager for a list of fees
Updated: 9 May 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Bengali Yes
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Hindi Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes
Malayalam Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Urdu Yes
Zulu Yes
Other Details Yes Interpreter services available
Other Information Yes
Updated: 9 May 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes Communion once a week
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes Service held once a month
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 9 May 2015
Public Transport 0.50 km All bus routes / Taxi stands
Shops 0.50 km Church Corner and Bush Inn Shopping Malls
Mall 0.50 km A/A
Parks 0.05 km Many surrounding facility
Library 0.50 km Church Corner War Memoral Library also speciality library onsite
Updated: 9 May 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Spark of Life Yes
Other details Yes Benchmark with all aged care facilities throughout Australia through 'On Audits.
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 9 May 2015