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Redwood Lifestyle Care & Village
Rest Home Care
131 Cleghorn Street
Blenheim 7201
Nelson Marlborough
(03) 578 7691
(03) 578 2566
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Carl Gihon - (03) 578 7691
Oceania Healthcare
Clinical Manager
Suzanne Grenfell
Trina Jacobsen
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Framed by beautifully-maintained lawns, trees and rose gardens, Redwood provides a high standard of rest home and hospital care.

The daily care fee, which is set under our contract with the local health authority, covers a core care package. Other services are available on demand for an additional charge.

These core services are covered by the daily care fee:

•Accommodation, meals, cleaning and laundry
•Nursing and other care, plus other health services if prescribed by a doctor
•Doctor’s visits once a month (or every 3 months at the doctor’s discretion) plus emergency visits
•All prescribed medication costs (Pharmac approved)
•Activities programme

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Activities and outings

There’s plenty to do for those who are in the mood for recreation – craft activities, games and puzzles, exercise sessions, housie, sing-alongs, reading in the library, movies, concerts, billiards and excursions, just to mention a few. Our recreational therapist keeps programmes varied and interesting.

Delicious meals

Nutritious home cooked meals are served in the dining room, or in your room if you’re not feeling well. Breakfast in bed is always an option.

Emphasis is on a tasty menu of family favourites. All meals are prepared and cooked on site by our professional kitchen staff and special diets are easily catered for.

Visits from friends and family

Family and friends are welcome any time – there are no set visiting hours. You can entertain in your room, or use the home’s lounge areas. Redwood’s communal lounge can be booked for special family occasions. As a family member, you can discuss things as and when you want.

To find out more please call (03) 578 7691.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 8 Jun 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care39
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 1 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes On duty 24 hours for the residents requirements.
Physiotherapist Yes As required.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required.
Own Social Worker Yes Available as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes Highly motivated and popular with the residents.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Varied activities available every morning and afteroon.
Hairdresser Yes A hairdressing salon on site.
Podiatrist Yes As required.
Dietitian Yes Registered Dietitian reviews menus regulary. We cater for individual requirements.
Accredited Visitors Yes Regulary calling to consult with residents.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Interdenominational - Regular visits and services.
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes Available 24 hours a day.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes As required.
Oxygen Management Yes Staff highly trained - regular inservice education.
Surgical Followup Yes As required.
Wound Care Yes Available 24 hours.
Diabetic Care Yes Input as required.
Continence Advisor Yes As required.
Infection Control Yes As required.
Stomal Therapist Yes Specialist as required.
Psychiatric Care Yes Available 24 hours.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes As required.
Tracheotomy Care Yes As required.
Dialysis Yes As required.
Gerontological Care Yes Highly trained - regular inservice education.
Community Health Yes As required.
Clinical Manager Yes Available 40 hours per week.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Available amongst our staff.
Psychologist Yes As required.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Varied.
Updated: 7 Jun 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We cater for individual requirements.
Day Care Yes We have regular day care residents who enjoy the atmosphere and company.
Rooms (Single) Yes Comfortable sunny rooms.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Limited space available.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Available before the evening meal.
Pets In Residence Yes Bird avairy in courtyard, goldfish pond in colourful garden setting. The cats names are Millie and Mandy.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Visiting pets most welcome.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At residents cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes A warm comfortable environment.
Newsletter Yes Redwood Rambles news letter giving current events around the village. Residents get invovled with coloured photos and include their own stories.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Staff have inservice training in this area and procedures in place.
Lounges/seating areas Yes A choice of warm sunny lounge areas that look out onto tranquil gardens.
Outings Yes Various outings available weekly. Hydraulic hoist for easy wheelchair convenience.
Rural Setting Yes Tranquil setting with spacious gardens and private seated areas.
Smokers Room Yes Spacious room with television, log fire and pool table.
Smoking Permitted Yes In smokers lounge or in outdoor setting.
Sprinklers Yes Safety is a high priority in our facility.
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Interests & Activities
Breakfast in bed - Is optional.

Activity programme - A wide variety of activities are available. Regular outings, gatherings with local community groups.

Bowls - Indoor bowls is always popular.

Cards - Regular card group outings plus inhouse games.

Exercises - Sit and dance, twice a week.

Housie - Every Thursday morning.

Library - A variety of books available in the library. Lovely light spacious quiet room. Large print books available. Daily reading of the local news paper each afternoon.

Meal choices - We cater for all residents likes and dislikes catering for a well balanced diet.
Vegetarians most welcome.

Minibus - Regular outings with hyraulic hoist for wheelchair convenience.

Sing-a-longs - Twice a week.

Visitors - Are always welcome. Local groups regulary visit to give displays eg. school groups, Line dancing, singing groups etc.

Log fire - Sit back in an easy chair by the fire and watch television. All the comforts of a homely environment.

Other interests and activities include: Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Billiards, Board games, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Motivational, Movies, Music, Outings, Parties, Pianist, Reading, Religious services, RSA, Shopping, Videos and much more.
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Additional Information
Associated Complexes Redwood is part of the Oceania Group of facilities
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Shops 0.50 km To Redwood shopping centre - Twelve shops for your convenience including Supervalue, Redwood Tavern, Postshop and many more.
Parks 0.50 km Oliver Park provides a play ground for the grandchildren, and local sports activities eg. Cricket, rugby, soccer etc.
Library 2.50 km Blenheim Public Library
Updated: 27 Apr 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 27 Apr 2016