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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 14 Feb 2018|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||27|
|Additional Room Costs||No|
|MOH Certification and Audit Report||View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)|
|Updated: 22 Feb 2019|
I write to support and commend the care and services provided by Seaview Home of Picton owned by Jake and Donna Kreft.
My sisters and I have had both our parents cared for at Seaview Home, our mother for 1 year followed by our father for 4 years. Both have now passed away.
I have had many years of experience of dealing with residential care facilities including working in two in my younger days and as a former minister of Health and constituency MP.
The care provided to our parents was exceptional. I have not before witnessed or experienced the compassionate, professional and quality of service both our parents received.
The staff, lead by Donna and Jake are of the highest calibre with a genuine commitment to the care of the residents. Seaview provides a home away from home.
My sisters and I give our highest recommendation for Seaview Home.
Honourable Dame Annette King (DNZM)
|Updated: 1 Feb 2018|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||Donna is the owner and Clinical Manager and there is 24 hour Registered Nurse cover. Donna has had over 40 years experience in the care of the older person and is passionate in this field.|
|Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers||Yes||Dedicated and loyal care givers who show respect and are compassionate, caring and treat our residents as their own family.|
|Physiotherapist||Negotiable||Available through Wairau Hospital|
|Occupational Therapist||Negotiable||Available through Wairau Hospital|
|Activities Co-ordinator||Yes||Stephanie is our Activities Coordinator who is fun and bubbly and loved by all residents and staff. Stephanie has level 4 qualifications in Care of the Older Person as well as other certificates pertinent to her position.|
|Hairdresser||Yes||We have our own salon which a local hairdresser visits weekly.|
|Podiatrist||Yes||Marlborough Podiatry visit monthly|
|Dietitian||Yes||All our menus are Dietitian approved. All meals are made fresh each day in our kitchen. Our Residents can chat with the cook and discuss the daily menu. We cater for all special diets, likes and dislikes.|
|Accredited Visitors||Yes||Ear Health visit every 3 months for Residents that choose to use the service. Local GPs visit frequently.|
|Kaumatua||Yes||We have a close relationship with the Waikawa Marae and support is available at any time.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||All denominations are respected at Seaview Home and there are regular visiting Chaplans.|
|Updated: 18 Jan 2018|
|Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay||Status||Details|
|Updated: 21 Dec 2016|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes||Chairs and side cabinets. May also bring their own bed, pictures and treasures|
|Single Rooms||Yes||Light airy individual rooms, some with sea views.|
|Rooms suitable for a couple||Yes||We have 2 rooms that can become available suitable for couples.|
|Alcohol Permitted||Yes||Happy hour is on a Saturday afternoon and friends and family are welcome.|
|Pets In Residence||Yes||We have a resident cat named Cosmo and two budgies. We often have dogs visit for a pat or cuddle.|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes||Own phone facility available or we have portable phones that can be taken to rooms for privacy.|
|Wifi||Yes||Wi Fi is available for residents and guests|
|Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability||Yes|
|Lounges/seating areas||Yes||Amazing panoramic views of the harbour from our lounge windows and patio.|
|Primary Health Funded Short Term Care||Yes||Respite rooms available with bookings|
|Provide End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes||We have compassionate qualified experienced staff.|
|Palliative Care Contract||Yes||Palliative Care provided with support of Hospice Marlborough.|
|Day Programme for day stay clients||Yes||Our Day Program provides your family member social interaction, a homemade meal and a fun filled afternoon of activities or just a chat with other like minded residents admiring the view.|
|Outings||Yes||Weekly van trips around the Marlborough area as well as visits to local events.|
|Whanau Room||Yes||A smaller lounge is available for family/whanau that has comfortable chairs, a television and opens onto a sunny deck. (Bed available)|
|Newsletter||Yes||We have a seasonal newsletter with all the happenings and upcoming events.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes|
|Rural Setting||Yes||Harbour views with a native bush back drop.|
|Smoking Permitted||Yes||In covered Gazebo.|
|Updated: 18 Jan 2018|
|Big print books, Canine friends, Cards, Church, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Music, Outings, Pianist, Quizzes, Senior Citizens.|
|Updated: 21 Dec 2016|
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