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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Shona McFarlane Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
66 Mabey Road
Avalon
Lower Hutt 5011
DHB
Hutt Valley
Phone
(04) 577 1090
Fax
(04) 567 3426
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Tracey Sprott - (04) 577 1090
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Dorien Preston
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Description
Named after the internationally acclaimed artist, writer and broadcaster, Shona McFarlane Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options along with the very best of resthome and hospital care from our friendly and caring staff.

Located on the Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to the many parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River.

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

The resort-style facilities include a hair salon, library, all-weather bowling green, gymnasium, dining room, bar, lounge and even and indoor heated swimming pool and spa! There is so much for residents to enjoy, along with many outings and events.

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

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 9 Nov 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care42
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
We have dedicated Activities coordinators to ensure we have varied activities to suit all residents
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 16 Oct 2017
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: 20 Jun 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
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 Tracey Sprott for more information.
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes As required
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 4 Apr 2014
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 20 Jun 2014
Special Features
Special Features
Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments. Please contact the village for information.
Updated: 20 Jun 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Shona McFarlane Retirement Village offers a complete range of activities and events in and around the village and 7 days a week. We have dedicated staff committed to putting together a programme to the benefit of all of our residents. Please enquire for more information.
Updated: 4 Apr 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Shona McFarlane pride themselves on the wonderful array of meals and delights from the talented chefs and kitchen staff on site at the village.
Staffing Details Dedicated staff are on hand 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please enquire for further information
Updated: 20 Jun 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes
Samoan Yes
Shona Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 11 Feb 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 20 Jun 2014
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Across the road from entrance
Shops   Across the road from entrance
Mall 2.00 km Queensgate Mall
Parks   Avalon Park next door
Library 2.00 km Beside town hall
Updated: 20 Jun 2014
Credentials & Membership
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: 20 Jun 2014

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