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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
Debbi Farlie - (04) 577 1090
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Dorien Preston
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Description
Ryman Healthcare have been providing retirement living and care options within one village community for over 30 years. Putting residents first has always been our priority, and our terms, care and innovation are a direct reflection of this. Because at Ryman, it's all about people.

Winner: 2018 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages.

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.

Care centre residents have access to beautiful spacious lounges, dining areas and serene outdoor spaces. Living areas are warm and inviting and provide the perfect setting to meet with family and friends to relax and enjoy.

The resort-style facilities can include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. Our villages have beautifully landscaped gardens where you can enjoy peaceful strolls or have the space for the grandchildren to play.

For your peace of mind, we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

All Ryman villages offer a fixed weekly fee for life – guaranteed!*
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 19 Feb 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 40
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Feb 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
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.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access the expert advice of a nurse practitioner should this be required.
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: 19 Feb 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management 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 the village manager for more information.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes As required
Updated: 5 Mar 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Updated: 19 Feb 2019
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: 19 Feb 2019
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: 19 Feb 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about 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 Qualifications and Details Dedicated staff are on hand 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group
What's included in your fees and what's not Please enquire for further information
Updated: 19 Feb 2019
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: 19 Feb 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 19 Feb 2019
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: 19 Feb 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
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: 19 Feb 2019

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

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