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St Albans Retirement Village - Rest Home Care in Serviced Studio

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Vacancy
No
Name
St Albans Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
41 Caledonian Road
Saint Albans
Christchurch 8014
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03)366-1824
Fax
(03)353-9886
Mobile
021484535
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Symone Bruhns - 021 484 535
Owner
Arvida Group Limited
Clinical Manager
Penny Louisson
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Description
Our aim for St Albans Retirement Village rest home residents is to provide the highest quality care in a warm, safe, comfortable and friendly environment.

Residents are recognised as individuals who are treated with respect and dignity. Their health and privacy needs are upheld at all times.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 7
Vacancy No
Respite booked
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Sep 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have experienced registered nurses on site 24 hours per day, seven days per week
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have three wonderful enrolled nurses on staff
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a great team of experienced caregivers
Physiotherapist Yes On The Go Physio provides physiotherapy assistance
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our wellness co-ordinator Lee is here during office hours, providing activities, support and entertainment
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser Sue works in our salon every Thursday and Friday.
Podiatrist Yes Nadine from Riccarton Podiatry visits 6 weekly. Just make an appointment at reception.
Dietitian Yes Arvida's dietitian provides individual dietary care as well as overseeing the kitchen and food programme
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Monthly church services
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We can offer end of life care in our hospital wing
Wound Care Yes Our nurses are trained in the latest methods of woundcare
Diabetic Care Yes Our nurses are fully trained in the care of diabetic patients
Continence Advice Yes Our care staff are available to support you in your continence requirements
Infection Control Yes All staff are regularly trained in the latest infection control techniques
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Manager Penny is a registered nurse
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Respite Care is available when we have a vacancy.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their furniture and personal items to their new home
Single Rooms Yes We offer lovely rest home rooms, all rooms have an ensuite
Ensuite Yes All rooms at the Village have their own ensuite
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Pets may be able to reside with you in your new home, we do have a pet policy. Our village pets are a cat called Sooty, budgies and gold fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We can consider individual requests. Please feel free to ask.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We encourage residents to get their own phone connection. In most cases, you are able to keep the phone number from your old home
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating is centrally controlled underfloor in most rooms, but we are happy to individualise your heating. Just ask at reception.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are three lounges, a light and airy atrium as well as many nooks with comfortable seating
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Within our surrounding suburbs. Includes morning/afternoon tea, lunch, activities/outings.
Outings Yes We offer regular outings in our 12 seater minibus to cafes, events and shopping
Residents Committee No Residents have two monthly meetings with the village manager and wellness co-ordinator. Any items to go on the agenda can be given to the activities co-ordinator.
Newsletter Yes We publish a residents' newsletter every two months, and it is emailed to family and friends
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smoking Permitted No We don't encourage smoking but there is a designated smoking area
Semi-Secure No St Albans Village is an open facility
Updated: 21 Aug 2018
Special Features
Special Features
We are a smaller Arvida village, handy to the city centre providing quality health care in a relaxed environment.

Visit our website www.arvida.co.nz for comprehensive information and photos.
Call in and look around anytime. Regards Symone Bruhns - Village Manager
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our Wellness Co-ordinator Lee co-ordinates a varied monthly calendar of activities. eg; art & crafts, board games, Church service, cooking & baking, dancing, entertainment, exercises, flower arranging, games, gardening, happy hour, housie, theme events, piano, quizzes, reading, guest speakers, shopping, sing-a-longs, Sky TV, men's group. indoor games eg; bowls & golf, jigsaw puzzles, library, movies, music, newspaper readings, outings eg; lunches, afternoon teas, exhibitions, pre school, casino, & picnics.
Updated: 21 Aug 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All meals and baking are prepared on site by experienced staff. Special diets are catered for.
Staffing Qualifications and Details All staff have ongoing training with in-house meetings with guest speakers. Staff continue training towards the Careerforce qualification.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Sales Manager or Village Manager for information.
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Burmese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Rumanian Yes
Sri Lankan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Updated: 21 Aug 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 21 Aug 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Fantastic bus stop and routes 100m from gate
Shops   Dairy within site of gate
Mall   Merivale Mall
Parks   Abberley Park
Library 0.00 km On site
Updated: 20 Aug 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes 9 June 2019
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 20 Aug 2018

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

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