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At a glance
Vacancy
No
Name
St Catherine's
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
9 New Street
Ponsonby
Te Keuranga
Auckland
Postal Address
PO BOX 47025, Ponsonby 1144
DHB
Auckland
Phone
(09) 376 3147
Fax
(09) 360 7860
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Sandra Hunt - (09) 376 3147
Owner
The Sisters of Mercy Auckland Charities Ltd - (09) 360 8009
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Description
Services provided at St Catherines Rest Home reflect the Catholic health care philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy which promotes the dignity, uniqueness and worth of each individual. All those who participate in the life of St Catherine's strive to honour its mission and values. This committment includes giving due regard to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ensuring the provision of culturally appropriate services.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 28 Feb 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care10
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 18 Aug 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 80 Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable As required
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser 4 Yes
Podiatrist Yes Once every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes When required
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor 16 Yes
Other Personnel 20 Yes Pastoral Care Leader
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: Unknown
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Can be provided
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: Unknown
Special Features
Special Features
St Catherine's Rest Home is owned by the Sisters of Mercy Auckland. It is located next to St Mary's College and St Mary's Convent. It offers quality long term care to older adults. St Catherine's Residents include Sisters of Mercy, Sisters from other Religious Congregations and other retired women who welcome the peaceful and prayerful lifestyle offered in this Home.
Updated: Unknown
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme.The weekly activities programme is designed to cater for the mental,physical, social and spiritual well-being of all the Residents. Examples of the activities offered are quizzes, games, Tai Chi, outings, housie, and spiritual retreats.


Advocate. We recommend Residents to have an independent advocate. Age Concern will provide an advocacy service tel no 623 0184
or the Health Advocates Trust tel no 623 5799.


Chapel. We have a chapel and prayer room on site and residents are welcome to attend Mass which is celebrated twice each day (except Sundays where it is offered once).


Chaplain. We have on site a chaplain, and pastoral care worker. There are regular opportunities to participate in other prayer times and sacraments.


Hairdresser. A trained hairdresser comes every two weeks on Tuesdays. Transport is provided to take Residents to visit a Hairdressers of their choice every Thursday.


Library. The mobile library comes to St Catherine's every fortnight. The local library is also only 1/2 a kilometre away.


Meal choices. Spotless Catering are contracted to provide food services. We have a 5 week cycle of menu. Special diets, nutritional requirements and food preferences are catered for.


Minibus. There are regular monthly outing in the minibus.


Pastoral care. We have a pastoral care worker on the staff.


Pianist/Concerts. A pianist comes every week to play familiar songs which Residents can sing along to.
Concerts are often given by visiting groups,-such as choirs, mandalay group etc.


Shopping. St Catherine's is located to near by shopping facilities at Ponsonby, and Victoria Markets.


Sky TV. Sky Tv is provided in the lounge of the second floor.


Videos. Every Saturaday movies are shown.


Views Well maintinedpark-like grounds surround ST CAtherine's. Residents can enjoy the views of St Mary 's college, the city and Auckland Harbour form lounges,verrandahs and their bedrooms.


Visitors. Family and friends are are welcome at any time. St Catherine's warmly invites family and friends to become an active part of St Catherine's.




Updated: 22 Jan 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals A range of nourishing , tasty and attractive meals are served at St Catherine's. All preferences are catered for.
Staffing Details Rostered Registered Nurses hours exceed statutory requirements. Staff are selected for their genuine empathy, interest and skill in caring for the older adult.
Updated: 11 Dec 2009
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: Unknown
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km The link bus-stop is 100 metres down the rd
Shops 0.50 km Ponsonby Shopping centre
Parks 0.30 km
Library 0.20 km In Ponsonby shopping centre
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown

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