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Takitimu Home Anglican Care Trust

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Takitimu Home Anglican Care Trust
Rest Home Care
110 Conyers St
Invercargill 9812
Southern (Southland)
(03) 216 8899
(03) 216 8937
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Graham Dobbs - (03) 216 8899
Takitimu Home Anglican Care Trust
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Love and care in a homely atmosphere.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 11 Apr 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care33
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Please feel welcome to phone as there maybe upcoming vacancies
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 28 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 58 hours per week
Enrolled Nurse Yes 10 hours per week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 24 hours per day
Physiotherapist Negotiable Hospital physiotherapist calls on doctors request and we utilise city practices as required.
Diversional Therapist 22.5 Yes A plan is put into place for each residents following discussion with the resident and their families.
Hairdresser Yes We have a salon and the hairdresser comes weekly or as needed.
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly.
Dietitian Negotiable The dietitian will implement dietary programmes and supplements for those who can not manage a normal diet. Our menus are checked and approved by a dietician.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable As required
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly and as required.
Other Personnel Yes Our gardener and handyman have a good rapport with residents.
Updated: 24 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 7 Feb 2014
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Dependant on funding.
Day Care Yes Private paying clients. We discuss your needs with you and tailor a programme to suit you.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract No However we have a close liaison with Hospice and access their services as required.
Rooms (Single) Yes All single rooms.
Rooms (Shared) No However there is a small section of the home where we can accommodate a bedroom and lounge room for a couple should there be a vacancy here.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have an upstairs studio unit which suits a couple who require supported living (meals and laundry) without personal care assistance.
Ensuite Yes Three rooms have toilets, two rooms have a shared ensuite and seven rooms have full ensuite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes By arrangement. We encourage people to personalise their room.
Alcohol Permitted Yes By arrangement.
Pets In Residence Yes Birds and fish. Pets visits are encouraged.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Birds and fish only. Our residents have chosen not to have cats or dogs at this stage, however we will consider each situation as it arises.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes There is a portable phone for residents use. Residents may also have a phone line to their own room. This is at their own expense.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Radiators in each room.
Maori Kaupapa No However we have staff links within the Maori community.
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meeting with residents and families chaired by our Manager. The meetings are minuted and actioned promptly.
Family Committee Yes Combined with residents meeting.
Newsletter Yes Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes If a resident disrupts other residents they need to be reassessed.
Confused Residents Yes Mild confusion
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are several areas located inside and outside. A number of the rooms have attractive vista either to garden or streetscape.
Outings Yes Weekly and special occasions. Outings include attendance at events such as local parades, shows, displays, gardens and drives in the country.
Smokers Room No Small outdoor sheltered area for smoking only.
Smoking Permitted Yes Only outdoors.
Sprinklers Yes Sprinklers and smoke detection system.
Updated: 24 Jan 2017
Special Features
Weekly Church services.
Daily activity programme.
We cater for any special needs.
Members of New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services.
Updated: 7 Feb 2014
Interests & Activities
RSA members are recognised, Stroke Group fortnightly, "Friends of the Home" support group (birthdays & Happy Hour), Chapel services (weekly and memorials - Christmas, Easter etc), family are invited to end of year event, several electric beds, entertainment regularly, Exercises 3 times per week, Garden (gardener will help those who like to garden), indoor games, library with big print books, massage when needed, meal options, video's and dvd's on demand, music frequently, notable views (very pleasant street outlook), quizzes occasionally, shopping when necessary, Sky TV at Residents expense, outings (weekly at least) and interaction with other Rest Homes and main Rest Home events, dining out and special events eg Santa Parade and A&P Show and free to follow up any outside social events, Activity programme, Age Concern, BBQ - on lovely days we may change menu to encompass a bbq meal, Blind Foundation - some of our residents have regular interaction, Bowls - we play weekly Boccia in our lounge, Breakfast in bed, Happy Hour - on Fridays, Housie - once a week, Jigsaw, Minibus - we have our own wheelchair van, Newspaper reading.
Updated: 7 Feb 2014
Additional Information
Details re Meals Our meals are cooked on the premises and residents comment on the excellent meals. Main meal at noon where hot meal is served. Roasts, casseroles and desserts are favourite dishes. Sandwiches and crackers are served for morning tea with home baking available for afternoon tea. We welcome friends and families to join us at those times. Should people wish to join us on a regular basis there would be a small charge.
Staffing Details The majority of our staff members have been with us for many years and are skilled and trained caregivers.
Associated Complexes Anglican Care Homes are located throughout New Zealand.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include For full details please see our Manager who can provide you with a brochure outlining current charges. The details are different for private paying and subsidised residents.
Updated: 14 May 2010
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Staff members
Samoan Yes Staff members
Updated: 14 May 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes We have a weekly chapel service in our lounge
Inter denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes First Monday of the month.
Roman Catholic Yes Visits as required.
Updated: 7 Feb 2014
Public Transport 0.20 km Bus stop across street
Shops 0.50 km Dairy
Mall 2.50 km Invercargill town centre
Parks 2.00 km Splash Palace (aquatic center), Queens Park
Library 2.50 km Public Library. We exchange our big print books six weekly.
Updated: 7 Feb 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details Yes Inservice training on a monthly basis.
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 7 Feb 2014