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Thorrington Village - Maple, Kowhai and Cedar Wings

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Thorrington Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
51 Birdwood Avenue
Beckenham
Christchurch 8023
Postal Address
PO Box 12189
Beckenham
Christchurch 8242
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 982 1480
Fax
(03) 332 0659
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Andrew Hoggan - (03) 982 1480
Owner
Archer Group - (03) 943 6006
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Description
Welcome to Thorrington Home and Archer!
Thank you for considering our Thorrington family, and one of our boutique homes, as a place you may like to come and reside at.
‘living life…loving life’ is our goal. We want residents to come to Thorrington and ‘live and love life’. Engage, enjoy and be enriched from living at Thorrington.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 20 Sep 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 72 Yes The Registered Nurse works Mon- Fri. There are also Oncall arrangements for RN's.
Physiotherapist Yes We can arrange for a physiotherapist to attend as required.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable We can arrange for social work support if requested.
Activities Co-ordinator 32 Yes
Hairdresser 12 Yes Our hairdresser attends two days a week.
Podiatrist Yes We can arrange for a podiatrist to attend as required.
Dietitian Yes We can arrange for a dietician to assist as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes We can arange for Kaumatua to attend as requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We hold denominational and non denominational services.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Dialysis Yes We can assist with CAPD and APD. Haemodialysis requirements can be discussed.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care for individuals and couples. Please call for availability details.
Carer Support Yes We offer Carer support for individuals and couples. Please call for availability details.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance No We can confirm availability for up to a month in advance.
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As discussed at the time of admission.
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes We do have shared room facilities for appropriate residents.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have Premium Studios available
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Cats, birds, fish.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available for resident calls within the facility.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes As well as the main lounge, residents and friends are welcome to make use of several seating areas that are away from the hustle and bustle of the main areas.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We can provide short term care subject to availability.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We provide Daycare support for a limited number of participants.
Outings Yes Our activities coordinator arranges trips and outings that are appropriate for the residents and season.
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outdoors. Smokers are welcome to enjoy strolling around our gardens.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our Activity programme includes: bingo, interdenominational Church services, concerts, entertainers including pianist, exercises, minibus outings, music, BBQ, board games,visits from canine friends, friends and family happy hour,bowls, quizzes, visiting interest groups, e.g. local pre-school and much more.

Library books, including big print books, are chosen from our local library on a monthly basis, to ensure an excellent selection.

We publish an activity newsletter for both dependant and independant residents.If you would like to be on our mailing list, e-mail us.
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals Our five weekly rotational menu has been endorsed by a dietitian. Breakfast may be served in bed. The main meal is in the middle of the day and the tea meal includes a hot dish or salad, a home baked commodity, fresh fruit. Morning afternoon tea and supper are also served with snacks and tea/coffee available 24 hours.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Our Registered Nurse has over 9 years experience as a Registered Nurse working with the elderly. She is supported by our Enrolled Nurse and caregivers in caring for the elderly. Many of our Caregivers have been at Thorrington for some years.
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We are happy to support individual residents express their personal faith in a respectful manner.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 2.00 km St Martins New World.
Mall 3.00 km Barrington
Parks 0.50 km Beckenham
Library   Christchurch South Library is nearby on Colombo Street.
Updated: 10 Sep 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
The Eden Alternative Yes We fully support the Eden model of resident-centred personalised care for our residents. We aim to make Thorrington as homely as possible.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 10 Sep 2019

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

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