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Ultimate Care Madison
Rest Home Care
144 Queen Street West
Levin 5510
(06) 367 2305
(06) 367 2308
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Sonya Smith - (06) 367 2305
Ultimate Care Group
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Our Aim is to form a partnership with our residents to ensure their
Independence, Privacy, Dignity, Cultural and Religious needs are met as Individuals.

To provide assistance and direction in enabling them to
meet their daily needs and maintain a quality life.

Commitment to Quality
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care27
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes There is a Registered Nurse on every shift
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have two enrolled nurses who work varied days and shifts
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our care staff have either completed the Ace training programme or are working towards an equivalent Career Force qualification. As you enter Madison you will see a honours board that records our staff's achievements
Physiotherapist Negotiable We are able to access a Physio if required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes Our DT has been with us for over 10 years. Sandra runs a very comprehensive programme that caters for every level of care.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an assistant that comes and helps Sandra 1 day per week for specific outings
Hairdresser Yes Our salon is situated in Brooklyn wing. Our hairdresser is available Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons - bookings made with receptionist
Podiatrist Yes Our mobile podiatrist visits approximately every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes We have a dietician who oversees our 4 week cycle menu. She is also available for consultation over specific diets if required.
Accredited Visitors Yes The facility is visited by a number of allied services.
Kaumatua No A Kaumatua is available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have regular visits from non denominational church groups as well as a church visitor.
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a specific respite room available. If Supportlinks have identified that respite is required please ring or come in and talk with us. Process will be explained at time of visit.
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Day Care Yes Our day care residents are encouraged to join in with the facility activities programme
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes Manhattan Wing rooms have a shared ensuite - situated between two rooms.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We do have double rooms at the front of the facility that can accommodate a couple.
Ensuite Yes Shared ensuites on Manhattan wing
May Bring Own Furniture Yes A bed, overtable and bedside cabinet are supplied in rooms. Residents are encouraged to bring in other belongings that makes the room feel more homely as long as environment is clutter free - safety issue
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have a facility cat named Maddie. We welcome visits from other pets
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is at resident cost. Price on application
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The facility has gas under floor heating ensuring the facility is warm at all times.
Residents Committee Yes Two monthly resident meetings are held. Families are encouraged to attend. Date is displayed on wall beside the sign in register.
Family Committee No Families are welcome to meet with management/RN's at any time.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly newsletters will be emailed to families, or available at reception.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please ask management if you wish to view this policy
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lounges (one that can be booked for birthdays, anniversaries etc)and a community hall. The Manhattan lounge has tea/coffee facilities for visitors
Outings Yes Our Diversional Therapist runs a very robust activity programme which includes outings
Smokers Room Yes Designated outdoor area available.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated area only
Sprinklers Yes Approved evacuation scheme
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Special Features
We have a lovely courtyard in the middle of the facility that has a fish pond and an aviary for residents enjoyment. Sky TV in the Manhattan lounge for all the exciting sporting events.
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
., Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, , Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Library, Lotto, Mobility Van, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Quizzes, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Details re Meals We have a 4 week rotational menu. Menu is overseen by a Qualified Dietitian
Staffing Details The Madison has a Registered Nurse on 24 hours per day and all care givers either have the National Certificate Support of the Older Person or are studying towards the equivalent Career Force qualification.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Ultimate Care Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include POA
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Other Details Yes Interpreters can be accessed if required
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Monthly Communion
Inter denominational Yes Weekly Religious Studies
Roman Catholic Yes Sunday weekly Communion
Salvation Army Yes Frequent visitors
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Public Transport 0.30 km
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.30 km
Library 0.50 km
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Expiry 30th November 2018
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 12 Jan 2017