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Eltham Care Rest Home (formerly Mercy Jenkins Rest Home)

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Eltham Care Rest Home (formerly Mercy Jenkins Rest Home)
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
54 Maata Rd
South Taranaki
Eltham
DHB
Taranaki
Phone
06 764 8330
Fax
06 764 8739
Mobile
02102860682
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Carly Mangulabnan - 02102860682
Owner
Sound Care Limited (Carly Mangulabnan) - 02102860682
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Description
Located in the pleasant rolling hills of the Taranaki countryside near Eltham. Mercy Jenkins has one of the most spectacular views of Mount Taranaki along with its open picturesque countryside

The residents here are mostly people from the surrounding rural area and have a lot of family and community support. Mercy Jenkins has a 20 Bed rest home wing and a 17 bed Dementia wing.

A Registered Nurse is on duty 8 hours, 5 days a week as well as caregivers on site 24 hours per day. Respite care is also available here, along with a secure Dementia Unit that caters for people with level 3 or above dementia. There is always at least 2 staff members with these 17 residents during the day, plus specialised activities and entertainments are provided appropriate to those living with dementia.

Mercy Jenkins also has a day care service where up to 11 people are picked up each morning by our Mobility Van, Monday to Friday to participate in the Rest Home activities. A meal is provided and then the clients are taken back home again in the afternoon. We also provide a Meals on Wheels service to elderly people in the South Taranaki area.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 17 Apr 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care24
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have 0 allocated Respite care beds available to suit your needs with our dedicated and friendly team. Our services cover most of the surrounding areas, plus respite care up to New Plymouth and the possibility of transport provided
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 22 Feb 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes There is a registered Nurse on site 5 days per week and on call after hours
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Healthcare Assistance's are trained
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Regularly visits and happy to come other than booked times
Podiatrist Yes Comes every 6 weeks
Updated: 25 Oct 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We have a dedicated hospice team who assist staff when necessary
Oxygen Management Yes Respiratory Nurse avaliable to come when needed. We have onsite equipment
Wound Care Yes Trained wound care staff
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Continence specialist avaliable to visit when needed
Infection Control Yes Infection control trained nurse onsite
Stomal Therapist Yes Stoma trained staff onsite, also specialist care available
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Secure wing
Updated: 25 Oct 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 15 Dec 2011
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes If a resident shows signs of confusion this is medically investigated families kept updated
Lounges/seating areas Yes Large lounge with rural mountain view, 2 small sunny lounges with beautiful mountain views
Outings Yes Regular outings arranged and take part in community events
Rural Setting Yes Spectacular views of the mountain and surrounding farm land.
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure No Secure dementia unit on site
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 25 Oct 2013
Special Features
Home from Home environment
Updated: 12 May 2016
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Cards, Chapel Services, Concerts, Entertainers, Games, Gardening,Indoor Games, Quizzes, Shopping, Sky TV, interaction with other rest homes, 4 cats, birds in aviary outside, 1 indoor dove, Craft, Dancing
Updated: 25 Oct 2013
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Meals on wheels services available
Updated: 12 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Punjabi Yes
Tagalog Yes
Updated: 12 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes
Updated: 12 May 2016
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Shops   Shopping is available at Eltham township which is approx 3kms away, the van go there regularly.
Library   Library service available
Updated: 25 Oct 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 26 Mar 2012
What's New
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The facility was recently acquired by Carly Mangulabnan who will also take over the position of a facility manager. 

Carly is also a Registered Nurse, with a depth of experience in Managing Aged Care Facilities.

Carly wishes to become an active member of the whole Eltham community.

Carly has been on-site managing the facility for some weeks now, so everyone can anticipate a smooth transition with no disruption to residents’ care.


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