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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 14 Oct 2015|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||12|
|1 room available in our Aio home|
|Premium Room Charges||No|
|MOH Certification and Audit Report||View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)|
|Updated: 16 Dec 2019|
|Outstanding Care Provided for my Mum
The Positives : The wonderful staff at Tasman provided outstanding care for my mum throughout her stay. They were, without exception, calm, kind and warm-hearted toward her at all times. That she was able to smile and laugh with us right up to her last days is a tribute to the ‘best friends’ and ‘small homes’ concept being implemented by DementiaCare NZ. We will always remain grateful that we chose Tasman to care for her.
The Negatives : Nothing.
To anyone viewing this facility we encourage you to focus on the calm atmosphere and attitude of the caring staff. So while the rooms and lounges are bright and cheery they don’t have the latest decor. Funds are obviously spent on providing the very best in personal care for the residents as we found. We never regretted for even one minute our decision to settle Mum here.
To all the wonderful staff at Tasman
We just wanted you all to know how much our family appreciated the outstanding care you gave my mum throughout her stay with you. You were, without exception, calm, kind and warm-hearted toward her at all times. That she was able to smile and laugh with us right up to her last days is a tribute to all of you and to the ‘best friends’ and ‘small homes’ concept being implemented by DementiaCare NZ. We will always remain grateful that we chose Tasman to care for Mum after she could no longer stay at home
We extend to you all our warmest regards and grateful thanks
Sue & John, Michael, Carolyn and the rest of the family of Joy Guy
Hi Claire ,
‘We have found Tasman Rest Home and dementia Care to be the best place for our Mum. The Carers and Nurses take great care to make sure that Mum gets what she needs. It’s never easy losing your Mum to dementia, but we are happy in the knowledge that she is being well cared for an Tasman. Any time we have concerns, we voice them and they listen, take it on board and try their hardest to make sure Mum is happy and comfortable. They take time to get to know Mum and what her signs and signals mean and do their best to understand what she wants. No ‘home’ is ever going to be perfect at this time of life, but all the Carers, Nurses and other staff at Tasman really do their very best to make Mum feel at home. They truly do care about Mum.’ Kath Bee
To all the wonderful staff at Tasman,
We just wanted you to know how much our family appreciated the outstanding care you gave my Mum throughout her stay with you.
You were, without exception, calm, kind and warm hearted toward her at all times.
That she was able to smile and laugh with us right up to her last days is a tribute to all of you and the ‘Best Friends’ and ‘small homes’ concept being implemented by Dementia Care NZ.
We will always remain grateful that we chose Tasman to care for Mum after she could no longer stay at home.
We extend to you all of our warmest regards and grateful thanks.
Sue and John, Michael and Carolyn and the rest of the family of Joy Guy.
ACTS 24:15 – We look forward to seeing our darling Joy again.
15th March 2012.
My Husband, Eric, has been a resident of Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care in Stoke, Nelson since January 17th this year and I can’t speak too highly about the wonderful care he is receiving.
All the staff, from the Managers, The Registered Nurses, the Diversional Therapists and the Carers are all very competent and all so cheerful and most welcoming.
A support group meeting is held once a month for the families of the residents, which I find most helpful.
I am very happy to have Eric being cared for by these wonderful people and would thoroughly recommend Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care.
|Updated: 22 Jul 2018|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||There is a registered nurse on site seven days a week, 24 hours per day.Should you require any information regarding your loved one, the registered nurse on duty is the person to see.|
|Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers||Yes||Our team of care givers are passionate about caring for people who have dementia. This is the work they have chosen to do.|
|Physiotherapist||Yes||Our physio therapist works with us each fortnight. She assesses each resident's needs and develops a safe handling plan for each resident. She also trains the staff to transfer each resident safely.|
|Diversional Therapist||Yes||Our diversional therapists know each resident very well and know what works for each person, creating meaningful activities to support creativity, socialisation, stimulation and fun as well as assisting residents in the daily running of their home.|
|Hairdresser||Yes||Visits weekly and more frequently if required.|
|Podiatrist||Yes||We have a podiatristwho comes on a regular basis to attend to the needs of the residents.|
|Dietitian||Yes||Our dietitian comes to Tasman monthly to review nutritional requirements of the residents.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Tasman is interdenominational so we have people from several denominations that visit. Individual visits can be arranged if required.|
|Other Personnel||Yes||We have a person who facilitates a support group for family members of people who live at Tasman. many people find talking with others very helpful. She is also available by phone for any family member who just needs someone to talk with.|
|Updated: 4 Jul 2013|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes||Our registered nurses have received training in caring for people as they experience the final stages of their journey. Te Ara Whakapiri - Principles and guidance for the last days of life.|
|Wound Care||Yes||Specialist care is available on referral.|
|Diabetic Care||Yes||Specialist care is available on referral.|
|Continence Advice||Yes||We have a continence advisor who calls on us regularly. She also runs in house training sessions for staff and is available to be contacted when we require her service.|
|Stomal Therapy||No||Specialist care is available on referral.|
|Stroke Rehabilitation||No||Specialist care input is available on referral.|
|Infection Control||Yes||We have a registered nurse who does special training in infection control at Tasman. Specialist care input is available on referral.|
|Surgical Followup||Yes||As required.|
|Psychiatric Care||No||Specialist care input is available on referral.|
|Clinical Management||Yes||We have a clinical manager at Tasman Rest Home who is supported by Arah Cartagena, Regional Clinical Manager for Dementia Care NZ.|
|Other Specialties||Yes||Simon Hamley is a registered nurse and also our education coordinator. Simon ensures all staff are compliant with their training, runs staff in-services and coordinates any special training programs that we offer.|
|Updated: 2 Dec 2019|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes|
|Negotiate To Bring Own Pet||Yes|
|Provide End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes||Te Ara Whakapiri - Principles and guidance for the last days of life.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes|
|Rural Setting||Yes||Tasman has a surrounding park with beautiful views and established trees.|
|Smokers Room||No||Smoking is permitted outside only.|
|Smoking Permitted||Yes||Smoking is permitted outside only.|
|Updated: 22 Jan 2018|
|Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care is situated in a quiet suburban area in parklike surroundings. We have a warm and friendly atmosphere with small and homely units.Each unit has its own open plan kitchen. This increases our homely feel and encourages normalised activities.
'Ora' home provides rest home level care.
'Rangi' and 'Ata Hapara' homes provide a safe environment for residents requiring Dementia Rest Home Care.
'Aio' home provides specialist Dementia Hospital level care.
Our staff work hard to provide individualised care for each resident. We take pride in our ability to give care to our residents.
We are guided by our vision and values and love the work we have chosen to do.
Tasman's specialist hospital wing 'Aio' is a warm and comfortable home with a lovely open plan kitchen for activities, residents and families.
There are interesting and pleasant paths to walk and places to sit in the gardens.
The surrounding park offers beautifull views.
A small home means things are more familiar and homely.
|Updated: 18 Oct 2011|
|Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Billiards, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Massage, Minibus, Music, Movies, Newspaper reading, Park, Parties, Pianist, Reading, Sing-a-longs|
|Updated: 18 Oct 2011|
|Updated: 18 Oct 2011|
|Credentials & Membership RC||Status||Details|
|Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.||Yes|
|Updated: 6 Nov 2012|
The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.