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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
12 Gwyneth Place
Lytton West
Gisborne 4010
Postal Address
Same as above
DHB
Tairawhiti
Phone
06 863 3636
Fax
06 863 3638
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Neville Parkinson - 06 863 3636
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Jenny Wood
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Description
Your health needs may change over time and if they do, it’s good to know you won’t have to move again. At Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village, we’re dedicated to caring for you now and into your future.

As well as independent living and assisted living in serviced apartments, we also provide resthome, hospital and specialist dementia care.

Providing the full range of living and care options is just one of Ryman’s points of difference.

Since 2014, we’ve repeatedly won the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand: Aged Care and Retirement Villages award. And we’ve been awarded the gold medal four times in the Reader’s Digest Quality Service award.

Of all the large providers in New Zealand (with 15 villages or more), Ryman has the highest number of care centres with 4 years’ certification – the ‘gold standard’ in care – from the Ministry of Health.

Kiri Te Kanawa is one such village that has achieved this ‘gold standard’ in care. To achieve this, it has been determined that the care centre has exceeded the sector standard for aged care.

Innovations such as our custom-made electronic care app, myRyman, contribute to this high standard. In every care room, a device enables nurses and carers to see and record information about each resident. This award-winning technology creates greater efficiencies, allowing our teams to spend more time with residents as a result.

Ryman’s seasonal Delicious menu continues to be highlighted as an area that we go above and beyond in. Meals are prepared fresh on site by our village chefs. There is a choice of three main courses, including a vegetarian option, where the aim is to tempt all taste buds. We also cater for special dietary requirements.

Private rooms are spacious and include monitored call bells. You can choose from a selection of room layouts, all with an ensuite bathroom.

Amenities include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. To ensure your safety at all times, we have 24-hour security on site. Our village also has emergency generators in our care centre, serviced apartments and village centre.

What really makes a difference in Ryman care centres, is the daily dedication of our caring teams. Residents and their families think the world of our nurses and carers. And because our staff ratios are some of the highest in the care sector, the individualised care we provide creates the unique experience that residents tell us they love.

Choosing the right care centre is one of the most important decisions you will make. At Kiri Te Kanawa, our dedication to care begins even before you or your loved one has moved in.

The Lifestyle at Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village has so many wonderful aspects. We appreciate that everyone has different needs and expectations, so we encourage you to come and visit.

Compare our care centre with other providers, and join in with the activities or events on offer. That way, you’ll obtain a real appreciation of the care centre lifestyle, and whether you can see yourself living there.

You’ll be supported by our care team every step of the way, to ensure your move into resthome care is a smooth and informed transition.

We look forward to introducing you to our warm and caring community.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 42
Vacancy Soon
39
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 16 Dec 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Our resthome has a full time registered nurse dedicated to this area. The highly skilled Clinical Manager, overviews the clinical care of all residents in the resthome.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access the expert advice of a nurse practitioner should this be required.
Enrolled Nurse No None on staff at this time.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes As much as possible, the same caregivers will care for you each shift so they will get to know you well. All our caregivers are supported to undertake training in care of the older person.
Physiotherapist Yes There is a physiotherapist who visits our facililty regularly and will review residents as required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a dedicated Activities Coordinator in the Restome/Hospital/Special Care Unit who works 5 days per week and delivers a wide range of activities for the resident to participate in should they wish.
Hairdresser Yes We have a fully equiped hairdressing salon on site.
Podiatrist Yes We have a registered podiatrist who visits the village on a regular basis.
Dietitian Yes We are able to access the expert advice of a dietician should this be required.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable In train
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have regular church services for Residents and families to attend. Services are provided by several denominations through the month.
Other Personnel Yes We welcome visitors to our resthome and should you require the services of specialists we will assist you in accessing the appropriate people to meet your requirements.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes As we also have a hospital associated with this resthome we have registered nurses available 24 hours per day and the expertise available to met all your needs. Please talk directly with Neville Parkinson for more information.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes We have a highly skilled and experienced registered nurse as our Clinical Manager. Please feel welcome to discuss any questions or concerns with our registered nurses.
Other Specialties Yes As required
Updated: 13 Mar 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 have a contract to provide respite care. This service is available in our serviced apartments or care centre at rest home level care.
Carer Support Yes We have a contract to provide respite care. This service is available in our serviced apartments or care centre at rest home level care.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Beautiful ensuited room available
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own possessions and furniture.
Single Rooms Yes Beautiful ensuited room available
Ensuite Yes All our rooms have ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We host a happy hour every week
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have phone points. Personal line charges are billed to the resident through Telecom. Telephones are available in most lounges
Resident can adjust heating in own room No All our rest home rooms are heated via underfloor heating.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two beautifully appointed lounges as well as an external courtyard.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes Bus outings regularly arranged.
Whanau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Rural Setting Yes Beautiful views of surrounding hills.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Kiri te Kanawa offers the full continuum of care within its beautiful retirement village.
Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments. Please contact the village for information.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Church, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Newspaper reading, Music, Pastoral care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Singing, Outings
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All of our meals are prepared on site by our wonderful Food Services Team. We work hard to ensure everyone's special requests are accounted for.
Staffing Qualifications and Details We have a team of dedicated and passionate staff from the gardener to the kitchen staff, maintainence to caregivers.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group
What's included in your fees and what's not Please enquire for more information.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Other Details Yes If English is your second language we will endeavour to take every opportunity to meet your needs. We will access an interpreter should this be required and we are happy to work closely with family members to ensure we understand your needs fully.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes We repect all denominations and hold interdenominational services on a regular basis in our Chapel and/or resthome lounge.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 1.50 km The nearest bus stop is available from the Lytton West Shopping Centre approximately 1.5kms from the village
Shops 1.50 km Our village has a small shop which stocks some emergency supplies. Our local superette is our closest shop.
Parks   While we don't have any parks close by we have developed extensive parklike grounds which our residents enjoy strolling through.
Library   The HB Williams Memorial Library provides a service to the village residents including large print books. The village also has a Library onsite with many novels donated by village residents and their families.
Updated: 13 Mar 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 13 Mar 2019

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

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