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Bishop Selwyn Lifecare
Rest Home Care
350 Selwyn St
South West
Christchurch 8024
03 3794044
(03) 3794009
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Diane Topschij - 03 3794044 Ext 335
The Ultimate Care Group - 04 4779358
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We Promise to Care:
To provide quality care for the elderly catering for their physical, mental, social, emotional and cultural needs in a residence where they are catered for as unique individuals who merit the highest respect.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care34
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have one lovely rest home room available.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes We have a team of registered nurses led by our Clinical Services Manager.
Enrolled Nurse 44 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a team of skilled care givers who are committed to providing the best quality of care possible
Physiotherapist Yes By arrangement.
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes We have a Diversional Therapist who also has two assistants to help deliver a fun packed activities programme.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities team have an excellent activities programme that caters for all our residents needs.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own salon based on site. You never have to leave the facility to have a bit of a hair-do.
Podiatrist Yes There is a visiting podiatrist.
Dietitian Yes Should any of our residents require a referral from a dietitian this can be arranged easily. All our menu's are also approved by a dietitian.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We provide these services.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 22 Jan 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We believe our staff are highly trained in delivering the best quality of care when it matters the most.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our staff our suitably trained to manage any gastric/nasogastric requirments.
Oxygen Management Yes We can provide if prescribed by a doctor, and oxygen management.
Surgical Followup Yes If your coming to stay with us post-surgery we can following an assessment of your needs provide the recovery needs you require.
Wound Care Yes We have highly trained clinical nurses lead by our clinical coach who can provide best care for any wounds requiring treatment.
Diabetic Care Yes All of our registered nurses are skilled to assist with the management of diabetes.
Continence Advisor Yes Our registered nurses have been trained to assess for continence requirements and work closely with our suppliers to ensure any continence products you require are of the highest quality.
Infection Control Yes We have been highly commended by the 'public health' medical officer for managing our infection control programme.
Stomal Therapist No We do not have a stomal therapist on staff, but if required we would refer to the DHB stomal services for advice.
Psychiatric Care No We do not provide this level of service
Tracheotomy Care Yes We can on case by case following careful assessment look after any resident that requires post tracheotomy care or has a long standing tracheotomy.
Dialysis No We do not provide this service.
Specialised Dementia Care No Unfortunately we do not provide secure dementia services.
Gerontological Care Yes We have experienced registered nurses who specialise in gerontology care.
Clinical Manager Yes Our clinical manager is highly skilled and oversees all the care required for our residents.
Updated: 22 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes The Friendship Club
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Studio with Occupation Right Agreement
Ensuite Yes All rooms have own toilet. Some rooms have ensuite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Negotiated.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two large and three small lounges.
Outings Yes
Smokers Room No Dedicated outside area
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Special Features
We have lovely garden areas, bird aviary and fountain area to relax in. Your visit is encouraged or contact us by phone 3794044 or email admin.bishopselwyn@ultimatecare.co.nz for information
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Interests & Activities
Visits to / from kindergartens, church services
weekly, cooking, craft, exercises , wkly happy hour,
Friday entertainment, indoor games, bowls, public library books available once a week, bird aviary, newspaper reading daily, quizzes , shopping , outings housie , entertainers, sing-a-longs, DVD's, visitors (people and pets)
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Additional Information
Details re Meals All dietary needs catered for.
Staffing Details All staff working towards or qualified in the Aged Care Education (ACE) training programme.
Associated Complexes Rose Court, Karadean (Oxford)
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact Administration Manager for details 3794044 ext 3
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Languages Spoken
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Japanese Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes All welcome.
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
Public Transport 0.02 km Outside the gate.
Shops 1.00 km Close to dairy
Mall 1.00 km Barrington Mall, South City, The Colombo
Parks 2.00 km Close to the Gardens
Library 0.00 km In house library and Christchurh Public Library selection available weekly
Updated: 17 Mar 2015
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
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: 17 Mar 2015