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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Ohope Beach Care Ltd
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
4 Harbour Road
Ohope
Postal Address
as above
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 312 4169
Fax
(07) 312 4109
Mobile
0275309000
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Barbara Travers - 073124169 / 0275309000
Owner
Adrian Davies - 092627093
Jill Jansen
Clinical Manager - 073124169
Karen Harrison
Registered Nurse - 073124169
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Description
Our mission at Ohope Beach care is to provide an environment in which our Residents live in an atmosphere of respect and friendship as in their own home. We believe in providing a personalized centered care involving their physical,emotional and cultural needs.
Ohope Beach Care is a 25 bed Secure Dementia unit with 11 Rest home care beds. Both units are managed individually covered 24 hours by Health Care professionals involving Registered Nurses every day. Dr Joanne McKnight visits all Residents weekly and more frequently when required.
All our Residents can participate in daily walks to our beautiful Ohope Beach.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 25
Vacancy Soon
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 14 Dec 2018
Testimonials
Testimonials
The wonderful team of staff are always giving their love,care support and empathy to all your Residents. The Beacon

To the very special people who care for Gaie. Thank you.
I have spent alot of times in Rest Homes over the last 10 years and not one comes close to the buoyant and fun atmosphere you have at OBC.
It is such a relief to have found you and to know that Mum is cared for with such kindness and compassion. It is also a delight to watch you sing when there is agitation, hug when there are tears and dance when there is melancholy.
With huge gratitude to all the staff at OBC.

Updated: 4 Sep 2018
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 56 Yes Jill a Clinical Manager, she has 20 years experience as senior Practice Nurse in Primary Health Karen a Clinical Coordinator worked as a Clinical Care / Quality Coordinator in Aged Care for the last 20 years. Anna Foley Lyn Wilcock
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 32 Yes We have three shifts with three carers at night, four in the day time and four in the afternoon until 9.30pm when three carers will cover. They have or are training towards the LCP Dementia qualification with Career Force.This is ongoing.
Physiotherapist Yes Our Physiotherapist comes to us from the Hospital after a referal has been made through the GP
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) Yes We are in constant communication with the Mental Health and Support Nett Teams in Whakatane. They come frequently to monitor the health of our clients.
Diversional Therapist 70 Yes We have a two Qualified Diversional Therapists. Missy Foulkes has 10 years experience. Our other DT is newly qualified and will cover during absences of the active DT.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser 3 Yes Our Hairdresser is also our Tea time cook so she knows everyone really well she comes once every two weeks. She does cuts and sets for a very reasonable rate.
Podiatrist Yes Everyone sees the podiatrist once a month. They come to the rest home which is a very convenient service for us
Dietitian Yes Our Menus are reviewed every two years using a qualified dietitian or earlier if we need advice.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes If required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have all denominations visit at different times. We have three services at the home in the month.These are very well accepted. we are currently looking for Chapliancy to have ongoing spiritual care.
Other Personnel 40 + Yes The Manager is also a registered nurse
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes We do provide basic oxygen management anything further than this we would require and ambulance.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are not Hospital level but we can do and have done End of life Care for long term clients. It is nice that they can end their days with people they know and have cared for them.
Wound Care Yes We do our own wound management here in consultation with the Doctor, or we engage the District nurse for an ACC referral for wound care if we are able. We also get advice from the Wound care specialist in WDHB
Diabetic Care Yes We can consult with the diabetic nurse at Whakatane hospital who will come over or send some guidelines depending on the severity of the diabetes. Our Clinical Leader is a diabetic specialist
Continence Advice Yes There is a continence Nurse at Whakatane hospital which we can source. We also use Ebos products for incontinence and there rep will give the staff an inservce on the best and most effective use of the incontinence products.
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We are able to invite an interdisciplinary medical professional advice so co coordinating a centred plan
Infection Control Yes Our Registered Nurse is our Infection control Nurse she is incharge of seeing that all infection guidelines are up held
Surgical Followup Yes We follow up with appointments after surgery has been performed on any of our residents this may mean a trip to the hosipital for specialist appointments
Community Health Yes We are in constant contact with the community Mental Health team. They are always willing to come over and discuss clients needs with us.
Clinical Management Yes Jill has extensive knowledge in this field
Other Specialties Yes We pride ourselves in creating personalized centered care to all our residents
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We encourage Respite care. Bed availability features here. We apply to Support Nett for top up funding, this means that the family do not have to pay the short fall between the carer support allocation and the actual daily charge.
Carer Support Yes We encourage Carer Support. Bed availability features here also.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We will take advanced bookings but it is of course the bed availability at the time which determines the outcome.
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes You may bring whatever furniture to the Home which will help settling in our Reidents
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have one room that could be used
Ensuite Yes The Resthome care facility part does have ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Yes we have a resident cat named Luna
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is the responsibility of the family but it could be done.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes All rooms have their own heaters
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have outside areas and lounge which most clients seem to congregate in.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients No But may be in the future
Outings Yes We have a 11 seater van which we use for outings. We have a regular outing every Friday when they travel around the town and out some where for an icecream.Our Van seems to go out at least twice a week.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Yes if required we could source this
Residents Committee Yes Rest Home residents have their own meetings.
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes We try to get one out every 3 months or so. We are also on Facebook
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have trained staff specialising in the art of de-escalating technics to be tried when faced with Challenging behaviors. These behaviours are monitored closely by the Caregivers, Nurse, Doctor and the Mental Health team.
Confused Residents Yes Some times we are presented with someone with a Delirium and this can be a challenge which may cause more confusion than normal.
Rural Setting No Rural setting by the beach and the ocean We do have a lovely mural painted by our artist gardener that gives the feeling of being able to be on a tropical Island, have a look in the photo section.
Smokers Room Yes We do not encourage smoking but we have outside areas that smokers can go
Smoking Permitted Yes We are smoke free in the building with designated areas outside for smoking
Semi-Secure Yes We are fully secure we have key pad locks on all exit doors. We have two fully fenced outdoor areas where residents can wander at their leisure without supervision and be safe but give the feeling of being in control.
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Ohope Beach care is 3 minutes walk from the beautiful Ohope Beach. All our Elders are able to walk and smell the ocean which brings a lot of joy to many.
Updated: 9 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Billiards, Blind Foundation, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Bridge, Children, Church, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Flower arranging, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Library, Lotto, Mah Jong, Massage, Minibus, Music, Movies, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Pastoral care, Pianist, Quizzes, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Views, Outdoor walks, Boccia , Quiz's Scrabble
Age Concern, Children, Womens Institute, Theatre
Updated: 19 Oct 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All our meals are cooked on the premises by our two very competent cooks one of our cooks has been with us for many years and cooks the older style meal whereas our other cook is younger and uses a lot of flavours in her meals which is very popular as well. The Manager has resthome cooking experience and sometimes you will see her cooking.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Our Staff turnover is low and many staff members have been here a long time. The Manager can cover all shifts if need be. This gives her an insight into how things are being run and if there is any need for any changes to be made.
What's included in your fees and what's not Our fees are governed by the BOPDHB and the Ministry Of Health
Updated: 9 Nov 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Hindi Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Shona Yes
Sri Lankan Yes
Thai Yes
Other Information Yes One of our staff members can speak Kiribati which is very much like the Maori language
Updated: 9 Nov 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Hindu Yes
Muslim Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
Updated: 30 Oct 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km The bus stop is right outside our gate it will take you to town or a change of bus to Tauranga
Shops 1.50 km
Mall 10.00 km We have a great Mall called the Hub it is situated on the town boundry.
Parks 1.00 km Not only Parks to walk in but the beach as well!
Library 0.50 km We are situated right next door to the library
Updated: 9 Nov 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Now New Zealand certificate in Health and Wellbeing
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Care Association New Zealand CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 9 Nov 2018

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

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