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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius Lexham Park
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
3 Binnie Road
Katikati
Postal Address
3 Binnie Road
Katikati 3129
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 549 1015
Fax
(07) 549 2983
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Julie Turnbull - 07 549 1015
Owner
Radius Care Ltd
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Description
Raidus Lexham Park is located in the Bay of Plenty, in the delightful country town of Katikati. Only a 30 minute drive from Tauranga and Mt Maunganui, Lexham Park is just a stone’s throw away from the local harbour, beaches, gardens and rural bushwalks. Lexham Park is a single storied facility set in beautifully landscaped country surroundings.

Radius Lexham Park is a rest home and private hospital facility that integrates the very best of care within a small town setting. Providing home living and ongoing hospital care for our older adults and some younger disabled people who may require specialist healthcare.

Family is important to us. So we encourage friends and family to become involved in all aspects of our residents lives. Individual rooms can be decorated to personal choice. We encourage residents to bring their favourite possessions to help personalise their room so they remain, as much as possible with familiar surroundings. Introduction and installation of free broadband wifii into our communal areas enabling residents to access our free apple i-pads so they may stay in touch with family and the global community.

Our residents also have the freedom to come and go as they please and visits from family, friends and pets are always welcome at anytime. Radius Lexham Park offers a variety of activities, crafts and recreational programmes as well as regular outings.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 12
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Jul 2019
Testimonials
Testimonials
On behalf of our family I would like to thank you and your team at Lexham Park for Joes care over the years. Because we lived such a distance away, it has always been a great relief and comfort for us that Jo was so well-looked after and loved. We want to acknowledge that care giving in general is not easy, and the exceptional care offered by Lexham Park is even more difficult. It is highly skilled work and emotionally and physically taxing, and we so very much appreciate the dedication and commitment of your people. You have a superb team of very special people.

To the Management and staff of Lexham Park - in particular those who tended John during his recent illness. I would like to thank you all for your professional skills but more importantly the tenderness and respect you always showed to John. The grievousness of the situation was made easier by your humanity with appreciation and admiration . Best wishes

Raewyn Winiata from the Ministry of Health wrote, "of the many 100's of reports I read, very few stand out in terms of recognising the needs of younger people and the issues that arise when living with older people who are generally over 80 years of age. One of these was from Lexham Park".
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 173.25 Yes We have a team of experience registered nurses who provide coverage 24 hours per day. All are New Zealand registered and hold current practising certificates with the New Zealand Nursing Council.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We have access to the DHB Gereontological nurse practitioner Louise Fowler who visits the site regularly.
Enrolled Nurse 55 Yes We have a small team of enrolled nurses who are supported by our registered nurses and clinical nurse manager.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 950 Yes A large staff of health care assistants, all of whom have completed a thorough orientation workshop and clinical training. Onsite education along with support to attend external training opportunities ensure staff have current up to date best practice.
Physiotherapist 9 Yes We have a contract for the provision of physiotherapy service for our residents with a qualified NZ registered Physiotherapist available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 12.00am.
Social Worker (on site) No We have strong links with Tauranga Hospital Social work team who are able to advise. Our local disability support team will provide unbiased assessments for aged residential care.
Diversional Therapist Yes Registered Certified DT Monday - Thursday
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two activities assistants provide activities and support to the qualified DT. One is a qualified DT the other currently working towards qualification.
Hairdresser Yes In house salon, two part time hairdressers provide cuts, perms, colours, setting in a dedicated salon.
Podiatrist Yes We have a contract for podiatry service with a local podiatrist who makes house visits every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes All our menus are developed by Chef Peter Kennett and reviewed by a qualified Dietician. We use the Radius resources to provide dietary advice and planning for those residents who have nutritional challenges.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We provide spiritual support by all denominations. Weekly Sunday afternoon church service is held at Lexham Park with weekly prayer groups and services during the week.
Other Personnel Yes Volunteers, we are very fortunate to have local community support with a number of volunteers all of whom have been orientated to Lexham and have signed confidentially agreements.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes Radius Lexham Park has on site three oxygen concentrators along with bottled oxygen for emergency use and when residents require oxygen during transportation. Staff are experienced in the management of oxygen therapy.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our nursing staff have experience in caring for Percutaneous Entral Gastric Feeding. We can access equipment and supplies to provide this care. Radius has policies and proceedures to ensure staff practice and admnister PEG feeding with in safe guidelines
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We provide palliative care to local residents when required which with approval is funded by the Bay of Plenty DHB
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As part of the continuum of aged care provision our nursing staff are experienced in providing end of life care. We have the clinical expertise, equipment and medical/hospice support to meet the needs of the client and their family.
Wound Care Yes We are able to provide specialist wound care managment and have access to wound care products through USL and EBOS. Radius has many resource tools along with membership to the wound society of NZ supporting staff to provide the best in wound care
Diabetic Care Yes Staff are trained in the care of the diabetic patient,are skilled at diabetic monitoring and administration of diabetic medication. Radius provides policies and procedures directing the management of the diabetic patient which ensures best practice.
Continence Advice Yes Radius provides comprehensive continence management that is supported by the Abeeno product range and the BUNZEL specialist representative.
Stomal Therapy Yes Staff have access to appropriate medical support enabling best practice management of stoma's.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Radius Lexham Park can provide stroke rehabilitative support. Physiotherapist on site three mornings per week, specialist equipment and nursing experience are available to provide rehabilitative care.
Tracheotomy Care Yes Radius can provide nursing support and care to patients who have a tracheotomy.
Infection Control Yes Radius has a specialist trained infection control co-ordinator who manages the risk of infections within the facility by thorough monitoring and assessment. We have comprehensive outbreak management plan should an outbreak occur.
Surgical Followup Yes We are able to provide post discharge surgical care with specialist wound managment oversite. Radius Lexham Park is a member of the wound society of NZ.
Primary Rural Health Care Yes Please refer to our hospital service page for details
Clinical Management Yes There is a clinical nurse manager available Monday to Friday 0800 hours to 1630 hours. Clinical management cover is provided on call throughout the weekends and public holidays.
Other Specialties Yes Infection control co-ordinator
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Please phone the facility manager to discuss your requirements. This care may be subsidised with carer support/respite care funding. Our rooms are spacious with en-suite facilities and access to well appointed lounges, library, and café/lounge
Carer Support Yes When there is a long term bed vacancy this may be offered for short term care use. Please phone the facility manager to discuss your requirements. This care may be subsidised with carer support/respite care funding.
Subsidised Yes Often there is a partial subsidy for carer support and respite care. The family or patient will be required to make up the difference between subsidy and true bed rate cost.
Private Paying Yes Private payment for short stay care can be arranged with the facility manager. Payment will be required on day of discharge.
Booking can be made in advance No Unfortunately due to our regular high occupancy of long term residents we are unable to make advanced bookings for respite/carer support or private short stay care.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Of course, we love that you want to personalise your large private room. Bring dressers, chair, T.V. bookcases, pictures and art. Your room is your sanctuary. We can provide you with lovely rimu furniture if you need, or you can mix ours with yours.
Single Rooms Yes All our rooms are larger than a standard room. Visitors comment on the size, cleanliness and maintenance. While we provided standard furnishings we encourage residents to make them homely with their own furniture and soft furnishings if desired.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We do have two rooms that conjoin, please enquire as we may also be able to provide rooms is close proximity to each other.
Ensuite Yes All rooms have en suites. Mixture of private en suites and shared with one other person. All are accessed from the residents room. En suites have hand basin, toilet and shower. All are well ventilated, cleaned daily and stocked with quality fresh linen.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have a Happy Hour on a Thursday where we shout you a drink or two with bar nibbles and music. If you wish to have a drink in your room alcohol is permitted.
Pets In Residence Yes We are grooming a young Labrador "Moss" who will provide pet therapy. We are looking for a mature cat to join us here at Lexham. There are two aquarium, and roaming pukeko and doves.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No If you are prepared to let your pet become the facilities pet then this is a possibility. Presently Lexham Park is looking for a 2 - 3 year old cat to settle at Lexham Park.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You can arrange with your private provider (Spark, Vodaphone etc) to connect a private land line into your room (lines are already in place). Soon WIFI broadband will be available at a small monthly cost to those who access the internet.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Under floor heating controlled by thermostat for winter warmth and good ventilation and fans to provide coolness in summer.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We are able to access funding to provide care to the under 65 years. Generally this is for persons who have age related illnesses, not spinal or head injuries.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have many small nooks for lounging and catching the sun, also we have two large lounging areas with comfortable seating, lots of windows, modern décor, fish tank, large LCD TV, surround sound system. There is an outdoor sun sail for sun protection.
Female residents only No We enjoy the social aspects of having both male and female residents. With large private rooms and en suites providing personal space which maintains dignity and respect while enjoying the company of all residents within communal areas of the facility.
Male residents only No We enjoy the social aspects of having both male and female residents. With large private rooms and en suites providing personal space which maintains dignity and respect while enjoying the company of all residents within communal areas of the facility.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We have a contract with the DHB to provide acute primary care inpatient care. This is accessed through the Katikati Medical Centre GP's who have admitting rights to these beds. Please discuss with your GP or the facility manager in regards to eligibility.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Qualified staff are trained in palliative care. We are supported by Waipuna Hospice and our local GP's. We have the specialised equipment to assist in providing the very best care. Our rooms have private en suite, are light and spacious, warm and airy.
Palliative Care Contract No Funding is available through Bay of Plenty DHB to provide fully funded palliative care to Katikati residents.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have an active day care program run by our diversional Therapy team men's club, outings, crafts, and other activities that provide socialisation and stimulation. Our day care visitors are made to feel part of our community, we enjoy their company too.
Outings Yes We love going out and our DT's take you on interesting and varied outings. What ever is going on in the Bay we make sure you can be apart of it too. We have a large bus with an electric lift for wheelchair access and a 7 seater van for transportation.
Whanau Room Yes We have a dedicated whanau room that is homely and comfortable. Recently decorated and with comfy sofa and chairs, along with tea and coffee making facilities. Just the place to have a large family get together in privacy.
Maori Kaupapa No We have a cultural advisor and liaison person to assist us in meeting the needs of Maori residents and their whanau.
Residents Committee No Every two months we hold residents meetings where a resident advocate and representative chairs this meeting.
Family Committee Yes 6 monthly family meetings are held with the facility manager. This forum provides an opportunity to communicate as a group, discuss common issues, get to know the other families of residents at Lexham Park.
Newsletter Yes We publish a local newsletter bimonthly which has news updates. Quarterly Radius Care published a small magazine called the 'Orbiter' with national Radius news and updates.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Comprehensive policies and procedures to support staff in managing challenging behaviour. At all times residents are cared for in a respectful and dignified manner with the safety of the resident and others being paramount.
Confused Residents Yes A person may become acutely confused due to an infection or are confused due to a dementia. At all times confusion is investigated and the underlying medical concern addressed by trained staff. Prompt action is taken if a resident becomes confused.
Rural Setting Yes Lexham is nestled into park like grounds with large open spaces, gardens and mature trees. Vege gardens, raised succulent bed garden. A working farm 200 metres from our gate on Park Road, and paddocks on our back fence.
Smokers Room No Smoking is only permitted outside.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas where smoke can not enter the facility. We encourage and can offer smoking cessation support.
Semi-Secure No We have alarmed and secure entrances which are locked and activated during the night. If a resident should leave staff are alerted and can identify where the breach has occurred. We are not a secure unit.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Commercial Wi-Fi (wireless internet) access to the facility with I-Pads available for resident use to stay connected to their families, community and enjoy a wide range of activities using Apple I-Pad tablets. A new feature is the use of Apple TV connection, enabling our big screen TV's to display the apple i-pad. Very useful for watching video clips and group activities such as crosswords and puzzles. We have a small number of I-pods to listen to a personal selection of music through head sets.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Apple i-pads, Activity programme, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Jigsaw, Library, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Organ, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Stroke Group, Vegetarian, Videos, budgie, Bingo
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All our meals are cooked on site. Our main meal is served at midday and a lighter meal served in the evening. Morning and afternoon tea and supper are all provided. We have a national four week rotational menu which is also seasonal developed by chef, approved by dietitian, which is suitable for the elderly.
Staffing Qualifications and Details All our staff are trained by HSI and have achieved Hospitality Service industry certification level 1, with three staff working on level 2. We have an experienced kitchen manager who leads the kitchen team.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of Rest Home and Private Hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Some staff members speak Maori
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Thai Yes
Tongan Yes Some staff memebers speak Tongan as their first lanuage.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes We are able to provide interdenominational chaplaincy service, prayer group and interdenominational church services.
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 1.00 km Info centre/bus depot
Shops 0.50 km Dairy including takeaways/cafe
Parks 1.00 km Large spacious grounds with lawns, orchard, vegetable and herb gardens. Concreted walkway around perimeter of facility and large play areas. Children welcome to play outside under parent or adult supervision.
Library 1.00 km plus small library onsite. DT ladies will take residents to library in town or change books for residents.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 19 Jun 2019

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