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Princes Court Dementia Care
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
58 Princes St
Mid Canterbury
Ashburton 7700
(03) 308 0302
(03) 308 9433
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Mutya Guirigay - 03 308 0302
The Greenvale Group Limited - 03 307 8100
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Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 27 Mar 2012
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 1 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Two Registered Nurses are available.
Enrolled Nurse Yes One Enrolled Nurse Full Time
Diversional Therapist Yes One qualified Diversional Therapist
Activities Co-ordinator Yes An activities programme is available for all residents with an evening programme running after the tea meal and at the weekends.
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser visits weekly.
Podiatrist Yes The Podiatrist visits monthly.
Dietitian Negotiable The menu is reviewed by a registered dietician
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes External supporters from various religious groups visit regularly
Other Personnel Yes One maintenance staff member and one gardener. Receptionist and Administration Support.
Updated: 26 Jul 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Princes Court offers specialised D3 dementia care. All staff, including auxiliary staff, are trained in providing dementia care. Staff are offered the opportunity to attend the CDHB Walking in Another's Shoes course on working with dementia residents.
Clinical Manager Yes Our Clinical Nurse Manager is Mutya Guirigay.
Updated: 25 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 30 Sep 2014
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes The Rest Home has one cat named Laddie.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure No Fully secure
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 30 Sep 2014
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers, Exercises, Flower arranging, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Singing, Sky TV, Videos. More information on Princes Court Website under Activities.
Updated: 30 Sep 2014
Additional Information
Details re Meals All meals are prepared on-site including home baked morning and afternoon tea. The menu is reviewed annually by a registered dietician. Special diets can be catered for by the kitchen staff. Family are welcome to join their relative for a meal.
Staffing Details Both the Nurse Manager and the Clinical Nurse Manager are very experienced Nurses in aged care. Over 90% of our care staff have achieved their National Certificate in Support of the Older Person. Plus, 50% of our staff have completed the 'Walking in Another's Shoes' training course.
Associated Complexes The Greenvale Group also owns Coldstream Rest Home and Hospital in Ashburton and Clare House and Rose Lodge in Invercargill.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please discuss with the Nurse Manager.
Updated: 30 Sep 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown