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Selwyn Oaks Village - Matai House

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Selwyn Oaks Village
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
21 Youngs Road
Papakura
Postal Address
21 Youngs Road
Papakura 2110
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 297 2079
Fax
(09) 297 2238
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Diana Okeme - 09 297 2079
Owner
The Selwyn Foundation Group - (09) 845 0838
Village and Care Manager:
Diana Okeme - 09 297 2079
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Description
CHANGING THE WAY WE CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE.

Reflecting best practice from around the world, The Selwyn Foundation is set to deliver holistic care and support to the elderly which is focused totally on the individual, their needs and what they want out of life. The physical design of our facilities, and our staffing structures, are focused on overall wellness, not just clinical care.

The new care suites within the Lees Centre at Selwyn Oaks is a manifestation of this new model of care, where communities are based around small clusters of resident ‘households’ within the larger care community. Provision of rest home and hospital care from this purpose-built facility enables residents to continue living on site as their care needs change over time.

NEW CARE SUITES AVAILABLE NOW

Located on the first and second floors, 4 small communities or 'households' are home to a total of 48 residents. Each household functions like a home, with its own living room and open plan kitchen and large balcony for relaxing. Whanau and friends are able not just to visit, but also use the household kitchen and even stay overnight.

Each household has:
- its own 24/7 care partners
- its own front door, with a door bell for use after hours
- lounge with fireplace
- dining area (with one large dining table)
- domestic open plan kitchen for staff, residents and whanau to use as they please
- a den or whanau room for residents and families to use during visits, or for whanau to stay overnight complete with (fold-out couch)
- a guest toilet close to the whanau rooms

Each resident’s room has:
- its own ensuite (bidet optional)
- a generous wardrobe
- smart TV with access to SKY TV and
- Netflix
- wifi

In addition there is:
- a nurse onsite 24/7
- a small domestic laundry that both residents and families can use should they wish to (a regular commercial laundry service will also be available).

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THE SELWYN FOUNDATION – AN OVERVIEW and OUR MISSION
The Selwyn Foundation has been around for a very long time.

The Selwyn Foundation is an independent, faith-based New Zealand charitable trust providing services to older people and their families. We have been leading the way in improving the quality of life of our elders for over sixty years. As pioneers of the retirement village model and of rest home care in this country, we are uniquely experienced in providing residential care, independent retirement living and community outreach services for older adults.

With the dramatic rise of New Zealand's ageing population, the work of The Selwyn Foundation is more important than ever. Building on our achievements to date — and in keeping with our original Mission to provide quality care for elders — we will continue to innovate, diversify and offer a continuum of flexible care options that meet the present and future needs of ageing people and their families.

OUR MISSION
In keeping with our mission:
To deliver quality services that are responsive to the ageing person and their family, ensuring that our charitable outreach supports those who are vulnerable or in need.

Our activities are grouped in four key areas:

CHARITY
Enhancing the lives of elders who are vulnerable or in need.

To support our mission we reappraised our definition of 'vulnerability' and developed new, practical ideas on how our charitable mission could affect the quality of life of older people. We identified three particular areas where our help can make a substantial difference to those in need:

• Social isolation/loneliness
• Affordable housing
• Hardship support

These priorities are funded through surpluses derived from the various Selwyn villages, community services and educational functions, and through fundraising, donations, bequests, and sponsorship initiatives and in the future surpluses from commercial partnerships. We have recently partnered with Auckland Council to further build on our social housing goals in addition to our 57 rentals.

LEARNING
Investing in research and education to deliver quality care.

The Selwyn Institute takes a holistic approach to the wellbeing of older people and helps inform our charitable and business functions through knowledge-sharing, research, trials, innovations, and technology development.

The Selwyn Foundation is committed to opening up growth and skill opportunities that help our staff, their families and our residents.

COMMUNITY
Providing care and support to elders in their community.

Recognising that village life is not for everyone, The Selwyn Foundation is expanding its care and services to those who choose to remain living in their communities. Helping older people to remain connected through our Selwyn Centres, providing cost effective transport, health and fitness programmes, and providing products and services that they both need and want. All of this delivered through The Selwyn Way – our approach to care.

VILLAGES
Creating thriving communities to age well.

We continue to build thriving communities, mindful of the potential need for continuum of care. With the development of The Selwyn Way, our approach to care, so too we have developed purpose-built residential care housing that allows us to provide residents with a more homely environment where they can find meaning and self-fulfilment.

The Selwyn Foundation
PO Box 8203, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150.
Telephone (09) 846 0119.
Fax (09) 846 0700.
Email: mail@selwynfoundation.org.nz
Website: www.selwynfoundation.org.nz
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 2 Apr 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 8
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 6 Dec 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes 2 registered nurses on duty 7 days a week. 1 RN Night shift.
Physiotherapist Yes Part time physiotherapy provided onsite
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Occupational therapy is arranged as it is required.
Diversional Therapist Yes 1 full time on site
Hairdresser Yes Appointments are made with our hairdresser on two days each week.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist calls by arrangment as residents have a need.
Dietitian Yes Service is provided in collaboration with CMDHB and our visiting dietician
Kaumatua Yes Selwyn Foundation Kaumatua is available
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Selwyn Oaks Chaplain available onsite
Other Personnel Yes A team of Volunteers assists with weekly activities, transport, entertainment, home groups and the like.
Updated: 27 Aug 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Diabetic Care Yes In liaison with Diabetic Specialists at Middlemore Hospital.
Continence Advice Yes We act on advice from specialists at Middlemore Hospital.
Stomal Therapy No Counties Manukau DHB specialists advise as required.
Stroke Rehabilitation No The services of the Stroke Foundation Field Officer are accessed when required.
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care No Care is facilitated through Mental Health Services - South Auckland, through Counties Manukau DHB.
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2007
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Flemish Yes Flemish is accessible through our Residential Services Manager.
Interpreter Yes Either through a staff member or the local DHB Interpreter Service.
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information No With staff members and residents from many different countries, we are often able to meet residents' needs - please ask our manager for help.
Updated: 18 Oct 2007
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 18 Oct 2007

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

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