Hospital Care: Hilda Ross Retirement Village

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  • Hilda Ross Retirement Village
  • 30 Ruakura Road
  • Hamilton 3216
  • District Health Board Area: Waikato
  • Phone: (07) 855 9542
  • Fax: (07) 855 9543
  • Manager: Wendy Taylor (Phone: (07) 855 9542)
  • Owner: Ryman Healthcare (Phone: (03) 366 4069)
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  • http://www.hildaross.co.nz

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Updated: 25 Nov 2016
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Hilda Ross Retirement Village offers residents and families alike peace of mind in your retirement years. We have a modern, state of the art village with the very best of facilities.
Updated: 25 Nov 2016

Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 25 Nov 2016

Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care56
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We offer single rooms each with their own ensuite. Many of our rooms have French doors out into our lovely gardens. Please feel free to
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 9 Dec 2016

Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Susie Nyika is our contracted physiotherapist.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a team of six activities co-ordinators within our facility to stimulate and arrange activities for our residents.
Hairdresser Yes Rachel Houston works Monday to Friday.
Podiatrist Yes Waikato Podiatry visits our facility every six weeks.
Dietitian Negotiable We will request dietician input as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly services are held in our chapel/community centre/lounge with a combined service once a month.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes As above
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Should a resident require this level of treatment our staff are trained in this type of intervention.
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen concnetrators available on site for the private use of hospital residents if this is their prescribed therapy.
Wound Care Yes Staff all skilled in current best practice in wound care and we are always keen to elicit expert advice or review as required.
Diabetic Care Yes Our staff are well trained in diabetic care and we are able to cater for diabetic diets.
Continence Advisor Yes Our staff are well trained in continence management and we also have the ability to access specialist review as required.
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Prevention Nurse who overviews all our infection prevention processes and all staff are trained in infection prevention techniques.
Stomal Therapist Yes We are happy to access this service via the DHB as required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have a contracted physiotherapist who will assess each resident and develop an individualised physical programme as appropriate.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We offer a beautiful purpose built secure unit with homelike facilities and access to secure rooftop gardens.
Gerontological Care Yes By negotiation
Clinical Manager Yes We have a highly experienced Clinical Manager who leads a team of skilled and committed registered nurses and care givers.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Our company has access to highly specialised nursing clinicans as required.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes By negotiation
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Please contact Village Manager for availability
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Long Term Chronic Health Conditions. Please feel welcome to contact the Village Manager to discuss your specific requirements at anytime.
Day Care No
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes As above
Palliative Care Contract Yes As above
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes We have a whanau room available that offers family and visitors the opportunity to have time out, make a cup of tea or coffee or make private phone calls. Simply ask our staff and we will always do our best to assist our families at anytime.
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single with ensuite. The rooms are beautifully proportioned and furnished with an electric bed, bedside cabinet and low boy as well as a wardrobe. There is a call bell beside the bed and ensuite.
Ensuite Yes Yes every bedroom has its own ensuite with toilet, shower and handbasin.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every room is fully firnished, however should you wish to bring extra furniture for your bedroom please discuss this with the village manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have Happy Hour every week.
Pets In Residence No
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our maintenance team can adjust the heat for residents.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Please discuss this with the village manager
Residents Committee No We hold meetings for residents every two months. All residents are invited to this meeting.
Family Committee No We hold relatives meetings twice a year. As well as this we always encourage family and friends to contact the village manager direct and immediately if there is any issue of concern as we are committed to ensuring that we meet your expectations.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is prepared and available every 4 months.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please discuss this with our Clinical Manager.
Confused Residents Yes As above
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large lounge available for our residents as well as a second lounge that is smaller and more intimate for residents looking for a quieter area to relax in.
Outings Yes We have vans and activity staff who will assist you to get out and about.
Rural Setting No The views from this facility are beautiful with delightful gardens that are full of colour and interest.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Special Features
Ryman have now introduced a new initiative of providing Resthome Level care in our Serviced Apartments. Please contact the village for information.
Updated: 10 Jun 2011
Interests & Activities

We offer a full and complete activites programme with dedicated activities coordinators. Please enquire for more information.

Updated: 10 Jun 2011
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Hilda Ross Retirement Village kitchen staff and chefs pride themeselves on the high quality, taste bud tingling meals that they create!
Staffing Details We have a team of dedicated and passionate staff from the gardener to the kitchen staff, maintainence to caregivers.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please enquire for more information.
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 10 Jun 2011
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km The bus stop is just a short walk away.
Shops 1.00 km Our local superette and Countdown Supermarket are our closest shop.
Mall 3.00 km Westfield Shopping Mall is our closest mall and has a wide range of shops and cafes.
Parks   While we don't have any parks close by we have developed extensive parklike grounds which our residents enjoy strolling through.
Library 3.00 km We have an on site library in our community centre. The nearest public library is located close to the Westfield Shopping Mall
Updated: 25 Nov 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) 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
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) New Zealand Aged Care Association Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 25 Nov 2016

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