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Bishop Selwyn Lifecare

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Bishop Selwyn Lifecare
Hospital Care
350 Selwyn St
South West
Christchurch 8024
03 3794044
(03) 3794009
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Diane Topschij - 03 3794044 Ext 335
The Ultimate Care Group - 04 4779358
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To provide quality care for the elderly catering for their physical, mental, social, emotional and cultural needs in a residence where they are cared for as unique individuals who merit the highest respect.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 26 May 2015
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care29
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have one lovely hospital room available with ensuite. There is no surcharge for the ensuite.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 16 Jan 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Facility Manager, Clinical Co-ordinator and 24/7 Registered Nurses
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Regular visits to the facility
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly visits
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Wound management
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic management
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes Infection management
Stomal Therapist No Stomal management
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smokers Room No Dedicated outside area
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Special Features
We are a medium size facility that offers a high standard of care for the older person. We have well trained competent staff, dedicated to the care of our residents. Staff are friendly and welcoming and families and visitors are welcome at any time.
Updated: 26 May 2015
Interests & Activities
Activity programme include: Wheel chair walks, Church, Exercises, Music, Concerts, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Nail Care, One to one, Motivational, Picnic facilities, Reading, Quizzes, Games, Sing-a-longs, Visitors (people and pets) etc.
Updated: 26 May 2015
Additional Information
Details re Meals Rotating four weekly menus
Staffing Details 24 hour Registered Nurses on duty / Enrolled Nurse and Caregivers 1 Fulltime Diversional Therapist and 2 part time assistants
Associated Complexes Part of The Ultimate Care Group Ltd Canterbury facilities are Rose Court in Rose Street and Karadean in Oxford
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Contact Diane Graham in administration 03 3794044 ext 3
Updated: 26 May 2015
Languages Spoken
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 26 May 2015
Public Transport   Bus stop at gate
Shops   Local dairies, fish & chip shop, hairdresser, medical centre, pharmacy.
Mall   Barrington Mall and The Colombo
Parks   Barrington
Library   Barrington
Updated: 26 May 2015