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1 day ago - Christchurch
Hello from the team at Homestead Ilam Home and Hospital And hello sunshine!! We couldn't let the day pass without a bus trip. Residents enjoyed a trip out collecting library books and a visit to the beach today. With wheel chair access everyone has an opportunity to get out and about We currently have vacancies for Hospital, Rest Home and Respite Care. Pop in and have a look around anytime, or call us on 03) 982 0677
1 day ago - Katikati
Radius Lexham Park is currently enjoying the attainment of 3 years certification, 4 Continous Quality Improvements in Environment, community connections and quality of care. Lexham Park won at 2013's NZACA conference Excellence In Care; Telecom Communtiy Connections".The renovation of our family room which includes; a large farm style kitchen table and kitchette; sofa and TV, access out to patio with umbrella and chairs for outdoor dinning. A beautiful Health Spa retreat brings a modern luxury touch to the facility, light, bright and fresh. Copper light pendants are through out the dinning and reception areas which give off a warm ambient glow. The installation of automatic main entrance doors makes it easy to enter the building.It feels like a hotel lobby with personality and when you get inside its just like home. Come and visit us. We would love to show you and your family around during the autumn months. Kind regards, Julie.
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1 day ago
What’s in the news around NZ? In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to read …
2 days ago
There has been some publicity recently about neglect and abuse of older people in residential care facilities. These cases have prompted some serious inquires into the level of care provided. Institutional abuse, although much less common, can occur in places such as residential care homes, rehabilitation and continuing care wards, as well as in acute wards, …
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The quick answer is; not necessarily. The reality is; we are all sexual beings and many people wish to continue an active sex life into their older age. It may be that you currently have a partner and you are facing separation due to the need for residential care, perhaps your partner is with you in care; then again you could be contemplating a new intimate relationship with a resident; whatever y...
If you are privately paying your admission agreement should cover these circumstances and the costs should be identified there. It may allow for a lesser payment over this time. If you are a subsidised resident the two circumstances are treated differently. If you are in hospital you can be absent for 21 days per financial year (1 July - 30 June). During this time the subsidy will continue to...