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Please give us a call and come have a look round you can easily request a brochure from our Eldernet page! Newly refurbished Hospital unit now open - Enquiries welcome. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rosewood-Resthome-and-Hospitals/180871531970142?ref=hl#./
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9 hours 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 …
4 days ago
When a move into a care home is considered, financial concerns are often a worry. Will you have to pay for your care? If so, how much? If you have a spouse or partner what about the implications for them? You are responsible for paying for your care and where this is not possible a …
Yes; there are a minimum number of staff required for each duty and this is detailed in the Age Related Residential Care (ARRC) contract between the DHB and residential care providers. There is a requirement for the residential care facility to provide sufficient staff to meet the health and personal care needs of all subsidised residents at all times and if the Registered Nurse or Manager...
All residential facilities should have a complaints procedure and many of them give a copy of this to prospective residents. The complaints form should also be freely available for you to pick up from a designated area in the facility e.g. by the office, front door or lounge entrance. It is not easy to make a complaint, especially if you feel in a less powerful position than those whom you wish t...