Services

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Services

Kimberley provides following services:

  • Rest Home Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Respite Care
  • Day Care

We are staffed 24 hours a day, Seven days a week. Our multi-disciplinary staff are committed to providing quality care to all residents. We also have staff on On-call to attend after hours emergencies.

We have an integrated secure special care unit for residents with confusion or wandering behaviour (Dementia).

For Vacancy Details Please Call 03 465 1515 or 03 465 1596.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PERSONNEL SPECIALITIES
Contract with DHB Yes Oxygen Management Yes*
Physiotherapist Yes* Wound Care Yes*
Certification Yes Continence Advisor Yes
Hairdresser Yes* Infection Control Yes
Additional Room costs No    
Kaumatua Negotiable    
Registered Nurse Yes    
Chaplain Negotiable    
24/7 Caregivers Yes    
Dietitian Yes*    
Activities Coordinator Yes    
Other Personnel (Maintenance/Gardener) Yes *Note: Some services are by arrangement through referral or private care. Additional charges may apply.
Podiatrist Yes*    
FEATURES
Under 65yrs with Disability Yes Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Day Care Yes Maori Kaupapa Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents Committee Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Newsletter Yes
Palliative Care Yes Semi-Secure Yes
Pets in Residence Yes Sprinklers Yes
Whanau Room Yes Religious/Spiritual affiliations Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Nurse call system Yes

Additional Services are available at extra cost:

  • Phone, Broadband, Sky TV, Magazine and Newspaper in Individual Rooms
  • Clothing, Toiletries and Hairdressing
  • Hearing Tests, Dental Health Maintenance etc.

Special Features

We provide delicious home cooked meals (approved by dietician) with all diets catered for. Our residents love their meals and we receive compliments on our catering from visitors and family. Kimberley would like to maintain this tradition and continue to provide high quality meals.

We have appropriate staffing across all level of care. Our staff have required qualification/certification, including an activity programme offering both individual and group activities.

We have a vehicle for residents Outings supported by a dedicated Activities Coordinator.

Kimberley values and respects individual needs and lives of the residents and takes feedback seriously. We continue to work hard to meet the needs of the residents and improve the services.

Activities

Kimberley organises Outings for Residents, this includes meeting with senior groups, families, friends and other community organisations on a regular basis. Our goal is to encourage residents to maintain their relationships with their nearest and dearest and help them with things that interest them.

We have a Van for residents Outings supported by a dedicated Activities Coordinator who offers following services on a regular basis:

Entertainment (Movies, Videos, Audio, Documentaries etc.) quizzes, ball games, bowls, exercises, crafts, housie, trips out, board games, shopping expeditions and visiting musicians - piano and organ music, newspaper reading, Church services monthly and ability to go to own church services

Also

  • School Groups Visit to Entertain
  • Visitors Bring in Their Pets to Entertain Residents.
  • Email and Internet Availability
  • Blind Foundation Send Talking Books
  • Breakfast in Bed
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  • Affiliation with Other Rest Homes so We Meet with Them for Games, Concerts etc.
  • Theme Party Days i.e., Queens Birthday, Valentine’s Day and Christmas Themed Events

LOCAL AMENITIES / DISTANCE

Location Distance Details
Transport 0.00 km Where possible we assist to get residents to appointments and/or social events, as required.
Shops 0.30 km Local shops are only 2 minutes away. Shopping trips regularly feature in our extensive activity program.
Mall 54.00 km Dunedin is about 40 minutes’ drive from Palmerston
Recreational Facilities 1-10km Parks, Beaches and other recreational facilities are available within close proximity
Library 0.30 km Open 5 days a week

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