Contact Details

Address 34 Gordon Road
City/Town Mosgiel
District Health Board Area Southern (Otago)
Phone (03) 489 7345
Fax (03) 489 7327
Manager Kathy Smart (Phone: (03) 489 7345)
Owner Maran-atha Fellowship Trust (Phone: (03) 488 4654)

Service/Facility Details

Detail Status
Total number of beds at this level of care 27
Contract with DHB Yes
Certification Yes


Type Hours p/w Status Details
Nurse Practitioner   Negotiable Available on referral
Registered Nurse 30+ Yes Registered Nurse experienced in the care of the elderly.
Physiotherapist   Negotiable We can arrange for a Physiotherapist to attend when required
Own Social Worker   Yes Residents are assigned a social worker prior to admission
Activities Co-ordinator   Yes Experienced Activities Co-ordinator. An activities plan is designed for each resident entering the Rest Home.
Hairdresser   Yes Our salon is open 2 days a week to meet the residents' needs.
Podiatrist   Yes Comes to see the residents at the Rest Home every 6 weeks.
Dietitian   Yes Dietitan's latest report is held on site
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor   Yes Devotions are held nightly at the Rest Home.
Other Personnel   Yes Caregivers who are all qualified under the ACE ( Aged Care Education) Training Programme. Cleaners, Kitchen Staff, Gardener, Maintenance Man.

Specialities or Areas of Expertise

Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Surgical Followup Yes Residents are taken to follow-up surgery appointments.
Wound Care Yes The Registered Nurse has experience in wound care. The Registered Nurse updates her skills regularly. All Caregivers receive on-going education on wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes We have access to the Diabetic Educators at Dunedin Hospital. All Caregivers attend on-going education on diabetes.
Continence Advisor Yes We have access to the Incontinence Nurse at Dunedin Hospital. All Caregivers attend on-going education on continence.
Infection Control Yes The Registered Nurse co-ordinates the Infection Control Team. We also access outside specialists for on-going education for all staff in the area of Infection Control.
Stomal Therapist Yes We have access to the Stoma Nurses at the Isis Centre in Dunedin.
Palliative Care Yes The Registered Nurse has undertaken palliative care training. We work closely with the Hospice.
Psychiatric Care Yes We have a Psychogeriatrician who visits when required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes The Stroke Field Officer visits. All Caregivers attend on-going education in this area.
Urology Yes Available on referral through Dunedin Hospital.
Community Health Yes  
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Available on referral through Dunedin Hospital.
Psychologist Yes Available on referral through Dunedin Hospital
Psychiatrist Yes Psychogeriatrician available on an as needs basis. Available on referral through Dunedin Hospital.


Feature Status Details
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes This is usually arranged with the social workers at Dunedin Hospital.
Day Care Yes Private Paying Clients or Carer Support
Short Term Care e.g. Carer Support, Respite Care Yes We provide Short Term Care, Respite Care,Care Support subject to availability.
Whanau Room Yes A large lounge is available for use.
Rooms (Single) Yes Our Bedrooms are single. Nurse call bells in every room
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes A double bedroom is available if a vacancy exists.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All our rooms are furnished but we are happy for the resident to bring their favourite pieces. We encourage the residents to bring their photographs and ornaments to make it feel more like home.
Pets In Residence Yes We encourage pets to visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents may have their own telephone line.They are responsible for the monthly line rental, call costs and any set up charges. The Rest Home has portable telephones for the Residents to use.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes All bedrooms have their own heaters and the temperatures are able to be adjusted.
Newsletter Yes  
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a policy for challenging behaviour and the staff have training in this area.Each situation has an individual solution and documentation ensures the best outcome.
Confused Residents Yes We do take confused residents and we care for them until their condition deteriorates to the point of being a safety concern.However we are unable to take residents who wander.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have several seating areas for the comfort of the residents, family and visitors.
Outings Yes The Rest Home van takes residents on different outings to suit the residents and the season.
Sprinklers Yes Smoke detection and sprinkler system throughout the building that is monitored.

Special Features

Maran-atha Rest Home has built up a reputation for high quality care for over 50years.
Being a smaller Rest Home we are able to provide personalized care in a family environment.

Interests And Activities

Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society,Art, BBQ, Big print books,Blind Foundation, Board games,Bowls,Care and Craft,Children, Church,Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Email, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging,Games, Garden,
High Tea,Housie, Indoor Games,Internet, Jigsaw,Minibus, Movies,Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings,Parkinson's Society, Parties,Pianist, Quizzes, Religious services, RSA, Senior Citizens,Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Stroke Group,Videos,,Visitors.
We try to meet the needs of all our Residents whether in a group format or individual requirements.

Religious Affiliations

Religious Affiliations Status Details
Christianity Yes Open Brethren Assemblies


Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0km Bus stop outside the Rest Home gate.
Shops 1.00 km To the shopping centre
Library 1.50 km Rest Home transport is available for residents wishing to visit the Library.


Credential Status Details
Audit report available Yes  
Registered Retirement Village Yes  
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes All Caregivers are trained.
CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation) Yes  
Health and Disability Auditing New Zealand Limited (Auditing Agency) Yes  

Independent Audit Report

Click to view Audit