Rest Home Living

Mountain View is a 44 bed dual licensed Rest Home and Hospital Care centre.

Care Services offered are:

  • Long term care
  • Short term care
  • Convalescence care
  • Respite care
  • Day care

 

On a clear day the coastline is visible all the way to White Cliffs to the north, while in the other direction, Port Taranaki, with all of its shipping activities, comes into view. To the south, Mount Egmont (Taranaki) dominates the skyline. In winter, with its snow-capped crest, the mountain is spectacular.

Care Services

The staff will help you as necessary with all your personal cares. These are determined on your care level needs and will be determined by our own assessment on admission.

  • Bathing and showering
  • Assistance to the toilet
  • Dressing, undressing and grooming;
  • Assistance getting in and out of bed, or moving about the facility. We will help with meals.
  • Help with the supervision or custody and dispensing of medications. We also provide treatments such as eye drops, dressings, etc, when required.
  • Support and care to residents who are requiring palliative care and rehabilitative programmes.

The staff is totally committed to ensure you receive excellent care and attention. They are all trained to care for you and to assist with any problems you may have.

Meals

Breakfast is served to you in your own room, but you may come to the dining room if you wish. Other meals are served in a communal dining room, but if necessary, you are more than welcome to have your meal in the privacy of your room.

All our menus’ have the approval of a Registered Dietitian. Your particular dietary needs will be catered for, and you may invite your friends or visitors to join you for a meal.

 

… Fresh home-cooked meals

Enjoy fresh, nutritional meals prepared daily. We also cater for all special diets and requests. Our menus are dietician approved to ensure that you are receiving a well balanced diet.

We serve breakfast in your room with lunch and dinner in the dining room where you can enjoy the company of other people. Morning, afternoon tea and supper are provided either in communal lounge or conservatory or if you wish in the comfort of your room. Guests are welcome to join you in a cup of tea or meal anytime. (Costs for main meals will be incurred).

Laundry and Cleaning

All linen is supplied and laundered in the facility. The personal clothing of residents is laundered by the facility staff.

The household staff is rostered on daily to ensure all rooms are kept clean and tidy for your comfort.

Social Activities

You are free to continue all your usual social activities such as hobbies, visiting friends, having them visit you, going shopping, or to clubs etc.

The staff may be able to help you continue with these activities if you are finding it difficult to get out, or are in need of appropriate transport.

Additionally, Maida Vale has its own Diversional Therapist sometimes called a Recreation Officer. These staff members will encourage you to take part in such activities and will assist in organising them. They will also be able to offer suggestions on what else you might enjoy.

We do our best to cater for all interests, both inside and outside of the facility. We arrange trips to the theatre, musicals, art classes, garden tours, exercises, cards, housie, luncheons, bowls, crafts, shopping trips, family visits, morning and afternoon teas in town, birthday parties, church services both in the home and in the community, and many more.

Recreation

Maida vale encourages all residents to participate in some form of recreation activity whether that includes continuing community activities or getting involved in Maida Vale’s recreation programme. Maida Vale provides its own Recreation Officers who ensure you are never idle or bored.

We do our best to cater for all interests with a wide range of activities offered from exercises, classes, cards, housie, indoor bowls and craft mornings along with church services. We arrange outings each week which include Aged Concern and regular shopping trips.

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