rest-home


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rest-home

n
an old people's home
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A FORMER Christchurch City councillor Ali Jones has launched a petition so rest-home residents can't be turfed out of their homes.
At the time of enrolment, there were an estimated 650 facilities with rest-home beds and 340 facilities with hospital beds in New Zealand.
Along with other researchers (Begue & Bastounis, 2003) we have hypothesized that positive coping strategies may mitigate or dilute any stressful and unpleasant effects of rest-home living conditions and thus facilitate a better quality of life.
REGULARS from a Coventry pub have raised pounds 500 to send old folk from a city rest-home to the seaside.
One gets the impression that the institute hasn't been an "intellectual hotel" so much as a rest-home for geniuses.
Morresey, who was endorsed as an NP with prescribing rights in November, cares for rest-home residents who are patients of Three Rivers Medical, Puhi Kaiti Community Health Centre and the Doctors Te Whare Hapara.
Managing a 13-bed rural rest-home, governed by a committee of dedicated locals, is the polar opposite of working for a profit-driven aged-care chain.
It has 23 beds--six acute beds, including isolation and palliative care beds, one maternity birthing/postnatal room, 14 aged residential care (ARC) beds, both rest-home and hospital level, one resuscitation and one observation bed.
In its decision, the tribunal said the circumstances highlighted the dilemma when an EN also had responsibilities for managing a facility, and an employee of the rest-home was an RN.
THE GOVERNMENT'S announcement last month of a five per cent increase in the rest-home bed subsidy falls a long way short of solving the pay rate crisis in the sector, according to NZNO's aged-care industrial adviser David Wait and the chief executive of the Aged Care Association (ACA), Martin Taylor.
There are a couple of statements in the letter that, to the best of my knowledge, are incorrect --firstly, that the NETP programme costs for rest-home staff members to participate; secondly, that not participating in a NETP programme means graduates cannot work in a DHB for two years.
The Consumer review found limited improvements made in the sector since a damning report in 2009 by Auditor-General Lyn Provost, which was critical of rest-home monitoring.