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Archer | Thorrington Home and Studios Bronze

Archer | Thorrington Home and Studios
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4.43 out of 5 stars - 7 votes

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Services offered
  • Dementia care
  • Rest home care
  • AGED CARE

Service Information

This business is part of Archer Villages & Care Homes.

Thorrington Home offers rest home care in Beckenham, Christchurch and is part of the Thorrington Retirement and Lifestyle Village in Christchurch. Beautifully landscaped and situated near the Heathcote river under the Port Hills, makes this the ideal spot to live.

No. of Bed 53

 

Aged Care Activities

Thorrington is part of the Archer family, and we provide resident-centred care, where our residents are encouraged to contribute to the daily running of their home.

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(Last Updated: 5th February 2024)

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"A home with smile"
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DHB Audit Details

Further Rest Home Certification and Audits Information.

Archer | Thorrington Home and Studios
Canterbury District Health Board
Audit Certification period: 36 months (Good)
Certificate renewal date: 9th June, 2025
Auditor: Health and Disability Auditing New Zealand Limited
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Why we have Rest Home Audits

All rest homes and aged residential care facilities are certified and audited to ensure they:

  • provide safe, appropriate care for their residents
  • meet the standards set out in the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001.

Types of audit and when they happen

Certification / Surveillance Audits
Certification audits happen every 1–4 years. After the audit, rest homes are certified for a set period of time (the exact length depends on how well the rest home performed at the certification audit). Once this time is up, the rest home must be re-audited and its certification renewed.
An unannounced spot audit (also called a surveillance audit) happens around the middle of a rest home’s certification period. The spot audit ensures progress has been made on outstanding areas identified in the earlier certification audit and that standards haven’t slipped.
In addition to audits, rest homes have to report to their DHB on how they are addressing issues found at audit. These improvements are then verified at the next audit event.
Other types of audit
Provisional audits happen when a provider purchases a certified rest home from another provider.
Partial provisional audits happen when a provider wants to add services to their certificate (eg, a rest home adding hospital-level care), when a new rest home is built, or when a provider adds capacity or reconfigures their services (eg, builds a new wing, upgrades rooms). Before 2014, audits for adding capacity or reconfiguring services were referred to as verification audits.
Ministry inspections
Rest homes may have unannounced inspections by the Ministry under the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 in the event of a serious complaint.
DHB issues-based audits
DHBs can conduct issues-based audits under the Aged Related Residential Care Contract. For information on these audits please contact the relevant DHB.

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