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Bishopspark Retirement Village

Facility services offered

  • Rest home care
  • Quality of Care

  • Caring Staff

  • Responsive Mgmt

  • Outdoor Activity

  • Indoor Entertainment

  • Social Atmosphere

  • Enjoyable Food

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  • Description
  • Contact
  • DHB Audits

Aged Care Information   

This facility is owned by Social Service Council of the Diocese of Christchurch.

Bishopspark Rest Home is stated as a "Purpose-built for maximum comfort and community with 28 warm and spacious rest home rooms. Our small, friendly team offer personal, professional care to help you feel at home."

Located in Central Christchurch, the rest home at Bishopspark has "Two levels of semi-independent living and rest home care rooms, all with private ensuite bathrooms. Easy access to the first floor is via lift. We recognise the importance of maintaining as much independence as possible and we encourage you to share any suggestions or concerns with the running of our home. You're welcome to bring along special pieces of furniture and personal favourites to make the place feel and look as comfortable as you want. With the local cafes and Hagley Park on your doorstep there is no shortage of places to visit and enjoy."

Services that the rest home provides included an activity program, Sunday services, an on-site hair salon, visiting podiatrist, 24-hour registered nurse and physio assessments.

The website states that independent living at Bishopspark includes: "With just 32 residences Bishopspark is a retirement village with as much social activity or privacy as you choose. Continue with all your usual routines; be out and about, have family or friends over, go away whenever you wish. Make the most of not having to worry about property or garden maintenance and relax, knowing you are part of a friendly community that has nursing care and security close by."

Each Unit includes; "24 hour nurse call system, Heatpump, Double glazing, Fridge freezer, Washing machine & tub, Open plan living/dining."

No. of Beds 25

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Address

Kathleen Anderson
Administrator

Show number

03 977 2320


Bishopspark [Aged Care]
24 Dorset St
Christchurch Central
Christchurch,8013
New Zealand  

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DHB Audit Details

Further Rest Home Certification and Audits Information.

Bishopspark [Aged Care]
Canterbury District Health Board
Audit Certification period: 48 months (Very Good)
Certificate renewal date: 23rd July, 2021
Auditor: Health and Disability Auditing New Zealand Limited
Click here to view latest audit findings

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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