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FINALIST - 2020 Best Aged Care (Small) Facility - South Island

Southanjer Rest Home
93.3% (15 Reviews)

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Overview

Southanjer Rest Home is a 24-bed dementia home on the southern outskirts of town.

Facility services offered
  • Dementia care

Aged Care Information   (Last Updated: 21st November 2020)

This facility is owned by Glenhays Limited.

Southanjer Rest Home is a 24-bed dementia home on the southern outskirts of town. It is the only aged care facility in Oamaru that provides solely secure, dementia level care. Set in the countryside where the outdoor rural area is celebrated, Southanjer is peaceful and safe, providing a high level of personalised care by highly experienced staff. We are the proud winners of the 2020 NZ Aged Care Association's 'Small Operator Industry Award' which is an award that recognises the 'outstanding work of smaller operators in the NZ Aged Residential Care industry in caring for, supporting and enriching the lives of residents, their families and staff'.

No. of Beds 24


Aged Care Staff

Our staff are experienced and passionate and specialise in providing care for residents with dementia.


Aged Care Management

Belinda is a Registered Physiotherapist as well as the manager of Southanjer Rest Home.

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Reviewed by : rosa678 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend10 - 100 days / visits

So Caring....

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Reviewed by : alex474 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend> 100 days / visits

Wonderful Managers...

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Reviewed by : juli330 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend> 100 days / visits

Great Care...

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Reviewed by : joy977 Aug 2020

Dementia care

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Reviewed by : ros047 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend> 100 days / visits

Overall 4

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Reviewed by : hel808 Aug 2020
Visitor> 100 days / visits

Overall 5

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Reviewed by : suz915 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend> 100 days / visits

Overall 5

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Reviewed by : jill205 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend< 10 days / visits

Wonderful team!

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Reviewed by : mae466 Aug 2020
Family member / Friend> 100 days / visits

Overall 5

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Reviewed by : kei180 Aug 2020
Resident> 100 days / visits

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DHB Audit Details

Further Rest Home Certification and Audits Information.

Southanjer Rest Home
Southern District Health Board
Audit Certification period: 48 months (Very Good)
Certificate renewal date: 22nd May, 2022
Auditor: The DAA Group 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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