SAINT JOSEPH’S HOME RECEIVES
PEOPLE CHOICES AWARD, 2018
FROM AGED ADVISOR NEW ZEALAND
Monday 14th of May 2018 was a memorable one for Little Sisters, Residents and Staff of St.Joseph’s Home. On Monday Mr Nigel Matthews, Managing Director of Aged Advisor New Zealand came to our Home to present our award as the best of all the small rest home/hospitals in North Island of NZ. Nigel was taken to our Hall where Residents, Little Sisters, Staff, Tenants, family & Association Jeanne Jugan members awaited him.
On his arrival, Nigel seemed very amazed and delighted to see so many people present. He then gave a short address explaining the awards which were soon to take place, There are 665 Hospitals, Rest Homes and 335 Retirement Villages in the North Island of NZ..
Sister Elizabeth received the Certificate on behalf of the Community.
Our score of points were 98.4% and we are the only Home in the North Island to have received the prize in this category. The winners were chosen through the reviews submitted by Residents, Families, Associates, Friends and Volunteers. We all rejoice with St.Jeanne in saying “ Blessed be God, thank You my God!”
Following are the results of surveys
Quality of Life 5 stars
Very welcoming. Dignity afforded to all residents. Very welcoming to family and friends.
Caring staff 5 stars
Excellent care by staff (Carers remain constant). Clean, very pleasant surroundings. Staff, environment, support, nutrition ALL OUTSTANDING. Very caring and loving care by all staff. “ I feel very much at home here, a very good place to be, such dedicated, caring sisters and staff. Catholics cared for in provision of Mass and prayers. Care and respect shown. Dynamic community, Mass every day. Excellent rooms with own bathrooms. Wonderful support.
Responsive Management 5 stars
Outdoor Activity 4 stars
Indoor Entertainment 5 stars
Positives include: Ethos of Sisters and Staff. Activities catering to various interests. Family environment.
Social Atmosphere 5 stars
Peaceful environment, security, welcome to friends, family and visitors.
Enjoyable Food 5 stars
Staff, environment, support, nutrition all outstanding.