The O'Conor Memorial Home

Profile & contact details

Premises details
Premises nameThe O'Conor Memorial Home
Address 190 Queen Street Westport 7825
Websitewww.eldernet.co.nz/Facilities/Hospital_Care/O_Conor_Home/Service/DisplayService/FaStID/11903
Total beds68
Service typesDementia care, Rest home care, Geriatric, Medical
Certification/licence details
Certification/licence nameThe O'Conor Institute Trust Board- The O'Conor Memorial Home
Current auditorThe DAA Group Limited
End date of current certificate/licence15 October 2021
Certification period36 months
Provider details
Provider nameThe O'Conor Institute Trust Board
Street address 190 Queen Street Westport 7825
Post address190 Queen St Westport 7825

Progress on issues from the last audit

What’s on this page?

This rest home has been audited against the Health and Disability Services Standards. During the last audit, the auditors identified some areas for improvement.

Issues from their last audit are listed in the corrective actions table below, along with the action required to fix the issue, its risk level, and whether or not the issue has been reported as fixed.

A guide to the table is available below.

Details of corrective actions

Date of last audit: 07 August 2018

Outcome requiredFound at auditAction requiredRisk ratingAction statusDate action reported complete
Each stage of service provision (assessment, planning, provision, evaluation, review, and exit) is provided within time frames that safely meet the needs of the consumer.There is a person in the Development West Coast unit who has had significant weight loss; however, was not followed up with a dietetic referral until the day of audit. They also presented as over sedated due to the administration of medicines intended to manage potentially aggressive behaviours. The behaviour management and activity plans on file do not clearly describe suitable interventions to address the presenting issues. There are indications that this person requires a further needs re-ass… (this text has been trimmed due to space limits).The person in the Development West Coast unit, who was identified during audit as needing further review and reassessment, has the necessary interventions that ensure the services delivered are provided within timeframes that safely meet their needs. PA ModerateReporting Complete22/11/2018
Service delivery plans describe the required support and/or intervention to achieve the desired outcomes identified by the ongoing assessment process.Residents in the Development West Coast unit do not have individualised activity plans, or behaviour management plans, that cover 24 hours, as required in section E43 b iii and iv of the ARRC agreement. All residents in the Development West Coast unit have individualised activity plans and behaviour management plans that cover 24 hours, as required in section E4.3 b iii and iv of the ARRC agreement. PA ModerateReporting Complete25/01/2019

Guide to table

Outcome required

The outcome required by the Health and Disability Services Standards.

Found at audit

The issue that was found when the rest home was audited.

Action required

The action necessary to fix the issue, as decided by the auditor.

Risk level

Whether the required outcome was partially attained (PA) or unattained (UA), and what the risk level of the issue is.

The outcome is partially attained when:

  • there is evidence that the rest home has the appropriate process in place, but not the required documentation
  • when the rest home has the required documentation, but is unable to show that the process is being implemented.

The outcome is unattained when the rest home cannot show that they have the needed processes, systems or structures in place.

The risk level is determined by two things: how likely the issue is to happen and how serious the consequences of it happening would be.

The risk levels are:

  • negligible – this issue requires no additional action or planning.
  • low – this issue requires a negotiated plan in order to fix the issue within a specified and agreed time frame, such as one year.
  • moderate – this issue requires a negotiated plan in order to fix the issue within a specific and agreed time frame, such as six months.
  • high – this issue requires a negotiated plan in order to fix the issue within one month or as agreed between the service and auditor.
  • critical – This issue requires immediate corrective action in order to fix the identified issue including documentation and sign off by the auditor within 24 hours to ensure consumer safety.

The risk level may be downgraded once the rest home reports the issue is fixed.

Action status

Whether the necessary action is still in progress or if it is complete, as reported by the rest home to the relevant district health board.

Date action reported complete

The date that the district health board was told the issue was fixed.

Audit reports

Before you begin
Before you download the audit reports, please read our guide to rest home certification and audits which gives an overview of the auditing process and explains what the audit reports mean.

What’s on this page?

Audit reports for this rest home’s latest audits can be downloaded below.

Full audit reports are provided for audits processed and approved after 29 August 2013.  Note that the format for the full audit reports was streamlined from 16 December 2014.  Full audit reports between 29 August 2013 and 16 December 2014 are therefore in a different format. 

Prior to 29 August 2013, only audit summaries are available.

Both the recent full audit reports and previous audit summaries include:

  • an overview of the rest home’s performance, and
  • coloured indicators showing how well the rest home performed against the different aspects of the Health and Disability Services Standards.

Note: From November 2013, as rest homes are audited, any issues from their latest audit (the corrective actions required by the auditor) will appear on the rest home’s page. As the rest home completes the required actions, the status on the web site will update.

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