A new website that will make it easier for New Zealanders to find rest home information, including audit reports.
The website www.health.govt.nz/resthomes offers easy-to-access information on more than 650 aged care providers nationwide. This includes the types of rest home care, number of beds and length of time the provider is certified for.
Where available, current and previous audit summaries are also provided. In the future the website will show corrective actions as identified in their most recent audit and tracking of progress against these actions.
Audits are also being made available online at www.health.govt.nz/fullaudits as part of a six-month trial.
Nearly 90 recently completed full audit reports are now online. Further full audits will be added as rest homes undergo their certification audits, with around 250 audits expected to be online by the end of the trial.