Rest Home Care: Carter House

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  • Carter House
  • 69 Moehau Street
  • Te Puke
  • District Health Board Area: Bay of Plenty
  • Phone: (07) 573 7317
  • Fax: (07) 573 6034
  • Manager: Olwyn Kunz (Phone: 07 5737317)
  • Owner: Anglican Care
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Updated: 18 Feb 2015

To provide supportive care and choice for older people to live in their community.
Anglican Care Waiapu Ltd, through its commitment to the mission of the Anglican Church, will provide residential based aged care services renowned for the distinctive and inclusive manner in which the needs of its clients are met, with an emphasis on loving service and the provision of spiritual support to both clients and staff.

Anglican Care Waiapu Ltd, in practising its mission, seeks to
- imbue all its services with a strong Anglican ethos;
- operate its services in a manner that is open, welcoming and inclusive to all.
- be responsive to changing and growing needs of its communities.
- be flexible in design and use of plant and services.
- remain viable long term

Carter House employs highly qualified, compassionate staff, who are committed to delivering the highest standard of care. Our philosophy is to recognise the individual needs of our residents, and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment. To respect and recognise the dignity, beliefs and culture of all. Ultimately we encourage the highest level of independence possible. Carter House is a home where people can enjoy life with grace and dignity. We welcome people of any spiritual persuasion and encourage and support them in their own religious and cultural beliefs.
Updated: 18 Feb 2013

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 Feb 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care19
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 27 Mar 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse on duty at all times
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes Diversional Therapist 5 days a week
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes We have a separate hair salon. A hairdresser comes each Friday
Dietitian Yes Anglican Care (waiapu) ltd have the facility menus audited yearly
Kaumatua Yes as required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplain Joan Minchin
Updated: 2 Apr 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: Unknown
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes *subject to availabilty:-
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes *subject to availabilty:-
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes is monitored together with GP guidence
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes Is available for families to set up.
Newsletter Yes Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside area available for residents
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 27 Sep 2011
Special Features
Carter House Aged Care Complex offers a 64 care bed home, made up of 20 Resthome, 27 Hospital rooms and 17 bed Specialised Unit, dedicated to providing care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and other associated conditions.
Our Complex Village offers 26 self contained units, from studio to 2 bedroom with garage, each respresenting a lifestyle choice. The Independent Units programme offer all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship.

Situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty, Carter House has magnificent award winning landscape gardens. Providing walking paths to areas of interest and many places to sit and enjoy the surroundings.

We pride in being warm and friendly and have become renown for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 18 Dec 2012
Interests & Activities

Carter House offers a wide range of Activity programmes, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our trained Diversional Therapists focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression. Activities include, massage,music and singing, arts & crafts,and an active involvement in comminity events. A wide variety of entertainment is provided regularly. We have an indoor bowls table where regular tournaments are held. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme.

Updated: 18 Dec 2012
Additional Information
Details re Meals Carter House has a trained In-house cook who provides delicious meals and home baking daily, catering for 80-100 people. All meals are met by dietitians approval and are regarded in a high standard.
Staffing Details Our Staff are all qualified or undergoing some form of ongoing training provided by Carter House. We provide a wonderful working environment with a fun atmosphere, excellent conditions, and the opportunity for ongoing education.
Associated Complexes Carter House belongs to the network of 6 Anglican Care Waiapu Resthomes, with a sister home in Tauranga called Hodgson House.
Updated: 27 Sep 2011
Languages Spoken
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Updated: Unknown
Public Transport   Taxi only
Shops 1.50 km Transport Provided on a weekly basis
Library 1.50 km Transport provided on a weekly basis
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation) Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation)
Updated: Unknown