Rest Home Care: Waiapu House - Rest Home

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  • Waiapu House
  • 10 Danvers Street
  • Havelock North
  • Havelock North
  • Havelock North 4130
  • District Health Board Area: Hawke's Bay
  • Phone: (06) 872 8930
  • Fax: (06) 872 8935
  • Manager: Cheryl Robinson (Phone: 06 872 8931)
  • Owner: Anglican Care (Waiapu) Ltd. (Phone: (06) 835 8230 C.E.O.)
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Other services in this facility:

Updated: 8 Sep 2015

To provide a residential home and hospital community in which those who are aged and frail or unable to live in their own homes will be cared for and supported to lead normal active lives according to their ability.

Waiapu House Aged Care Centre aims to provide a superior hospital and home for its residents through care and service.
Updated: 9 Jul 2013

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 10 Jun 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care42
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyYes - impending vacancy
Updated: 27 Nov 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 168 Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Occupational Therapist Negotiable On request.
Own Social Worker Negotiable On request.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes On site twice per week.
Podiatrist Yes Monthly
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable On request.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Resident Chaplain.
Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Work with Focus Health to provide Physiotherapy and have an assistant on site
Updated: 25 Mar 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Subsidised service Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Private paying service Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Updated: 25 Mar 2013
Day Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes All rooms have ensuites.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Most rooms
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes three publications a year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 25 Mar 2013
Special Features
Waiapu House has been providing the best care for the elderly in Havelock North for over 50 years. The Centre is set in five acres of attractively landscaped gardens at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac close to the Havelock North village.

Today there are 42 single rooms, all with ensuites. All rooms have a view of the lanscaped garden areas. There is alot of outdoor seating for family visits or solitude.

Our modernised facility has a large activities room, new laundry, large commercial kitchen and refurbished dining room and day lounge. Waiapu is committed to a programme of constant upgrading of facilities. Our current facility and surroundings presents a warm and friendly atmosphere and symbolises "home".

Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Interests & Activities

Referrals made to support groups when appropriate (eg Azheimer's Society), Chapel onsite with resident Chaplain, craft, electric beds, email, internet, entertainment, exercises, local library visits, movies, music, newspaper reading, shopping, Sky TV, videos, outings.

Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Additional Information
Details re Meals Midday is our main meal
Staffing Details Registered Nurse on duty at all times.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Ensuite fee of $11.00 per day applies. Included in private fees, not covered by subsidy.
Updated: 5 Aug 2013
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
(Other comments) Yes Other denominations are welcome.
Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Public Transport 0.50 km Bus available at top of Danvers Street
Shops 1.50 km
Parks 1.50 km
Library 1.50 km
Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 9 Jul 2013