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Summerset in the River City (Wanganui)

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Vacancy
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Levels of Care Offered
Rest Home
Name
Summerset in the River City (Wanganui)
Category
Care Apartment
Address
40 Burton Avenue
Wanganui East
Wanganui 4500
Postal Address
40 Burton Avenue
Whanganui East
Whanganui 4500
Region
Whanganui
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Email
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Personnel
Manager
Shelley Mancer
Owner
Summerset Group
Village Manager
Shelley Mancer - 06 825 1061
Care Centre Manager
Maryke Miles - 06 825 1063
Sales Manager
Brent Davis - 06 825 1062
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Summerset serviced apartments are ideal for over 70's who are living independently at the moment but would feel more confident with support close at hand. These modern, mobility friendly apartments are warm, comfortable and full of features that make them easy to live in.

With options for both couples and singles, serviced apartments offer a generous double bedroom, spacious separate living area with kitchenette, and an ensuite with accessible shower, grab rails and slip resistant flooring.

Serviced apartments come with the confidence of extra care and support on hand (subject to availability). Our range of service packages cover help with housekeeping, meals and personal care.

With serviced apartments conveniently located in our village centre, it's easy to meet friends and family for coffee at our Divine Cafe and enjoy the facilities including our communal lounge, the library, computers, pool table, exercise room, and all-weather bowling green. And, if you're keen to get involved, there are regular activities and events to keep you busy.

To find out more, please call us on 0800 786 637 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.

*All Summerset homes are sold under a licence to occupy and are subject to availability. Summerset does not offer rental accommodation.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 12
Levels of care offered in Care Apartments Rest Home
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 1 Mar 2024
Testimonials
Testimonials
"I find the Summerset Care apartment very comfortable. It is just like a home away from home. All your daily needs are there and you have security day and night. I find that a blessing. I enjoy the outings in the van. The trip to Cross Hills Rhododendron Gardens a little while ago was wonderful." Maria Limpus - Serviced Apartment resident.
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
Care Apartment (Studio Unit etc.)
Total12
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Brent Davis
Address 40 Burton Avenue, Wanganui
Company Summerset in the River City
Phone 06 825 1062
Email View Email Address
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Details
Name Public Trust
Address PO Box 5067
City/Town Wellington
Phone 0800 371 471
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Summerset Legal
Address Level 27, Majestic Centre 100 Willis Street
City/Town Wellington
Company Summerset Group Holdings Limited
Phone 04 894 7320
Fax 04 894 7319
Email View Email Address
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Subsidy Details
Subsidy Details
On application subject to own financial position and DHB requirements.
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours 7 days a week in the Care Centre
Nurse Practitioner Yes Care Centre Manager
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Cover all shifts 24 hours per day 7 days per week in the Care Centre
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 30 Yes 7 days per week in the Care Centre
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes 4 days per week
Podiatrist Negotiable Qualified Podiatrist visits
Dietitian Negotiable Usually provided by DHB
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor No We have a Chaplain that comes regularly from the Wanganui East parish.
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes To be discussed with the Care Centre Manager
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We work with the Community Allied Health Team
ACC Rehabilitation Yes These contracts are person centred and individualised
Tracheotomy Care Yes To be discussed with the Care Centre Manager
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes In some cases, this is dependent on the size of the room chosen
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We welcome pets as visitors as long as they are well managed.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We recommend you bring a cellphone.
Wifi Yes Wifi available in communal areas
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Dependent on the care suite/apartment chosen
Lounges/seating areas No We have a divine cafe in our village for all residents and their families
Cafe Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes Everyone is welcome in our homes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes There are weekly bus outings. Residents take turns to go on outings so that everyone has an opportunity.
Whānau Room Yes We encourage families to use this room.
Māori Kaupapa Yes We have culturally appropriate services in care, we work in partnership with the whanau to ensure a person centred service for our māori residents.
Family Committee No We have regular family and friends meetings where residents' families are invited to attend. When a resident moves into Care, we send out a Move In Survey to their family to check everything went well & they got the info they needed. We send satisfaction surveys to resident's families as well for their views.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes A designated smoking area will be provided for care residents by the Village Manager
Semi-Secure Yes We provide a safe and secure environment for our residents
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Special Features
Special Features
Well done to Whanganui Summerset in the River City for achieving another 4 year certification period. This recognises excellence in clinical care.
Updated: 23 May 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Billiards, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, , Pool table, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Singing, Sky TV, Videos
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not While most of the services we provide are included in your daily care fee such as meals and Caregiver assistance, you may require specialist or extra products or services. Additional services for which additional charges may be incurred, include but are not limited to services like Audiologists, Dentists, Hairdressers, Dry cleaning, Podiatry. Please speak to the Care Centre Manager if you have any questions.
Staffing qualifications and details Village Manager, Clinical Manager, Enrolled Nurse, Qualified Caregivers, Chef, Café Supervisor, Cafe Assistant, Office Manager, Activities Coordinator/Diversional Therapist, Property Officer, Property Assistant, Head Gardener,
Details about meals Summerset offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Recreational opportunities Onsite Diversional and Recreational Therapists plan and deliver a range of therapeutic recreation programmes that take into account your personal preferences.
Internet access Wife is available in common areas
Transport We have a Summerset van and can arrange other transport as required.
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Bus stop right outside the main gate to take residents into town when required.
Shops 0.50 Km Wanganui East shopping centre is within a 10 minute walk from the village.
Mall 3.00 Km A short car or bus ride will take you into town where you can visit the local shopping centre.
Parks 1.00 Km Kowhai park is a within walking distance of the village.
Library 0.00 Km Summerset have an extensive Library on site for all residents. The mobile library from the Wanganui Library parks right outside the main gates every fortnight. Wanganui's main library is near town.
Updated: 8 Nov 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details No Toitu Carbon Zero Certified, Accredited Dementia Friendly Organisation, 2024 Readers Digest Quality Service Award winners, Diversity and Inclusion
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 13 Dec 2023

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.

In some villages there may be some Retirement Village units that have multiple uses e.g. a Serviced Apartment may also be used as a Residential Care Suite. The same unit may therefore show in several places on Eldernet.