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Summerset Boulcott (Lower Hutt)

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Summerset Boulcott (Lower Hutt)
1a Boulcott Street
Lower Hutt
Lower Hutt 6011
Postal Address
Same as above
Hutt Valley
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Bryan Edwards
Village Manager
Bryan Edwards - 04 568 1440
Sales Manager
Jan Honnan - 04 568 1442
Care Centre Manager
Angela Dodd - 04 568 1440
Other services
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Summerset Boulcott is centrally located in the heart of Lower Hutt and is the perfect spot for luxury retirement living. The picturesque village sits adjacent to the beautiful Boulcott’s Farm Heritage Golf Club and offers stunning views of the surrounding valley and lush greens, a range of resort-style facilities, and a welcoming community – all safe and secure in our gated village.

It’s a very exciting time with our village centre having just opened. A range of beautiful new homes are available including our serviced apartments, and homes in our industry-leading memory care centre specifically designed to support those living with dementia^.

Our memory care centre, offers specialist, secure dementia care at rest-home level in a purpose-built, safe and homely environment. We offer a range of spacious modern memory care suites and apartments. This enables residents to continue to lead active and positive lives in a secure setting.*

Key features of our memory care centre:
- Care is provided by staff trained in dementia in a purpose-built, safe, homely environment
- Our industry-leading memory care centre design is based on world-class dementia living.
- There are secure and inviting communal lounge, living and kitchen areas
- Sensor technology is installed in each memory care dwelling. Sensors are programmed to each resident's most common movements and routines.
- A diverse activities programme is offered seven days a week focused on meeting individual needs
- Prospective residents will have been independently assessed by the DHB as requiring rest home dementia care.

*All our memory care homes are sold under a licence to occupy. Care is subject to availability and eligibility criteria.
^Excludes psychogeriatric care.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies Yes. An ORA (Occupation Right Agreement) means you have to 'pay' a capital amount to live here. It's a retirement village type of purchase.

Updated: 11 Mar 2024

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges No
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Unknown

Updated: 22 Jul 2024

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes

Updated: 27 Jun 2024

Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes
Private Paying Yes

Updated: 27 Jun 2024

Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Wifi available in communal areas
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Cafe Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Semi-Secure Yes We provide a safe and secure environment for our residents

Updated: 27 Jun 2024

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Toitu Carbon Zero Certified, Accredited Dementia Friendly Organisation, 2024 Readers Digest Quality Service Award winners, Diversity and Inclusion
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)

Updated: 27 Jun 2024

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