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Wharerangi Rest Home and Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Wharerangi Rest Home and Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
25 Kaimanawa St
Taupo 3330
Postal Address
Same as above
DHB
Lakes
Phone
(07) 378 4165
Fax
(07) 377 2329
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Anne-Marie Wakefield - (07) 378 4165
Owner
Oceania Healthcare
Clinical Manager
Johannes de Loyola - (07) 378 4165
Administrator
Sophia Bathe - (07) 378 4165
Village Co-ordinator
Evelyn White - (021) 532 818
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Description
**OUR VISION**
To be the provider of choice for senior New Zealanders of care and lifestyle options in a way that meets and exceeds the expectations of our residents, staff and stakeholders.

**OUR VALUES**
Respect - everyone matters
Excellence - quality in everything we do
Passion - believe that we make a difference
Deliver - we will do what we say


**OUR MISSION**
We provide excellent contemporary care that reflects our residents' individuality and their right to choice, respect and dignity. We provide a positive and welcoming environment in which our residents are encouraged and supported to improve their quality of life.

**OUR CAPABILITIES**
- A purpose build care home
- Hospital care when needed
- Specialist dementia care
- Friendly, helpful staff
- Activities and fun
- Delicious meals
- Refreshments and social occasions
- Safety and security
- Visits from friends and family
- Respite and convalescent care
- Family orientated facility and staff
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 10
Vacancy Yes
Room on hold
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Oct 2019
Testimonials
Testimonials
You couldn't pick a better place to live for the final years of your life. Starting with Management all the way through, it is a very friendly home. Staff are very understanding and kind -
Joan Black (Resident)
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse All Yes We always have a registered nurse available on site, working in the Hospital wing.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have a visiting Physiotherapist weekly.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable We have a Social Workers in the Taupo Public Hosptial, available if needed, also Tuwharetoa Health.
Activities Co-ordinator 35 Yes Our activities programme covers resthome, hospital, and specialist dementia programmes. Mystery Van outings on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.
Hairdresser 5 Yes The hairdresser comes to Wharerangi weekly on a Wednesday.
Podiatrist Yes The podiatrist calls regularly as needed in liaison with the clinical team.
Dietitian Yes Oceania has a qualified Dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have our own chaplain Shirley at Wharerangi.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes 2 cats
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents will have to have their provider set them up with their own account.
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can provide respite care for under 65's with disabilities, depending on their individual needs.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have a great day programme running with a fulltime Activities Co-Ordinator. Lunch is provided along with morning and afternoon teas. Specialist programme for the Dementia Unit.
Outings Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted No Outdoor smoking area
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Award winning chef - 2018 NZACA Bidfood Excellence in Food Award for Care Homes and Hospital
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society,, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Garden, Games, Golf, Happy Hour, Holidays, , Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Men, Newspaper reading, Park, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Singing, Videos
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All meals are carefully planned, all residents needs are taken special care of. We have different menus for each day/week.
Staffing Qualifications and Details All of our staff have Health Care Assistant training. Monthly training sessions and meetings are held for all care staff. Career Force training offered to all care staff.
Associated Complexes We also have a resthome and hospital on site and a retirement village. We are a part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details on fees and subsidies available.
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Other Information Yes There are interpreters in the area who will assist us if needed, most launguages are covered.
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes All religions are welcome here, we understand the importance of religion, and can assure residents they will not be discriminated against.
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km Taxi service, we are very close to town, 2 blocks takes you into town. Bus service available around town.
Shops   Dairy 5 minutes walk from the resthome.
Mall   No malls in Taupo
Parks   There are alot of parks around our area. Walking distance to Lake Front
Library   There is a library service with the local library, we also have our own little library at Wharerangi.
Updated: 15 Apr 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 15 Apr 2019

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