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Carter House Lifecare
Dementia Care (Secure)
69 Moehau Street
Te Puke
Bay of Plenty
(07) 573 7317
(07) 573 6034
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Mary McDonald - 07 5737317 / 027 583 1422
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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.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy Yes
No ensuite
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes A Registered Nurse on duty within the facility at all times
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 9 Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes Diversional Therapy hours Mon-Sunday in our Dementia unit. Mon-Friday 1230-8pm and Sat&Sun 3-8pm
Hairdresser Yes We have available a hairdresser that comes to Carter House each Friday. We have a separate hair salon room.
Podiatrist Yes 4-6 weekly visits are arranged
Dietitian Yes Anglican Care (waiapu) Ltd has the facility menus audited yearly.
Kaumatua Yes We have access to our local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with Waipuna Hospice Staff-we follow the Liverpool pathway
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes We have access to a specialist
Diabetic Care Yes We have access to a specialist
Continence Advisor Yes We use USL as advisors
Infection Control Yes Have access to Infection control specialist. We have a Registered Nurse who attends Infection control TGA meetings monthly
Stomal Therapist Yes We have access to a specialist
Psychiatric Care Yes We have access to a specialist
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have access to a specialist
Tracheotomy Care Yes We have access to a specialist
Dialysis Yes We have access to a specialist
Spinal Injuries Yes We have access to a specialist
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We have access to a specialist
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes We have access to a specialist
Clinical Manager Yes Maree O'Brien is our Clinical Coordinator
Other Nursing Specialities Yes as needed
Psychologist Yes We have access to a specialist
Psychiatrist Yes We have access to a specialist
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Day Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Cam the cat and Ruby the Rabbit
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Carter House Aged Care Complex offers a 64 care bed home, made up of 18 Resthome, 29 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 take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
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: 26 Nov 2015
Additional Information
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 is part of the Heritage Lifecare Group, with a sister home in Tauranga - Hodgson House.
Updated: 8 Feb 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Public Transport   Taxi only
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 26 Nov 2015