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Village at the Park
Dementia Care (Secure)
130 Rintoul Street
Wellington 6023
Postal Address
PO Box 7475
Capital & Coast
(04) 380 1361 or 0508village
(04) 380 1381
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Mary Leighton - (04) 380 1812
Village at the Park Lifecare Ltd. - (04) 380 1361
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"Let us share the care"
We strive to preserve the features of: Privacy, Security, Respect & Dignity and Companionship through promoting the individual and their health,emphasizing their capabilities, fostering self respect and control, valuing lifelong contributions and creating opportunities for growth and FUN.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 33
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Mar 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes On site 24 hours
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our healthcare assistants have completed ACE dementia care education units
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes Works with residents both individually and in groups. A varied programme including outings, music therapy,entertainment,reflexology and maintenance of everyday tasks. A daily drive late afternoon
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits x2 weekly in a purpose built hair salon
Podiatrist Yes Visits Once a week or by appointment
Dietitian Yes Both summer and winter menus are set by a qualified dietician.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly interdenominal service Weekly catholic service
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes Attends regular wound care management study days and seminars
Diabetic Care No Ready access and good working reationship with diabetic specialists at Wellington Hospital
Continence Advisor Yes Attends regular study days
Infection Control Yes Attends regular study days and seminars
Specialised Dementia Care Yes All staff have compulsory specialised dementia training
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are spacious with ensuites
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every effort is made to personalise rooms with the residents own belongings.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Regular happy hours
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Including a daily drive
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Special Features
Special Features
A purpose built facility and one of Wellington's newest and most centrally located.

This 33 bed unit has large, spacious rooms with ensuites, all with views onto outdoor landscaped areas. Residents have easy access to garden and lawn areas that provide a safe and secure outdoor environment.

Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Cooking, Dancing, Digital camera, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Library, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Park, Outings, Parties, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Reflexology, Roses, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos, Spa, SPCA Pet Visits
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Greek Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes Weekly service
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly service available
(Other comments) Yes Weekly service
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Public Transport 0.10 km Outside the front gate.
Shops 1.00 km Newtown Shops, 15 min walk
Mall 1.00 km Newtown Mall
Parks 1.00 km Mc Alister Park
Library 1.00 km Newtown Library
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Spark of Life Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 6 Jun 2017