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CHT Bernadette Care Home

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CHT Bernadette Care Home
25 Taupo Avenue
Mt Maunganui 3110
Postal Address
25 Taupo Avenue
Mount Maunganui 3116
Bay of Plenty
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Ramandeep Kaur - 07 5754 855
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Known for beautiful warm climate, the Mt Manunganui location of CHT Bernadette Home & Hospital provides rest home and hospital residents with the best of care and a sense of home.

Close to Bayfair Shopping Centre, Churches and local beaches, residents and guests can enjoy an outing or relax in the outdoor spaces on site.

CHT Healthcare Trust is a not-for-profit organisation with over 60 years' experience taking great care of older people through a network of quality care homes.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 48
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No - Pending vacancy, wait list
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $0.00 -$25.00/day up to $45.00/day as at 13 Feb 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 1 Mar 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Nurses on duty 24 hours a day 7 days per week in our Hospital. Plus Weekdays in Rest Home with our 24 hour hospital backup. Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Manager here full time on weekdays and on call.
Nurse Practitioner Yes Nurse Manager & Assistant Nurse Manager - full time.
Enrolled Nurse Yes One Enrolled Nurse plus a team of NZ Registered Nurses.
Physiotherapist Yes Regular visits sheduled plus on call.
Diversional Therapist Yes Here weekdays plus assistant
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities Diversional Therapist arranges a busy ongoing calendar of events.
Hairdresser Yes A qualified hairdresser visits fortnightly.
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly & on call
Dietitian Yes Regular Dietician reviews.
Kaumatua Yes In contact with local Marae
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular visits. Resident can have their own chaplan visit.
Updated: 27 Apr 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen bottles and Oxygen generators on site.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Able to offer Palliative care.
Wound Care Yes Nurse manager and assitant manager have a depth of experience in wound care.
Continence Advice Yes Nurse manager
Infection Control Yes Nurse Manager
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Subject to approval by management, you may bring some of your own furniture.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms single throughout the complex.
Shared Rooms No Nill shared rooms.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Some larger hospital rooms could suit couple.
Ensuite Yes Yes ensuited rooms available. Matakana hospital wing - every room with own full ensuite-toilet and shower. Other hospital rooms have a ensuite with toilet only.
Alcohol Permitted Yes In consultation with Management and GP.
Pets In Residence No No pets.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Resident animals onsite are not possible.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone sockets in all bedrooms. Resident arranges with a phone company for their own number and account at their own cost. Portable phone is also available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Hospital has underfloor central heating thoughout Thermostats in bedrooms throughout the facility.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Younger Person contract.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Matakana Hospital has own lounge area and and its own internal courtyard. The main hospital also has its own lounge and internal courtyard with sunscreen.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes We have a 12 seat coach for agile Rest home residents.
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meetings
Newsletter Yes Quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Rural Setting No Near Bayfair shopping Close to doctors and chemists. Not far from the beach.
Smokers Room No Smoking outside only.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking in restricted areas outside only.
Semi-Secure No We cannot take wanderers.
Updated: 13 Jun 2017
Special Features
Special Features

Updated: 13 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Coach outings for those able, Advocate, we refer to support groups as necessary, Big print books, Breakfast in bed, Classical Music, Digital photos of residents, Email, Entertainers, Fax, Internet, Library, Meal choices, Music, Organ, RSA visit., Minibus, Visitors, , Rose garden, Quizzes, Outings, Music, Internet email, Happy Hour, Entertainers
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not On admission the Nurse Manager or a Registed Nurse will provide you with details. Office personnel may also assist. Fees cover the requirements set by our DHB contract. Other additional services can be arranged at aditional cost to the resident. Refer to our admission contract and fees shedules for more information.
Staffing qualifications and details Client focused care is important and staff make it a priority to attend to the needs of the residents. Our CEO provides Administration Management. The Nurse Manager and assistant Nurse manager meet all Ministry of health operational requirements and impliment policies and procedures. More than one Registered Nurse is on duty at all times, plus on call backup. Caregivers are all required to undertake training 3 months initial training and assesment plus ongoing training.We use the ACE Program.
Details about meals Our menu is regularly reviewed by an advising Dietitian. All meals are prepared in our own kitchen. A continental style breakfast is served from 7.30am Lunch is served at 12.30pm. This is the main meal of the day. Special diets and likes and dislikes are catered for. There are 2 choices of meals at tea time. Soup, fruit and cheese is also served. Biscuits and cake are available at morning tea and afternoon tea. Caregiver will provide additional snacks as required.
Associated Complexes Not associated with other complexes.
Updated: 26 Apr 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Other Information Yes Interpereters available by arrangement.
Updated: 18 Apr 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes Non Denominational. Residents have the opportunity to follow their own beliefs.
(Other comments) Yes No religous affiliations all religions welcome.
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km Intercity Bus and Bay Hopper Bus service runs down Girven Road
Shops 0.50 Km Bayfair Mall
Mall 0.50 Km Bayfair Shopping Mall is located within easy walking distance.
Parks 0.50 Km Granada Park is nearby.The beach is less than 10 minutes walking distance away.
Library 4.00 Km We take residents to Public Librarys located at Mt Maunganui.
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Village Registration not Required No Not Required.
Other details Yes CHT Bernadette upholds and maintains its current Certification and undergoes regular sheduled reviews.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 13 Jun 2017

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