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Papakura Private Hospital
7A Youngs Road
Papakura 2110
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Same as above
Counties Manukau
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Jay Borromeo - 09 299 6444 / 028 2580 2888
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 39
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $20.00/day as at 08 Apr 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: 28 May 2024
Please refer to our Webpage.
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes There is at least one Registered Nurse on every shift with additional on call backup as required. Our registered staff are competent clinical practitioners who under go regular training and review.
Enrolled Nurse Yes Experienced Enrolled Nurses work under the supervision of Registered Nurses.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All staff are encouraged to work towards formal qualifications in Caregiving. In addition regular in service training is provided to staff in a wide variety of topics pertinent to aged care and chronically ill.
Physiotherapist Yes A contracted Physiotherapist provides intensive treatment to clients on an as required basis two days per week. She is ably assisted by an experienced Physiotherapy Aid four days per week. Succesful stroke rehabilitation has occurred within the facility.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Contracted service available on an as required basis.
Social Worker (on site) Yes Hospital Administrator is an experienced Social worker
Activities Co-ordinator Yes A varied activites programme is available.
Hairdresser Yes Onsite fortnightly on a Thursday morning. Perms and Colours are available with prior bookings.
Podiatrist Yes Rostered six weekly cycle of service provision, however more frequent visits are able to be negotiated. Diabetic clients receive podiatry service free of charge other clients will be billed for this service.
Dietitian Yes A fully comprehensive nutritional assessment and associated treatment programme is in place. Where necessary a contracted service is available. Menus are reviewed by the contracted dietician two yearly.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Staff are happy to liase with external sevices to facilitate the provision of this service when required.
Kaumatua Yes Staff will assist in facilitation of this service.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A regular interdenominational service is held. Staff are happy to assist in the facilitation of ongoing contact with clients requirements
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes The facility provides oxygen therapy via portable concentrators and its staff are happy to liase with the respiratory service when required.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Staff are experienced with provision of this service and will liase with their contracted dietician to ensure the clients needs are met.
Palliative Care (Contracted) No The facility provides quality palliative care to its clients. The staff have extensive experience in this area and prides itself in their communication with family members at this time. All staff are required to complete palliative care training.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes The facility liases with South Auckland Hospice and maintains any pre admission relationship with Hospice that clients may have had. Staff are happy to accommodate family who may wish to be invloved in end of life cares.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes All Registered Nurses complete IV training provided by CMDHB.
Dialysis Yes Staff will facilitate this service on an as required basis.
Wound Care Yes Staff have access to a contracted wound care specialist for the management of complex wounds.
Diabetic Care Yes Staff are experienced in the management of Diabetes and where necessary will liase with CMDHB specialist services.
Continence Advice Yes Staff are experienced in the management of incontinence. The facility utilises quality disposable products and strives to maintain clients dignity at all times.
Stomal Therapy No The facility utilises the services of the CMDHB stoma service on an as required basis.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes The facility has been involved with succesful stroke rehabilitation through the input of the contracted physiotherapist. The facility also utilises the services of an experienced speech language therapist.
Tracheotomy Care Yes This care will be provided on an as required basis.
Spinal Injuries Care Yes On an as required basis.
Infection Control Yes A comprehensive Infection Control Programme is in place. Staff receive reglular training in infection contol best pratices. A Benchmarking programme with other like facilities operates and provides confirmation of satisfactory infection control.
Surgical Followup Yes The facility will ensure follow up requirements for surgical patients are met via clinic attendance on an as required basis.
Psychiatric Care Yes A Registered Nurse with extensive psychogeriatric experience is employed by the facility. Liasion with CMDHB services will be maintained for clients under their care.
Clinical Management Yes A Clinical Manager with extensive experience in Hospital level of care is in control of the clinical service. Staff have access to oncall clinical consultation on a 24/7 basis.
Other Specialties Yes As referred to previously extensive psychogeriatric experience is available.
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
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 Currently hold CMDHB Hospital Respite Contract. This enables forward booking via Counties Manuaku Respite Coordiantor for those clients eligable for hospital level respite. Other respite will be available dependent on bed availability.
Carer Support Yes As vacancies are available. This will incur additional costs to the client over and above the actual carer support amount.
Subsidised Yes Those clients qualifying for contracted bed will be fully subsidised dependent on allocated allowances and authorised by the Respite Coordinator. Discuss all respite requests with Needs Assessor regarding possible subsidy.
Private Paying Yes Dependent on bed availability full private repsite at hospital level will be available.
Booking can be made in advance Yes For Counties Manukau contracted bed only.
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Variety of alcoholic beverages served with meals
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have a jack point in them
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Contract in place for younger physically disabled service probition.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Residents are welcome to smoke in designated areas set aside for them
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 10 Apr 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity Programme. Operates Monday to Friday with a wide variety of activities tailored to the individuals needs and capabilities.
Aged Concern is available to act as client advocate if neccessary.
Onsite library service is provided by the Papakura Public Library. Weekly interdenominational Church services are held.
Internal Court Yard with a variety of potted plants which clients can tend if desired.

Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser & Ambulance transfer
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nursing Staff on duty 24 hrs per day. Doctors rounds twice weekly.
Details about meals Home cooked meals prepared onsite
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: Unknown
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.40 Km Bus stop and Great South Road about 400 meters
Mall 1.00 Km Roselands Shopping Centre, 1km Papakura CBD. Southgate Takanini, 1.2km from Hospital
Parks 0.80 Km Great South Road near CBD. 500m to Estuary
Library 1.00 Km Papakura Public Library, also provides onsite service
Updated: 29 Feb 2024
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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