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Radius Peppertree

At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius Peppertree
Category
Hospital
Address
Peppertree
107 Roberts Line
Kelvin Grove
Palmerston North 4414
Postal Address
Same as above
Region
MidCentral
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Barbara Stewart - (06) 353 0004
Owner
Radius Residential Care Ltd
Other services
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A lot can be said through our hands — a welcome, a goodbye, a friendly embrace, a playful gesture, a sign of affection, or just the delivery of a cup of tea.

At Radius Peppertree, we offer more than just an extra set of hands; we strive to improve your life at the stage you're at.

Tucked behind native and exotic trees, Radius Peppertree is just minutes from Palmerston North's centre on Roberts Line, Kelvin Grove. While close to all the main traffic routes, Radius Peppertree provides a peaceful environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Our care team is ready to welcome you home and embrace you as a valued community member.

The team at Radius Peppertree fosters a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, making it feel like a second family.

Staying Connected
Peppertree offers a personal free Wi-Fi connection for residents to stay connected with loved ones, access news, shop online, and stream movies or TV shows.
They also provide a phone package that includes a rented phone with oversized buttons and covers all mobile and toll calls for $35 a month. Residents can bring their existing phone numbers with them when they move in.


Our Food
At Peppertree, the kitchen prepares fresh, nutritious meals that are tasty and inviting.
There are three main meals and snacks throughout the day. The menu is on a four-week cycle and is designed with residents in mind and approved by a dietician.
Fish and chips on Fridays and roast lamb, pork, and beef are the most popular dishes. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated.


Activities
Peppertree offers an extensive activity programme that promotes self-esteem and personal fulfilment.
They aim to stimulate cognitive functioning, nurture their residents, and provide purposeful activities that result in full and enriched lives full of fun, laughter, and smiles. A focus for our residents for several years now has been saving the bees, which has involved a lot of planting by our gardening club... we also have our bee hives on site!
This is a rewarding experience for everyone involved.


Are you looking to experience Radius Peppertree?
Book a personal tour with Barbara, the Facility Manager, who will guide you around the home and answer any questions you may have while explaining the benefits and options of being a resident.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 13 Aug 2012

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
Views of gardens, near to lounges
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms as at 30 May 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes

Updated: 13 Jun 2024

Testimonials
Testimonials
October 2023: “Just a few short lines to bring a special "thanks" for everything! Thank you to all the staff at Peppertree for kindly looking after my dear Mum. Your kindness and care was greatly appreciated and we felt Mum was in the best of hands. Ginny and I will always be grateful for how you looked after Mum. With warm wishes. Thank you. Graham and Ginny R xx"

Updated: 26 Oct 2023

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes On duty at all times
Physiotherapist Negotiable Referral via Public Hospital/GP
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Referral via Public Hospital/GP
Diversional Therapist Yes (see activities co-ordinator)
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes Weekly volunteers who visit residents
Kaumatua Yes Anglican Minister
Other Personnel Yes Our office administrator has day to day social interaction with residents and their families. They answers many of those little questions, assists residents with resident funds and delivers their letters etc. Meets and greet new families and visitors.

Updated: 1 Aug 2017

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes

Updated: 24 Apr 2012

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 We will keep your name on a wait list for respite care. When we have vacancies for respite we will call you and let you know that we have vacancies.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 1 Aug 2013

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes Large rooms with built in vanity, drawers and wardrobe.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Cordless phone available. Own phone available at own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room No We do have lounges available for residents and their families to use when necessary.
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smokers Room Yes Residents only
Smoking Permitted Yes

Updated: 7 Jun 2013

Special Features
Special Features
Purpose built facility providing rest home and hospital levels of care.

Very good pastoral relationships in the community.

Strong activities with co-ordinator who has delightful sense of humour and excellent staff throughout the facility.

Updated: 7 Jun 2013

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Flower arranging, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Library, Newspaper reading, Organ, Parties, Petanque, RSA, Travel, Videos

Updated: 24 Apr 2012

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the manager for full details.
Staffing qualifications and details We have many long serving staff who enjoy looking after the residents. They are a happy bunch who take care of the residents needs and cares.
Details about meals We offer breakfast in bed, home cooked morning and afternoon teas in the dining room or lounge as required. Lunch is the main meal of the day with Sunday roasts being a favourite. All meals are prepared on the premises and feel like home cooked cuisine. Supper in the evening in the residents rooms.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of Rest Home and Private Hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.

Updated: 7 Jun 2013

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Mandarin Yes

Updated: 24 Apr 2012

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Very supportive pastoral care.
Brethren Yes Monthly
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Fortnightly for communion

Updated: 24 Apr 2012

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus stop
Shops 1.50 Km Suburban shopping centre
Mall 10.00 Km
Parks 0.10 Km Large open space
Library 10.00 Km Public library in town but we also have a house bound service to our home which is well used.

Updated: 24 Apr 2012

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)

Updated: 24 Apr 2012


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