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Summerset at the Course (Trentham)

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Summerset at the Course (Trentham)
20 Racecourse Road
Upper Hutt 5018
Postal Address
Same as above
Hutt Valley
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Colin Glen - 04 830 0181
Summerset Group
Village Manager
Craig Braun - 04 527 2983
Sales Manager
Kay Southon - 04 920 4376
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Summerset at the Course offers round-the-clock hospital level care in our modern, purpose-built Care Centre.

Residents receive the best in clinical care, while enjoying the benefits of living in our vibrant, welcoming community.

Our hospital suites are comfortable and homely and our residents can expect to be looked after in a warm and caring way.

Our friendly, professional Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

To find out more, please call us on 0800 786 637 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 9 Jan 2017
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 250 Yes 24 hours per day
Enrolled Nurse 30 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 700 Yes
Physiotherapist 2 Yes Visits weekly
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes 40 hours Monday to Friday and some weekends
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes 40 hours per week Monday to Friday and some weekends
Hairdresser 30 Yes Tuesday - Saturday
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Monthly or by request
Other Personnel Yes 450 hours property, sales and administration
Updated: 5 Feb 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Updated: 2 Jun 2016
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes With controls in place
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our property team can help with this
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes One main lounge with several other smaller seating areas.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Family Committee No We hold Friends and Family meetings. You can also attend advocates meetings.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Rural Setting Yes We are located right next to the race course.
Updated: 9 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Cater Plus offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Updated: 9 Mar 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 9 Jan 2017

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