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Summerset by the Sea (Katikati)

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Summerset by the Sea (Katikati)
181 Park Road
Katikati 3129
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181 Park Road
Katikati 3129
Bay of Plenty
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Adri Scheun - 07 985 6891
Summerset Group
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Fiona Nelson - 07 985 6893
Care Centre Manager
Karen Pope - 07 985 6074
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Summerset by the Sea 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. You can now also access hospital-level care in our spacious serviced apartments within the village as well.

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 334 404 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.

*(Subject to availability).
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 18
Vacancy Yes
10 apartments to rest home
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $27.00/day up to $67.00/day as at 26 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 No
Updated: 1 Mar 2024
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Care Apartment Vacancy No
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 1 Mar 2024
"Just a quick note to let you all know how happy I am with Mum's care since she moved to Summerset. It is a beautiful environment and all the staff and residents seem happy, chatty and involved. I feel very relaxed each time I leave the complex".

"I would like to thank the staff at Summerset for the care dad received while he was here on respite care".
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Our experienced Registered Nurses are rostered 24 hours per day, seven days a week. All our Registered Nurses hold current NZ registrations and meet the criteria for practice of the Nursing Council of New Zealand
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We are able to access a Nurse Practitioner through referral
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have senior Enrolled Nurses who work a variety of rostered shifts, they are supported by our Registered Nurses and Clinical Manager
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a dedicated team of Care Givers who have undertaken training via Summerset and Career Force training programmes. Summerset is committed to providing training for care staff to ensure residents receive excellent and comprehensive care
Physiotherapist Negotiable Available by arrangement - we are able to access physiotherapy assessments and facilitation of programmes
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable We have strong links with the Social Work team from Tauranga hospital
Diversional Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Coordinator has had many years experience, she working towards attaining her National Qualification through the NZQA Career Force training programme
Hairdresser Yes We have Vickie in our Salon, she also has a salon in Katikati and will be well known to many residents
Podiatrist Yes We have Cassie Calvert, a qualified Podiatrist, who attends to our residents podiatry needs She is also available to Village residents when on site
Dietitian Negotiable Available via referral
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable Weekly services held in facility
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes To be discussed with the Care Centre Manager
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We work with the Community Allied Health Team
ACC Rehabilitation Yes These contracts are person centred and individualised
Tracheotomy Care Yes To be discussed with the Care Centre Manager
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
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
High Care Needs Yes This is based on the assessment and our ability to provide this level of care
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes In some cases, this is dependent on the size of the room chosen
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We welcome pets as visitors as long as they are well managed.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We recommend you bring a cellphone.
Wifi Yes Wifi available in communal areas
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Dependent on the care suite/apartment chosen
Lounges/seating areas No We have a divine cafe in our village for all residents and their families
Cafe Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes Everyone is welcome in our homes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes There are weekly bus outings. Residents take turns to go on outings so that everyone has an opportunity.
Whānau Room Yes We encourage families to use this room.
Māori Kaupapa Yes We have culturally appropriate services in care, we work in partnership with the whanau to ensure a person centred service for our māori residents.
Family Committee No We have regular family and friends meetings where residents' families are invited to attend. When a resident moves into Care, we send out a Move In Survey to their family to check everything went well & they got the info they needed. We send satisfaction surveys to resident's families as well for their views.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes A designated smoking area will be provided for care residents by the Village Manager
Semi-Secure Yes We provide a safe and secure environment for our residents
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Special Features
Special Features
Summerset by the Sea can provide the full continuum of care; from Independent Retirement living through to End of Life care.

Summerset by the Sea has extensive and expansive sea views from the Rest Home and Hospital.
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Cards, Children, Concerts, Electric beds, Exercises, Entertainment, Games, Gas Fire, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Men, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Pool, Pool table, Quizzes, Reading, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Spa
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not While most of the services we provide are included in your daily care fee such as meals and Caregiver assistance, you may require specialist or extra products or services. Additional services for which additional charges may be incurred, include but are not limited to services like Audiologists, Dentists, Hairdressers, Dry cleaning, Podiatry. Please speak to the Care Centre Manager if you have any questions.
Staffing qualifications and details Village Manager, Clinical Manager, Enrolled Nurse, Qualified Caregivers, Chef, Café Supervisor, Cafe Assistant, Office Manager, Activities Coordinator/Diversional Therapist, Property Officer, Property Assistant, Head Gardener,
Details about meals Summerset offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Recreational opportunities Onsite Diversional and Recreational Therapists plan and deliver a range of therapeutic recreation programmes that take into account your personal preferences.
Internet access Wife is available in common areas
Transport We have a Summerset van and can arrange other transport as required.
Updated: 13 Dec 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes Several staff members are fluent in various Filipino dialects
Māori - Te Reo Yes Some staff members have basic Te Reo language skills
Other Details Yes Summerset by the Sea has hearing loops in place in the Care Centre and the main function areas, to potentiate hearing for those with Hearing Aids
Other Information Yes Summerset by the Sea has hearing loops in place in the Care Centre and the main function areas, to potentiate hearing for those with Hearing Aids
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 1.00 Km The nearest bus stop is less than one kilometre.
Shops 3.00 Km Katikati township is less than three kilometres away. There is a dairy at the beginning of Park Road.
Mall 3.00 Km Katikati shopping centre is less than three kilometres away
Parks 0.50 Km There is a park immediately opposite the main Village entrance
Library The Village has a large library available for all residents to use
Updated: 15 Dec 2023
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details No Toitu Carbon Zero Certified, Accredited Dementia Friendly Organisation, 2024 Readers Digest Quality Service Award winners, Diversity and Inclusion
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 13 Dec 2023

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