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Summerset in the Bay (Napier)

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Summerset in the Bay (Napier)
79 Merlot Drive
Napier 4112
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79 Merlot Drive
Napier 4112
Hawke's Bay
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Summerset in the Bay 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.

Our care centre has received 4 year certification from the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital level care*.

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.

*(subject to availability).
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 6 Jun 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 32
Vacancy No
Availability on enquiry at the time
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes from $0.00/day up to $40.00/day as at 06 Sep 2021
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: 27 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 349.5 Yes Care Centre Manager & Clinical Nurse Lead Monday to Friday. Two registered nurses covering both morning shift & afternoon shifts One registered nurse over night
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Access via Care Centre Manager
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Access via Care Centre Manager
Diversional Therapist 58 Yes Two Qualified Diversional Therapists
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes Village service only
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing salon and hairdresser available onsite
Podiatrist Yes The podiatrist visits the site 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes Access arranged via GP referral.
Accredited Visitors Yes Three monthly visits. Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy services
Kaumatua Yes Hours negotiable. Access via Village manager
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel 40 Yes Village Manager
Updated: 14 May 2021
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 We offer end of life care and have a relationship with Cranford Hospice who support our nurses and residents.
Wound Care Yes Our nurses manage wounds with the support of the DHB Wound Care Nurse Specialist for more complex wounds.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We are able to support people who have had a stroke however do not have specialist stroke rehab facilities.
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes Our Clinical Nurse Lead is our Infection Control Nurse.
Psychiatric Care Yes We work collaboratively with Older Persons Mental Health to support residents who need this
Clinical Management Yes We have both a Clinical Nurse Lead and a Care Centre Manager along with a team of nurses
Updated: 21 May 2021
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
Carer Support Yes
Updated: 9 Mar 2016
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Selective - requires discussing with Care Centre Manager
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes $35.00 per day charge
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Resident arrange commissioning and pays own telephone account & associated costs
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 1 lounge and 2 family rooms available
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Twice Weekly
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes Can be arranged with Care Centre Manager
Residents Committee No Open door policy for residents/families
Newsletter Yes Newsletter Bi-Monthly from Care Centre Manager
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No Urban but on the outskirts of the city - rural views
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside in designated area
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 11 Jan 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Our care centre has received 4 year certification from the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital level care.
Updated: 27 Feb 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity/recreation programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Children visiting, Catholic and Interdenominational Services, Baking, Craft, Live Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus outings, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Quizzes and Puzzles, Reading, RSA, Sing-a-longs, Smart TV with Sky
Updated: 21 May 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Kerr & Ladbrook offer contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Updated: 9 Mar 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Taxi's available including disability taxi's.
Shops 4.00 Km Shopping trips can be arranged at the discretion of the Nurse manager
Parks 2.00 Km
Library 4.00 Km
Updated: 15 Aug 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Home and Community Health Association Yes
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 3 year accreditation expires 2016
Home and Community Health Association New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 14 May 2021

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