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Ultimate Care Cambridge Oakdale
58 Tennyson Street
Cambridge 3432
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Located in Leamington, a short distance away from the charming town of Cambridge is Ultimate Care Cambridge Oakdale. Purpose-built to a very high standard, our hospital wing allowing residents to enjoy the full continuum of care. It also has a dementia facility offering specialised, secure care for those assessed with Stage 3 Dementia.

Our home, is our residents home, and we have created an environment with a real sense of belonging for all our residents and their families. Along with high quality accommodation our landscaped gardens offer views across the commons with local amenities and shops within walking distance. Transport is provided for community activities and weekly outings.

With an extensive activities programme, the rest home has something for everyone, from quizzes, movie nights and concerts, through to mini gold, crafts, and sing-alongs.

Our dedicated team of nurses and caregivers offer an unparalleled quality of personalised care backed by industry-leading qualifications and training.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 2 Dec 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $15.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 07 Sep 2023
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: 24 May 2024
Our family, we were shown compassion, sensitivity and exceptional professionalism. We were made to feel like family and encouraged to make ourselves at home. For us, it was a challenging situation and we didn't know what to expect. We received constant reassurance and support. It was a privilege to be able to participate as the team (some of who's names I did not catch) came together. Everyone spoke to dad and maintained his dignity. We are lucky, so very lucky, and we wish to commend the staff at Oakdale and are so pleased our Mum resides here to.

While my wife was only in your care for 5 months I feel we are deeply in debt to Cambridge Oakdale. Every minute of the 5 months was full of the very best of care, love and empathy. Her constant smile was a testament to that care.

Thank you so very much for all your compassion, care and consideration of our Mum Shirley. You all do such an amazing job, which is not really appreciated until a loved one is in need.
Updated: 18 Mar 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have a team of committed registered nurses who strive to ensure residents needs are being met. Our team of registered nurses cover all shifts 24/7.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a team of caregivers who are committed to providing the best possible care for all of our residents. Our Caregivers undergo regular training and education.
Physiotherapist Yes Our Physiotherapist visits twice weekly who is able to cater to an individual plan for our residents.
Occupational Therapist Yes We have access to a qualified Occupational Therapist who can assess our residents needs.
Social Worker (on site) Yes We have a Community Social Worker who can have referrals made to.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have two fantastic activities coordinators who take care of the activities programme and raise smiles out of all our residents. There is always lot's of laughter and fun packed days if you want to join in.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own salon on site so no need to worry about getting out to the hairdressers.
Podiatrist Yes Our contracted Podiatrist will visit once every six weeks routinely.
Dietitian Yes All of our menus have been approved by a dietitian. We can make a referral to dietitian services if this is required for individual consultation.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can access a Chaplin through the various church groups which visit. This can be arranged on an individual basis as required.
Other Personnel Yes We have a team of experts at our National Support Office that consists of clinical support, financial support and property support
Updated: 2 Dec 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes We can provide if prescribed by a doctor, and oxygen management.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our staff our suitably trained to manage any gastric/nasogastric requirements.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We are committed to providing palliative care under our palliative care contract. Our team are dedicated in this area of specialty working with local hospice.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues, and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. It is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Wound Care Yes We have highly trained clinical nurses lead by our National Clinical Coach who can provide the best care for any wounds requiring treatment.
Diabetic Care Yes All of our registered nurses are skilled to assist with the management of diabetes. We are able to support you with your diabetic needs.
Continence Advice Yes Our registered nurses have been trained to assess for continence requirements and work closely with our suppliers to ensure any continence products you require are of the highest quality.
Stomal Therapy Yes We do not have a stomal therapist on staff, but if required we would refer to the DHB stomal services for advice.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes If you have unfortunately suffered from a stroke we can assist you with your post recovery requirements
Infection Control Yes We have an organisational wide infection control programme. This has been endorsed by the Medical Officer of Health at the Canterbury District Health Board
Surgical Followup Yes If your coming to stay with us post-surgery we can following an assessment of your needs provide the recovery needs you require.
Clinical Management Yes We have a full-time Clinical Services Manager who provides support to our Nurses and Caregivers and all care of our Residents.
Updated: 2 Dec 2020
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 Respite care provides caregivers with a temporary rest while the person in their care continues to be looked after in a safe environment. Take a break knowing that your loved one is in extremely capable hands.
Carer Support Yes If you receive carer support we may be able to assist you if you wish to bring in your relative to our facility to enable you to have a break
Subsidised Yes Yes, we provided subsidised services should you meet the requirements.
Private Paying Yes Yes, we provide private paying services should you not meet the subsidy requirements.
Booking can be made in advance Yes Bookings can be made in advance, please contact us discuss your needs and availabilities.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to bring their own furniture with them (subject to space and safety constraints).
Single Rooms Yes Single rooms with and without ensuites. Please contact us for more information and availabilities.
Ensuite Yes Ensuites are available in the majority of rooms. Please contact us for more information and availabilities.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour is held every week. Residents are able to have own alcohol within reason.
Pets In Residence Yes We are happy for your pet to come and visit you.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes A personal phone line can be arranged with a private provider to have a telephone connected to your room. Additional fees may apply.
Wifi Yes Free wi-fi available to our residents and visiting families.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating can be adjusted to residents needs.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes As an organisation our core business is Aged Care. We do however acknowledge that some of our referrals could be for people under the age of 65yrs. We will always consider this person on a case by case to ensure we can meet their needs.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a variety of locations for residents and their families to meet in.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes We cater to all walks of life.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues, and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. it is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We are committed to providing palliative care under our palliative care contract. Our team are dedicated in this area of specialty working with our local hospice
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We run a great daycare programme, where all our residents are welcome to join us for the day, enjoying our meals and our activities.
Outings Yes Yes, we have regular trips out and about that are very popular with our residents.
Newsletter Yes A monthly newsletter is available. We are more than happy to share with you our newsletter.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our organisation has a very robust policy framework and we have a policy for the management of challenging behaviour.
Confused Residents Yes At times we see confusion with some of our residents. Our team of staff are highly trained to ensure we comfort and support any of our residents that may be distressed or confused at periods of times.
Smoking Permitted Yes The Ultimate Care Group is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is permitted outside in a designated area.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Special Features
Special Features
We have a dedicated dementia unit, with beautiful outdoor gardens that are safe and secure for our residents to wander around safely in.

Luxurious accommodation in a purpose-built facility

Landscaped gardens with views across Commons.

Rural outlook, close to the shops, parks, cafe's and the attractions of charming Cambridge.

Open-ended visiting hours

Activities programme

Hairdresser, Podiatrist and Ear Clinic

Regular Happy Hour

Dietician approved meals and catering for special diets.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a dedicated activities co-ordinator who provides an interesting and stimulating programme of activities for our residents.

Our programme includes: regular entertainers, weekly van outings, shopping trips, music therapy, board games, arts and crafts, videos, quizzes, big print books, newspaper reading, scenic drives, garden visits and an exercise programme.

The activities programme also caters to residents who require one to one time the the activities co-ordinator.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Standard fees apply. Other costs may be incurred for resident/epoa/family preference. Please contact us for a detailed price list.
Staffing qualifications and details Our staff go through an orientation programme and continue with on-going education. All our staff are committed to providing the best quality of care and maintaining our philosophy of 'We Promise to Care"
Details about meals All meals are home-cooked, our menus are reviewed by a dietitian and nutritionist.
Associated Complexes Our facility operates under the governance of the Ultimate Care Group with 19 care facilities NZ wide.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Interpreter Yes We are happy to arrange for interpreter services should they be required
Other Details Yes We can arrange a translator service should you require them.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Other Faiths can be sourced by the Facility to see if there's a local representation.
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.20 Km
Shops 0.50 Km
Parks 0.05 Km Just across the road
Updated: 3 Dec 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes We are members of NZACA.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 3 Dec 2020

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