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Woburn Masonic Care - Hospital level care

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Care Suite Vacancy
Woburn Masonic Care
Woburn Masonic Care
63 Wai-Iti Crescent
Lower Hutt 5010
Postal Address
Same as above
Hutt Valley
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Heidi O'Reilly - 04 569 6839
The Masonic Villages Trust
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Woburn Masonic Care is a brand new care facility located on the original site in central Lower Hutt.
Woburn Masonic Care Home shares the Trust's mission of "Great Care" and our Vision to be the preferred choice for residents, families and staff.
Our Values are
Benevolence-kindness and consideration to everyone.
Charitable-We do things for people without expecting return
Respect-We are understanding and non-judgmental and have respect for our environment and community.
Excellence-We deliver the very best in everything we do.
We continually strive for improvement.
Integrity- We always operate with honesty and ethically.
Our staff strive daily to achieve this.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies Yes. An ORA (Occupation Right Agreement) means you have to 'pay' a capital amount to live here. It's a retirement village type of purchase.
Updated: 25 May 2023
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 5
Vacancy No
Premium room charges from $100 per day and this is also offered in Care Suites
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $45.00/day up to $100.00/day as at 15 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 Please enquire
Updated: 24 May 2024
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 52
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 24 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses 24 hours per day.
Nurse Practitioner Yes We have access to nurse practitioners versed in aged care and aged care -mental health, from the local DHB. They provide education every month or as required for our Nursing staff and are available for consultation for specific residents.
Enrolled Nurse Negotiable
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a wonderful team of caregivers who work under the direction of the RN's, they are experienced in aged care & passionate about providing the best personalised care possible. Our team all have the opportunity to obtain up to Level 4 Health and Wellbeing certificate.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly visits and as required by a licensed physiotherapist occur on site.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required
Social Worker (on site) No But if required are arranged through the DHB.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a qualified DT who works full time. The program incorporates daily activities of interest to residents and some one on one activities for residents who prefer more personalised needs.
Hairdresser Yes As required
Podiatrist Yes As required
Dietitian Yes Cibus catering company on site with dietetic advisory
Accredited Visitors Yes As required and arranged on an individual basis
Kaumatua Yes As required and arranged on an individual basis
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We cater for many spiritual needs and are happy to speak to you about your requirements. We have the space to hold services of varying denominations.
Other Personnel Yes Our facility General Practitioner visits once per week and is available via phone.
Updated: 25 May 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
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Woburn masonic Care works very closely with Te Omanga Hospice in caring for residents, families and whanau with palliative care need. This includes pain management, complex symptom management from chronic illness, psycho social support and end of life care
Wound Care Yes Woburn Masonic Care work closely with the DHB CNS in wound management, providing advice and guidance on care.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy No is available from the DHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup No We have access to a wide variety of Nursing specialists from the Hutt Valley DHB who provide us with support when we require it.
Clinical Management Yes Woburn Masonic Car has an experienced Clinical Nurse Manager who both have extensive clinical backgrounds and experience.
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 25 May 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 Depending on bed availability. Premium charge of $45 per day
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 25 May 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All furniture provided but small items may be brought in eg. armchair, television. Beds are provided.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single and have an ensuite
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour every Wednesday afternoon is part of the recreation programme.Individual requirements can be met at the residents cost.
Pets In Residence No Pets are welcome to be brought in to visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection in each room to allow residents to have their own phone at own expense
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Radiator heating in all rooms
Lounges/seating areas Yes Multiple lounges, Central recreation room, Guest lounge, Care suites have small lounge ,Chapel
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes 10 seater coach for regular coach outings
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee No We hold regular residents meetings.
Family Committee Yes We hold regular family meetings
Newsletter Yes Regular newsletters published
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes A policy is in place.We pride ourselves on not using any forms of restraint but of finding alternative ways to care for someone to meet their needs.
Confused Residents Yes We have residents with varying degrees of confusion however we do not have a secure demetia unit
Smokers Room No Smokers must smoke outside in designated area
Smoking Permitted No Visitors may only smoke outside in the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes Main doors are secured early evening with call bell & camera access. Swipe card access for all other exits
Updated: 25 May 2023
Special Features
Special Features

In house Chapel and Library.

Flat easy access site with pleasant surroundings and gardens.

Recreation programme tailored to individual needs for rest home and hospital residents - Run Monday - Saturday.

The rest home and hospital are combined in one building and are not separated.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Two Recreation staff on site provide extensive programme from Monday through to Saturday. This includes exercise programme, bowls, musical entertainment, cards, scrabble, computer experience, art, cooking, craft, music, drama, bingo, quiz, crosswords, van outings, monthly newsletter, seasonal festivities etc.

Individual as well as group activities are catered for and families and friends are welcome to come and help or participate

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Included: 24 hour personal care, Registered Nurse 24 hours per day, daily room clean, All meals and morning & afternoon tea, Laundry, Additional costs: Hairdresser, glasses, dentures, telephone, newspapers, specialist fees,non pharmac funded medication. Any additional charges will be discussed with prospective residents or their families prior to admission. Please contact Manager for further details.
Staffing qualifications and details Experienced caregivers with appropriate qualifications. Registered Nurses with aged care experience Palliative care nurse experience
Details about meals Cibus catering company on site. Caters for all dietary requirements. Midday main meal with evening meal options. Morning & afternoon tea provided.
Visitor information Visitors to sign in and out at reception. Please do not visit if you are unwell. Non smoking.
Recreational opportunities 6 day a week recreation program. individualised lifestyle plans. Large recreation room for group events or small lounges for individuals.
Internet access Yes
Transport Currently waiting for a brand new transport van to ensure residents have the opportunity for outings
Associated Complexes The Masonic Villages Trust has retirement villages in Horowhenua, Wairarapa, Palmerston North and Foxton providing retirement housing, resthome and hospital level care
Updated: 25 May 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreters are available on request
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Regular weekly communion is held.
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes Weekly services are held in our chapel by local churches on a rota system.People of any denomination or belief may apply for admission.Ministers are welcome for individual residents and are called as requested. A Masonic connection is not necessary.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.01 Km
Shops 0.25 Km Small shop provided on site. Supermarkets are located within 10 minutes drive
Mall 9.20 Km Close to Queensgate Mall, Lower Hutt aprox 12 minutes drive
Parks Across the road is a golf course, with walking area and seated areas. Belmont Regional Park is within close proximity
Library Small library onsite.
Updated: 30 May 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
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
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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