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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit

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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit
Hospital Care
6 Pilgrim Place
Te Kauwhata 3710
Postal Address
Same as above
(07) 826 3541
(07) 826 -3542
View Email Address
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Michelle Feehan - (07) 826 3542
Te Kauwhata Retirement Trust Board - (07) 826 3541
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 1 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy No
We do not have a dedicated hospital wing. As a resident of Aparangi our Premium and Studio rooms are the ones allocated when available.
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 9 Apr 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes Registered Nurses are on duty around the clock. The Manager of the Residential Care Unit is also a Registered Nurse.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24/7 Yes The majority of our Caregivers have attained qualifications through the ACE Programme. All staff must be qualified and receive ongoing training.
Diversional Therapist Yes Seven days a week. These staff members co-ordinate the activities for the residents.
Hairdresser Yes At least weekly in our salon.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits the Residential Care Unit regularly every six weeks.
Dietitian Yes We use the services of a registered dietician.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplains from various denominations are available upon request. there are regular services.
Other Personnel Yes Importantly there are are the kitchen, domestic, laundry and maintenance members of staff.
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 17 Oct 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 17 Oct 2013
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Our philosophy is one of 'Aparangi is the residents home'. The whole concept of our Premium and Studio rooms allows folk to furnish them either partially still using allocated furnishings or fully to their hearts delight with their own furnishings.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single with the all of them having their own en suite toilet and wash basin. Currently eight rooms have full en suite - shower / wash basin / toilet.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes There are no shared rooms however we have couples in residence who each have a room though one of them is a studio room allowing for use as a main sitting room.
Ensuite Yes Our new 40 square metre studio rooms have full en suite that allow for ease of use and "tons of room to swing a cat". All other rooms have ensuite toilet and wash basin.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision
Pets In Residence Yes Henry is the current lodger. He is a lovely ginger tabby pussy cat. There is also a aviary currently sprouting baby budgies and finches.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Those in original rooms may have this arranged through Telecom. Newly built or renovated rooms have direct dial phones with internet access. Skype is avaiable.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are sunny lounge/seating areas with televisions, various reading materials, and comfortable seating.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We offer care at this level with the Liverpool Pathway.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Outings are organised on a regular basis.
Whanau Room Yes This is the Quiet Room where ALL meet.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes A Resident Committee, elected by the residents, organises and facilitates the majority of social and interaction functions within the Village, as well as takes care of some grievances or complaints.
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes The Resident Association send out a regular monthly newsletter to all residents.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Set in the North Waikato township of Te Kauwhata. It's 40 minutes to Hamilton and Manukau, an hour to Central Auckland.
Smoking Permitted Yes Each resident upon their own merit. We are working towards a smoke free environment.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Special Features
Special Features
The Residential Care Unit is undergoing a phased redevelopment over a period of five years to offer people choices of rooms.

Principles of the Eden Alternatives and the Liverpool Pathway are followed by our team.

We pride ourselves on offering the Residential Care Unit as your home rather than simply accommodation.
Updated: 17 Oct 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, Big print books, Bowls, Care and Craft, Church, Chapel, Craft, Electric beds, Games, Garden, Gardening, Library, Minibus, Newspaper reading, Park, Outings, Pastoral care, Reading, Senior Citizens
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All our menus are reviewed by registered dieticians and of course we look at the seasonal availabilities of the market. Special diets when required.
Staffing Qualifications and Details There is always a staff member for your needs.
Associated Complexes The Residential Care Unit is at the heart of Aparangi Village, a lifestyle retirement village where residents enjoy....
What's included in your fees and what's not Upon application
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes We have both residents and staff from various cultural backgrounds so there is a range of languages and dialects always around.
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
(Other comments) Yes We can guide residents for all other denominational needs.
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Shops   Just a short walk to the Te Kauwhata town centre.
Parks   There are two beautiful lakes within Aparangi Village itself.
Library   There is a large library within Simmons Hall, adjacent to the Residential Care Unit. As well as this, the Te Kauwhata Public Library is a short walk down the road.
Updated: 31 Jul 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 31 Jul 2012

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