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Aspen Lifecare
Hospital Care
27 McLean St
Central City
Tauranga 3110
Postal Address
PO Box 915
Tauranga 3144
Bay of Plenty
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Yvonne Best - 07 578 0979
Aspen Lifecare Ltd
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The continued pursuit of excellence in care through monitoring, auditing, actioning and evaluation of service

Respecting and valuing our residents, families and staff

Core Values:
• Integrity – we do the right thing at the right time, all the time
• Respect and value – we always respect and value our consumers and our colleagues
• Commitment – we deliver service with commitment and care
• Effective – we measure service effectiveness
• Efficient – we always strive for efficiency

• Create and maintain an environment that continuously focuses action on quality improvement in care.


We are committed to providing “service excellence without compromise,” through all levels of our organisation.

This will be achieved by reflecting on our practice, using a process of continual improvement and constantly striving to exceed the expectations of our residents, relatives/whanau and families, staff, funders and suppliers.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 1 Dec 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours per day, seven days per week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Fully trained Healthcare Assistants on every shift
Physiotherapist Yes Julia Tinker
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Jackie O'Shea
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 7 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants are fully trained in end of life / Palliative care. Excellent working relationship with Waipuna Hospice.
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Gurjit Kaur
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 13 Aug 2018
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
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We recommend our Residents set up their room as they see fit. It is there home.
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Rooms with connecting door
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Bobby - Cat Ralph - Rabbit Ruby - Rabbit
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Free wifi throughout facility for our Residents
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Updated: 1 Mar 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Bingo, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Advocate, Age Concern, Children, Church, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pastoral care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Videos, Views
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes Available when needed
Samoan Yes
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes Inter denominational services on Fridays and Sunday
Salvation Army Yes Salvation Army Band play monthly
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Local and National bus stop within walking distance
Shops 5 Minutes walk to town
Parks Right across the road
Library 5 Minutes walk
Updated: 11 Oct 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 11 Oct 2017

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