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Bupa Tararu Care Home
Hospital Care
921 Tararu Road
Gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula
(07) 868 6176
(07) 868 5086
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Tararu Care Home is set among park-like grounds and a short stroll will give you views across the Firth of Thames.

Tararu is an important part of the Thames community. It’s a happy place with a strong family spirit and a reputation for skilled, wholehearted care.

Tararu enjoys strong community support and involvement and has friendly staff and wonderful residents.

Tararu is part of the Bupa group of rest homes, hospitals, retirement villages and personal medical alarms. We are a private company, and because we have no shareholders, we can invest what we earn to make improvements that help us provide better care.

As part of the global Bupa group, we are able to provide superior clinical support, while focusing on helping each of our residents get the most out of each day. Bupa is one of New Zealand’s leading aged care providers.

For more information, please visit the Bupa link.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 4 Apr 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner 4 Yes Our nurse practitioner Rachel comes twice a week to support our RN's and our GP
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse coverage. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our caregivers are highly experienced and work towards achieving NZQA qualifications in residential aged care. They are skilled to provide the best care for our residents.
Physiotherapist Yes Available by referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Assistant is on site 40 hours per week. Our pgrogramme incorporates one-to-one activities, group sessions and day trips.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser, visits on a regular basis and provides a great service at a reasonable price.
Podiatrist Yes Our skilled podiatrist visits monthly or on request.
Dietitian Yes All menus are dietitian approved. Our dietitian is available for general advice and oversees special needs.
Accredited Visitors Yes This can be arranged on an individual basis.
Kaumatua Yes
Other Personnel Yes A wide range of entertainers - Allied Health Professionals as needed - A GP who visits twice a week and is also available on call.
Updated: 23 Oct 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We have registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Oxygen Management Yes We have registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Surgical Followup Yes via Thames or Waikato Hospital
Wound Care Yes Our nurses are able to provide this with back up from specialist at Thames or Waikato Hospital
Diabetic Care Yes Our nurses are able to provide this with back up from specialist at Thames or Waikato Hospital
Continence Advisor Yes Our nurses are able to provide this with back up from specialist at Thames or Waikato Hospital
Infection Control Yes We meet all infection control standards.
Stomal Therapist Yes We manage resident's needs and provide a range of products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Psychiatric Care Yes We will provide referrals to tother services as required.
Dialysis Yes Our nurses are able to provide this with back up from specialist at Thames or Waikato Hospital
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 23 Oct 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes This is available when we have vacancies
Carer Support Yes This is available when we have vacancies
Updated: 23 Oct 2014
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can discuss your special needs prior to admission.
Day Care Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options for Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to personalise their rooms. We understand the importance of making it feel like home.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We are happy to discuss options for your pets.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You are welcome to have a phone and internet installed at your own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Our home is centrally heated with underfloor heating.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We respect all cultures.
Residents Committee Yes We have a care homes residents group with regular meetings. Bupa also has a National Residents and Relatives Association.
Family Committee Yes Combine with the residents committee above.
Newsletter Yes The Care Homes Newsletter is published on a regular basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have.
Confused Residents Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have. This may include residents who becove confused.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes As part of the activities program, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sight seeing and picnics.
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in the designated area.
Sprinklers Yes Tararu Rest Home meets all NZ Fire Service regulations.
Audit report available Yes Audit report for the Health & Disability Standards is available on our website. Tararu is proud to achieve 3 year certification.
Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Special Features
Special Features
Set in flat park-like grounds. Situated between the hills and the sea at the beginning of the coastal road to Coromandel.

Tararu Rest Home and Hospital is owned by Bupa Care Services - specialists in aged care.

We provide New Zealanders with:

• Personal Medical Alarms
• Retirement village living
• Rest home care
• Hospital care
• Day care for the elderly
• Special Dementia Care
• Dementia care
• Respite care

The team at Bupa Care Services is passionate about helping older New Zealanders to get the most out of life. Our strong caring ethics, dedication and respect are valued by people at some of the most vulnerable times in their lives – so trust is intrinsic to the way we work.

Bupa has no shareholders so all surpluses are reinvested into our care homes.

Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
A range of activities happen each day on an individual and group level which changes on a regular basis. We cater for people's special interests and hobbies. It is important to us that you live your day your way.
Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Our menus are dietitian approved and cater to individual predferences and requirements.
Staffing Details Tararu Care Home meets all recommended staffing levels for residential care.
Associated Complexes We are part of Bupa Care Services, a specialist aged care provider. Bupa Care Services also has retirement villages, medical alarms and rehab services available.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include A government subsidy may be available for part or all of your care.
Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 23 Oct 2014
Public Transport   Facility Van - Designated Times. Taxis
Shops 4.00 km Main Shopping Centre
Mall 4.00 km Goldfields Shopping Mall
Parks 4.00 km
Library 4.00 km
Updated: 17 Oct 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes The audit is available on the Bupa website www.bupa.co.nz
CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 17 Oct 2014