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St Johns Hill Healthcare
Hospital Care
2 Virginia Rd
St Johns Hill
06 348 1500
06 3481509
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Sue Walker - 0211661468
Malcolm and Lynda Tucker
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We are responsible for the management of St Johns Hill Healthcare and potential development related to it with the operations and vision being resident focused in the short, medium and long term.
We will ensure that Johns Hill is a comfortable cheery environment for the residents and that the care is of the highest standard and appropriate for dependent people.
We endeavor to create a living and working environment, which promotes dignity and respect. To do so we will ensure that St Johns Hill Healthcare continues to operate smoothly with minimal business interruption.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 4 May 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy Yes
We welcome enquiries, you are invited to view our facility any time between 9.00am and 4.30pm.
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 27 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour cover
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 24 hour cover
Physiotherapist Yes Available visits every fortnight
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes 7 days a week
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 5 days a week
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser on site two days a week at residents cost
Podiatrist Yes The Podiatrist visits six weekly and appointments by prescription or on request at own cost.
Dietitian Yes Our menu is developed by a qualified Dietitian.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a chapel and have regular church services for residents. Or should you request the chaplain to visit we can assist with this
Updated: 22 Nov 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We are able to take bookings for Respite level of care
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Please feel welcome to contact Sue to discuss your specific requirements.
Updated: 4 May 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Please feel welcome to contact Sue Walker Facility Manager to discuss your specific requirements.
Day Care Yes We offer day care contact Sue for further information.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our Clinical Nurse Jo is very experienced in providing End of Life/ Palliative care.
Whanau Room Yes We have a room available for relatives and visitors.
Rooms (Single) Yes All of our rooms are single
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes A large number of the rooms have their own ensuites some rooms share a ensuite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every room is fully furnished, if you would like to bring in extra furniture please discuss this with Sue.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have happy hour once a week.
Pets In Residence Yes We have two facility cats in residence.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are able to have private phones in there rooms.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes All rooms have radiators.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Please discuss with Sue
Residents Committee Yes We have two monthly residents meetings all residents are invited and encouraged to attend.
Family Committee Yes We have two monthly relatives meetings all relatives are invited to attend.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please discuss with Jo
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large sunny lounge overlooking Wanganui city and the river.
Outings Yes We have a van for outings that has wheelchair access.
Rural Setting Yes The views from this Facility are beautiful and overlook the Whanganui River and surrounding countryside .
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes Sprinkler system is through the facility.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 20 Feb 2018
Special Features
Special Features
St Johns Hill healthcare has stunning views of Wanganui and the Wanganui River.
It has a lovely easy accessible large garden and orchard for residents and families to enjoy.
Updated: 4 May 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We provide activities seven days a week included in the programme are Entertainment and Visiting Entertainers, Van outings, Canine therapy , Housie, large print books, Church services, Exercises, Cooking, Daily newspaper reading,Mens group.
Updated: 4 May 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals We do have a set Summer and Winter menu but endeavor to meet individual preferences and medically required dietary needs.We provide a hot meal at midday and a savory dish for the evening meal with snacks provided in between meals. All our meals are cooked on site and have been developed by a Registered Dietician. Residents are encouraged to inform the cook of any special requests they may have.
Staffing Details We have a experienced Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours 7 days a week. All our care provider currently have completed or are undertaking the ACE Programme.
Updated: 4 May 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Interpreter Yes available on request
Updated: 4 May 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes Services are held in the Chapel on a regular basis.
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 4 May 2016
Public Transport 0.20 km Bus services are available with in walking distance of Facility.
Shops 0.51 km St Johns Hill Shopping Centre is a short distance form the Facility.
Mall   Mail can be left at the front desk for posting.
Parks 0.50 km Virginia Lake and the Winter Gardens are within walking distance.
Library 2.80 km The city library is approx. 2.8km in distance from facility.
Updated: 4 May 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 4 May 2016
What's New
What's New



You are welcome to come and view our facility, please contact us by phone (06) 348-1500 for an appointment or just pop in and see us.  We look forward to meeting you.