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Summerset Care (Wanganui) Ltd
Hospital Care
40 Burton Avenue
Wanganui East
Wanganui 4500
Postal Address
40 Burton Avenue
(06) 343 3133
(06) 343 3144
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Shelley Walls - 06 343 3133
Summerset Group Ltd - 04 849 7320
Care Centre Manager
Libin Varghese - 06 343 3133
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Our modern, purpose-built Care Centre offers a range of care services designed to meet the level of care you need. Our friendly and professionally trained Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

Summerset in the River City offers round-the-clock hospital level. Our hospital suites are comfortable and homely and our residents can expect to be looked after in a warm and caring way.

Please contact Libin Varghese, our Care Centre Manager on 06 343 3133 for more information.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 28 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 18
Vacancy Yes
Will take Intermediate Care, Respite, CMI and Non Weight Bearing
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 19 Jan 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours 7 days a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Cover all shifts 24 hours 7 days per week
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Usually provided by WDHB
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes 7 day Activities
Hairdresser Yes 4 days per week
Podiatrist Yes Qualified Podiatrist visits
Dietitian Negotiable Have access to the Dietician at the local DHB.
Kaumatua Negotiable Access to community based groups as required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable We have a chaplain who comes regularly from the Wanganui east parish
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes In partnership with Hospice
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability No Usually provided by WDHB
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Accessible through the local DHB.
Diabetic Care Yes Accessible through the local DHB.
Continence Advisor Yes Able to access this service for residents when required.
Infection Control Yes Able to access Infection Control Nurse at the local DHB.
Stomal Therapist No Usually provided by WDHB
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Suzette Mainit is the Nurse Manager at Summerset Village. Supported by our Clinical Quality Manager and Clinical Education Manager.
Psychologist No Usually provided by WDHB
Psychiatrist No Usually provided by WDHB
Updated: 19 Aug 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 If applicable
Private Paying Yes On Application
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Day Care Yes every day, except public holidays
Palliative Care Contract No Work in partnership with Hospice
Whanau Room No But would make a room available
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single
Ensuite Yes 6 rooms have an ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes But not wardrobe
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation
Pets In Residence Yes Aquarium and Bird
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Only birds
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At own expense
Wifi Yes Guest Wifi available
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Under floor heating provided
Residents Committee No Advocacy meeting 3 monthly
Family Committee No Residents family/whanau are encouraged to talk to the Nurse Manager
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 sunny conservatories and a lounge
Outings Yes Regular van outings
Rural Setting No hills visible close by with cows etc
Smokers Room Yes There is a designated area for those residents who wish to smoke.
Smoking Permitted Yes In the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes Some doors alarmed but not completely secure
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Special Features
Special Features

Updated: 30 Apr 2010
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Movies, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Movies
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Public Transport 0.00 km There is a bus stop outside the main gate of the village.
Shops 0.50 km Wanganui east shopping centre is a 10 minute walk from the village.
Mall 3.00 km
Parks 1.00 km Kowhai park is a 10 minute walk from the village gates.
Library 3.00 km Summerset has an extensive Library on site that is accessible to all residents.
Updated: 11 Nov 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 11 Nov 2010