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Summerset at Karaka
Category
Hospital Care
Address
49 Pararekau Rd
Papakura
Auckland
DHB
Counties Manukau
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0800 334 404
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Summerset at Karaka offers round-the-clock hospital level care in our modern, purpose-built Care Centre.

Residents receive the best in clinical care, while enjoying the benefits of living in our vibrant, welcoming community.

Our hospital suites are comfortable and homely and our residents can expect to be looked after in a warm and caring way.

Our friendly, professional Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 26 Oct 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 31
Vacancy Soon
All rooms are accredited to Resthome and Hospital level. Premium Rooms only available at this time. In total we have 2 vacancies
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 19 Apr 2018
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered Nurses on site 24/7
Enrolled Nurse No All of our Clinical team are fully Registered Nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a full team of trained Caregivers who are onsite 24/7 Our Caregivers all work towards or have completed National certificates in Aged care
Physiotherapist Yes The Physiotherapist is onsite weekly. There may be a charge for this service depending on your health needs
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We are happy to facilitate a community referral
Diversional Therapist Yes Our qualified Diversional Therapist alongside our Recreational Therapist provide a quality activity programme 7 days per week
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Recreational Therapist provides a quality programme. She is currently studying for her Diversional Therapy qualification.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser on site 5 days per week - Mon - Fri
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits are 6 weekly, there may be a charge for this service depending on your health needs
Dietitian Yes Dietician is available on call. There may be a charge for this service depending on your health needs
Kaumatua Negotiable We are happy to liaise with our local Marae
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We provide interdenominational church services monthly. Catholic Mass is also provided
Other Personnel Negotiable We are happy to discuss your personal requirements
Updated: 18 Jan 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have a dedicated Palliative team on site and we work closely with our local Hospice and Palliative team.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our team are all trained to manage nasogastic tubes and peg feeding.
Oxygen Management Yes As prescribed by the GP
Surgical Followup Yes We can accommodate post acute convalescent care
Wound Care Yes All of the team attend regular wound care management training. We have a dedicated wound care nurse onsite. We liaise with the Community Gerontology Nurse Specialist from Counties Manukau DHB
Diabetic Care Yes We provide diabetic meals which are reviewed and overseen by a Dietician
Continence Advisor Yes Our team includes a Continence champion who oversees all of our continence product requirements. Our team does regular training with the team from Tena and we able to manage in dwelling and supra pubic catheters
Infection Control Yes All of our team attend regular infection control training and we have a dedicated Infection Control nurse onsite
Tracheotomy Care Yes Our team are able to provide support and care for tracheotomy's
Dialysis Yes We can provide peritoneal dialysis onsite.
Spinal Injuries Yes Our team can provide activities of daily living for residents with spinal injuries
Gerontological Care Yes We liaise with the Community Gerontology Nurse Specialist from Counties Manukau DHB
Urology No Our team does regular training with the team from Tena and we able to manage in dwelling and supra pubic catheters
Clinical Manager Yes Our team is comprised of a Care Centre Manager (clinically qualified), a Clinical Nurse Leader a team of registered Nurses.
Updated: 16 Jun 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 don't have dedicated beds for respite, but we are able to accommodate respite - please enquire
Carer Support Yes We don't have dedicated beds for Care support, but we are able to accommodate - please enquire
Other Short Stay Programme Yes POAC We can accommodate residents for short term convalescent care following private surgery
Updated: 16 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, White Tie offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Updated: 8 Mar 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2018

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