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Summerset on Summerhill (Palmerston North)
Hospital Care
180 Ruapehu Drive
Palmerston North
0800 334 404
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Summerset on Summerhill 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
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 34
Vacancy Yes
2 standard rooms available
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Mar 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 280 Yes 24hrs per 365 days RN on duty always
Nurse Practitioner 2 Yes Kauri Healthcare Nurse Practitioner visits once a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 2 - 8 on duty at any time total of 35 trained Care Givers
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 35 Yes Certificated
Activities Co-ordinator 32 Yes Qualified
Hairdresser Yes Mon & Weds
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly visits By appointment
Dietitian Negotiable Per Food Services provider
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Pastoral care worker visits once per week. Church services 3 x a month
Updated: 27 Nov 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We provide Resthome or Hospital Respite care if a standard room is available.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes Please contact our Care Centre Manager or Village Manager for the specific daily rate and details.
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 27 Nov 2017
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As approved by Care Centre Manager or Village Manager
Single Rooms Yes 32
Ensuite Yes 11
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone costs are the residents expense
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking permitted in an outside designated area
Updated: 27 Nov 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Cater Plus offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Staffing Qualifications and Details 11 qualified Registered Nurses and 1-2 RN's on duty every minute of every day and night.
Associated Complexes Summerset Group has 21 operating Villages, most with care facilities. see www.summerset.co.nz
What's included in your fees and what's not Resthome - $142.00 per day incl GST Hospital - $229.95 per day incl GST
Updated: 9 Mar 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Bengali Yes
Cantonese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Hungarian Yes
Korean Yes
Ndebele Yes
Samoan Yes
Sindhi Yes
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Public Transport 0.10 km adjacent
Shops 0.10 km adjacent
Mall 0.10 km adjacent
Parks 0.10 km adjacent
Library 0.10 km mobile fortnightly
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce 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
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce 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 Jan 2017

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