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Summerset on Summerhill (Palmerston North) - Summerset Care Palmerston North

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Summerset on Summerhill (Palmerston North)
Hospital Care
180 Ruapehu Drive
Palmerston North 4410
Postal Address
180 Ruapehu Drive
06 3544964
06 3544961
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Sue Gould - 0275 722310
Summerset Group Holdings Ltd - 04 894 7320
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Our modern, purpose-built Care Centre offers a wide range of care services designed to meet the level of care you need. These include day care programmes, short-term or respite care, and diversional therapy. Our friendly and professionally trained Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

Summerset on Summerhill 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.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care37
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Apr 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 168 Yes 24hrs per 365 days RN on duty always
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 2 - 8 on duty at any time total of 28 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 Monthly visits By appointment
Dietitian Negotiable Per Food Services provider
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor No 3 x services wkly
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We provide resthome Respite care if a standard room is available. Alternatively you may like to book our luxury Ruapehu Suite which includes private ensuite and Sky TV. This Suite with its many extras requires a top-up private payment contribution.
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes Because the primary use of our Ruapehu Suite is for hospice care, bookings for resthome level Respite Care will only be confirmed four weeks prior to the requested date of admission.
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes A premium applies for this luxury room, additional to our contracted rate with the Ministry of Health. Please contact our Nurse Manager or Facility Manager for the specific daily rate and details.
Updated: 22 May 2013
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes 32
Ensuite Yes 9
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
Additional Information
Details re Meals Meals provided daily from our own kitchen.
Staffing Details 8 qualified Registered Nurses and an RN on duty every minute of every day and night.
Associated Complexes Summerset Group has 13 operating Villages, most with care facilities. see www.summerset.co.nz
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Resthome - $118.64 per day incl GST Hospital - $203.06 per day incl GST
Updated: 13 Sep 2012
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 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 & MembershipStatusDetails
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