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The Oaks Rest Home and Village
Hospital Care
88 Main South Road (Entrance 9 Colman Avenue)
Upper Riccarton
South west
(03) 348 2998
(03) 348 2910
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Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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Judy Port - 021 514 659
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To provide a quality environment in which each older person in our care feels secure, retains their independence and is supported by staff committed to their wellbeing.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 15 Mar 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 36
Vacancy Yes
1 garden view room available
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 24 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours per day
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 24 Yes Physiotherapist assistant on site for 20 hours per week. Physiotherapist on site for 4 hours per week and longer if required.
Occupational Therapist Yes Visits as required
Activities Co-ordinator 80 Yes Dedicated to the provision of activities for our hospital residents. In addition to this, residents may join in with the rest home, studio, apartment and villa activities programme.
Hairdresser Yes On site, two days per week
Podiatrist Yes Twice monthly
Dietitian Yes Consultations as required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Bariatric (care of the very overweight) Yes Subject to sufficient notice and availability of suitable equipment.
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Our Registered Nurses regularly update their wound care training
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 19 Oct 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes Available Monday - Friday. We do not provide transport.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We are able to offer care under the Pegasus DBB scheme
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes By negotiation with the Business and Care Manager
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Arrange with provider directly
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Room temperatures are individually regulated via the main heating controls
Residents Committee No Our residents prefer to see the Business and Care Manager individually or to discuss any issues they have at the 2-monthly Residents Meetings
Newsletter Yes Three times per year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several lounges available looking on to attractive gardens
Outings Yes Bus trips and shopping trips weekly
Smoking Permitted No Smoking is prohibitied at The Oaks
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Some of the features of the purpose-designed building are the wider doors, larger bedrooms with electric beds, Sky TV combatable outlets in all rooms and fittings for external telephones connections.

There is plenty of living space as we have 4 lounges and numerous sitting alcoves, all of which have a different outlook and different furnishings. This means that residents can have a changing outlook each day, which adds interest and variety.

Our gardens are flourishing with plenty of outdoor seating allowing sunny spots to sit.
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
The activities programme is busy and interesting.

Residents in our hospital are encouraged to join in the main activities programme where possible and we have an activities co-ordinator who is dedicated to supporting our frailer residents and providing suitable activities to stimulate them.

Several volunteers provide support to our activities coordinators which allows us to extend what we are able to do.

Activity programme, Advocate,Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Board Games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Entertainment,Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Library, Lotto, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper Reading, Organ, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist,Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Stroke Group, Swimming, Theatre, Videos, Womens Institute
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Staffing Details Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
Associated Complexes We have a resthome and retirement units on site. We also are part of the Oceania Healthcare Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact the Centre for full details about our fees
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cantonese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Gujarati Yes
Mandarin Yes
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes We have services on site from members of different religions on a regular basis.
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus service from Main South Road entrance gate
Shops 0.75 km Sockburn dairy, bakery, hairdresser
Mall 1.00 km Bush Inn
Parks 0.50 km Coleman Avenue
Library 0.00 km Library service provided to The Oaks by Upper Riccarton Opposite Oaks on Main South Road
Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 11 Apr 2017