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Ultimate Care Manurewa
Hospital Care
39 Great South Rd
South Auckland
Counties Manukau
(09) 267 2536
(09) 267 000
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Jackie Raukura - (09) 267 2536
The Ultimate Care Group Limited - (09) 267 2536
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Welcome to Ultimate Care Manurewa where caring is what we do best. Manurewa was once an Auckland homestead before being converted to the welcoming rest home and hospital in which we care for the elders of our community today. Ultimate Care Manurewa's grounds feature landscaped garden boxes, water features and hanging baskets with a varied and colourful array of seasonal flowers. Our large conservatory captures the all-day sun. Every room has a window seat and is bright and sunny.

We provide a variety of excellent meals every day of the year and we’re only 500 metres down the road from the Manukau Supa Clinic, with Westfield Manukau close by.

Facility Manager Phyllis Trelease joined us recently and is building on the excellent work of our former facility manager to ensure the Ultimate Care Manurewa community continues to grow. We have really lovely people here, both staff and residents. Everyone is made to feel welcome and at home.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 18 May 2018
To the General Manager of Ultimate Care.

I am writing to commend the outstanding care given to my brother for the last few days of his life at Ultimate Care Manurewa.

Initially I was welcomed warmly and shown the facilities. All the staff( tea ladies, carers, and nurses) were extremely courteous, sensitive, observant and kind. They went out of their way to make my brother and his family comfortable and nothing was too much trouble. Their attention to detail was commendable. I am so appreciative of all the staff did for us and would like to thank them sincerely.

I would particularly like to thank Icy and Aubry for their exceptional care. They made the time we spent at Ultimate Care the very best it could be. Their gentleness and expertise and sensitivity was heartwarming.

We were blessed. With grateful thanks.
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses working onsite 24/7 with oncall support from the Facility Manager during after hours and weekends.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All staff undergo a vigorous orientation package before working on the floor. They are supervised by Registered Nurse and / or Senior Caregivers for the first 3 months
Physiotherapist Yes The facility has a Physiotherapist who visits weekly to update residents mobility plans. Mobility Assistant works Monday - Friday and ensures that plans are followed.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes We have excellent comments about our hairdresser who visits regularly and prices are very good.
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks or as required.
Dietitian Yes Our menu is overseen by a dietitian to ensure that it meets the needs of our residents but we also like to cater to personal tastes as well.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A Church Service is held in the facility once a week. We have church singers that visit weekly on a voluntary basis and they provide a great sing along.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes We offer clinical, compassionate care at this difficult time.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We pride ourselves in supporting the resident and their family/whanau at this sad time. We are happy for family to stay as long as they like with their loved one.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes We will be happy to over see oxygen requirements
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes The Registered Nurses keep up to date with the latest wound care trends. Wound care training is updated regularly.
Diabetic Care Yes Our kitchen menu has a diabetic component
Continence Advisor Yes We have regular inservices for staff re continence management
Infection Control Yes Our Infection Control Co-ordinator runs a very pro active program
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have physiotherapist input weekly and physio assistant program daily
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Spinal Injuries Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Our Clinical Manager is very skilled in her nursing practice. She is very approachable so that you can discuss any matters with her at any time.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Clinical Education and Teaching.
Updated: 31 Aug 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 are very happy to offer respite to any families that require a break or need to go on a holiday. We will care for your loved one so you can have peace of mind while you have your time.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes As prior negotiation with the management. Charges may apply.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in allocated areas outside the facility
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Ultimate Care Manurewa is a medium sized facility so we have the luxury of being able to focus more on an individualised person centred approach for care planning.
Updated: 13 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Holidays, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lectures, Massage, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Stroke Group, Vegetarian, Videos
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Meals are processed onsite and reviewed regularly in partnership with the residents and their whanau as per approval of the dietician.
Staffing Details Registered Nurses working onsite 24/7. General Practitioner visits twice a week regularly and as needed.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Charges may apply to the following extra services: - Podiatry - Hairdressing - Private telephone line - Electrical check and tagging for patient's own appliances For more information about extra services and charges, please contact the management.
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Our church service are inter dominational and we welcome input from all religions and faith
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stops outside the Rest Home
Shops 0.10 km Shops within half a block
Mall 1.00 km Manurewa Mall and shopping complex
Parks 0.20 km Local park within half a block
Library 1.00 km Manurewa Public Library
Updated: 31 Aug 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 31 Aug 2017