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Waiapu House Lifecare - Hospital Wing

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Waiapu House Lifecare
Hospital Care
10 Danvers Street
Havelock North
Havelock North
Havelock North 4130
Hawke's Bay
(06) 872 8930
(06) 872 8935
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Barbara Sutherland-West - 06 872 8931
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To provide a residential home and hospital community in which those who are aged and frail or unable to live in their own homes will be cared for and supported to lead normal active lives according to their ability.

Waiapu House Aged Care Centre aims to provide a superior Hospital and Resthome for its residents through care and service.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care32
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
We have 42 additional beds that have MOH approval for hospital level in our Rest Home
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours.
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Negotiable On request.
Own Social Worker Negotiable On request.
Diversional Therapist Yes On site daily.
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable On request.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Negotiable On request.
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We only provide respite where we have vacancies. These are not dedicated beds.
Carer Support Yes We only provide this service where we have vacancies. These are not dedicated beds.
Subsidised Yes Where we have vacancies - we will provide this service- however there are no dedicated beds.
Private Paying Yes Where we have vacancies we will provide this service- however there are no dedicated beds.
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Day Care Yes Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Yes
Wifi Yes
Newsletter Yes Three times a year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Yes, frequently
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Sprinklers Yes Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Special Features
Waiapu House has been providing the best care for the elderly in Havelock North for over 50 years. Waiapu House is set in five acres of attractively landscaped gardens at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac close to the Havelock North village.

The 32 room continuing care Hospital provides lots of natural lighting, landscaped internal gardens and a friendly home like atmosphere.

Architectually designed with the needs of our residents in mind, it features the latest concepts in hospital planning; it is decorated throughout to create an inviting, homely environment. The bedrooms all have their own ensuites and some rooms open out onto patio garden areas.

Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Interests & Activities
Referrals made to support groups when appropriate e.g. Azheimer's Society, Chapel onsite with resident Chaplain, craft, internet, entertainment, exercises, vegetarian meals available, local library, movies, music, newspaper reading, shopping, Sky TV, videos and outings.
Activities programme 5 days per week. Van outings, visiting groups, entertainment and social hour., Advocate
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Additional Information
Details re Meals Main meals at lunch. Vegetarian and diabetic diets catered. Residents are surveyed frequently and ideas for change are trialled
Staffing Details Registered Nurse on duty at all times.
Associated Complexes Retirement village: 13 Apartments and 18 Chalets.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include As per Health Funding/Ministry of Health contract. See Manager for details.
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Other denominations are welcome.
Updated: Unknown
Public Transport 1.50 km
Shops 1.50 km
Mall 1.50 km
Parks 1.50 km
Library 1.50 km
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes Training for staff and Manager an roving assessor for CSSITO
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 23 Dec 2015