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Warkworth Hospital
Warkworth Hospital
31 Blue Gum Drive
Warkworth 0910
Postal Address
PO Box 650
Warkworth 0941
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Jo McGoram - 09 4259950
Operations Manager
Grant Broomhall - 09 4259950
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Mission Statement:
Warkworth Hospital is committed to the provision of quality care with dignity and privacy for all people within this facility
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 30 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 9 Registered Nurses and the Nurse Manager provide 24/7 quality care
Enrolled Nurse Yes 1 long-serving Nurse provides support to registered staff
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our experienced well trained staff combined with an excellent staff/client ratio provide around the clock quality care.
Physiotherapist Yes As required
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 1 full-time
Hairdresser Yes Karen visits weekly
Podiatrist Yes Visits 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes As required
Accredited Visitors Yes We have volunteers who visit weekly
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes Operations Manager. Kitchen, Laundry, Cleaning and other support staff.
Updated: 27 Nov 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Several of our Nurses are trained in nasogastric and PEG feeding.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All our staff are trained in palliative care
Wound Care Yes Several of our nurses have been through The Wound Academy training. We have access to wound care specialist nurses when required.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes If required
Infection Control Yes We run a full up to date infection control program
Clinical Management Yes The Nurse Manager is the clinical manager.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes Subject to room availability
Carer Support Yes Subject to room availability
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes Subject to room availability.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage personalisation of rooms.
Single Rooms Yes 16 with individual ensuite toilets. 16 dedicated hospital care rooms
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes 2 rooms suitable for couples
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Daily happy hour
Pets In Residence Yes We have a range of staff and family pets that visit regularly during the week.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have the facility to connect an individual phone line
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Underfloor ducted heating is in all rooms and throughout the facility.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Contracted for this service.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 2 lounges
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with hospice to provide a quality service.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes By arrangement
Outings Yes Regular outings are arranged by our activities staff. We have our own mobility van
Residents Committee No Monthly Resident meetings are held
Family Committee No We have an open door policy.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated areas are provided for this.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our dedicated activities staff offer daily activities with regular visiting entertainment. Local schools and clubs visit regularly.

Activities include: Bowls, crafts, quizes, garden, entertainment, entertainers, bingo/housie, music, movies, stroke club, RSA lunches, library and much more.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Contact Nurse Manager for details.
Staffing qualifications and details We have a stable staff base with an excellent staff/resident ratio.
Details about meals We have a 6 weekly dietitian approved menu. All meals are prepared daily on the premises.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes We welcome people of all religious beliefs
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 1.00 Km
Shops 1.00 Km
Parks 1.00 Km
Library 1.00 Km
Updated: 13 Aug 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Spark of Life Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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