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Wharekaka Rest Home
Hospital Care
20 Oxford Street
Martinborough 5711
Postal Address
P O Box 127
Martinborough 5711
06 3069701
(06) 306 9755
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Jenny Prentice - 063069701
Wharekaka Trust Board Inc
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Wharekaka has one bed available. Please contact the General Manager or Clinical Manager for further information.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 6 Sep 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 8
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 Dec 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Available 24/7.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable Wharekaka receives support from the Nurse Practitioner located at the Martinborough Medical Centre.
Enrolled Nurse 32 Yes We have an experienced Enrolled Nurse on our staff.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All staff are trained. Most staff have completed the National Certificate or are working toward the qualification.
Physiotherapist Negotiable support available through the Martinborough Medical Centre.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable available through the Wairarapa DHB.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable available through the Wairarapa DHB.
Activities Co-ordinator 24 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser calls at Wharekaka every ten days.
Podiatrist Yes our Podiatrist visits on site once a month.
Dietitian Yes input available via Sarah Percy our Dietitian. Sarah regularly provides a review of or menus.
Accredited Visitors Yes visits from Age Concern, WOOPS and other related services available as requested.
Kaumatua Yes on a individual basis.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes visiting clergy attend and conduct church services in the facility once a month.
Updated: 6 Sep 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 6 Sep 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baha'i Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Confucius Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Evangelical Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jain Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Jewish Yes
Lutherism Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Orthodox Christian Yes
Pentecostal Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Ringatu Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Sikh Yes
Shinto Yes
Spiritualist/New Age Yes
Tao Yes
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
Updated: 6 Sep 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes Wharekaka is a subscriber to the Careerforce training programme for care staff.
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes copy available on the MOH website and from the facility on request.
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes An Accreditation Audit was completed in 14 October 2017. The certification is for a period of three years.
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details No Wharekaka has met the Primary level requirements for ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices. This is for the period 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2019.
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme 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: 13 Sep 2018

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.