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Wharerangi Rest Home and Village - Hospital Wing

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Wharerangi Rest Home and Village
Hospital Care
25 Kaimanawa St
Taupo 3330
Postal Address
Same as above
(07) 378 4165
(07) 377 2329
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Anne-Marie Wakefield - (07) 378 4165
Oceania Healthcare
Clinical Manager
Johannes de Loyola - (07) 378 4165
Sophia Bathe - (07) 378 4165
Village Co-ordinator
Evelyn White - (021) 532 818
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Restrictions - critical visitors only
To be the provider of choice for senior New Zealanders of care and lifestyle options in a way that meets and exceeds the expectations of our residents, staff and stakeholders.

Respect - everyone matters
Excellence - quality in everything we do
Passion - believe that we make a difference
Deliver - we will do what we say

We provide excellent contemporary care that reflects our residents' individuality and their right to choice, respect and dignity. We provide a positive and welcoming environment in which our residents are encouraged and supported to improve their quality of life.

- A purpose build care home
- Hospital care when needed
- Specialist dementia care
- Friendly, helpful staff
- Activities and fun
- Delicious meals
- Refreshments and social occasions
- Safety and security
- Visits from friends and family
- Respite and convalescent care
- Family orientated facility and staff
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 May 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 21
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $10/day up to $16/day as at 24 Jan 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 1 Oct 2020
You couldn't pick a better place to live for the final years of your life. Starting with Management all the way through, it is a very friendly home. Staff are very understanding and kind -
Joan Black (Resident)
Updated: 15 May 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 168 Yes We have a registered nurse on site 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 3 Yes We have a visiting Physiotherapist who will call each Tuesday at 10.30 am.
Occupational Therapist N/A Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) N/A Negotiable There is a Social worker in Taupo who works out of the Public Hospital, she is available when we need her.
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes
Hairdresser 4 Yes Our hairdresser visits on Wednesday mornings.
Podiatrist Yes There is a visiting podiatrist that calls to Wharerangi.
Dietitian Yes Oceania employs a Dietician
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Shirley Jones of Salvation Army has a strong presence at Wharerangi with Daily Devotions, and visiting residents
Other Personnel Yes We have singers and accordian players that call in weekly to play music for our residents.
Updated: 15 May 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 15 May 2020
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
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 15 May 2020
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents and families to make their room as homely and personal as they wish bringing their own furniture and ornaments.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes We have 6 rooms at Wharerangi that have ensuites.
Pets In Residence Yes We have one bird who loves to sing along with the residents.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are welcome to connect with their own provider and have their own private number, this is the expense of the resident.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are 3 lounges to choose from at Wharerangi.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Wharerangi have a great Daycare programme running every weekday except public holidays. There is a monthly programme with different activities happening each day, including outings in the Wharerangi van.
Outings Yes There are regular outings in the Wharerangi van.
Whanau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a designated outdoor smoking area for residents
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 15 May 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Care and Craft, Church, Craft, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 15 May 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All meals are carefully planned, all residents needs are taken special care of. We have different menus for each day/week.
Staffing Qualifications and Details All of our staff have health care assistant training on an annual basis and as required by other providers.
Associated Complexes We have a rest home and secure dementia unit on site as well as a retirement village. We are part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
What's included in your fees and what's not Hospital Level fees are $239.72 per day, after assessment residents may be entitled to subsidies from the government. The maximum private contribution for hospital level care is the current resthome level care rate.
Updated: 15 May 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Other Information Yes there are interpreters in the area who will assist us if needed, most launguages are covered.
Updated: 15 May 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes All religions are welcome here, we understand the importance of religion, and can assure residents they will not be discriminated against.
Updated: 15 May 2020
Public Transport   Taxi service, we are very close to town, 2 blocks takes you into town. Bus service around town
Shops   Dairy 5 minutes walk from the resthome.
Mall   No malls in Taupo
Parks   There are alot of parks around our area.
Library   There is a library service with the local library, we also have our own little library at Wharerangi.
Updated: 15 May 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 15 May 2020

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