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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
(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
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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
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care13
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 20 Apr 2017
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: 4 Apr 2016
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
Own Social Worker N/A Negotiable There is a Social worker in Taupo who works out of the Public Hospital, she is available when we need her.
Diversional Therapist N/A No
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: 23 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist No We have access to visiting Psychiatrists
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care 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.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes We have 6 rooms at Wharerangi that have ensuites.
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.
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.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are 3 lounges to choose from at Wharerangi.
Outings Yes There are regular outings in the Wharerangi van.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a designated outdoor smoking area for residents
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
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: 23 Feb 2017
Additional Information
Details re Meals All meals are carefully planned, all residents needs are taken special care of. We have different menus for each day/week.
Staffing 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 rental retirement units. We are part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hospital Level fees are $211.73 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: 23 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
Cook Island 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: 23 Feb 2017
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: 23 Feb 2017
Public Transport   Taxi service, we are very close to town, 2 blocks takes you into 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: 23 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 23 Feb 2017