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Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House - Hospital level care

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Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House
Kelvin House
14 Manor Park Road,
Manor Park
Lower Hutt 5019
Postal Address
Same as above
Hutt Valley
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Paulina Haaber - 04 569 6839
The Masonic Villages Trust
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Woburn Masonic Care is currently located at Kelvin House, in Manor Park, Lower Hutt, while a new facility is being built at the original Woburn site.
Woburn Masonic Care Home shares the Trust's mission of "Great Care" and our Vision to be the preferred choice for residents, families and staff.
Our Values are
Benevolence-kindness and consideration to everyone.
Charitable-We do things for people without expecting return
Respect-We are understanding and non-judgmental and have respect for our environment and community.
Excellence-We deliver the very best in everything we do.
We continually strive for improvement.
Integrity- We always operate with honesty and ethically.
Our staff strive daily to achieve this.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 1 RN is on duty 7-11pm and 1RN is on duty 11pm - 7am. The Nurse Manager and RN coordinator are both RN's and are "on call" for staff at all times. All Nursing staff are skilled in aged care providing a very knowledgeable workforce.
Nurse Practitioner No We have access to nurse practitioners versed in aged care and aged care -mental health, from the local DHB. They provide education every month or as required for our Nursing staff and are available for consultation for specific residents.
Enrolled Nurse No Currently we do not have any enrolled nurses on our team.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a wonderful team of caregivers who work under the direction of the RN's, they are experienced in aged care & passionate about providing the best personalised care possible. Our team all have the opportunity to obtain up to Level 4 Health and Wellbeing certificate.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly visits and as required by a licensed physiotherapist occur on site.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required
Social Worker (on site) No But if required are arranged through the DHB.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a qualified DT who works full time. The program incorporates daily activities of interest to residents and some one on one activities for residents who prefer more personalised needs.
Hairdresser Yes As required
Podiatrist Yes As required
Dietitian Yes All meals are currently contracted from our adjacent building (Manor Park)
Accredited Visitors Yes As required and arranged on an individual basis
Kaumatua Yes As required and arranged on an individual basis
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We cater for many spiritual needs and are happy to speak to you about your requirements. We have the space to hold services of varying denominations.
Other Personnel Yes Our facility General Practitioner visits once per week and is available via phone.
Updated: 30 May 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Woburn masonic Care at Kelvin House works very closely with Te Omanga Hospice in caring for residents, families and whanau with palliative care need. This includes pain management, complex symptom management from chronic illness, psycho social support and end of life care
Wound Care Yes Masonic Care at kelvin House work closely with the DHB CNS in wound management, providing advice and guidance on care.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy No is available from the DHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup No We have access to a wide variety of Nursing specialists from the Hutt Valley DHB who provide us with support when we require it.
Clinical Management Yes Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House has an experienced Clinical Nurse Manager and clinical co Ordinator who both have extensive clinical backgrounds and experience.
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 30 May 2021
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite No Unfortunately we are unable to offer respite care for people on a regular basis.We will however be able sometimes to provide this if we have a short term empty bed.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All furniture provided but small items may be brought in eg. armchair, television. Beds are provided.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single and have an ensuite
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour every Wednesday afternoon is part of the recreation programme.Individual requirements can be met at the residents cost.
Pets In Residence No Pets are welcome to be brought in to visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection in each room to allow residents to have their own phone at own expense
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Central heating is controlled in Hub of facility but can be adjusted to suit the needs of individual residents.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large communal lounge and an area also set up for dual purpose dining room, activities and library.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes 10 seater coach for regular coach outings
Whanau Room No However areas where family can have intimate meetings or gatherings
Residents Committee No We hold regular residents meetings.
Family Committee Yes We hold regular family meetings
Newsletter Yes Regular newsletters published
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes A policy is in place.We pride ourselves on not using any forms of restraint but of finding alternative ways to care for someone to meet their needs.
Confused Residents Yes We have residents with varying degrees of confusion however we do not have a secure demetia unit
Rural Setting No Kelvin House is situated adjacent to Manor Park, and across the road is a golf course. It is situated in a very quiet setting.
Smokers Room No Smokers must smoke outside in designated area
Smoking Permitted Yes Visitors may only smoke outside in the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes All exit doors are locked after 8pm. Our facility has lots of exits that residents may choose to leave by so we are unable to take people who may be at risk of absconding.
Updated: 30 May 2021
Special Features
Special Features

In house Chapel and Library.

Flat easy access site with pleasant surroundings and gardens.

Recreation programme tailored to individual needs for rest home and hospital residents - Run Monday - Saturday.

The rest home and hospital are combined in one building and are not separated.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Two Recreation staff on site provide extensive programme from Monday through to Saturday. This includes exercise programme, bowls, musical entertainment, cards, scrabble, computer experience, art, cooking, craft, music, drama, bingo, quiz, crosswords, van outings, monthly newsletter, seasonal festivities etc.

Individual as well as group activities are catered for and families and friends are welcome to come and help or participate

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, glasses, dentures, telephone,newspapers, specialist fees non pharmac funded medication.Any additional charges will be discussed with prospective residents or their families prior to admission. Please contact Manager for further details.
Staffing qualifications and details Residents are allocated a Primary Nurse on admission.This is the Registered nurse that plans their care and will do this in consultation with the family if the resident wishes.Staffing levels are monitored daily to ensure we have sufficient staff to provide care
Details about meals All meals cooked on a 6 weekly rotating menu. Residents offered a selection of meal options and home baking. Individual tastes can be accommodated as can specific dietary needs.Family are welcome to purchase meals.
Associated Complexes The Masonic Villages Trust has retirement villages in Horowhenua, Wairarapa, Palmerston North and Foxton providing retirement housing, resthome and hospital level care
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreters are available on request
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Regular weekly communion is held.
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes Weekly services are held in our chapel by local churches on a rota system.People of any denomination or belief may apply for admission.Ministers are welcome for individual residents and are called as requested. A Masonic connection is not necessary.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.01 Km
Shops 0.25 Km Small shop provided on site. Supermarkets are located within 10 minutes drive
Mall 9.20 Km Close to Queensgate Mall, Lower Hutt aprox 12 minutes drive
Parks Across the road is a golf course, with walking area and seated areas. Belmont Regional Park is within close proximity
Library Small library onsite.
Updated: 30 May 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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