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Name
Waterlea Lifecare
Category
Respite / short term care
Address
50 McLauchlan Street
Springlands
Blenheim 7201
Postal Address
Same as above
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
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Fax
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Kathy Hargreaves
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
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Make your home at Waterlea Lifecare

When it comes to everyday life, Waterlea makes it easy with rest home, day care, respite and dementia care. The well-appointed rooms all look out onto sheltered courtyards or landscaped gardens and come complete with a 24-hour call bell system, WiFi and ensuites.

Light, bright and welcoming, Waterlea is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from the Springlands shopping centre where you’ll find all the essentials. Just a few minutes’ drive from there is the Blenheim town centre.

We offer everything from hairdressing to podiatry, spa treatments, speech therapy, a scooter bay and SKY TV. We have a range of recreational activities including board games, happy hour, gardening, crafts, free sports sweepstakes and indoor bowls. Our facility van is also always on hand for outings.
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not A government subsidy may be available for part or all of your care.
Staffing qualifications and details Waterlea Care Home meets all recommended staffing levels for residential care.
Details about meals Our meals are dietitian approved and cater to individual preferences and requirements.
Associated Complexes We are part of Heritage Lifecare, a specialist aged care provider.
Updated: 21 Mar 2019
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to personalise their rooms. We understand the importance of making it feel like home.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are equipped with a nurse call system, personal heater, and safety grab rails. Personal Freeview TV and Sky TV access is available.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with ensuites, please discuss this option with our Facility Manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Two cats.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We are happy to discuss options for your pets.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You are welcome to have a phone and internet installed at your own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Our home is centrally heated with underfloor heating.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can discuss your special needs prior to admission.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounges in the complex are equipped with comfortable seating, a stereo system and televisions with Freeview TV, Sky TV, and DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options for Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night. We encourage families to help us care for their family member.
Outings Yes As part of the activities programme, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sight seeing and picnics.
Whanau Room Yes We have areas available where residents and their families can spend quiet time together.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We respect all cultures.
Residents Committee Yes We have a care homes residents group with regular meetings.
Family Committee Yes Combined with the resident's committee above.
Newsletter Yes Newsletter is published on a regular basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have.
Confused Residents Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have. This may include residents who become confused.
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 21 Mar 2019
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 We welcome residents who wish to stay for a short time, either to give relatives and caregivers a break or because they need a little bit of extra care to recuperate and return home.
Subsidised Yes A subsidy may be available.
Private Paying Yes We welcome people who are self-funding or have insurance cover.
Booking can be made in advance Yes According to bed availability.
Updated: 21 Mar 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Thai Yes
Updated: 21 Mar 2019

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