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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit

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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit
Rest Home
6 Pilgrim Place
Te Kauwhata
Te Kauwhata 3710
Postal Address
Same as above
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Sue Pollock - (07) 826 3542
Te Kauwhata Retirement Trust Board - (07) 826 3541
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 May 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 32
Vacancy No
We have 1 respite bed available for advance bookings. We will not be accepting respite admissions until covid alert level 1
Impending vacancy No - Premium charge for some rooms
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $20.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 09 Jun 2022
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 27 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes Registered Nurses are on duty around the clock. The Manager of the Residential Care Unit is also a Registered Nurse.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We have access to nurse practitioners as required.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24/7 Yes Our care staff are supported to complete NZQA qualifications.
Physiotherapist Yes Contracted physio visits fortnightly
Diversional Therapist Yes Mon - Fri.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities co-ordinator supports our qualified DT
Hairdresser Yes Weekly visits
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits the Residential Care monthly.
Dietitian Negotiable Our menu is approved by a qualified dietitian. We have access to a contracted dietitian as required for advice and support.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplains from various denominations are available upon request. there are regular services.
Other Personnel Yes Importantly, there are kitchen, domestic, laundry and maintenance staff members.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have one dedicated palliative care room which enables us to provide end of life care. We work closely with hospice.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
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 have a dedicated respite bed and are happy to take advance bookings, resthome level of care.
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes We have an approved day care programme, Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm
High Care Needs Yes Hospital level care with approval from local NASC
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We maintain a waiting list for prospective residents.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Some furnishings only. Please discuss with staff.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes All rooms have at least a toilet and handbasin. Some rooms have a full ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision
Pets In Residence Yes cats
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Some rooms have a phone line. Families will need to arrange phone and connection.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are sunny lounge/seating areas with televisions, various reading materials, and comfortable seating.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have a dedicated palliative care room and work closely with hospice.
Palliative Care Contract Yes 6 week end of life contract
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Mon - Fri, 9am-3pm
Outings Yes Outings are organised on a regular basis.
Whanau Room No We are in the process of planning a new whanau room.
Residents Committee No Regular monthly resident meetings held
Newsletter Yes The Village Resident Association send out a regular monthly newsletter to all residents.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We take care of confused residents, or those with a diagnosis of dementia. However, we are not a specialized secure dementia care facility, and therefore cannot safely care for residents at risk of wandering.
Rural Setting Yes Set in the North Waikato township of Te Kauwhata. It's 40 minutes to Hamilton and Manukau, an hour to Central Auckland.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a designated outdoor area for residents who smoke. We are a smokefree facility for all staff and visitors.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Special Features
Special Features
We pride ourselves on offering the Residential Care Unit as your home rather than simply accommodation.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, Big print books, Bowls, Care and Craft, Church, Chapel, Craft, Electric beds, Games, Garden, Gardening, Library, Minibus, Newspaper reading, Park, Outings, Pastoral care, Reading, Senior Citizens
Updated: 11 May 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Upon application
Staffing qualifications and details There is always a staff member for your needs.
Details about meals All our menus are reviewed by registered dieticians and of course we look at the seasonal availabilities of the market. Special diets when required.
Associated Complexes The Residential Care Unit is at the heart of Aparangi Village, a lifestyle retirement village where residents enjoy....
Updated: 11 May 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes We have both residents and staff from various cultural backgrounds so there is a range of languages and dialects always around.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
(Other comments) Yes We can guide residents for all other denominational needs.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Location Distance Details
Shops Just a short walk to the Te Kauwhata town centre.
Parks There are two beautiful lakes within Aparangi Village itself.
Library There is a large library within Simmons Hall, adjacent to the Residential Care Unit. As well as this, the Te Kauwhata Public Library is a short walk down the road.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
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
Silver Rainbow Seal Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Silver Rainbow Seal
Updated: 11 May 2020

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