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CHT Bernadette Care Home

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CHT Bernadette Care Home
Rest Home
25 Taupo Avenue
Mt Maunganui 3110
Postal Address
25 Taupo Avenue
Mount Maunganui 3116
Bay of Plenty
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Ramandeep Kaur - 07 5754 855
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Known for beautiful warm climate, the Mt Manunganui location of CHT Bernadette Home & Hospital provides rest home and hospital residents with the best of care and a sense of home.

Close to Bayfair Shopping Centre, Churches and local beaches, residents and guests can enjoy an outing or relax in the outdoor spaces on site.

CHT Healthcare Trust is a not-for-profit organisation with over 60 years' experience taking great care of older people through a network of quality care homes.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 31 Jan 2017

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 41
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No - taking names for wait list
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $25.00/day up to $45.00/day as at 13 Jun 2024
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: 24 Jun 2024

Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Rest home nursing is supported by nurse manager and assistant nurse manager here weekdays and nurses on duty in the facility 24 hours seven days. Rest home receives specific nursing hours applied, plus support from our hospital.
Nurse Practitioner Yes Full time Nurse manager and assistant nurse manager.
Enrolled Nurse No A team of RNs rostered on site.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Caregivers rostered throuhout the day covering 7 days. Rosters regularly reviewed in accordance with occupancy.
Physiotherapist Yes Regular sheduled visits & on call.
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes On site Experienced diversional therapist.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes See Diversional therapist.
Hairdresser Yes A qualified hairdresser visits regularly.
Podiatrist Yes Regular scheduled visits & on call.
Dietitian Yes Regular reviews by dietician in consultation with our Chief cook.
Kaumatua Yes Persons from local marae available.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Available as required
Other Personnel Yes There is a strong management team on site that manages all aspects of the facility.

Updated: 8 Jan 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen bottles and Oxygen generators on site.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide Palliative care
Wound Care Yes Nurse manager and assitant manager have a depth of experience in wound care, plus a team of registered nurses.
Diabetic Care Yes Nurses on site.
Continence Advice Yes Nurse manager.
Infection Control Yes Nurse Manager

Updated: 27 Apr 2012

Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Subject to approval by management, you may bring some of your own furniture.
Single Rooms Yes All single rooms.
Shared Rooms No None shared
Ensuite Yes Most Rest Home rooms have hand basins. Some rooms have own toilet-ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes In consultation with Management and GP.
Pets In Residence No No Pets
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Other pets not possible.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection may be installed in room own at residents own cost. Portable phone is also available. Residents shared phone available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individual thermostats in all rooms. Gas heating in common hall areas.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Where the resident meets the Ministry of Health's admission requirements.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two dining areas and separate lounge. Large enclosed courtyard. Various seating areas outside.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Available through GP Doctor.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Paliative care available
Day Programme for day stay clients No No.
Outings Yes We have our own 12 seater coach. This is available to those who can safely negotiate entry and exit to the coach.
Residents Committee Yes Monthly residents Meetings for residents input.
Family Committee No Family meetings as required
Newsletter Yes Two monthly.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Rural Setting No Located near Bayfair shopping
Smokers Room No Smoking in designated area only.
Smoking Permitted Yes In restricted areas.
Semi-Secure No We can not take wanderers.

Updated: 27 Apr 2012

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Varied activity programme that includes, outings, entertainers and games/sports etc. Advocate, we will refer to support groups as necessary, Big print books, Breakfast in bed, Classical Music, Digital camera, Email, Entertainers, Fax, Internet, Library, Meal choices, Music, Organ, RSA visit.

Updated: 26 Nov 2010

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not We charge the government set rates which depending on your or your family member's assessment may be fully or partially subsidised. Some of our rooms may attract a premium however we have many rooms also that there are no extra charges.
Staffing qualifications and details Client focused care is important and staff make it a priority to attend to the needs of the residents. A Registered Nurse is on duty at all times. Caregivers are all required to undertake training within 3 months commencement of duties.
Details about meals Our menu is overseen by a Dietitian. All meals are prepared in our own kitchen. A continental style breakfast is served from 6.45am - 7.15pm Lunch is served from 11.45am - 12.30pm. This is the main meal of the day. Special diets and likes and dislikes are catered for. There are 2 choices of meals at tea time. Soup, fruit and cheese is also served. Biscuits and cake are available at morning tea and afternoon tea. Caregiver will provide additional snacks as required.

Updated: 17 Aug 2017

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes

Updated: 27 Apr 2012

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes Residents have the opportunity to follow their own beliefs.
(Other comments) Yes All religions welcome

Updated: 22 Oct 2014

Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km Intercity Bus at Bayfair shopping and Bay Hopper Bus service runs down Girven Road.
Shops 0.50 Km Bayfair Mall
Mall 0.50 Km Bayfair Shopping Mall is located within easy walking distance.
Parks 0.50 Km Granada Park is nearby. Skate ramp for teenagers located in Girvan Road. The beach is less than 10 minutes walking distance away.
Library 4.00 Km Public Library is located at Omanu/Mt Maunganui. We take our residents to the Library as part of our activities programme.

Updated: 27 Apr 2012

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes Members of NZACA
Other details Yes Certified since 2004 Currently fully Certified.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)

Updated: 27 Apr 2012

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