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Carter Court Care Home
Rest Home
Carter Court Care Home
95-97 Pembroke Street
Carterton 5713
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Jo McDonald - (06) 379 8075
Carter Society Incorporated - (06) 379 8075
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Jo McDonald - (06) 379 8075
Nurse Manager
Karen McKay - (06) 379 8075
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Carter Court is a not-for-profit Care Home in the heart of Carterton that provides a nurturing, loving environment. We have a range of accommodation options, ranging from independent living to complete care, also servicing the greater Wairarapa
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Nov 2023
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $11.00/day up to $11.00/day as at 16 Apr 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 17 Apr 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour Registered Nurse
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable When required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable When required
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Negotiable Focus
Diversional Therapist Yes One Diversional Therapist and one assistant
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Diversional Therapist
Hairdresser Yes Purpose built room. Hairdresser visits on a weekly basis. Residents can use their preferred hairdresser by arrangement.
Podiatrist Yes Weekly
Dietitian Yes Comes annually and is available on request.
Accredited Visitors Yes WOOPS
Kaumatua Yes Available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes All ministers available on request
Other Personnel Negotiable As required
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes Available through Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic Association
Continence Advice Yes Available through Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa and continence product provider
Stomal Therapy Yes Available through Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes We have a dedicated Infection control coordinator.
Psychiatric Care Yes , Available through Mental Health,Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 13 Nov 2023
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 comfortable respite room with kitchenette, toilet, lounge and separate bedroom.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes Through the local NASC agency
Private Paying Yes We are happy to take people who wish to pay privately
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Rooms can be personalised with resident's personal belongings
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes By arrangement/negoiation
Ensuite Yes 16 Rooms are Ensuited
Alcohol Permitted Yes Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Fish and budgies, a resident's cat and Penny the dog who visits daily.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes To all rooms, a cordless phone is available for residents and visitors. There is also a private room available to make phone calls in.
Wifi Yes Wifi access is available
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating in each room and all communal areas
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes One large lounge, 1 smaller lounge
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Day activity programme available 2 days per week for persons in the community, pick up and drop off in Carterton available.
Outings Yes Weekly, part of the Recreation Programme
Whānau Room Yes With tea and coffee making facilities.
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes Resident meetings held monthly. These meeting are chaired by an independent person.
Newsletter Yes Newsletter produced (in large print)
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Park like grounds,orchard, vegetable gardens and lovely views of the ranges.
Smoking Permitted Yes Yes, outside under cover.
Semi-Secure Yes Security cameras at the main entrance.
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Special Features
Special Features
We are community owned and governed facility providing rest home and hospital level care, short term respite care, palliative care and health recovery. Our facilities are set in large park like grounds, with an orchard, vegetable gardens and a scented pathway. There is a day activity program facilitated by a Diversional Therapist, qualified care staff supported by 24 hour Registered Nurse care, all committed to providing person centered care.
Updated: 8 Aug 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
* Morning and afternoon Sessions
* Daily newspaper reading
* Weekly Outings and several different entertainment options monthly (poetry readings, speakers, children's concerts etc)
* Monthly guest speakers
* Arts/crafts/Games daily
* Cooking programme twice weekly
* TV and radio available for Residents
* Sunday Church services
* Monthly Communion
* Regular music therapy/singing
* Several Guest Entertainers monthly (music, poetry reading, children's concerts etc)
* Library service – fortnightly visit with large print books available
* Happy hour for birthdays and special occasions and once a month for staff and residents.
* Piano available
* Podiatrist, hairdresser weekly

Home-cooked meals.

Park-like grounds, with rural outlook.
Classical Music, Mah Jong, Music
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Not included in fees are podiatrist, hairdresser, clothing, personal items such as toiletries and treats.
Staffing qualifications and details 24 hour Registered Nurse care. Education programme and support available for home assistants.
Details about meals Home cooked meals served to each Resident daily to suit nutritional needs. A menu planner is completed for each Resident upon admission. Breakfast in bed option.
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Interpreter Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes Available if needed
Sign Language Yes Available if needed
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 1.50 Km Carter Court has its own van with wheelchair transport and 1 car. Other mobility services for outings can be arranged.
Shops 1.00 Km Easy walking from the home.
Mall 0.00 Km N/A
Parks 1.50 Km Easy walking distance.
Library 1.50 Km Easy walk to library and there are regular visits for those who want to visit. We also have our own library.
Updated: 23 Sep 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Dentist No Arranged as required
Registered Retirement Village? Yes 6 Retirement Village units on site
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Expires 27.05.2021
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Community Support Services ITO
Care Association New Zealand Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 31 Oct 2023

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