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Golden Bay Community Health
Rest Home
10 Central Takaka Road
Golden Bay
Takaka 7183
Postal Address
10 Central Takaka Road
Takaka 7183
Nelson Marlborough
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Ruth Robson GM GBCH - 03 525 0117 or 027 386 1120
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No - 0 bed available
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges No
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: 1 Mar 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Our onsite physiotherapist is able to provide treatment on referral. Also available is a full service under ACC.
Occupational Therapist Yes Our community Occupational Therapist provides oversight of the activity programme for residents which are carried out by our enthusiastic activities team. Assessment of any equipment need for residents is also provided.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes A full range of activities are carried out by the Activities Team including outings, community groups visiting, gardening, and much more.
Hairdresser Yes Our local hairdresser visits regularly.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist service is available.
Dietitian Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Our nursing and medical team provide a full range of palliative care and support in the community and within the facility.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Should a resident require end of life palliative care, this can be provided within the facility without requiring moving to another facility.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Our Registered Nurses are fully trained in administrating IV therapy.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Primary Rural Health Care Yes All within our one Integrated Health Centre we not only provide residential care, but also general practice services, acute hospital care and community nursing. Our on site GPs provide medical care for the residents, the acute patients, and the community.
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 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
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Negotiable
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have either their own or a shared ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Negotiable
Pets In Residence Yes Resident's Cat named "Pippi"
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phones are available at Resident's cost as is the internet.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There is a lounge with a large TV and outdoor access to a patio with flower beds and sun umbrellas.
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
Outings Yes We organise regular outings.
Whānau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Our Integrated Facility is located in the beautiful rural setting of Golden Bay.
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Our residential facility is part of an Integrated Health Centre. This also includes a number of wider services including Primary Care and Acute Hospital Care.

Each of our rooms has a door to an outdoor space.
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Children, Classical Music, Craft, Electric beds, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Reading, Vegetarian, Videos
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Location Distance Details
Shops 2.50 Km
Parks Rural Setting, park-like setting
Library 2.50 Km
Updated: 23 Jun 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 23 Jun 2020

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