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Rest Home
7 Hospital Road
Te Kuiti
Te Kuiti 3910
Postal Address
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General Manager Is in the process of being select
The Hillview Trust Inc.
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Welcome to Hillview. We are a rest home and hospital set up to meet the needs of the elderly within our community. Allowing people the opportunity to enjoy time with their families and friends and remain connected to the community, while we meet their daily needs, is what we are here for.
Care is provided by our whole team from the front desk to the kitchen and nursing staff. We aim to provide an interesting activities programme that caters for all our residents different interests and needs and also makes our home inviting and special to those whose care we have been entrusted with.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 26 Jan 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy Yes
All enquiries welcome and held on file in the event of a room becoming available.
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $18.00/day up to $22.00/day as at 14 Nov 2023
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 8 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered Nurses working at Hillview 24/7
Enrolled Nurse Yes Daily 8am to 4pm
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Negotiable We work closely with the DHB social workers based at Te Kuiti Hospital Community Services and will make a referral as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our own hairdresser visits weekly at our hairdressing salon. You can also invite your own hairdresser or beautician to use our services enabling you to carry on with your own beauty regime.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits three monthly
Dietitian Yes Our menus are approved by a dietitian
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Considerable involvement with local groups and organisation.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have inter-demominational services weekly
Updated: 12 Nov 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 we accept resident's who may need peg feeding
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes Our Clinical Manager is a wound care specialist
Diabetic Care Yes Accessed from Health Waikato
Continence Advice Yes Nurse on duty
Infection Control Yes Accessed from Health Waikato
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes Accessed from Health Waikato
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 26 Jan 2017
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 Assessment required.
Carer Support Yes Assessment required.
Subsidised Yes Assessment required.
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 3 May 2019
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own belongings.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes We have six with full Ensuite facilities and six with Toilet and handbasin only
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour held every Friday evening. If residents enjoyed a wee drink at home, they are welcome to continue this custom
Pets In Residence Yes A cat,an avairy with budgies, Blue tongue Lizard
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes depending on suitabilty of the pet
Phone Access In Own Room Yes It is the Resident's responsibility to have their phone connected and paid for
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Private and Funded daycare available
Outings Yes Residents are encouraged to particpate in community events
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes Meetings held monthly, with Managment responses as appropriate
Newsletter Yes Monthly newsletter, circulated in the home and community
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In outside designated areas only
Updated: 3 May 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Hillview is a community owned and run by a community trust. Friends of Hillview, provide a formal fundraising and volunteer support network. They make a valuable contribution both financially and volunteer time to the Home. The Board bring their professional skills and local knowledge of the community’s needs to their Governance role.

Hillview appreciates the supportive community that it belongs to. People bring in their homegrown produce, their time and their skills to make the residents feel special and connected to the community.
Updated: 26 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Providing interested and varied activities which cater range of abilities within Hillview, is the underpinning theme to the Activities Programme. For active residents, yoga and exercise programmes are provided. For less mobile residents, music, massage and outdoor time is provided. Having a comprehensive programme which benefits all residents is valued.
• Group activities include items like: reading group where books are read aloud, playing cards, quizzes and wood work
• Individual activities cater for more specialist interests like: crafts, regular happy hour with special guest musicians singers and entertainers
• Special events like Melbourne Cup, Valentine’s Day, St Patrick’s Day and Olympics provide the opportunity to have themed meals, visitors and music.
The Activities programme integrates formal activities with the care provided and the menu, so residents can derive interest on all levels
Updated: 26 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact Management for details
Staffing qualifications and details Staffing details Having good staffing levels is recognized as being important at Hillview. There is a registered nurse on site 24/7 and an enrolled nurse daily. The Te Kuiti Medical Centre provides good continuity of medical care with a long standing relationship between the doctors and the Home. The team are committed to providing kind and empathic care and an interesting environment. Hillview is committed to providing ongoing training to all of its team. Careerforce training assists all untrained staff to meet care standards and provides knowledge and education. The nurses are part of the professional development programme and household staff are provided with ongoing training.
Details about meals Our residents enjoy fresh food that is in season. A motivated kitchen team provide an interesting menu that combines a variety of new meals like butter chicken with the old favourites like roasts. Special dietary needs and personal preferences are catered for.
Updated: 21 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreter services are available
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Sign Language Yes
Updated: 21 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes Held every Thursday Night
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes we have inter-denominational services weekly and chaplin visits weekly.
Updated: 21 Feb 2017
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km
Shops 0.50 Km
Parks 0.50 Km
Library 0.50 Km
Updated: 21 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 21 Feb 2017

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