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Summerset at Wigram

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Care Apartment Vacancy
Summerset at Wigram
Rest Home
135 Awatea Road
Christchurch 8025
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Nick Greenwood - 03 741 0871
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Cheryl Bowen - 03 741 0873
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Gabrielle Waldron - 03 741 0872
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Our modern, purpose-built Care Centre at Summerset at Wigram offers a range of care services designed to meet the level of care you need. Our friendly and professionally trained Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

Our rest home level care provides the very best clinical care, in a warm, welcoming community. Residents have private, modern rooms – many with ensuite facilities where they can surround themselves with their own things.

Summerset at Wigram also offers serviced apartments. A Summerset serviced apartment is a spacious, purpose-designed home with one bedroom, a large ensuite and generous living area, including kitchenette. You are able to receive a range of care and support in your serviced apartment – including rest home-level care.

To find out more, please call us on 03 741 0870 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 23
Vacancy Yes
Available now
Impending vacancy No - Available Now
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $41.00/day up to $74.00/day as at 01 Dec 2023
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: 1 Dec 2023
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 53
Care Apartment Vacancy Yes
Available now
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No - Available Now
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 1 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Feature Status Details
Pets In Residence Yes We welcome pets as visitors as long as they are well managed.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We recommend you bring a cellphone.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Cafe Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Outings Yes There are weekly bus outings. Residents take turns to go on outings so that everyone has an opportunity.
Whānau Room Yes We encourage families to use this room.
Māori Kaupapa Yes We have culturally appropriate services in care, we work in partnership with the whanau to ensure a person centred service for our māori residents.
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee No We have regular family and friends meetings where residents' families are invited to attend. When a resident moves into Care, we send out a Move In Survey to their family to check everything went well & they got the info they needed. We send satisfaction surveys to resident's families as well for their views.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes A designated smoking area will be provided for care residents by the Village Manager.
Updated: 27 Jul 2023
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Summerset offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Recreational opportunities Onsite Diversional and Recreational Therapists plan and deliver a range of therapeutic recreation programmes that take into account your personal preferences.
Internet access Wifi is available in common areas.
Transport We have a Summerset van and can arrange other transport as required.
Updated: 25 Jul 2023
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We can provide other ethnic meals, please discuss this with the Care Centre Manager.
Vegan Yes
Vegetarian Yes
Updated: 27 Jul 2023
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km The 100 and 125 bus service runs past our village.
Shops 1.50 Km Wigram Skies The Landing Shopping Centre.
Mall 3.20 Km The Hub, Hornby. Halswell Shopping Centre is 3.2km away Westfield Riccarton is 6.1km away.
Parks 0.05 Km We have a reserve opposite our village with numerous other parks handy: Awatea Basin, Te Kahu Park on The Runway, Wigram Skies.
Library 3.20 Km Halswell Public Library.
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Nov 2022

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