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Te Arahina O Arihia Lifestyle Home - Resthome Wing

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Te Arahina O Arihia Lifestyle Home
Rest Home
9 Golf Road
Taumarunui 3920
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Rongo Rewita - 021 0237 4415
Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust
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To provide personalised care and comfort with compassion, dignity and respect
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Apr 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room 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: 24 Jun 2022
“I came in on the 6th April 2005 and I’m still here, I have had other offers to go to another rest home but I would rather stay at Te Arahina” Riki T.
"Te Arahina is beautiful, it’s like a home. In fact it is a home for me, and it’s beautiful” Kathy B.

"For the first time in five years my father and I have a life, where he is secure and safe, content and happy and I am reassured that all his needs are met in a loving home environment where whanau and friends are all welcome." Raymond T - daughter
Updated: 4 Nov 2015
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 26/07/2018: We have a vacancy for one senior health care assistant. Please forward CV and Cover letter to rongo.rewita@kokiritrust.org.nz
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Available at the local hospital
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 3 Nov 2015
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: 13 Apr 2015
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes Whaanau house available for out of town whaanau to stay and visit their whaanau member/s
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 13 Apr 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Reflexology, RSA, Shopping, Singing, Videos
Updated: 3 Nov 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 13 Apr 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes All religious/spiritual affiliations most welcome
Updated: 13 Apr 2015
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 2.00 Km Buses
Shops 2.00 Km
Mall 0.00 Km
Parks 2.00 Km Children's park, rugby grounds, town pool, netball court, basketball court
Library 2.00 Km Toy library, town library
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Other details Yes Clinical Update Ltd www.caretrainingonline.com
Updated: 12 Jun 2020

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