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Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House

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Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House
Rest Home
Kelvin House
14 Manor Park Road,
Manor Park
Lower Hutt 5019
Postal Address
Same as above
Hutt Valley
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Paulina Haaber - 04 569 6839
The Masonic Villages Trust
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Woburn Masonic Care is currently located at Kelvin House, in Manor Park, Lower Hutt, while a new facility is being built at the original Woburn site.
Woburn Masonic Care Home shares the Trust's mission of "Great Care" and our Vision to be the preferred choice for residents, families and staff.
Our Values are
Benevolence-kindness and consideration to everyone.
Charitable-We do things for people without expecting return
Respect-We are understanding and non-judgmental and have respect for our environment and community.
Excellence-We deliver the very best in everything we do.
We continually strive for improvement.
Integrity- We always operate with honesty and ethically.
Our staff strive daily to achieve this.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes from $20.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 16 Dec 2021
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: 22 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have a very dedicated Registered Nursing team, who share a passion for aged care. We have a Registered Nurse on duty each shift (AM, PM, night) with support from our manager or senior nurse after hours.
Nurse Practitioner No We have a GP who visits weekly and is available for advice on weekends and after hours
Enrolled Nurse No We currently do not have any enrolled nurses on site.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers No Our great team of caregivers support the residents and RN's to see that "Great Care" is provided to a very high standard. All care staff are trained in aged care and we encourage our staff to obtain their NZQA Health and Wellbeing levels.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly as required and requested by the RN team.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required.
Social Worker (on site) No We use the DHB social worker team as needed.
Diversional Therapist No One full time accredited diversional therapist is on staff.
Hairdresser Yes Visits as required
Podiatrist Yes Visits monthly or as required by referral from the Registered Nurses.
Dietitian Yes As required via the Local DHB
Accredited Visitors Yes As required and requested by the teams or residents.
Kaumatua Yes As required or requested by residents and families
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes As required or requested by residents and families
Other Personnel Yes We have support from the Aged Residential team from Te Omanga Hospice. We have support from DHB NPs
Updated: 11 May 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Woburn Masonic Care provides palliative care for any residents who require it. We work closely with the Te Omanga Hospice.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 11 May 2021
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite No is only available in the event we have an empty bed for a short time.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Small furniture items may be bought in. Each room has a bed side cabinet, and wardrobe
Single Rooms Yes All rooms single with ensuites
Ensuite Yes All rooms have a toilet, hand basin and shower
Alcohol Permitted Yes Individual requirements can be met at the residents own cost.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Own pets may be brought in to visit but all dogs must be on a lead. Birds or fish by negotiation.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection in each room to allow residents to have own private phone at own expense and shared communal phones for those who do not need their own
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No controlled centrally, but temperature may be increased or decreased for individual rooms
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounge areas for relaxation and shared activities.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes we have a small lounge which can cater for family/ whanau groups.
Residents Committee Yes .
Family Committee No Family meetings are held regularly. We also have a family satisfaction survey annually. We welcome family feedback at any time.
Newsletter Yes Periodic newsletters for residents and family are posted. Any items and suggestions for the newsletter are welcome.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes A policy is in place and we pride ourselves on being a restraint free facility.
Confused Residents Yes Many of our residents have some level of confusion however we do not provide a secure dementia unit. We are unable to accommodate people who may wander away as we have many external doors.
Rural Setting Yes Manor Park is a semi rural zone, with a neighbouring golf course
Smokers Room No Smoking area for residents outside
Smoking Permitted Yes Resident's only in a designated area.
Semi-Secure No All exterior doors are locked after hours.
Updated: 11 May 2021
Special Features
Special Features
Flat easy access site with pleasant surroundings.

Recreation programme tailored to individual needs for rest home and hospital residents - Run Monday - Friday.
Updated: 11 May 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a Diversional Therapist on site providing extensive programme from Monday through to Friday. This includes art, big print books, bingo, board games, bowls, cards, church, classical music, craft, dancing, entertainers, exercises, games, happy hour, housie, indoor games, jigsaw, library, minibus, movies, music, newspaper reading, pastoral care, pianist, puzzles, reading, singing, videos, individual as well as group activities are catered for.

Each resident or their family are asked to complete an activity assessment on admission to help us develop and activity plan to suit each individual.
Updated: 11 May 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, glasses, dentures, telephone, specialist fees,non pharmac funded medications are not included in the daily rate.
Staffing qualifications and details Our Clinical Manager has extensive clinical management. Our Facility manager also Manages another Masonic Care site, and has over 20 years management experience. Our RNs all share a passion for caring for the older adult. They have access to an extensive education programme annually through various sources.
Details about meals All meals are provided by our adjacent facility kitchen. These are contracted and are on a rotating menu.
Visitor information Our visiting hours are open, and we encourage family to visit.
Recreational opportunities We have outings in our van for residents. We have in house recreational activities daily (except weekend)
Internet access We have internet access for residents and family.
Transport If residents are requiring transport for appointments etc we are able to link with taxi or other businesses to provide transport
Associated Complexes The Masonic Villages Trust has retirement villages in Horowhenua, Wairarapa, Palmerton North and Foxton providing rest home ,hospital and retirement housing options.
Updated: 11 May 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreters are available on request.
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 1 Nov 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes The Catholic church can provide communion weekly.
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes
Updated: 11 May 2021
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Taxi vouchers are available on request. Bus stop is within short distance. The train stop is within short distance.
Shops Upper Hutt, or Lower Hutt shops in short distance by car
Mall 9.00 Km Queensgate Shopping Centre
Parks Manor Park golf course with a walking track is adjacent to Woburn Masonic Care at Kelvin House
Library There are books available on site
Updated: 11 May 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Village Registration not Required Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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