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Rest Home Care
36 Duart Rd
Havelock North
Havelock North
Hastings 4130
Hawke's Bay
(06) 877 8016
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Phil Harman - 06 877 8016
Oceania Group
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Duart has a core of staff highly experienced in senior care, many with over 20 years' experience.

This rest home and hospital has a full activities prgramme which includes twice-weekly outings in the facility van. These activities are organised by 2 diversional therapists.

Duart is able to help or provide contact with:

- Age Concern
- Alzheimer's Society
- Arthritis Society
- Blind Foundation
- Parkinson's Society
- The RSA.

Duart Rest Home is part of the Oceania Group, a New Zealand Aged Care Association member.

Visit www.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz to find out more.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 24 May 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Soon
Long or short term stays welcome.Fulll en-suite available.Respite welcome
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Fulltime Yes Fulltime coverage by Registered Nurses on both floors.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 14 hrs Yes Our physiotherapist works 14 hrs per week with residents.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We call in an occupational therapist as required
Diversional Therapist Yes We have two diversional therapists on staff
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser works one day each week.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits Duart on an eight weekly basis to attend to residents needs or more regularly if required
Dietitian Yes A dietician provides input on the preparation of menus
Kaumatua Yes We access our local kaumatua through the DHB and also through our chaplin. We endeavour to met the cultural needs of our Maori residents as much as possible.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Our chaplain visits weekly and conducts a service in our onsite chapel and also visits as required.
Updated: 24 May 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We access these services as required.
Oxygen Management Yes We access these services as required.
Wound Care Yes Our registered nurses attend specialist training for wound care and we obtain specialist input where required.
Diabetic Care Yes Our registered nurses attend specialist training for diabetic care and we obtain specialist input where required.
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes We access these services as required.
Stomal Therapist Yes A stomal therapist is available to give advice as needed.
Stroke Rehabilitation No Our physiotherapist works with our patients to enhance motor and functioning abilities.
Gerontological Care Yes Duart provides professional care for the older person.
Urology Yes Specialist urology advice is available as required.
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 24 May 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 24 May 2018
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes This private room can be used by families which has tea and coffee making facilities
Rooms (Single) Yes All of our rooms are single rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have some rooms which are large enough to be used by a couple
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have full ensuite facilities and some have partial ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All rooms are fully furnished and beautifully decorated. Residents may bring items from home such as photographs and personal effects to make the room their own.
Pets In Residence Yes We currently have a cat and pidgeons. We also have staff who bring their dogs to visit residents from time to time.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is at the resident's own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Every room has its own radiator and control dial.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We endeavour to ensure that all our care is culturally appropriate and sensitive. Please discuss your individual needs with the Manager.
Residents Committee Yes The residents hold meetings every two months and these are conducted by an independent relative of one of our residents.
Newsletter No Every two months "Duart News" is published for residents, staff and families to enjoy.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please refer to management if you wish to view this policy
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 6 lounges in total and fabulous views of the Havelock area.
Outings Yes We have our own van and outings are planned twice a week.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outside the buildings
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 24 May 2018
Special Features
Special Features
At Duart we have the most fabulous views of the Havelock, Napier and Hastings areas. Having a slightly elevated position the views stretch right back to the ranges and provide a restful but ever changing outlook.
Updated: 24 May 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
At Duart we have an extensive activity programme run by two diversional therapists which includes activities such as keep fit classes, quizzes, baking, reading, topical projects, visiting entertainers and sing-alongs. We like to have outings twice a week to varied local places. We also know how important staying in touch with our residents is through regular one on one time.

We can assist or provide contact with services such as Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Arthritis society, Blind Foundation, Parkinson's Society, and the RSA.

Updated: 24 May 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Tasty, varied and nourishing meals are a feature of life at Duart. We have a summer and a winter menu which are rotated on a regular basis. Our main meal is served at midday with a lighter meal served in the evening.
Staffing Details We have some very long serving staff here at Duart - some have been with us for 20 years and are now part of the family.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to management for details as to what our fees do and do not cover
Updated: 24 May 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes We have residents who speak Dutch
English Yes
Filipino Yes We have staff who speak Filipino.
Maori - Te Reo Yes We have caregivers who speak Maori
Russian Yes
Sign Language Yes We have a staff member who can communicate in NZSL.
Thai Yes We have a staff member that can speak Thai.
Updated: 24 May 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes We have Anglican service each Tuesday
Inter denominational Yes At Duart we welcome people of all religious beliefs.
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes We have Catholic Service on Wednesdays
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
Updated: 24 May 2018
Public Transport 0.50 km There is a bus stop in the Havelock North Village Shopping Centre
Shops 0.50 km The Havelock North Village Shopping Centre is within 500 metres of Duart and has a selection of shops and some lovely cafes
Parks 0.50 km There is a park with a childrens playground in the Havelock North Village Shopping Centre
Library 0.50 km The Havelock North Library is within 500 metres of Duart and we also have library visits to the rest home and hospital once a week.
Updated: 24 May 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 24 May 2018