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Kelvin House (operated by Manor Park Private Hospital)

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Kelvin House (operated by Manor Park Private Hospital)
Rest Home Care
14 Manor Park Rd
Lower Hutt
Lower Hutt 5019
Hutt Valley
(04) 563 5240
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Angie Green - (04) 563 5240
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Girlie Genson - (04) 563 5240
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**No vacancies expected until at least November 2019 **

Kelvin House is a new care facility adjacent to Manor Park Private Hospital. It offers long term care for residents assessed at hospital, dementia and rest home levels of care. We can also cater to intermediate care, day care and short term respite needs. Kelvin House has its own separate entrance and parking complimented with the benefits of a well established facility and the wealth of experience and knowledge of the care team. With beautiful gardens and courtyards in a quiet area, it is well situated for those visiting from the wider Wellington, Wairarapa and Kapiti regions.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 29 May 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Our team has experience in (but not limited to) palliative care, wound care, dementia, stroke, mental health, complex conditions, rehabilitation, and neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease. We have a Registered Nurse on site 24 hours a day
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our caregivers and skilled in the care of the older person, and we provide ongoing education and training for skill development and support them to achieve industry based qualifications.
Physiotherapist Yes We have a regular visiting physiotherapist and access to additional physiotherapy assessment and support to meed the needs of our residents.
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a comprehensive and individualised activities programme which is arranged and delivered by our Activities team.
Hairdresser Yes Available on site.
Podiatrist Yes Regular visiting podiatrist to attend to resident's foot care requirements
Dietitian Yes We have a 4 week rotating menu which is dietician reviewed to ensure that nutritious and delicious meals are provided to our residents
Kaumatua Yes We have a local connection with Koraunui Marae in Stokes Valley, and also access the Maori Health Development Unit at Hutt Valley DHB
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have visiting chaplains who provide non-denominational services to our residents
Other Personnel Yes We have an independent resident advocate who visits several times a week and spends time with the residents and their families. We have our own on-site Nurse Educator and Quality Improvement Coordinator.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our GP's and nursing staff are skilled in Palliative Care. We have close connections with Te Omanga Hospice and have Palliative Care Link Nurses.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Other Specialties Yes We have close working relationships with our Nurse Practitioner colleagues from Hutt Valley DHB, as well as access to other Nurse Specialists for advice and support when required.
Updated: 29 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
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 29 May 2018
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes By negotiation
Pets In Residence Yes Our black and white cat George. We also have Mollie the dog visit twice weekly.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room has their own heat pump.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Three different lounge areas are available in Kelvin House.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes By negotiation
Outings Yes Wheelchair hoist van for outings.
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes We have a relationship with Koraunui Marae in Stokes Valley as well as connections to the Maori Health Development Unit at Hutt Valley DHB.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Management of Challenging Behaviour is one of our specialities given the connection of Kelvin House to our established facility, Manor Park Private Hospital.
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes For resident's only.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas - residents only.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Special Features
Special Features

We, the staff of Kelvin House, value life, love, security, shelter, food, comfort, health, dignity, peace, respect, cleanliness, friendship, privacy, empathy, kindness, honesty, integrity, consistency, compassion, humour, tolerance, entertainment, understanding, variety, recognition, approval and consideration.


Because we are human beings
We undertake to bring these things to our Residents to the full extent of our abilities.


Because, like us, they are human beings and whatever their frailties, their entitlement to these things is no less than our own. Indeed, their very frailty makes their claim the greater.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Garden, Golf, Hydrotherapy, Jigsaw, Minibus, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pool, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Swimming, Theatre, Travel, Vegetarian
Updated: 29 May 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
What's included in your fees and what's not Personal toiletries and clothing; The provision of equipment, aids, medical supplies or services that are funded through the Ministry of Health or DHB. En-suite rooms incur an additional charge
Updated: 29 May 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Interpreter Yes Interpreting services are accessed if and when required.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes The facility is non denominational however there are regular rostered services in our chapel for various denominations.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Public Transport 0.40 km We are located 400m from the Manor Park Train Station (approximately 4 minutes walking).
Shops 5.00 km We are approximately 5 minutes drive from the the shops at Silverstream (which includes the New World supermarket)
Mall 10.00 km There are two nearby shopping malls, both within approximately 10km of Manor Park. These are Queensgate and Upper Hutt Mall.
Parks 0.50 km We are located next to a Golf Course and the Hutt City River Trail. There are numerous parks located through Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt which are easily accessed from Manor Park.
Library 10.00 km There are two libraries within 10km of Manor Park, situated in Stokes Valley and at the Walter Nash Centre in Taita.
Updated: 29 May 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 29 May 2018

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