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Moana House & Village
Rest Home
353 Tairua Road
Moana Point
Whangamata 3620
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Garth Blake - 07 865 9643
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Moana House is a warm caring and supportive home providing for the residential needs of older individuals
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
Please phone re availability; we have 27 rest home beds, 12 of which are dual purpose beds and one is a respite bed
Impending vacancy No - Rest Home rooms available.
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation 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: 23 Feb 2024
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 5
Care Apartment Vacancy No
These five apartments are OLA and also certificated for rest home care if this is appropriate.
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 Feb 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes At least one Registered nurse at all times Senior registered nurses with advanced qualifications
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A team of caregivers, most of whom are very experienced
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Visits regularly during week
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Visits regularly
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Yes Visits regularly
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes A team work Monday to Saturday to provide an extensive range of activities for residents
Hairdresser Yes Provides a service one day a week
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits plus we have regular foot care providers
Dietitian Negotiable On contract. Regular review of menus plus will advise for specific clients as needed
Accredited Visitors Yes Senior citizens, RSA & church visitors
Kaumatua Yes These visitors can be arranged
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular visitors
Other Personnel Negotiable Clients can ask and we will try to meet their needs where possible
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Where required
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Provide care for the end stages of life under contract to Waikato DHB where client can be assessed for subsidy
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes We also have primary care clients who may have short term IV antibiotics
Dialysis No Peritoneal if required
Wound Care Yes Staff with advanced knowledge who retain current skills
Diabetic Care Yes Resource available
Continence Advice Yes Resource available
Stomal Therapy Yes Resource available
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Resource available
Tracheotomy Care No If required
Infection Control Yes Staff with advanced knowledge
Surgical Followup Yes A number of clients come for short term transitional care following surgery.
Psychiatric Care No Visiting resources from mental health
Primary Rural Health Care Yes We have primary care contract
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes Senior staff with advanced qualifications
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
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 We have a room specific on a booking basis
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Emphasis is on staff and resident safety
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Within the rest home there are 2 sets of rooms that have adjoining doors that could be made suitable for couples.
Ensuite Yes All rest home rooms have a toilet/ handbasin but share the showers. We have 4 hospital rooms where there are additional costs if they are available and the clients choose them.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Cat, bird, many visiting pets.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Within limitations
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes By arrangement available for all residents - password specific.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several semi-private lounges throughout the House. Outdoor seating areas in the lovely picturesque landscaped grounds.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We have a primary care contract with the DHB
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Morning and afternoon tea outings at various cafes and friends in the community - daily afternoon outings. Weather permitting regular beach outings and fishing trips for the more adventurous.
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes Several informative newsletters throughout the year.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Picturesque landscaped grounds in rural setting
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Quality Residential and Community services offering a continuum of care. Moana House has functioned well for over 30 years with significant community input, especially in the area of resident activities. Although it is a little way from the beach we try to get the residents out to enjoy activities of the area when we can. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you would like anymore information.
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a very active group of residents and who enjoy a wide variety of arts and crafts. Daily motivational programme including exercises for the active and not so active residents. Activity Co-ordinators arranges an interesting programme of trips and daily outings. We have both a mini bus with lift and a car to accommodate most needs for outings. Weekly Church services. Games afternoon, cards (five hundred), Housie, Mahjong or as residents desire. Resident pianist, music, outside entertainers.
Weekly Garden Club activity for enthusiasts.
Fax machine, email service and Wifi is available.
We also provide meals on wheels to the Whangamata community.
Significant community input.
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Rates as set by the DHB. Please contact management for a list of charges. There are 4 rooms in the hospital, if available, and if the client chooses they have additional fees.
Staffing qualifications and details Well staffed, registered nurse at all times
Details about meals Breakfast in room. Usually the other meals are in the dining room unless the person is unwell. Main meal is at mid day
Associated Complexes Willson Gardens Retirement Units and 4 serviced apartments within the complex.
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Hindi Yes 5 Registered Nurses
Nepali Yes
Other Details Yes Assistance with a language can be accessed.
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Regular visits
Baha'i No Visits when we have a client
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Buddhist No Visit when we have a client
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Several weekly church services
Jehovah Witness No Visit when we have a client
Methodist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Chaplain
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.01 Km Community Services Trust provides transport via volunteer drivers for hospital appointments if required. St John Health Shuttle is available if required for health appointments.
Shops 3.00 Km Transport arranged. House vehicle goes to shops regularly during week
Mall 3.00 Km
Parks 3.00 Km
Library 3.00 Km Transport arranged or books organised. Activities staff will manage this with residents
Updated: 20 Aug 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Accredited May 2014
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Spark of Life Yes
Other details Yes Certificated: ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices
Care Association New Zealand Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 20 Aug 2020

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