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Radius Matua

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Care Suite Vacancy
Radius Matua
Rest Home
124 Levers Road
Tauranga 3110
Postal Address
Same as above
Bay of Plenty
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Maryna Soper - 07 576 2802
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Radius Matua Information Pack 2018 Radius Matua Information Pack 2018 Radius Matua Information Pack 2018

Please download our Information Pack. Feel free to get in touch with a Radius Care team member if you have any questions.

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Radius Matua is a modern bed rest home, hospital and dementia care facility that provides round the clock care for those who can no longer manage safely on their own.
We put the diverse care needs of our residents first. Our staff provide individualised care, that allows all our residents to live with dignity and as independently as possible.
Our park-like gardens and sheltered court yards provide a tranquile place to relax and spend time.
All the rooms of our residential care facility have their own individual attached en suite.

We provide: - On site registered nurses 24 hours a day.
- Qualified staff on duty 24 hours a day.
- Breakfast and snacks served in individual rooms; other meals served in the communal dining room.
- Emergency call bells in all bedrooms.
- On site weekly church service.
- Access to specialist services in the hospital includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietician and podiatry
- A full activities programme.
- Tasty nutritious meals; special and vegetarian meals are available if required.
- Flexible visiting hours.
The majority of the rooms are single, with a few double rooms for married couples or those who prefer the company.
All residents rooms are temperature controlled, and equipped with a telephone outlet and television points.
The hospital’s interior is designed to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Rest home lounges flow onto central courtyards "bringing the outdoors in".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 25 Oct 2023

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 39
Vacancy Yes
We also have studio apartments catering for long term resthome level care. These apartments are available by purchase of right to occupy
Impending vacancy No - Enquiries welcome
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $46.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 06 Mar 2024
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 Jul 2024

Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 5
Care Suite Vacancy No
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)

Updated: 23 Jul 2024

Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour registered nurse cover.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have the services of a part time registered physiotherapist contracted to Radius Matua who is supported by two physiotherapy assistants.
Occupational Therapist Yes We have the services of a part time occupational therapist contracted to Radius Matua who assesses all long term clients on admission and as required.
Social Worker (on site) No Available upon request.
Diversional Therapist Yes Two registered diversional therapists deliver a stimulating and varied activity programme working closely with the Allied Health team and nursing staff.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own resident hairdresser (men's & ladies) who operates from Radius Matua's hairdressing salon Monday to Friday.
Podiatrist Yes We have the services of Matua Foot Clinic Podiatry contracted to Radius Matua who visit six weekly. a fee is payable for the service unless prescribed by the doctor (e.g. diabetics).
Dietitian Yes Food Solutions provide dietary services. Our food menus are audited by the Registered Dietitian bi annually or as required to ensure that our clients indvidual dietary requirements are met.
Kaumatua Yes Available by referral to Huria Marae. Huria Kaumatua provide in-service and policy support to Radius Matua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplaincy services are available following consultation with staff.
Other Personnel Yes

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

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
Wound Care Yes Staff training in wound care management is ongoing. Up to date techniques are used to promote healing.
Continence Advice Yes Information and training provided by external trainer. Resident's are assessed as required for continence training and product use. We aim to promote independence and dignity.
Stomal Therapy Yes Available through the Bay of Plenty District Health Board stoma nurse who provides staff training in stoma cares.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Service is provided by our own physiotherapy and occupational therapy team to promote independence for those who have suffered a stroke.
Infection Control Yes Our infection control nurse works closely with our quality committee and promotes staff education to ensure best practise in infection control.
Surgical Followup Yes By referral.
Psychiatric Care No By referral
Clinical Management Yes The clinical manager supports the hospital and rest home clinical team leaders and the Allied Health Team.
Other Specialties Yes Palliative care.

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their own furniture and special possessions to personalise their room.
Single Rooms Yes Our rest home rooms are all single, spacious and have attached en suite bathrooms.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes In our rest home we have two double rooms and single rooms with a door in between.
Ensuite Yes All our rooms in the rest home have en suites.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have four cats, goldfish, bird aviary and three turtles in our specially designed enclosure.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Family and friends are permitted to bring pets into visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Private phone numbers are available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes All rooms have individual wall mounted heaters with thermostat control.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes In our resthome we have several quiet lounges and a designated TV lounge. Attractive out door courtyards with seating which are easily accessible.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Palliative care is provided by our very experienced nurses.
Outings Yes Outings are arranged by our diversional therapist to a variety of locations on a regular basis. Our purpose built van has a wheelchair hoist.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Our diversional therapist and client services manager hold quarterly residents meetings to provide a forum for residents to give input and discuss issues.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy and regular staff training.
Confused Residents Yes One of our functions is to care for those with dementia related disorders.
Smokers Room No No smoking is permitted inside the building.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have designated outdoor areas for smoking.

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme - our diverse programme includes - Art, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Care and Craft, Church services, , Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Newspaper reading, Shopping, Movie time.

We have exercise classes which are run three times a week by our physiotherapy assistants - two classes (Sit & Be Fit and Too Fit to Sit). These classes are very popular and lots of fun.

Shopping trips and van outings are popular in our comfortable, purpose built van with wheelchair hoist.

Inner court yards and raised gardens are pleasurable for those who enjoy pottering in the garden and being outdoors

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Details of our fees and services are available on request. Fees do not include personal toiletries, haircuts, podiatry, personal newspaper, Sky TV and personal telephone.
Staffing qualifications and details Our facility is generously staffed with registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and experienced care assistants. We have registered nurses on 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Details about meals All meals are prepared on site seven days a week. Breakfast, hot meal midday, teatime meal, morning and afternoon tea and supper are provided.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of rest home and private hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes We have Dutch staff.
English Yes
Filipino Yes We have Filipino nurses and care assistants.
Māori - Te Reo Yes We have Maori staff.

Updated: 6 Jul 2011

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Inter denominational Yes Radius Matua is interdenominational - services are taken by Anglican, Catholic, Presbyterian, and Baptist church members. Matua Lifecare recognises the spiritual beliefs for all regardless of religious beliefs.

Updated: 16 Nov 2012

Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km We are on the Bay Hopper bus route which departs regularly from Levers Road.
Shops 1.50 Km Cherrywood shopping centre
Mall 6.00 Km Tauranga City shopping centre and malls.
Parks 0.50 Km Fergusson Park is 5mins drive away
Library 6.00 Km Tauranga City Public library.

Updated: 7 Jul 2011

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)

Updated: 7 Jul 2011

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