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Ropata Lodge
Rest Home Care
57 Ropata Crescent
Lower hutt
Lower Hutt 5010
Postal Address
57 Ropata Crescent
Hutt Valley
(04) 920 0846
(04) 920 0847
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Angela Dodd - (04) 920 0846
Ropata Lodge Limited
Office Administrator
Wendy Henry - (04) 920 0846
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Vision Statement

"Supporting dignified independent living for the elderly"

Statement of Purpose

"To provide a high quality, diverse and non-institutional living environment; a place where residents can enjoy the safety and security of medical, domestic, and social support systems that are designed to uphold, but not intrude upon, their need and desire for independence.

To ensure that these facilities are available to residents with as wide a range of life experiences and income levels as possible."
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 32
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 26 Oct 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Our registered nurse provides 24-hour a day advice and guidance coverage.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Caregivers provide around the clock care with Registered Nurse either on site or on call 24 hours a day.
Physiotherapist Yes Private practitioner available at Ropata Medical Centre
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Private operator visits regularly.
Podiatrist Yes Private practitioner calls on regular cycle
Dietitian Yes Engaged on a consultancy basis
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Communion held regularly and pastoral visits as requested.
Other Personnel Yes The manager runs the village on a day-to-day basis.
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Relax in the main lounge in front of the gas fire. Piano available. A lovely internal courtyard with outdoor seating and gardens is situated off the main lounge.
Outings Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Ropata Lodge provides assisted supported living care for the elderly.

Some residents will be quite independent and others will require more personal care and / or nursing assistance.

Generally the Ropata has a few apartments available for short term stays for respite or convalescent care. This service is ideal for those people who may need care and support following hospital discharge or perhaps when their caregiver and / or family members are away on holiday. Clients of ACC and also private medical schemes use the services of Ropata Lodge from time to time.

Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Ropata Lodge encourages residents to participate in activities of their choice. Our vision is for Ropata to be interacting with the community on many levels.

In-house programmes include: in-door bowls; bingo; quizzes; puzzles.

Groups of residents meet at their leisure for cards, scrabble and other games.

Fireside drinks are held on a fortnightly basis with finger food and entertainment provided.

Choirs and musical performers are invited to perform in the atrium on a regular basis.

A strong sense of belonging makes it easy for family members to organise additional activities such as video/DVD nights, craft workshops and outings.
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Wholesome, nutritious meals and home baking are a feature at Ropata. Breakfast is served to individual apartments with lunch and tea served in the dining room. When necessary meals can be delivered to residents in their apartment.
Staffing Details A full time manager handles the day to day running, with support staff of Health Care Assistants, kitchen and cleaning staff.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Respite / Convalescent Care fees depend on the level of care and support necessary for the welfare of the respite / convalescent care person. Full details are available by contacting our Manager, (04) 920 0846.
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Public Transport 0.01 km Almost at the door.
Shops 0.06 km Pak'n'Save. Lower Hutt CBD is 1.5km. Hutt Hospital 500m and there is an adjacent medical centre and pharmacy.
Mall 1.50 km Westfield Queensgate.
Parks 0.50 km Riverside walkway.
Library 2.00 km Lower Hutt public library, with Mobile Service also available.
Updated: 1 Dec 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 1 Dec 2015