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Seaview Home
Rest Home Care
8C, Seaview Cres
Picton, 7220
Nelson Marlborough
(03) 573 6027
(03) 573 6027
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Donna Kreft - (03) 573 6027
Mateus Enterprises Ltd
Clinical Manager
Donna Kreft
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A small boutique family owned Rest Home nestled on the hill over looking the picturesque Picton Harbour and township.
Our lounge allows residents to watch the cruise ships and ferries visit. Has a home like ambiance and is within walking distance to town. We have out door seating in our gardens. Family and friends always welcome.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 14 Feb 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No - Vacancy is reserved
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 21 Mar 2018

I write to support and commend the care and services provided by Seaview Home of Picton owned by Jake and Donna Kreft.

My sisters and I have had both our parents cared for at Seaview Home, our mother for 1 year followed by our father for 4 years. Both have now passed away.

I have had many years of experience of dealing with residential care facilities including working in two in my younger days and as a former minister of Health and constituency MP.

The care provided to our parents was exceptional. I have not before witnessed or experienced the compassionate, professional and quality of service both our parents received.

The staff, lead by Donna and Jake are of the highest calibre with a genuine commitment to the care of the residents. Seaview provides a home away from home.

My sisters and I give our highest recommendation for Seaview Home.

Honourable Dame Annette King (DNZM)

Updated: 1 Feb 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Donna is the owner and Clinical Manager and there is 24 hour Registered Nurse cover. Donna has had over 40 years experience in the care of the older person and is passionate in this field.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Dedicated and loyal care givers who show respect and are compassionate, caring and treat our residents as their own family.
Physiotherapist Negotiable Available through Wairau Hospital
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Available through Wairau Hospital
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Stephanie is our Activities Coordinator who is fun and bubbly and loved by all residents and staff. Stephanie has level 4 qualifications in Care of the Older Person as well as other certificates pertinent to her position.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own salon which a local hairdresser visits weekly.
Podiatrist Yes Marlborough Podiatry visit monthly
Dietitian Yes All our menus are Dietitian approved. All meals are made fresh each day in our kitchen. Our Residents can chat with the cook and discuss the daily menu. We cater for all special diets, likes and dislikes.
Accredited Visitors Yes Ear Health visit every 3 months for Residents that choose to use the service. Local GPs visit frequently.
Kaumatua Yes We have a close relationship with the Waikawa Marae and support is available at any time.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes All denominations are respected at Seaview Home and there are regular visiting Chaplans.
Updated: 18 Jan 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Updated: 21 Dec 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes Our Day Program provides your family member social interaction, a homemade meal and a fun filled afternoon of activities or just a chat with other like minded residents admiring the view.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Respite rooms available with bookings
Palliative Care Contract Yes Palliative Care provided with support of Hospice Marlborough.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have compassionate qualified experienced staff.
Whanau Room Yes A smaller lounge is available for family/whanau that has comfortable chairs, a television and opens onto a sunny deck. (Bed available)
Rooms (Single) Yes Light airy individual rooms, some with sea views.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have 2 rooms that can become available suitable for couples.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Chairs and side cabinets. May also bring their own bed, pictures and treasures
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour is on a Saturday afternoon and friends and family are welcome.
Pets In Residence Yes We have a resident cat named Cosmo and two budgies. We often have dogs visit for a pat or cuddle.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Own phone facility available or we have portable phones that can be taken to rooms for privacy.
Wifi Yes Wi Fi is available for residents and guests
Newsletter Yes We have a seasonal newsletter with all the happenings and upcoming events.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Amazing panoramic views of the harbour from our lounge windows and patio.
Outings Yes Weekly van trips around the Marlborough area as well as visits to local events.
Rural Setting Yes Harbour views with a native bush back drop.
Smoking Permitted Yes In covered Gazebo.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Big print books, Canine friends, Cards, Church, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Music, Outings, Pianist, Quizzes, Senior Citizens.
Updated: 21 Dec 2016