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St Joseph's Lifecare (Hāto Hōhepa Raupī Ora)

At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
St Joseph's Lifecare (Hāto Hōhepa Raupī Ora)
Category
Rest Home
Address
St Josephs Lifecare
3 Perry Street
Heretaunga
Upper Hutt 5018
Postal Address
237 Fergusson Drive
Heretaunga
Upper Hutt 5018
Region
Hutt Valley
Phone
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Fax
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Sherryn Tamblyn - (04) 528 5089
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
Other services
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Visitors as usual (but not if you're unwell or recently returned from overseas)
At St Joseph's you are at home with us. We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our St Joseph's family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

When it comes to everyday life, St Joseph's makes it easy with rest home and hospital care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Light, bright and welcoming, St Joseph's is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens and is close to the heart of Upper Hutt.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 35
Vacancy Yes
2 -We welcome Respite & Short-Term care.
Impending vacancy Yes
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 No

Updated: 22 Jul 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes by referral
Occupational Therapist Yes by referral
Social Worker (on site) Yes by referral
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes Our menus are approved by Dieticians.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes We can arrange visits from local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can arrange visits from local religious groups.
Other Personnel Yes We have a wide range of personnel. Should you require services outside our home, we can assist.

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

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

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Wifi Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Special Features
Special Features
At St Joseph's you are at home with us. We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our St Joseph's family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Interpreter Yes

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes All dietary needs are catered for.
Vegan Yes All dietary needs are catered for.
Vegetarian Yes All dietary needs are catered for.

Updated: 24 Jan 2024

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Police checked Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Trade Registered Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes
Care Association New Zealand Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village?

Updated: 24 Jan 2024


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