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Summerset Care (Wanganui) Ltd - Care Centre

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Summerset Care (Wanganui) Ltd
Rest Home Care
40 Burton Avenue
Wanganui East
Wanganui 4500
Postal Address
40 Burton Avenue
(06) 343 3133
(06) 343 3144
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Phil Mulcahy - 06 343 3133
Summerset Group Ltd - 04 849 7320
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Summerset in the River City is a well-established and respected community. You can be as busy or quiet as you choose – it’s up to you.

The village is located near Wanganui’s iconic river and is surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 13 Jun 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care18
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Will take Intermediate Care, Respite and Non Weight Bearing
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 27 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Nurse Manager
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours 7 days a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Cover all shifts 24 hours 7 days per week
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Usually provided by WDHB
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes 7 days, except Public Holidays
Hairdresser Yes 4 days per week
Podiatrist Negotiable Qualified Podiatrist visits
Dietitian Negotiable Usually provided by WDHB
Kaumatua No Accessed through the community network.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor No We have a chaplain who comes regularly from the Wanganui east parish.
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes In partnership with Hospice
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability No Usually provided by WDHB
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Access to Wound care Specialist from the local Hospital.
Diabetic Care Yes Able to access Diabetic care Specialist through the local Hospital.
Continence Advisor Yes Throught the local Hospital and community based groups.
Infection Control No Able to access Infection Control Specialist at the local Hospital.
Stomal Therapist No Usually provided by WDHB
Gerontological Care Yes Offer residential care for rest Home and Hospital level care residents.
Clinical Manager Yes Suzette Mainit is the Nurse Manager at Summerset Wanganui. We also have a Clinical Operations Manager for all of the Summerset sites.
Psychologist No Usually provided by WDHB
Psychiatrist No Usually provided by WDHB
Updated: 13 Jun 2014
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes On application
Subsidised service Yes If applicable
Private paying service Yes On application
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Day Care Yes 7 days
Palliative Care Contract No We work in partnership with Hospice
Whanau Room No We will make a room available on request.
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single
Ensuite Yes 8 rooms have an ensuite
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Yes, but not a wardrobe
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation.
Pets In Residence Yes Aquarium and a Bird
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Birds are welcome.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At own expense
Wifi Yes Guest Wifi available
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Under floor heating provided
Residents Committee No Advocacy meeting 3 monthly
Family Committee No Residents family/whanau are encouraged to talk to the Nurse Manager
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 sunny conservatories and a lounge
Outings Yes We have a van for outings.
Rural Setting No Rural views.
Smokers Room No We do have an area allocated for smokers.
Smoking Permitted Yes Residents who do smoke are requested to use the facilities available to them.
Semi-Secure Yes Some doors alarmed but not completely secure
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Special Features
Our Care Centre is light and spacious, with good sized rooms, access to the gardens and a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Activities Programme
Advocacy Services
Craft work
Large and small print books
Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Care and Craft, Church, Concerts, Craft, Cooking, Electric beds, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Massage, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, RSA, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Theatre, Videos.
Updated: 5 Apr 2016
Additional Information
Details re Meals Meals are prepared on site. Meal times are: 10.30am for morning tea 12 noon for lunch 2.15pm for afternoon tea 5pm for tea 7.30pm supper The main meal of the day is served at lunch time.
Staffing Details Our care centre is staff 24 hours a day by a Registered Nurse, with a registered Nurse on call 24 hours a day.
Associated Complexes Our Care Centre is part of the Summerset Village complex.
Updated: 7 Jan 2016
Languages Spoken
English Yes There is an interpreter service available if required for any other languages.
Fijian Indian Yes Staff member
Filipino Yes Staff member
Interpreter Yes An interpreter can be arranged through the Interpreter Services at the local DHB.
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes Available in the community
Updated: 11 Nov 2010
Public Transport 0.00 km There is a bus stop outside the main gates that is available to residents who are able to use Public transport.
Shops 0.50 km Wanganui East shopping centre is a 10 minute walk from the village.
Mall 3.00 km The closest shops are in the main street of Wanganui and easily accessible by bus, taxi or car.
Parks 1.00 km Kowhai Park is within walking distance of the village.
Library 3.00 km Summerset have an extensive Library on site for all residents. The mobile library from the Wanganui Library parks right outside the main gates evry fortnight. Wanganui's main library is near town.
Updated: 5 Dec 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes Registered on the 27th September 2007.
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 11 Nov 2010