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Summerset by the Lake (Taupo) - Care Apartments

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Summerset by the Lake (Taupo)
Rest Home Care
2 Wharewaka Road
Taupo 3330
Postal Address
2 Wharewaka Road, Taupo
(07) 376 9470
(07) 376 9471
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Kate Rogoz - 027 572 2518
Summerset Management Group - 04 894 7320
Sales Manager
Cherie Adams - 021 0206 5916
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Modern independent living, with the best of care.

Serviced apartments are a purpose-designed apartments with kitchenette, separate bedroom with ensuite and open plan living.

Summerset serviced apartments offer:
- Housekeeping services, including cleaning, laundry and meals
- Personal services, including medication assistance and showering
- Care package options to suit your requirements, up to and including rest home level care
- Friendly, helpful staff on hand when they are needed

Take advantage of all the great services available right on your doorstep, such as our communal lounge, the library, access to computers, pool table, exercise room, Divine Café, hairdresser, spa pool, outdoor bowling green, as well as a range of planned activities and entertainment.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsUnknown
Updated: 25 Nov 2011
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care19
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Spacious one bedroom serviced apartment. Has separate bedroom, ensuite bathroom, combined lounge/kitchenette. Ranchsliders open to sunny private garden.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Apr 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner 40 Yes Nurse Manager
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse 40 No Senior caregiver role
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 336 Yes 2 x Care Givers onsite 24 hours per day/ 7 days per week.
Physiotherapist Negotiable If requested by Medical practitioner Physiotherapy available.
Diversional Therapist 14 Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes As above
Hairdresser 15 Yes
Podiatrist Yes Available variable hours per week either self referral or by doctors prescription
Dietitian Yes If prescribed by a medical practitioner
Accredited Visitors No On call
Kaumatua Yes On call
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes On call
Other Personnel Yes Registered Retirement Village with RVA and a variety of staff available across 7 days per week.
Updated: 1 Aug 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Surgical Followup Yes As needed
Wound Care Yes As needed
Continence Advisor Yes As needed
Infection Control Yes Assigned staff
Updated: 6 May 2014
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 25 Nov 2011
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes As required
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
Female residents only Yes
Male residents only Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes By facilitation
Residents Committee Yes Meet monthly and facilitate some activities with village manager.
Family Committee Yes By facilitation
Newsletter Yes Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy Document
Confused Residents Yes Policy Document
Lounges/seating areas Yes Provided in main building care apartments
Outings Yes Weekly
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside of buildings
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 26 May 2014
Special Features
Summerset by the Lake has a Home Based support Personal and Home care. This service is provided by site care staff under the direction of the Nurse Manager.
Updated: 17 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
Billards, Bingo, BBQ, Blind foundation, Board games, Bowls indoor & outdoor, Bridge, Cards, Crafts, Concerts, Line dancing, Entertainment various, Films, Dvds, Videos, Games, Gardening, gardens, Grey Power, Senior Citizens, Age Concern, RSA, Free Internet, Happy hour, Dinner parties, Jigsaws, Special Outings, Village mobility Van, Exercise classes, Mah jong, Pentanque, Probus, Lions, Rotary, Shopping, Sky TV, Spa, Pot luck Dinners, Library, large print books, talking books, fashion parades, caravan park, Boat Park, Workshop, Art Classes, Operatunity
Updated: 17 Nov 2015
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes Dutch residents
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Staff
Updated: 5 Oct 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes Thursday
Updated: 5 Oct 2010
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus stops in village x 4 per day
Shops 6.00 km
Parks 0.15 km Village on lake reserves
Library 6.00 km Library bus visit once per month
Updated: 5 Oct 2010