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Summerset by the Park (Manukau)
Rest Home Care
7 Flat Bush School Road
Flat Bush
Auckland 2016
Counties Manukau
0800 334 404
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If you're considering care at Summerset, here are some questions to help you work out the right option for you.

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Living in a Summerset village gives you the confidence of knowing you can increase your level of support as your needs change. Our Continuum of Care provides support in the form of service or care packages or, in some cases, as add-on services.

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Our modern, purpose-built Care Centre at Summerset by the Park offers a range of care services designed to meet the level of care you need. Our friendly and professionally trained Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

Our rest home level care provides the very best clinical care, in a warm, welcoming community. Residents have private, modern rooms – some with ensuite facilities where they can surround themselves with their own things.

Summerset by the Park also offers serviced apartments. A Summerset serviced apartment is a spacious, purpose-designed home with one bedroom, a large ensuite and generous living area, including kitchenette. You are able to receive a range of care and support in your serviced apartment – including rest home-level care.

To find out more, please call us on 0800 334 404 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.

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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 15 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 13
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 26 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner 3 Yes Gerentology Nurse Specialist visits from CMDHB weekly, and assists with review of care planning of special cases
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses on the floor 24hrs a day, as our rest home & hospital-level care beds are mixed
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes Works 32 hrs a week, and has developed a popular Activities calendar. Outing weekly, with residents rotating through these.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 32 hrs of busy Activities, with something to suit all
Hairdresser Yes on site in Retirement Village, accessible to residents of Care Centre
Podiatrist Yes visits 3-6 weekly
Dietitian Negotiable
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes weekly interdenominational services held
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 3 Apr 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 14 Apr 2010
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes contact manager for details
Carer Support Yes contact manager for details
Updated: 22 Dec 2011
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes all rooms are single with private ensuites
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes our rooms are set back from the main corridor in sets of two. We often put husband and wife in these adjoining rooms when available
Ensuite Yes all have private ensuites. Our ensuites are made to suit Left or Right disabilities
May Bring Own Furniture Yes not alot needed as wardrobes have built in drawers also.
Alcohol Permitted Yes as long as medical condition allows this
Pets In Residence No not in Care Centre, but may visit *under control*
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes when caring for elderly, there will always be a level of dementia within a percentage of residents. We do not accept wanderers, escapers, or those needing a secure unit. However we all need a little patience at times, as residents try to find their room.
Lounges/seating areas Yes five different lounge seating areas to choose from
Outings Yes weekly bus outings. Residents rotate through these, as not everyone can go on every outing. You will be advised of the ones most suitable for you
Rural Setting Yes overlook the Whitford Hills, and paddocks with horses on our East side.
Smokers Room No smokers MUST go downstairs and outside to smoke at all times
Smoking Permitted No permitted in specified areas.
Semi-Secure No not at all, elevator goes from level 3 to ground floor, then entrance advances to a main road.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Church, Children, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Holidays, Housie, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Pastoral care,, Quizzes, Reading, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos, Views
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, White Tie offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Updated: 9 Mar 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 3 Apr 2017
Public Transport 0.10 km outside on main road
Shops 0.30 km 0.3 to local shops, 0.8 to Botany Junction, banks restaurants etc 1.5 to Botany towncentre
Mall 1.50 km Botany
Parks 0.10 km across road
Library 1.50 km Botany
Updated: 14 Apr 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes all new staff training by Career Force
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes recent first audit after opening with excellent results
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 14 Apr 2010