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Summerset down the Lane R/Care (Hamilton)

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Summerset down the Lane R/Care (Hamilton)
Rest Home Care
206 Dixon Road
Hamilton 3206
07 843 0157
07 834 6599
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Nelson Joy (acting manager) - 07 843 0157
Summerset Village (Hamilton) Limited - 04 894 7320
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Our modern, purpose-built Care Centre at Summerset down the Lane offers a wide 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. All residents have private, modern rooms – some with en suite facilities where they can surround themselves with their own things.

Please contact our Nurse Manager, Johanna on 07 843 0157 for more information.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 Dec 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care22
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Apr 2017
Talking to Anne, Corina & Denise we received a wealth of information beyond anything we have heard before to assist us with our parents future care - Sandy, April 2014

The overall impression I have gained from seeing the rooms and facilities and the conversations and advice/information I have been given is that Summerset is a very "top" establishment - Deborah, April 2014
Updated: 22 Dec 2015
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes We have a salon in our Village Centre with great prices. Appointments do need to be made.
Podiatrist Yes A local podiatrist visits the village every 6 weeks.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We are happy to arrange a visit on request.
Other Personnel No We have a GP who visits the village regularly.
Updated: 22 May 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Updated: 19 Dec 2013
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes At the Village Managers discretion.
Day Care Yes Is available by appointment.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes Our family rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities and additional space when family and friends come to visit.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Talk to us about our care apartment options.
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have an en suite.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Yes you can bring some of your own furniture, we want you to feel as much at home as possible. We would need to talk with you about how much furniture can be accommodated so that we ensure that we are also able to carry out your care and housekeeping.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Our weekly happy hour is a popular event.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Talk to the Village Manager about your pet, these are allowed in care apartments but not in the Care Centre.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We have competitive phone packages available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes Find out about events and activities in the village through our monthly village newsletter.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Beautiful lounges and dining areas where you can go to read the paper or spend time with family or friends.
Outings Yes A range of activities and events are scheduled each week. We have regular van trips to places of interest in the Hamilton area.
Rural Setting Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 22 May 2014
Special Features
More than 2,600 New Zealanders call a Summerset village home.

Summerset is the third largest retirement village operator and the second largest developer of villages in New Zealand. We have 18 villages throughout the country, built in just 16 years.

We build villages that reflect the local environment, are less institutional and feel like a local village should; one that creates a feeling of familiarity. We have warm, welcoming and vibrant communities.

We also provide a continuum of care. This ensures certainty that if your circumstances change we can provide the right care in a place that is right for you. This includes in-home care through to rest home and hospital-level care in our modern Care Centres.

To find out more please call into Summerset down the Lane or visit our website www.summerset.co.nz
Updated: 22 May 2014
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, BBQ, Concerts, Garden, Internet, Library, Petanque, Pool table, Spa, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Weekly Happy Hour, Mah Jong, Movie nights, Jigsaws, Music, Outings, Quizzes, Shopping trips to Glenview, Walking Group, Community Choir, Beer & Banter for Blokes, UFO Group
Updated: 22 May 2014
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 19 Dec 2013
Public Transport 0.50 km Bus stop at 68 Waterford Road, just 500m from the village entrance
Shops 2.00 km Glenview Shopping Centre
Parks 0.50 km Fitzroy Park nearby
Library 0.00 km Glenview Library on McDonald Road is 2km away. We also have a library on site.
Updated: 9 May 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 19 Dec 2013