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Taradale Masonic (Napier District Masonic Trust)

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Taradale Masonic (Napier District Masonic Trust)
Rest Home
15 Devonshire Place
Napier 4112
Postal Address
15 Devonshire Place
Napier 4112
Hawke's Bay
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Katrina Miller - (06) 8459227
The Napier District Masonic Trust
Clinical Co-ordinator
Marie Jackson - (06) 845 9220
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Taradale Masonic Facility Mission Statement:
“To promote the philosophy and values of the Napier District Masonic Trust”

Napier District Masonic Trust Mission Statement:
“To encourage and maintain the independence, activity and personal options of residents, within a caring environment, whilst embracing Masonic Principles.”
• To provide a homely, caring and supportive environment.
• To respect and honour the cultural and spiritual uniqueness of each resident.
• To encourage participation and involvement of families/whanau and the community.
• To act in accordance with all relevant Acts as required by the District Health Board and Ministry of Health.

Our overarching philosophy is that "this facility is the resident's home" and guides us in our care principles.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 19 Sep 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 38
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 14 Dec 2021
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 16 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 6.5 Yes We have a contracted Physiotherapist who works and assists with the manual handling training of staff.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable As required
Diversional Therapist Yes Qualified DT works with the Activities & Rehabilitation Coordinator to provide a varied activities programme.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Experienced Activities & Rehabilitation Coordinator who also oversees the restorative aspect of resident care.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing salon on site. Hairdresser here every week.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visit as appropriate to need
Dietitian Yes As required for advice and menu review
Kaumatua Negotiable As requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Interdenominational services every second week. Catholic communion weekly.
Other Personnel Yes Foot nurse visits.
Updated: 11 Aug 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes Designated Registered Nurse as our Diabetes Resource Nurse
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Experienced in aged care.
Updated: 1 Mar 2018
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 12 Nov 2014
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms and bring their own furniture so long as it is suitable for the space and environment.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms have their own ensuite toilet.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes By arrangement. Two suites at Rest Home level of care which are able to accommodate couples. Able to have one room as shared bedroom and the other as lounge; or each has own bedroom. En-suite interconnects each room.
Ensuite Yes Ensuite toilets in all rest home rooms with one wing also having ensuite showers. Studio (superior) rooms have large ensuite with shower.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Pets are permitted to visit but must be under the control of their owners. All dogs are to be on leads.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is at the residents own cost.
Wifi Yes Wifi available for resident use on request.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Small lounges and nooks available.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes As organised by the Diversional Therapist
Whanau Room Yes Lounge available which can also be booked for special occasions e.g. birthdays.
Residents Committee No Resident meetings are held every three months. Suggestion box available for resident feedback.
Family Committee No Six monthly family meeting with guest speakers (topics are chosen by the families). Open forum at these meetings for family members.
Newsletter Yes Monthly newsletter with upcoming events, photos etc.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No Front lawn and rose garden with purpose built circular pathway; suitable for wheelchairs.
Smoking Permitted No No smoking in the facility. Residents would need to smoke away from the main building.
Updated: 10 Nov 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Restorative Programme: A designated staff member (with previous OT training) is our “Restorative Champion” and works closely with our Physiotherapist to ensure all residents are receiving appropriate therapy according to their current need.
Updated: 12 Nov 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, BBQ, Blind Foundation, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Children, Church, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Movies, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pool table, Quizzes, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV
Updated: 12 Nov 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Studio (superior) ensuite rooms rooms attract a daily fee not covered by subsidy.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurse on duty every day with either an Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse on duty in the evenings specifically for the rest home. Registered Nurse onsite in the Hospital (Continuing Care Wing) and available 24/7.
Details about meals Breakfast is delivered to resident rooms. The main meal is at midday and includes a dessert. Morning tea is at 10am, afternoon tea is at 2pm and supper at approximately 7pm each evening. The menus are reviewed and audited by a Dietician every two years. Diabetic residents and those with other dietary needs are accommodated.
Updated: 31 Dec 2014
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.20 Km Bus stop at the end of our cul de sac on Puketapu Road.
Shops 0.30 Km Our facility is within easy walking distance of Taradale Shopping Centre where there are a number of cafes, restaurants and a range of shops.
Mall 0.00 Km
Parks 0.30 Km Taradale Park
Library 0.30 Km Taradale Public Library
Updated: 31 Dec 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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