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Rest Home Care
49 Wensley Road, Richmond
49 Wensley Road, Richmond
Richmond 7020
Postal Address
Same as above
Nelson Marlborough
03 544 4028
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Judith Dellebeke (General Manager) - 0274256836
Experioncare - 03 544 4099
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RestHome and Village
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies Yes. An ORA (Occupation Right Agreement) means you have to 'pay' a capital amount to live here. It's a retirement village type of purchase.
Updated: 16 Dec 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
Please call to check on availability.
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Jan 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 80 Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes Monday to Friday
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser 8 Yes At least one day a week. Most of our women enjoy being pampered and looking their best.
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly
Dietitian Yes Oversees nutritious meals
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes Care manager and other staff are easily accessed. SRN's on duty daily 8 hours and on call. Well qualified and friendly staff with commitment to ongoing training.
Updated: 13 May 2010
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Support from Hospice community Nurses
Wound Care Yes Graduate paper held in wound care
Diabetic Care Yes Considerable experience in this field.
Continence Advice No Considerable experience in this field.
Spinal Injuries Care No However RN has considerable experience in this field.
Infection Control Yes Considerable experience in this field.
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes Care Manager has many years experience of Clinical Management
Updated: 13 May 2010
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have ensuites some of which are shared
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone is also available. Computer access also available for those who have their own computer. Line charges apply
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounge and a number of smaller intimate areas.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Outings for shopping, sightseeing and other places of interest.
Whanau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Situated on the edge of Richmond township overlooking farmland, with lovely hill vistas.
Updated: 13 May 2010
Special Features
Special Features
General Manager Judith Dellebeke manages the home and is easily accessible. The buildings are purpose built and homely rather than corporate or institutional. Personal care is professionally managed and health problems efficiently treated. 5 lounges and 2 large gardens. Excellent local reputation.
Updated: 18 Sep 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Children welcome, large gardens and lawn, Age Concern, Parkinson's Society, Blind Foundation, RSA, Senior Citizens, Alzheimers Society, Probus, Stroke Group, support groups, art where individuals are catered for, regular cards group, fortnightly church services and Bible Study groups weekly, activites programme (includes craft, music, quizzes, outdoor and indoor games, outings and videos), email and internet to office, entertainment (regular concerts and socials), exercises twice weekly, library (large print books and magazines), massage on request, set menu ( individual requirements are catered for), newspaper reading weekly, weekly shopping.
Updated: 13 May 2010
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see manager for details
Staffing qualifications and details SRN's on duty daily 8-16 hours and on call. Well qualified and friendly staff with commitment to ongoing training. Generous staffing ratio and low staff turnover.
Details about meals Home cooked meals. Baking at morning and afternoon tea. Specific needs and wants catered for.
Updated: 27 Jul 2008
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Details Yes Translators usually available.
Updated: 6 Jun 2007
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes All faiths welcome. Informal bible study group meets weekly.
Updated: 29 May 2007
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 1.00 Km
Shops 1.00 Km
Mall 1.00 Km
Parks 0.20 Km
Updated: Unknown

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