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Waiapu House Lifecare - Rest Home

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Waiapu House Lifecare
Rest Home Care
10 Danvers Street
Havelock North
Havelock North
Havelock North 4130
Hawke's Bay
(06) 872 8930
(06) 872 8935
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Barbara Sutherland-West - 06 872 8931
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To provide a residential home and hospital community in which those who are aged and frail or unable to live in their own homes will be cared for and supported to lead normal active lives according to their ability.

Waiapu House Aged Care Centre aims to provide a superior Hospital and Resthome for its residents through care and service.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care42
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes - impending vacancy
Updated: 23 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 168 Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Occupational Therapist Negotiable On request.
Own Social Worker Negotiable On request.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable On request.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Resident Chaplain.
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Work with Focus Health to provide Physiotherapy and have an assistant on site
Updated: 25 Mar 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Carer Support Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Subsidised Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Private Paying Yes Only if bed available- we do not have dedicated beds
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Day Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes All rooms have ensuites.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Most rooms
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes three publications a year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Special Features
Waiapu House has been providing the best care for the elderly in Havelock North for over 50 years. The Resthome is set in five acres of attractively landscaped gardens at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac close to the Havelock North village.

Today there are 42 single rooms, all with ensuites. All rooms have a view of the lanscaped garden areas. There is alot of outdoor seating for family visits or solitude.

Our modernised facility has a large activity room, laundry, commercial kitchen, dining room and day lounge. Waiapu is committed to a programme of constant upgrading of facilities. Our current facility and surroundings presents a warm and friendly atmosphere and symbolises "home".

Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Interests & Activities
Referrals made to support groups when appropriate (eg Azheimer's Society), Chapel onsite with resident Chaplain, craft, electric beds, email, internet, entertainment, exercises, local library visits, movies, music, newspaper reading, shopping, Sky TV, videos, outings.
Updated: 24 Dec 2015
Additional Information
Details re Meals Midday is our main meal
Staffing Details Registered Nurse on duty at all times.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Ensuite fee of $11.00 per day applies. Included in private fees, not covered by subsidy.
Updated: 24 Dec 2015
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
(Other comments) Yes Other denominations are welcome.
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Public Transport 0.50 km Bus available at top of Danvers Street
Shops 1.50 km
Parks 1.50 km
Library 1.50 km
Updated: 23 Dec 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 23 Dec 2015