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Wakefield Homestead Ltd
Rest Home Care
10a Edward Street
Postal Address
10 Edward Street
Wakefield 7025
Nelson Marlborough
(03) 541 8995
(03) 541 8995
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Hilary Bird - 03 541 8995
Hilary Bird - 03 541 8995
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Our aim is to make a positive difference in people's every day lives. Family working with families.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 10 Feb 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 22
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 6 Jul 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40+ Yes On call system allows for 24 hour 7 day per week coverage.
Enrolled Nurse 40+ Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a great team of caregivers.
Physiotherapist Yes Physiotherapist is available through the local Health Centre which is next door to our Home,.
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Yes Our manager is a trained Social Worker
Diversional Therapist Yes Holly is our DT and she does a fabulous job.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes As part of our diversional therapy programme
Hairdresser Yes Comes every Wednesday morning and as required.
Podiatrist Yes Service available through the local Health centre
Dietitian Negotiable Have access to a dietician. All menus have been scrutinised by the dietician.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable If required
Kaumatua Yes Local Maori elder is available for consultation
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Methodist Minister is our chaplain and visits regularly. forthnightly church services held also.
Other Personnel Yes We have a great pool of volunteers who help out with activities.
Updated: 26 Mar 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with Hospice and the local Medical Center to provide care for those who are palliative/End of life.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes Via DHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes Via DHB
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes We net work with many different agencies to work out a plan to fit people with different chronic conditions. Ring us and see if we can help you as we don't do just work with aged care.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 10 Feb 2014
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage people to personalise their rooms with furniture and/or pictures or ornaments etc.
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have a happy hour every Tuesday and have no problems with anyone wanting a wine or beer at other times.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Wifi is free and available to anyone who wishes to connect.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have one large family lounge. There is a quiet lounge so people can get away from the main part of home, this room has a lovely sunny aspect. There are 2 smaller sitting areas in the foyer area of the home. Also several areas outside to enjoy the gardens or look out o the park.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have a revamped programme and are looking for people to spend the day with us
Outings Yes The residents enjoy a van outing once a week and being so close to the hub of the village residents can walk to the shops and park or local green.
Whanau Room Yes This is our smaller quiet lounge which can be set aside if families are needing a quiet place to meet.
Residents Committee No However we have regular residents meetings
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We are happy to be involved with anyone who has a cognitive impairment. As long as they don't wander or have an aggression.
Rural Setting Yes We have direct access to the beautiful Faulkners Bush behind the Homestead.
Smokers Room No But there is a sheltered area outside the building
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Updated: Unknown
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society(education provided) , Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Garden, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Interdenominational, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Meal choices, Minibus, Motivational, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist,(2 resident pianists) Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Religious services, Roses, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Stroke Group,Scooter, Vegetarian, Videos, Visitors
Updated: Unknown
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Healthy nutritious home Cooked meals. Choices provided including where meals taken. Special diets catered for.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Dedicated caring local staff. Ongoing training provided. Registered Nurse cover. Twenty four hour on call cover. Trained Diversional Therapist.Winners of HCPNZ Excellence in Care Awards in Community Connections Section 2007
Associated Complexes Medical Center Next Door, local Chemist.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes local advisor
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 10 Feb 2014
Shops 0.00 km 2mins walk
Mall 15.00 km Richmond Mall
Parks 0.00 km next door
Library   5mins walk
Updated: 10 Feb 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
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
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Other details Yes Members of Aged Concern and Alzheimer's Association.
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018

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