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Wensley House
Rest Home Care
49 Wensley Rd
Nelson 7020
Nelson Marlborough
(03) 544 4099
544 4028
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Judith Dellebeke (General Manager) - 03 544 4099
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 30 Jun 2017
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
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 21 Mar 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
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 ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Support from Hospice community Nurses
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Graduate paper held in wound care
Diabetic Care Yes Considerable experience in this field.
Continence Advisor No Considerable experience in this field.
Infection Control Yes Considerable experience in this field.
Spinal Injuries No However RN has considerable experience in this field.
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology No Considerable experience in this field.
Clinical Manager Yes Care Manager has many years experience of Clinical Management
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Post Graduate certificate - Clinical Specialty ; Adult and older Adult
Updated: 13 May 2010
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have ensuites some of which are shared
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
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
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounge and a number of smaller intimate areas.
Outings Yes Outings for shopping, sightseeing and other places of interest.
Rural Setting Yes Situated on the edge of Richmond township overlooking farmland, with lovely hill vistas.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
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
Details re Meals Home cooked meals. Baking at morning and afternoon tea. Specific needs and wants catered for.
Staffing 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.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see manager for details
Updated: 27 Jul 2008
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Details Yes Translators usually available.
Updated: 6 Jun 2007
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes All faiths welcome. Informal bible study group meets weekly.
Updated: 29 May 2007
Public Transport 1.00 km
Shops 1.00 km
Mall 1.00 km
Parks 0.20 km
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 29 May 2007