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Wharerangi Rest Home and Village - Resthome wing

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Wharerangi Rest Home and Village
Rest Home Care
25 Kaimanawa St
Taupo 3330
(07) 378 4165
(07) 377 2329
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Anne-Marie Wakefield - (07) 378 4165
Oceania Healthcare
Clinical Manager
Johannes de Loyola - (07) 378 4165
Sophia Bathe - (07) 378 4165
Village Co-ordinator
Evelyn White - (021) 532 818
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To be the provider of choice for senior New Zealanders of care and lifestyle options in a way that meets and exceeds the expectation of our residents, staff and stakeholders.

We provide excellent contemporary care that reflects our residents individuality and their right to choice, respect and dignity. We provide a positive and welcoming environment in which our residents are encouraged and supported to improve their quality of life.


* Our care home has a feeling of a 'homely hotel' - somewhere comfortable and familiar.
* Attractive grounds with lovely places to sit and relax
* Exceptional staff who are approachable, friendly, caring and community minded

We provide a warm welcome each time you visit. We work as a team to give you meaningful things to do and continue to be part of our wider community
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Vacancy Yes
1 Premium room - extra charge applies
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 May 2018
You couldn't pick a better place to live for the final years of your life. Starting with Management all the way through, it is a very friendly home. Staff are very understanding and kind -
Joan Black (Resident)
Updated: 8 May 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a registered nurse on site 24 hours per day/7 days per week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have a visiting Physiotherapist.
Own Social Worker Negotiable We have a Social Worker in the Taupo Public Hosptial, available if needed.
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes Our Activities co-ordinator runs 3 planners to cover hospital level, resthome level and specialist dementia level acivities.
Hairdresser 4 Yes The hairdresser comes to Wharerangi weekly on a Wednesday
Podiatrist Yes The podiatrist visits Wharerangi regularly in consultation with the Clinical team
Dietitian Yes Oceania has a specialist Dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes Age Concern visitors to residents who request this
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have our own chaplain Shirley Jones at Wharerangi who does daily devotion services during the week and a Sunday Church service at 9.45. Shirley also visits residents on a regular basis.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist Yes Available as required through the Mental Health team
Updated: 8 May 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
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can provide respite care for under 65's with disabilities, depending on their individual needs.
Day Care Yes We have a great daycare programme running with a fulltime Activities Co-Ordinator, all lunches are provided along with morning and afternoon teas.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture, pictures and ornaments to make it homely
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes To be arranged through the residents own provider
Residents Committee Yes 2 monthly residents meetings
Family Committee No Regular family/whanau meetings
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel,Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Sing-a-longs, Videos, Themed events, Age Concern visitors
Updated: 8 May 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals All meals are carefully planned, all residents needs are taken special care of. We have different menus for each day/week.
Staffing Details All of our staff have annual training.
Associated Complexes We have a hospital and secure dementia unit on site as well as a village. We are a part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Resthome fees $143.15 per day, after assessment residents may be entitled to subsidies from the government.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Other Information Yes there are interpreters in the area who will assist us if needed, most launguages are covered.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes All religions are welcome here, we understand the importance of religion, and can assure residents they will not be discriminated against.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Public Transport   Taxi service, we are very close to town, 2 blocks takes you into town.
Shops   Dairy 5 minutes walk from the resthome and the main shopping centre is 2 blocks away
Mall   No malls in Taupo
Parks   There are alot of parks around our area.
Library   There is a library service with the local library, we also have our own little library at Wharerangi with books changed monthly.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 8 May 2018