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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
Postal Address
Same as above
(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.

** VALUES **

* 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
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 May 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 18
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $10/day up to $16/day as at 24 Jan 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 25 Sep 2020
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: 15 May 2020
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.
Social Worker (on site) 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: 15 May 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 15 May 2020
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: 15 May 2020
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture, pictures and ornaments to make it homely
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes To be arranged through the residents own provider
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can provide respite care for under 65's with disabilities, depending on their individual needs.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have a great daycare programme running with a fulltime Activities Co-Ordinator, all lunches are provided along with morning and afternoon teas.
Outings Yes
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
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 15 May 2020
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: 15 May 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All meals are carefully planned, all residents needs are taken special care of. We have different menus for each day/week.
Staffing Qualifications and 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.
What's included in your fees and what's not Resthome fees $155.40 per day, after assessment residents may be entitled to subsidies from the government. Premium Accommodation Charges apply in some cases
Updated: 15 May 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Maori 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: 15 May 2020
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: 15 May 2020
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: 15 May 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 15 May 2020

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