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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit

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Aparangi Village Residential Care Unit
6 Pilgrim Place
Te Kauwhata
Te Kauwhata 3710
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Same as above
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Sue Pollock - (07) 826 3542
Te Kauwhata Retirement Trust Board - (07) 826 3541
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 May 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Soon
Impending vacancy Yes - Premium charge for some rooms
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $20.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 19 Jul 2022
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 18 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes Registered Nurses are on duty around the clock. The team is lead by two Clinical Nurse Leaders. The Manager of the Residential Care Unit is also a Registered Nurse.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We have access to specialist nurses as required
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24/7 Yes Care staff are supported to complete NZQA qualifications
Physiotherapist Yes Contracted physio visits fortnightly
Diversional Therapist Yes Monday - Friday. One qualified DT who co-ordinates the activities for the residents.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes One activities staff member supports the DT
Hairdresser Yes Weekly visit
Podiatrist Yes A registered podiatrist visits the Residential Care Unit monthly. This is a user pays service.
Dietitian Yes A contracted dietician reviews menu's and is available as required for residents who have special dietary requirements.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplains from various denominations are available upon request. There are regular services.
Other Personnel Yes Importantly there are are the kitchen, domestic, laundry and maintenance members of staff.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have a dedicated palliative care room which enables us to provide end of life care. We work closely with hospice.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes We can access specialist advice from DHB
Stomal Therapy Yes We can access specialist advice from DHB
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes We do not have a designated respite bed for hospital level care residents, however we are happy to accept residents for respite if we have a bed available. We do have a resthome level respite bed for which we use a booking system. Enquiries welcome.
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Approved day programme
High Care Needs Yes Depending on requirements we are happy to discuss care requirements
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We maintain a waiting list for permanent residency
Updated: 1 Oct 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Some furnishings only. Please discuss with staff.
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single with the all of them having their own en suite toilet and wash basin. Currently eight rooms have full en suite - shower / wash basin / toilet.
Ensuite Yes All rooms have at minimum a toilet and handbasin. Some rooms have full ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision
Pets In Residence Yes 2 cats
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have phone lines. Family will need to arrange phone connection
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are sunny lounge/seating areas with televisions, various reading materials, and comfortable seating.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Outings are organised on a regular basis.
Whanau Room No We have plans to develop an whanau room
Newsletter Yes Regular emails sent to nominated family member. Aparangi village produce 'Village Voice' newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Set in the North Waikato township of Te Kauwhata. It's 40 minutes to Hamilton and Manukau, an hour to Central Auckland.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a designated outdoor area for residents who smoke. We are a smoke free facility for all others.
Updated: 24 Dec 2020
Special Features
Special Features
We pride ourselves on offering the Residential Care Unit as your home rather than simply accommodation.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, Big print books, Bowls, Care and Craft, Church, Chapel, Craft, Electric beds, Games, Garden, Gardening, Library, Minibus, Newspaper reading, Park, Outings, Pastoral care, Reading, Senior Citizens
Updated: 11 May 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Upon application
Staffing qualifications and details There is always a staff member for your needs.
Details about meals All our menus are reviewed by registered dieticians and of course we look at the seasonal availabilities of the market. Special diets when required.
Associated Complexes The Residential Care Unit is at the heart of Aparangi Village, a lifestyle retirement village where residents enjoy....
Updated: 11 May 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes We have both residents and staff from various cultural backgrounds so there is a range of languages and dialects always around.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
(Other comments) Yes We can guide residents for all other denominational needs.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Location Distance Details
Shops Just a short walk to the Te Kauwhata town centre.
Parks There are two beautiful lakes within Aparangi Village itself.
Library There is a large library within Simmons Hall, adjacent to the Residential Care Unit. As well as this, the Te Kauwhata Public Library is a short walk down the road.
Updated: 11 May 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Silver Rainbow Seal Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Silver Rainbow Seal
Updated: 11 May 2020

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