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Wakefield Homestead Ltd
Supported Living
Wakefield Homestead Ltd
10 Edward Street
Wakefield 7025
Postal Address
Same as above
Nelson Marlborough
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Hilary Bird - 03 541 8995
Hilary Bird - 03 541 8995
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Wakefield Homestead provides support for people who require help to be able to live independently as possible within the umbrella of the Homestead which is there to give extra support when needed. It's home for people from all walks of life we have no bias, remaining open minded with no judgments. If you feel your not getting the support you need then give us a ring and we may be able to help.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No - Not Available
Premium Room Charges Unknown
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: 17 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 4o+ Yes
Enrolled Nurse 40+ Yes 40 hrs a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a great team of Caregivers here at Wakefield that are all trained and hold their certificates in care of our Elders and people with dementia.
Physiotherapist Yes We have a Physiotherapist right next door at the Wakefield Health Center.
Occupational Therapist Yes We network through different organisations so a Occupational Therapist is available through arranged appointment's.
Social Worker (on site) Yes The manager Hilary is a social worker and has a network of people available.
Diversional Therapist Yes Holly is our Divisional Therapist and has an excellent program of activities and outings to keep everyone busy.
Hairdresser Yes Yes we have a hair dresser who comes in and makes sure everyone is looking their best.
Podiatrist Yes We have a visiting Podiatrist
Dietitian No Dietitian is available if needing to consult about special diets and menu reviews.
Accredited Visitors Yes We work closely and network with many outside agencies, such as Aged Concern, Older Persons Mental Health, Alzheimer's Society Nelson, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services and others.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes We have volunteers from the Wakefield community
Updated: 26 Mar 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes On a case to case basis
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
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
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes On a case to case basis
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Everyone is encouraged to make the home their home
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes If available
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
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
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee No There are regular resident meetings
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We work closely with Mental health Services.
Confused Residents Yes This is a case by case basis, if they don't wander or have aggression then they may be suitable to live with us.
Rural Setting Yes There is direct access to a lovely park from the Home.
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Wakefield Homestead is a lovely rural home. We have a no uniform/name badge policy with a non-clinical approach. The Home is dedicated to finding natural ways of healing with the input from our local Medical center and pharmacist we can a provide a holistic approach to health and support.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Animal Visits, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Support and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Email, Entertainment, Entertainers, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Golf, Greypower, Happy Hour, Holidays, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, , Log fire, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Massage, Men, Outings, Park, Pianist, Petanque, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Reflexology, Roses, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos, Theatre
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Cost of Supported Living is $360.18 per week this fee includes your meals, wifi, laundry and if there are seats on the van you can go on outings. All the services you had at home can you can keep when you come in for support for example careers from outside agencies, hospice etc.
Staffing qualifications and details All staff do on going training in support and all have their First Aid certificates
Details about meals All meals are homemade from start to service. We can provide for special diets. We also provide Meals on Wheels during the week, not on weekends or public holidays.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baha'i Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Confucius Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Evangelical Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Muslim Yes
Jain Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Jewish Yes
Lutherism Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Orthodox Christian Yes
Pentecostal Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Ringatu Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Sikh Yes
Shinto Yes
Spiritualist/New Age Yes
Tao Yes
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
(Other comments) Yes We are open to any religious belief. You will need to make your own arrangements if your not Church of England or Roman Catholic as we do have people who come in to take a service involving these two faiths.
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 14.30 Km We have the van that will take you into Richmond if you need to go shopping. Transport to Nelson needs to be prearranged
Shops Shops are 2 mins walk
Mall 14.30 Km Richmond
Parks Right outside the Homestead
Library 5mins walk into the Village of Wakefield
Updated: 11 Nov 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Other details Yes Alzheimer's Association Age concern Mental Health Services
Care Association New Zealand
Updated: 11 Nov 2018

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