RED

Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Tūārangi Home (Older Persons Care)

Visitor restrictions effective from 23 January until further notice

Visitor access for all Canterbury DHB health facilities are restricted. You do not need to show your My Vaccine Pass to enter DHB facilities, but you must scan the NZ Tracer App QR code for each building or specific area you enter, where a unique QR code is displayed – or sign in manually. You must also wear a paper surgical/medical mask at all times unless medically exempt, or eating or drinking in a designated area.

Age-Related Residential Care facilities managed by Canterbury DHB in Oxford Hospital, Darfield Hospital, Ellesmere Hospital, Waikari Hospital, Tuarangi Home Ashburton 

  • To ensure the safety of patients, all of whom are aged over 65, visitors to the Aged Residential Care part of these facilities are only allowed by prior appointment
  • Please contact the facility to discuss with the manager. There may be a separate entrance for visitors, please check with staff.

For more details about what to do when visiting please see our COVID-19 page.

Tūārangi Home is a dedicated specialised home, providing continuing care, including rest home and long stay dementia care for the elderly who require nursing care. The 37 bed care home is situated on the corner of Williams Street and Cameron Street in central Ashburton.

Tuarangi Home residents also have the additional benefit of access to many Ashburton Hospital services.

Contact

Location

Street address
Tūārangi Home
270 Cameron St
(Cnr Williams and Cameron Street),
Ashburton

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Tūārangi Home.

Note: We cannot give medical advice by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.

Page last updated: 25 January 2022

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