Rest Home Care: Cardrona Resthome & Hospital

"A home away from home"

Offering you and your loved ones a family atmosphere and quality care

Cardrona Rest Home and Hospital takes pride in catering to the needs of our community by providing personal, hands on care for all of our residents.

Offering 24/7 registered nurse care, spacious rooms, nutritious home style cooking and a friendly staff. The team at Cardrona are dedicated to hosting our residents and their families in a comfortable and cheerful environment.

For all enquiries please contact Debbie Beer, Manager or Katherine McLeod, Executive Nurse Manager on

Phone: (07) 883 3708 Email:

We look forward to meeting with you
Updated: 27 Oct 2015

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 27 Oct 2015

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care23
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have single and shared rooms available.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 27 Nov 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable
Registered Nurse Yes We have friendly and skilled Registered Nurses rostered on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A great team of dedicated caregivers are on hand to help with all residents personal cares. We have at least two caregivers on each shift.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Cardrona has two lovely ladies who run a wide variety of activities for residents Monday - Friday. This includes arts and crafts, current events, music, games and regular walks and outings in the van when the sun is shining.
Hairdresser Negotiable We organise a hairdresser to visit the home regularly/ upon request
Podiatrist Negotiable We organise a podiatrist to visit the home regularly as required
Dietitian Negotiable All menus are regularly reviewed by a dietitian. Extra services can be arranged as required
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable
Updated: 27 Oct 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 1 Sep 2010
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 27 Oct 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes If required
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several seating areas indoors and outdoors. Our sunroom which overlooks the back garden is a popular area.
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes We are located in the rural township of Putaruru. WE have expansive grounds and part of the home overlooks playing fields next door.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated area.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 1 Sep 2010
Special Features
We have a lovely warm family type home. Our staff are loyal and caring people.

We are an owner operated service.

Please feel free to talk to existing residents and their families about our service. We are confident that you will get 'glowing' reports.

As an aside - Our gardens are attractive and we also think we've got the best display of roses in town. Come and judge for yourself.
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Interests & Activities

Activity programme

Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooked meals.
Staffing Details Come and meet our staff.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see the manager for details
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Shops 0.30 km Walking distance
Updated: 17 Dec 2010