Rest Home Care: Lexall Care

We aim to provide a high level of care comfort and companionship individually tailored to meet each residents needs: physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cultural.
We provide hospital care and rest home care.
Updated: 22 May 2013

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 May 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care19
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 26 Nov 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Jeannine Keats
Physiotherapist Negotiable As required.
Diversional Therapist 10 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits once per fortnight.
Podiatrist Yes Visits as required.
Dietitian Yes Twice yearly input into menu; also as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes From Age Concern
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Catholic calls weekly; others as requested.
Updated: 22 May 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 28 Jun 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes One shared room.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes One room suit for couple.
Ensuite Yes All rooms.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes One cat.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Allow fish and birds. No cats or dogs.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Some rooms.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Confused Residents Yes Subject to their safety in our open environment.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two.
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Covered, outside decking: tables and chairs.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Special Features
Sunny, elevated aspect, quiet location and beautiful views of Waitakere Ranges and foothills.
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Interests & Activities

Age Concern (use of Accredited Visitors for residents if required), Blind Foundation (use of Talking Book facility in the past), RSA (some residents visit local RSA of choice), Stroke Group (residents visit local club weekly), Cards occasionally, irregular Church service although ministers visit own parish ones weekly, Craft occasionally with Activities Officer, Dancing and gardening rarely, one Electric bed, Entertainment (church choir once or twice per month ; other groups 4-5 times a year), Exercises once or twice a month, Happy Hour occasioanly (celebrate special occasions), Indoor Games 3-4 times per month, our own Library and librarian also visits, Movies (family encouraged to take residents), Music frequently (stereo; with Activities Officer, visiting artists), Views overlooking Henderson Valley and Waitakere Ranges, daily newspaper delivery (read aloud on occasions), Quizzes frequently (fortnightly), videos occasionally, Outings (van goes out each week - residents have a turn each fortnight)., Age Concern, Aromatherapy

Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Additional Information
Details re Meals Continental breakfast - cereals, toast, fruit, drinks. Lunch midday - main meal. 4 weekly menu cycle. Dinner tea - light meal, savoury, dessert.
Staffing Details Registered Nurse 40 hr/wk, Home assistants, Cooks 33hr/wk, Cleaner 30 hr/wk, Kitchen assistant 18 1/2 hr/wk, Maintenence etc
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Private specialists, dentistry, hearing aids, hairdresser, transport (although often provided if we are able).
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Hindi Yes
Korean Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Public Transport 0.50 km 500 m to bus, 1km to train
Shops 0.75 km
Mall 2.00 km
Library 2.00 km
Updated: 24 Jun 2013