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Edith Cavell Lifecare & Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Levels of Care Offered
Rest Home, Hospital
Name
Edith Cavell Lifecare & Village
Category
Care Suite
Address
40 Head Street
Sumner
Christchurch 8081
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
View Email Address
Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Cherese Richardson
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
Other services
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At Edith Cavell you are at home with us.

We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our Edith Cavell family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

Our cosy, modern Care Suites offer the independence of your own apartment, with the added confidence of knowing that help is there whenever you need it.

When it comes to everyday life, Edith Cavell makes it easy with village, care suites, rest home, hospital, day programme, and respite care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Light, bright and welcoming, Edith Cavell is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from Sumner Beach and Village.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us. Contact us today to talk through your needs.

Photos are representative of Heritage Lifecare.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 11
Levels of care offered in Care Suites Rest Home, Hospital
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 29 May 2024
Testimonials
Testimonials
“It was an easy decision coming here, the staff are friendly, and they really care about your wellbeing. They just can’t do enough for you”. Len, Heritage Resident
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Scott Wallace - Edith Cavell Care Home & Village Manager
Address 40 Head Street, Sumner
City/Town Christchurch
Company Heritage Lifecare
Phone 03 326 6608
Mobile 022 658 2761
Email View Email Address
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Details
Name Covenant Trustee Services Limited
Address Level 6, 191 Queen Street
City/Town Auckland
Phone 09 302 0638
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Address PO Box 13223 Johnsonville
City/Town Wellington
Phone 04 901 2310
Email View Email Address
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Subsidy Details
Subsidy Details
Talk to us to see if you may be eligible for a subsidy.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have registered nurses at Edith Cavell at all times throughout the 24 hour period.
Nurse Practitioner No We will assist in any way we can - as a village resident, you are able to have Nurse Maude or Home-Care domiciliary staff visit you.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Village residents are able to join in with activities that are organised in the home.
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser visits Edith Cavell twice weekly - this service is available for village residents.
Podiatrist Yes Village residents may wish to make use of the podiatrist who visits Edith Cavell, there is a very reasonable charge for this personalised service. Visits occur four to six times a week.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have church services conducted at Edith Cavell from main denomination churches and welcome anyone to attend these. Various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes Our Facility Manager is available for enquiries.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Other Specialties Yes Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Rooms are fully furnished, and we also encourage you to bring your furniture, to personalise your new home.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Talk to us about options.
Wifi Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Facility Features
Facility Features
Feature Status Details
Social/Recreational Programme Yes
Emergency Call System Yes
Newsletter Yes
Outings Yes
Transport Available Yes
Lounges Yes
Gardens Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Special Features
Special Features
Our cosy, modern Care Suites offer the independence of your own apartment, with the added confidence of knowing that help is there whenever you need it.

Living in Sumner means you have the best of both worlds; being close to the city and a major hospital, whilst also being located in a friendly, seaside village with rural environs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Edith Cavell has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Activity Coordinator focuses on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Indoor bowls, happy hour, board games, crafts. There is active involvement in community events. A wide variety of entertainment is provided regularly. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Associated Complexes Edith Cavell is part of the Heritage Lifecare group of care homes and villages across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei. We have over 2,500 beds national wide and 500 independent living units.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Other Information Yes We welcome all cultures and have a wide range of different languages spoken. We are also able to assist with translation services. Talk to us about your language needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We welcome all cultures and have Dieticians who develop our menus. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km A bus stop is just round the corner
Shops 1.00 Km There is a supermarket and many friendly cafes in Sumner Village.
Mall 5.00 Km
Parks 0.40 Km
Library 1.00 Km A selection of books are collected from the library for the use of residents on a monthly basis. Full library facilities available from our own complex.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 18 Jan 2024

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NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.

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