Jump to Content

Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care

Send me an
Information Pack
At a glance
Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care
22 List Street
New Plymouth 4310
Postal Address
22 List Street
New Plymouth 4310
View Phone Number
View Email Address
Visit Website
Heather Marshall - 0272035712
Dementia Specialists Limited
Other services
gallery image 1
Tap to view all photos 1/10

We have disabled our ‘feedback’ feature. We apologise for any inconvenience. Find out more here: I want to read reviews of rest homes

Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care provides rest home and dementia level care.
The newly renovated secure dementia area has been completed (October 2016) with rooms available now.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 17 Oct 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy No
We offer Permanent Care, Short Term Care. We welcome you to get in touch and come see for yourself the wonderful family-orientated facility.
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Unknown
Updated: 18 Apr 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes There are two Registered Nurses providing clinical oversight of care provided to the residents by our very experienced and skilled caregivers. The Registered Nurses carry out clinical assessments and liase with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have wonderful experienced and skilled caregivers who know the needs and desires of each resident well, and provide exemplary care.
Physiotherapist Yes We have our own contracted physiotherapist who works with the Registered Nurses to provide appropriate assessment and care planning.
Occupational Therapist Yes We work closely with the Occupational Therapy Department at Taranaki Base Hospital as needed.
Diversional Therapist Yes Our Diversional Therapist is very experienced, and skilled at providing a diverse range of activity programmes tailored to meet the individual wishes of each resident.
Hairdresser Yes The hair dresser visits regularly. Prices are available on request.
Podiatrist Yes The podiatrist visits approximately every 6 weeks and the cost is met by the resident, unless prescribed by the GP.
Dietitian Yes We have access to a dietician who assists with menu planning and liaises with the Registered Nurses to provide specific diets for residents as required.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a volunteer chaplain/resident advocate, who visits regularly and is available to provide support as required.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite No Not at this time, however potentially in the future
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents have access to a telephone in the dining room and to the mobile phone. You are welcome to have your own personal phone installed, however all costs related to personal phone must be met by the resident or family.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Brooklands has gas heating throughout the public areas of the Home and fixed heating in the bathrooms, which is monitored by staff to ensure a safe temperature is maintained. The Dementia Home - Memory Lane, features individual heating in each room.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room No Though this can be arranged
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted No The Facility is smokefree
Semi-Secure Yes The Dementia Home - Memory Lane is an entirely secure enviroment, featuring a beautifully renovated indoor area, and a sunny secure outdoor area - complete with a 'Man Cave'.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
In addition to the listed activities, Memory Lane will have house assistants who will support residents with whatever they need. They will eat dinner family style, explore in the secure garden area, and even be encouraged to help with household tasks, including arranging vases of flowers, folding the laundry, and eventually collecting eggs from the planned resident chickens.
In time ‘shops’ will also be built, so people can buy the things they need without actually exchanging money, allowing them to feel that they are participating in the community just as they have done throughout their lives. Other activities include; Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see the Manager for details of additional fees.
Staffing qualifications and details There is always a minimum of 2 staff available to provide care. Staffing levels are set by the Manager according to assessed resident need.
Details about meals As a guideline, Breakfast 8am, Morning Tea 10am, Lunch/Hot Dinner 12MD, Afternoon Tea 2pm, Tea 5pm, Supper 7.30pm. However residents may eat their meals whenever and where ever they wish. Cultural or spiritual food preferences, food dislikes or any allergies are catered for.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Regular services
Inter denominational Yes Regular Church services are advertised on the residents notice board for those wishing to attend
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes Regular services
Roman Catholic Yes Regular Services
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Location Distance Details
Mall 4.00 Km
Parks 0.00 Km The Facility boundary is Brooklands Park
Library 4.00 Km
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 18 Oct 2016

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.