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Goodwood Seadrome Ltd.

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Goodwood Seadrome Ltd.
Goodwood Seadrome Resthome and Hospital
167 Colwill Road
Auckland 0614
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Sue Thomson - 0275271041
Goodwood Healthcare - (09) 412 7373
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Seadrome is a specialist Dementia facility, unique in that we only provide care for people who have a dementia, and we are committed to promoting excellence in dementia care.

Seadrome is in a pleasant north facing garden setting were residents are freely able to walk outside onto the deck and into the garden. Although a secure environment, the surroundings and access to the outside environment give sense of freedom.

The Dementia Unit has bedrooms for 25 people, we provide a range of activities which reflects the interests of the residents. Our activity programe 7 days a week, mornings and afternoons.
Meaningful activities are based on values and beliefs related to past roles, interests and routines.
Enjoyment is a measure of what makes activities meaningful and also reinforces a sense of identity and a sense of belonging.
Individual activities also reinforce identity and impact on emotional well-being. Our activities include art, blokes group, breakfast club, book club, craft, cooking and food tasting, cultural activities, dance, garden club, musical activities and groups. We find music and singing increases participation and social behaviour.morning walks, Tai Chi,massage, sensory stimulation.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 16 Apr 2012

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 25
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No - 0
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges No
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Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No

Updated: 23 Jul 2024

Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour registered nurse support
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Care Assistants have obtained or in the process of undertaking the NZQA Dementia certificate. we have an ongoing education programme. Care Assistants also undertake activities in their role.
Physiotherapist Yes Physiotherapist visits weekly, she also undertakes inservice education with staff.
Occupational Therapist Yes A consultant Occupational Therapist who visits weekly, undertakes assessments and is part of the planning activities group.
Diversional Therapist Yes Diversional Therapist co-ordinates and facilates activites.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser visits us every 5 weeks.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits every 5 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Dietitian reviews the menus. She visits every 2 months to discuss issues aound nutrition and eating.
Kaumatua Yes Kaumatua visits can be arranged for individual residents.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Pastoral Care is available Monday to Friday. Anglican minister visits and holds communication fortnightly. Being outside, sitting on the deck, easy access to the gardens, listening to the birds, feeling the sunshine & the breeze.

Updated: 9 May 2012

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen cylinders and oxygen concentrator are available.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Capability to manage with RN's
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide palliative care and the associated pain managment.
Dialysis Yes Access to a Dialysis Specialist Nurse
Wound Care Yes Registered Nurses are educated and updated in latest methods of wound care, with access to a Gerentology Specialist Wound Care Nurse for advice.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurses monitor also access to a Diabetic Care Nurse
Continence Advice Yes Access to a Continence Advisor
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to a Specialist Stoma Nurse
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Access to a Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist Nurse
Tracheotomy Care Yes Access to a Tracheotomy Care Specialist Nurse
Infection Control Yes Designated registered nurse as Infection Control Nurse available on duty 40 hours and access to a Specialist Nurse at Waitakere Hospital.
Surgical Followup Yes Registered Nurses
Psychiatric Care Yes On duty 40hours per week and on call. Access to DHB mental health team for older people.
Clinical Management Yes On duty 40hours and on call
Other Specialties No RN.s hold current IV certificates

Updated: 9 May 2012

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Appetising meals are prepared by our cook using a five week menu cycle changing every season to give variety. We have monthly meetings with a dietitian who oversees the menus and advises on dietary needs.

Updated: 14 May 2012

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Multiculture Interpreting & Translation Service available
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes

Updated: 6 May 2009

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes We endeavour to maintain a connection with the Residents spirituality


Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)


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