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Kingswood Rest Home Morrinsville

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Kingswood Rest Home Morrinsville
422A Thames Street
Morrinsville 3300
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422A Thames Street
Morrinsville 3300
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Tonya Holroyd
Kingswood Healthcare Management Ltd
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Sandheev Kumar
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Kingswood Rest Homes in Matamata and Morrinsville are currently the only Rest Homes in the Matamata-Piako District specialising in the 24-hour care of people who have been assessed as requiring Stage 3 Dementia care.

In Matamata we offer a 25-bed specialist facility to care for people assessed with Stage 3 Dementia. We also offer respite beds, when beds are available, to those who need them. Our brand new Rest Home facility opened in November 2018, offers 16 private bedrooms, some with ensuite bathrooms, as well as an option of a premium room or suite.

In Morrinsville, we offer 28 Dementia beds in total, situated in two completely seperate buildings with their own grounds.

The first building can accomodate 12 people assessed with dementia in a beautifully restored villa, encorporating a new wing set in a mature, established garden.

The second Dementia wing is a newly established Men Only wing, which will accomodate men only. Renovations have just been completed to include a Men’s Shed, a Potting Shed, a Chicken Run and a Vege Garden, which will keep the blokes busy. Daily activities will be offered around our male Residents’ own particular interests and their past hobbies.

There is also a new, purpose-built building with 16 ensuite rooms, offering Rest Home level of care. There are lovely patios and gardens and a little café situated in the grounds for daily socialising. Assisted living is also available on our Morrinsville site and we can accomodate up to people in two serviced houses with meals supplied.

Both our Rest Homes, in Matamata and Morrinsville, have four years Certification from the Ministry of Health, which is the maximum certification which can be achieved.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 Mar 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room 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: 10 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes TA Registered Nurse is on duty or on call at all times
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All of our Staff undertake specialised industry- specific training in caring for people with dementia. Through the "Spark of Life" approach we will aim to re-ignite the spark of life In our residents.
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Coordinators practice the "Spark of Life" philosophy to ensure residents remain stimulated and active. She is also responsible for weekly trips to places of interest and many daily activities.
Hairdresser Yes Local hairdressers visit regularly for hair cuts and ladies may also have their hair set or permed as required.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits our Rest Homes on a six weekly cycle.
Dietitian Negotiable Our menus are created by using WDHB guidelines and all meals are cooked on the premises by an experienced cook. Our menus and kitchens are audited regularly by a registered dietitian and we have received an Excellence across both rest homes for our yearly kitchen and menu audits.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplains and Priests visit regularly.
Other Personnel Yes Full-time Cook, Caretaker, Gardner and Handyman
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
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: 11 Mar 2014
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents may bring small peices of furniture and decor to make their room more homely.
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
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
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, BBQ, Art, Big print books, Board games, Care and Craft, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Flower arranging, Entertainment, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Greypower, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Minibus, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Picnic facilities, Reading, Sing-a-longs, RSA, Shopping, Singing, Videos
Updated: 20 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Hindi Yes
Malayalam Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 3 Sep 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 11 Mar 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Spark of Life Yes
Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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