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WINDSORCARE - Specialised Care

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1 Horseshoe Lake Road
Christchurch 8061
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Dr Warren Smith, PhD - (03) 385 3179
Windsor House Cottage Trust
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Soon
Enquiries are always welcome. For further information and to view our facility, please contact Gene Ruiz on 03 385 3179.
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $25.00/day up to $25.00/day as at 24 Jan 2024
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
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes Isabelle Marr
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes By agreement. Permitted limited items due to Health & Safety of residents and staff. Large or heavy items are not permitted because of cleaning and living requirements.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have a new aged cat who spends most of its time in the Rest Home.We encourage visits from family pets. Dogs must be on a leash when visiting.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At own cost
Wifi Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lounges, separate dining room and seating areas in our sunny atriums at the end of each wing. There is an enclosed courtyard with outside seating and a sheltered area.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes Regular van outings
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In specified areas
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Not for profit organisation
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity program includes a variety of activities - housie, bowls, craft. Regular Outings in the van, BBQ, Visits from Canine friends. Church service. Visiting entertainers. Involvement with Age Concern, Rotary and RSA.
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Manager for details.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurses on duty 24/7
Details about meals Main meal - midday. Breakfast in bedroom Special dietary needs are catered for.
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km The Orbiter bus and regional bus stops at our gate at regular intervals
Shops 0.05 Km The Palms Mall, which houses numerous shops and other services, is adjacent to our facility
Mall 0.05 Km Directly opposite The Palms Mall. (crossing from Golf Links Road.) Large Countdown supermarket, banks, post office, movie theatres and many specialty stores, cafes and restaurants
Parks 0.10 Km Burwood Park
Library 0.50 Km The Shirley library is situated within the Mall site adjacent to our facility.
Updated: 26 Sep 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) 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: 26 Sep 2019

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