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Addington Gardens
Dementia Care (Secure)
207 Lincoln Road
Christchurch 8024
(03) 339 4245
(03) 339 4246
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Shirley Baxter - 027 621 2351
Oceania Group
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At Addington Gardens we pride ourselves on providing a warm, vibrant and welcoming community. We go out of our way to make you feel at home.

Addington Gardens is situated in Christchurch close to Addington Raceway and offers rest home, hospital and specialist dementia care in a caring and supportive, friendly environment.

Nestled in extensive, peaceful gardens, under mature trees, living at Addington Lifestyle Care allows you to relax and enjoy the good things in life – friendship and fun.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 14 May 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy No
Addington Gardens has a pet friendly, lively Dementia unit with a large courtyard and gardens. Please feel free to pop in and have a look around.
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 Nov 2020
"Our family are extremely grateful for the compassionate and professional care given to our Father at Addington Lifestyle Care. The staff are extremely dedicated and always strived to ensure his dignity was maintained and all aspects of his person respected."
- Judy, Daughter of an Addington Resident
Updated: 14 May 2020
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour Registered Nurses
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Under contract. We have a daily Physio Assistant who works under the direction of the contracted Physiotherapist.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a Diversional Therapist who runs an extensive Activities programme throughout our facility.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an Activities Co-ordinator who runs an extensive Activities programme throughout our facility.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing Salon
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable
Updated: 14 May 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes We access Nurse Maude Specialist Wound Clinic if required.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice No We assess Nurse Maude Specialist Continence Team
Stomal Therapy Yes We access Nurse Maude Specialist Stomal Service if required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Visiting
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 14 May 2020
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
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 14 May 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes All have ensuites
Ensuite Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We are a pet friendly facility. Please come and see us to discuss how your pet can be part of our family.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room 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
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes We have designated areas for smokers.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 14 May 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Fully refurbished facility, large rooms with ensuite. We have wide corridors for ease of movement around our unit and facility.
Updated: 14 May 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Alzheimer's Society, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Fax, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Holistic, Housie, Indoor Games, Interdenominational, Internet, Lotto, Maori Women's Welfare League, Meal choices, Minibus, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Recreation, Religious services, Servicemen, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Singing, Videos
Updated: 14 May 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about Meals Our National Dietician provides us with a nutritionally balanced, wholesome menu which offers choices to our residents. Each individuals dietary requirements are met.
Staffing Qualifications and Details 24 hour Registered Nurse
Associated Complexes We are part of the Oceania Group of care facilities
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details
Updated: 14 May 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes We have Dutch residents who are fluent in their language
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 14 May 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 14 May 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus Stop
Shops 0.50 Km Addington Shops
Mall 1.80 Km Barrington Mall and Tower Junction
Library 1.70 Km Spreydon Library
Updated: 14 May 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Health and Disability Sector Standards
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 14 May 2020

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