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Anthony Wilding Retirement Village
Dementia Care (Secure)
5 Corbett Crescent
Christchurch 8025
03 338 5820
03 338 5825
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Sharon Armstrong - 03 338 5820
Ryman Healthcare
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Jeannie Sales
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Ryman Healthcare have been providing retirement living and care options within one village community for over 30 years. Putting residents first has always been our priority, and our terms, care and innovation are a direct reflection of this. Because at Ryman, it's all about people.

Winner: 2019 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages

Named after New Zealand's world champion tennis player and one of Christchurch's favourites sons, the Anthony Wilding Retirement Village provides a full range of care and lifestyle options for the elderly. Residents enjoy fantastic independent townhouses, assisted living in wonderful serviced apartments and a warm and welcoming care centre. Within the care centre the village features a resthome, hospital and dementia unit where residents receive the very best of clinical care from our registered nursing and care team.

Care centre residents have access to beautiful spacious lounges, dining areas and serene outdoor spaces. Living areas are warm and inviting and provide the perfect setting to meet with family and friends to relax and enjoy.

The resort-style facilities can include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. Our villages have beautifully landscaped gardens where you can enjoy peaceful strolls or have the space for the grandchildren to play.

For your peace of mind, we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

The spectacular location, modern design concept, together with friendly, caring staff, means residents will enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at the Anthony Wilding Retirement Village is not about slowing down, it's about having time to do so much more.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 33
Vacancy Yes
Our Special Care Unit was purpose built 5 years ago and has a light and airy feel with an outside courtyard.
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 15 Jul 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week. With an attached Hospital, Anthony Wilding's continuum of care and availability of experienced registered nurses is a huge advantage.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable Negotiable. Anthony Wilding has an excellent relationship with the physiotherapists at the local hospital, although with physiotherapy practices within close proximity to the complex, a resident wishing to use their usual one is never an issue.
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Negotiable The local Hospital social workers are very happy to visit at our recommendation
Diversional Therapist Yes On staff we have a Diversional Therapist who has many years experience in Elderly Health
Hairdresser Yes There are two Hairdressers who work Monday to Friday and Saturdays for special occasions. The salon is situated within the village centre.
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Negotiable If there is a need for a dietitian the local hospital are more than happy to assist us.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have all denominations visit Anthony Wilding and weekly church services.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes We have a very proactive team of registered and enrolled nurses who meet regularly to discuss current trends and any difficult wounds. The wound specialist from the local DHB also visits regularly
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes We have a very experienced registered nurses who provides advice and guidance and our current supplier of incontinent products visits regularly for education.
Stomal Therapy Yes The stoma therapist will visit from the local hospital if requested
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes We are happy to provide private paying care for elderly people post surgery if we have a bed available however any surgical outpatient clinics or follow up occurs by their own arrangements.
Clinical Management Yes Julie Sommerfield is the Clinical Manager and is a very experienced Registered Nurse.
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We provide all rooms with a single bed, chest of drawers, bedside cabinet, television and a tall backed chair. However should residents wish to bring their own furniture for their bedroom they are welcome to do so.
Single Rooms Yes All our rooms are single with full ensuite
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We will work very hard to accommodate the needs of couples and have a number of very large rooms. Please check with the Village Manager as to availability.
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes We also provide a free happy hour once a week for all residents
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Please discuss your wishes with the Village Manager.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms are provided with a jack point
Resident can adjust heating in own room No All rooms have underfloor heating
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes By negotiation
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 By arrangement with the Village Manager
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes We have small intimate lounges scattered through out the complex available for visitors, families/whanau. Most are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities
Residents Committee Yes The rest home residents met once every two months.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a full range of activities available within and around the village with dedicated activities coordinators on staff. If you wish to know more please enquire. We look forward to hearing from you.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Japanese Yes
Other Information Yes There is a multi cultural dedicated team of staff employed at Anthony Wilding. If there is a language difficulty please ask and we will aim to assist.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations and provide services throughout the year of various faiths. Please ask.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 27 Feb 2019

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