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Rosewood Lifecare

At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Rosewood Lifecare
Category
Dementia
Address
288 Woodham Road
Linwood
Christchurch 8062
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Diane Topschij
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
Other services
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At Rosewood, you are at home with us.

We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our Rosewood family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

When it comes to everyday life, Rosewood makes it easy with hospital, day programme, respite and dementia care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Light, bright and welcoming, Rosewood is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from the Linwood township where you’ll find all the essentials such as a pharmacy and library.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us. Contact us today to talk through your needs.

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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 12 Jan 2024

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
We welcome Respite & Short-Term care.
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $5.00/day up to $15.00/day as at 13 Jun 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: 13 Jun 2024

Testimonials
Testimonials
“It was an easy decision coming here, the staff are friendly, and they really care about your wellbeing. They just can’t do enough for you”. Len, Heritage Resident

“I like it here; I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else”. Pauline, Heritage Resident

“I’d be happy to have any one of them in my family". Noel, Heritage Resident

"There’s always something to smile about". Roy, Heritage Resident

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Available by referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available by referral.
Social Worker (on site) Yes Available by referral.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits weekly.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits regularly.
Dietitian Yes Our menu’s are approved by Dieticians.
Accredited Visitors Yes Available by referral.
Kaumatua Yes We can arrange visits from local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can arrange visits from local religious groups.
Other Personnel Yes We have a wide range of personnel. Should you require services outside our home, we can assist.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management No We have registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We are able to provide this care for either short or long term residents.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care. Please enquire with a description of your Palliative Care needs.
Wound Care Yes We work together with GP's and specialist wound management nurses as required.
Diabetic Care Yes We are able to care for all levels of diabetes and our menu has a range of options for those who need a special diet.
Continence Advice Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of continence products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Stomal Therapy Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We provide support for residents who have had a stroke. This may include physiotherapy and special diet options.
Infection Control Yes We meet all infection control standards.
Surgical Followup Yes We are able to care for people following surgery and provide a range of convalescent care options.
Psychiatric Care Yes We will provide referrals to other services as required.
Community Health Yes We link with community health professionals as required.
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Services Manager provides clinical oversight
Other Specialties Yes Please enquire with a description of your individual healthcare needs.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

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 We offer respite care to give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Carer Support Yes Our short stay programmes provide careers with a much-needed break, and support.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Our Day programmes give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Subsidised Yes Talk to us to find out if you are eligible for a subsidy.
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage you to bring your own furniture, such as small tables, draws etc.to personalise your new home.
Single Rooms Yes The majority of our rooms are single rooms
Shared Rooms Yes We have two room that are available as a twin share.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have two room that are available as a twin share.
Connecting Rooms Yes The majority of our rooms are connecting rooms with a bathroom in-between.
Ensuite Yes Ensuite are shared - Jack and Jil ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We have resident's portable phones that can be used in the resident's rooms.
Wifi Yes Wifi is accessible to all our residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No We have heat pumps throughout the facility.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can discuss your special needs prior to admission.
Lounges/seating areas Yes In our Dementia wing we have 4 different lounges/seating areas in which residents can use.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Talk to us or your GP about options.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Individual funding may be available. Ask your GP or the hospital for more details.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night.
Outings Yes Our residents have the opportunity to go out for van outings once a week or take a car ride to a shopping mall for coffee.
Whānau Room Yes We have a relaxing room filled with books and memorabilia from the past for family to relax in while visiting our residents.
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have regular residents meetings.
Family Committee No We have Independant family meetings every three months.
Newsletter Yes A monthly newsletter goes out to all families at the beginning of each month.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas in the garden
Semi-Secure Yes Our facility if fully secured

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Special Features
Special Features
At Rosewood, our home reflects the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us.

Outdoor features include accessibility ramps, landscaped garden, lush green lawn with seating, a vegetable garden.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We are committed to providing a meaningful and flexible range of activities and events to meet the abilities and interests of our residents, considering their individual needs and cultural beliefs.

When you make Rosewood your home, we conduct an assessment with you and your whanau to identify your individual interests and their physical, cultural, creative, intellectual and social needs. We then develop an individualised activities plan to meet your needs We offer a daily activity programme which features, Art, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Craft, Games, Gardening, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Newspaper reading, Quizzes and much more. We have fortnightly church services, movies on Sundays, and weekly van outings.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Our menus are all approved by a Dietician.
Visitor information We welcome visitors into our home.
Internet access Free WiFi for residents and guests is available in the Care Home.
Associated Complexes Rosewood is part of the Heritage Lifecare group of care homes and villages across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei. We have over 2,500 beds nation-wide and 500 independent living units.

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Interpreter Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes We welcome all cultures and have a wide range of different languages spoken. We are also able to assist with translation services. Talk to us about your language needs.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We welcome all cultures and have Dieticians who develop our menus. Talk to us about your needs.

Updated: 23 Jan 2024

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.30 Km The nearby public bus service goes to the town centre.
Shops 1.30 Km A variety of local stores are within short driving distance.
Mall 1.90 Km The local town centre has a range of shops and amenities.
Parks 0.70 Km Parks and recreational sights are within waking distance.
Library 1.60 Km We receive books from the central library once a month. The local library is located in Eastgate Mall. Our DT's will happily take residents to the local library to exchange their book.

Updated: 17 Jan 2024

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes Winners of the NZACA Staff Training and Development Award 2008. Winners of NZACA Built and Grown environment Award 2009. Finalists of NZACA 'Innovative Care' Award 2010. Highly Commended for NZACA 'Innovative Care' Award 2011.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)

Updated: 23 Jan 2024


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