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Dementia Care (Secure)
227 Mt Eden Rd
Mt Eden
Postal Address
227 Mount Eden Road
Mount Eden
Auckland 1024
(09) 623 7641
(09) 623 5178
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Mark Young - (09) 623 7641
Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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Firth Lodge - secure Dementia Care
With a focus on specialised, long term care for people with dementia. Firth lodge is a fully secure and protected safe environment for residents. We provide a high standard of dementia care.
Firth Lodge feels like and functions more like a home with an easy to navigate environment.
Residents have their own private room and a shared spacious lounge with open plan dining and kitchen area, leading to a large outdoor garden and seating area.
Resident’s whānau / family and friends can visit anytime.
Our dementia carers are specifically trained and experienced to deal with the challenges that come with caring for a person with dementia.

We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care. please phone Mark on 021967006 or email mark.young@oceaniahealthcare.co.nz
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 16 Apr 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes from $30/day as at 29 Dec 2019
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 9 Apr 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 280 Yes Registered Nurse 24/7
Nurse Practitioner 8 Yes Fridays
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 945 Yes 24/7 We offer some of the highest ratio in the care sector
Physiotherapist 4 Yes Liz Weenink and Petrina MacFarlane assesses residents needs and also supervises specific Excercise classes each Monday.
Occupational Therapist Yes We have access to OT as required
Social Worker (on site) Yes We have access to SW as required
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 56 Yes
Hairdresser 4 Yes Weekly (Tuesday) and at other times by appointment
Podiatrist Yes 4-weekly for all residents and as required by Stride Podiatry
Dietitian Yes Oceania Dietician available as required
Accredited Visitors Yes GP, Nurse Practitioner available 24 hours per day. We work closely with Needs Assessors and Social workers from all District Health Boards plus Mental Health Services for the Older Person.
Kaumatua Yes As required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Methodist Mission chaplain visits twice weekly Catholic Mass and communion on the first Tuesday of the new month. All denominations are welcome
Other Personnel Yes Mental Health for Older Persons Team Cornwall House Crises Team Palliative Care Team, Mercy hospice, podiatrist.
Updated: 28 Dec 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As required
Dialysis Yes Registered Nurses trained by PDU Auckland Hospital
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Physiotherapist
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes Community gerontology nurse specialist
Psychiatric Care Yes Team from Mental Health for the Older Person
Community Health Yes Community Health Services Available as required
Clinical Management Yes Sunita Sharma is an experienced clinical nurse manager leading a team of Registered nurses and experienced healthcare assistants
Other Specialties Yes Physiotherapist, podiatrist, Community Gerontology Nurse specialist
Updated: 28 Dec 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Minimum 10 night stay.
Carer Support Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes Wardrobe and other basic finishing , call bell system with sensors system which alerts our care team if residents out of bed at night.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi 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
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All residents have a Challenging Behaviour Assessment on Admission and Behaviours monitored regularly as required
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No Centrally located close to Mt Eden and Village,Eden Gardens,Newmarket, Motorways
Smokers Room No Designated Areas
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated Area outside accompanied by family or staff only.
Semi-Secure Yes Completely secure
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Our dementia carers are specifically trained and experienced
Single Rooms with Garden views
Fully secure and safe environment
Spacious Garden area with private seating areas which families may utilise when visiting
Family / Whanau room
Sky TV
Activities/ Balance Exercises, Van outings
I Love Music programme.
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Numerous activities are provided for enjoyment by our dedicated Diversional Therapist and recreational therapist. Our activities include, for example, Parties, Pastoral care, Sing-a-longs, I love music, games, gardening, gentle exercise and balance exercises and van outings.
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals We provide award winning meals and snacks from our seasonal menu. We provide for special dietary requirements . Dietary profile completed on Admission.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Registered Nurses Level 1 to 4 Healthcare Assistants. Healthcare Assistants who are specifically trained and experienced in dementia care. Multidisciplinary team visit the site regularly- GP, Physiotherapy, podiatrist and Gerontology Nurse Specialist.
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes
Niuean Yes
Polish Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Sri Lankan Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 16 Apr 2019
Public Transport   Bus outside main gate
Shops   0.5 km very close
Mall 5.00 km 277 Broadway
Parks   Mt Eden, Eden Gardens 2 kms 10km Domain
Library   Mt Eden Village
Updated: 29 Dec 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Health Association Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes
CareerForce Home and Community Health Association New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 29 Dec 2019

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