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CHT Hillcrest Home & Hospital
Dementia Care (Secure)
86 Friesian Drive
South Auckland
Auckland 2022
Postal Address
PO Box 74341, Greenlane, Auckland 1546
Counties Manukau
09 275 8349
09 275 8347
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Tuttu Mathew - 09 275 8349
CHT Healthcare Trust - 09 522 4585
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Situated in the heart of vibrant Mangere, CHT Hillcrest Home & Hospital s handy to shops, parks, library and banks.

Suites of 10 bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, have their own dining area, living room and kitchenette along with direct access to garden areas for socialising or quiet relaxing.

CHT Hillcrest also includes a separate dementia care unit for those who require a secure environment.

Residents in this area enjoy their own dining area, lounges and sheltered gardens.

CHT is a leading provider of residential care with over 50 years experience and a proud history of innovative facility design and service delivery.

CHT provides quality care in your community.

As an independent healthcare trust, CHT focuses all energy and resources into caring for residents, their families and communities.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 8 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes We have access to Nurse Practitioners working with CMDHB.
Registered Nurse Yes We have a team of 11 RN's who provide 24 hour care each day.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We employ Healthcare Assistants who work a variety of shifts to ensure our clients receive the very best of care 24 hours/day
Physiotherapist 8 Yes We have a physio who visits the facility each week and who is available at other times as necessary. The physiotherapist is assesses our clients, teaching staff to ensure safe lifting practises, and looking at our equipment needs.
Occupational Therapist 12 Yes Our OT visits 2 days a week but is capably supported by 2 activities co-ordinators who provide the day to day activities programme for our residents.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have activities co-ordinators who work with our occupational therapists to develop programmes which are designed to meet our residents' needs.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visits on a regular basis.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits Hillcrest on a regular schedule
Dietitian Yes Our dietitian vists and audits menus and is also available when we need specialist advise regarding our clients needs.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We envourage residents' chaplains and spiritual advisors to visit.
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As above
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Is available should it be necessary.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Oxygen Management Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Surgical Followup Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Wound Care Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Diabetic Care Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Continence Advisor Yes We have a continence advisor and skilled staff who manage the needs of our clients.
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Control nurse who cares for our clients and seeks specialised advise should it be necessary.
Stomal Therapist Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Psychiatric Care Yes All our staff are trained to provide specialised Dementia Care to our clients. Regularly, updating their knowledge base, as research into Dementia is on going.
Dialysis Yes We can facilitate access to this service which is usually provided by CMDHB.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes As above
Gerontological Care Yes As above
Clinical Manager Yes Our Charge Nurse oversees the clinical management of our clients and is highly skilled in this area.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We have access to a variety of clinical nurse specialists as required
Psychologist Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Psychiatrist Yes Is available should it be necessary.
Updated: 3 Jun 2010
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes This is available if required, dependent on client needs.
Palliative Care Contract Yes This service is available should it be necessary
Whanau Room Yes We have a Whanau room for families to use.
Rooms (Single) No We have 20 single rooms in our Dementia suite.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes This can be achieved comfortably if necessary and beds are availble.
Ensuite No Each room has it's own handbasin and our shower facilities have been totally modernised.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Keeping in mind, ease of staff access to client in an emergency situations.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Clients have supervised access to alcohol should they wish and medical conditions notwithstanding.
Pets In Residence Yes We have Doves in the outside conservatory area.
Residents Committee No We have regular residents meetings and family are encouraged to participate.
Family Committee No As above re Residents committee.
Newsletter Yes The Newsletter covers both the Hospital and Dementia areas of the facility.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes CHT has it's own bus which takes clients on outings and is available to Hillcrest, on average, twice a month.
Smoking Permitted No Smoking is permitted outside in the garden area.
Sprinklers Yes Our facility meets all the requirements in this regard.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 12 Oct 2011
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our activities programmes include the following
Art, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Care and Craft, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Entertainers, Garden, Gardening, Flower arranging, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Singing, Sky TV, Videos, Exercises
Updated: 3 Jun 2010
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Cook Island Yes
Croatian Yes
English Yes
Ethiopian Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available if necessary
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 3 Jun 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Is available
Baptist Yes Is available
Brethren Yes Is available
Buddhist Yes Is available
Christian Yes Is available
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We have access to a variety of denominations as required.
Hindu Yes Is available
Inter denominational Yes Is available
Muslim Yes Is available
Jehovah Witness Yes Is available
Methodist Yes Is available
Presbyterian Yes Is available
Roman Catholic Yes Is available
Salvation Army Yes Is available
Seventh Day Adventist Yes Is available
Updated: 3 Jun 2010
Public Transport 1.00 km Public transport is nearby.
Shops 1.00 km Mangere town centre is very close.
Mall 1.00 km
Updated: 3 Jun 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Several of our staff have this qualification.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes All CHT facilities are a member of NZ Aged care Association.
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 22 Sep 2011