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Colwyn House Lifecare
Dementia Care (Secure)
707 Duke Street
Postal Address
707 Duke Street, Hastings
Hawke's Bay
(06) 870 9529
(06) 873 3357
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Ilana Kerr - 06 8709529
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“A commitment to provide the highest quality and professional standards in meeting the residents individual, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs within a safe, warm, caring, friendly, family oriented environment.”

Colwyn House is an architecturally purpose-designed facility, built fully in accordance with Health Department requirements for the residential care of the elderly. The Pohutukawa Wing offers twenty Stage III beds specialising in the care of elderly residents suffering Alzheimers, dementia and related disorders.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses are based in the facility 24/7
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Community Physiotherapy can be accessed as required. The physiotherapists also provide staff training.
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Weekly
Podiatrist Yes 6 to 8 weeks
Dietitian Negotiable Referral Required
Kaumatua Yes We link in with Maori Health Providers as requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes In-house palliative care provided
Oxygen Management Yes Own Oxygen Concentrator on premises as required
Wound Care Yes Referral Required
Diabetic Care Yes Referral Required
Continence Advisor Yes Referral Required
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes The rooms are well lit with natural light. There is plenty of space for personal belongings.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms are available with ensuite
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Our portable phone is available for residents to use.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The facility is centrally heated.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Pohutukawa Wing was completed in August 2013. We have a large lounge/Dining area. There is an outdoor courtyard and outdoor garden area.
Outings Yes We have our own van in which the residents are taken out for outings around the local sites.
Smoking Permitted No However if a resident needs to smoke then staff will supervise this activity outside.
Sprinklers Yes Smoke alarms and fire doors.
Audit report available Yes Via the Ministry of Health website.
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Minibus
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooked meals and baking following a 4 Week Summer Menu and 4 Week Winter Menu
Staffing Details All care staff are trained and qualified to care for residents with Dementia.
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Pentecostal Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Public Transport 0.50 km At the end of the street on Pakowhai Rd
Shops 0.50 km Mahora Shopping Centre
Mall 3.00 km
Parks 0.50 km Cornwall Park, Frimley Park
Library 3.00 km Talking books are delivered as required.
Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 23 Jun 2015