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Cromwell House & Hospital - Cromwell House Specialised Aged Care

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Cromwell House & Hospital
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
5 Warborough Avenue
Epsom 1051
Postal Address
P O Box 26018, Epsom 1344
(09) 524 7702
(09) 524 6611
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Mary Shanahan - (09) 524 7702
Milton Adams Ltd - 09) 524 7702
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Our Mission is to care for our residents in a peaceful caring and home like environment and to ensure that there is a purpose in everyone's day.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care24
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have vacancies feel free to call in and see us any time you are welcome to view our dementia care unit when it suits you.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 May 2017
"We will always be grateful for the care and compassion your team provided for our loved one, thank you." SC 2016
Updated: 8 Mar 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 208 Yes Our team of nurses work on a rotating roster and we have a Registered Nurse on duty 24/7. We also have our Clinical Leader's who are on duty 40 hours per week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 672 Yes Fulltime and part time staff cover 24/7 in the Secure UNIT at all times;
Physiotherapist 4 Yes as clinically indicated
Diversional Therapist Yes Consultant Diversional Therapist oversees our programme when required
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes We have a structured person centred activities programme which is lead by Tom.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser comes every 5-6 weeks or by special arrangement.
Podiatrist Yes Chris calls on us on an as needed basis regularly. He can be booked by special arrangement please talk to the Registered Nurse on Duty.
Dietitian Yes consultant as required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes When required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Resident's who want their Chaplain to visit can organise this through the Registered Nurse on Duty or through the Manager anytime.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 8 Mar 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Infection Control Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Community Health Yes client specific
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 4 Mar 2007
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes If we have a bed available we are more than willing to support families with respite; either privately paid or via an approved respite programme.
Carer Support Yes If we have a bed available we are more than willing to support families with respite; either privately paid or via an approved respite programme.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Only where we have a bed available.
Updated: 4 Jan 2012
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes as per discussion with manager
Alcohol Permitted Yes after discussion with medical practitioner
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes portable phone available;
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside away from non smokers
Semi-Secure Yes SECURE
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes online at MOH
Updated: 8 May 2012
Special Features
Snoezelen Room for sensory experiences, beautiful garden for sensory walks 'aromatherapy' every day
Updated: 24 Aug 2012
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Board games, Classical Music, Entertainers, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Newspaper reading, Sing-a-longs, Singing
Updated: 4 Jan 2012
Languages Spoken
Cantonese Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Korean Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 10 May 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 19 Mar 2013