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Name
Arvida Good Friends
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
Arvida Good Friends at Park Lane
47 Whiteleigh Avenue
Addington
Christchurch 8149
Postal Address
Level 1
Arvida Group
39 Market Place
Auckland 1010
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
0800 20 41 20
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Facebook
Find us on Facebook
Personnel
Head of Home Help Services
Rochelle Joseph - 0800 20 41 20
Living Well Advisor
Alex Peaston-Jones - 0800 20 41 20
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An introduction to Arvida Good Friends Membership Plans An introduction to Arvida Good Friends Membership Plans An introduction to Arvida Good Friends Membership Plans

Arvida Good Friends is here to give you choices for living well in the home you know and love. Live independently for longer with a little help from us. Our subscription plans let you choose what you need. 

  • Stay active and connected at our Living Well Centre in Addington - Arvida Good Friends at Park Lane
  • Choose private services to suit you for help around your home and garden, with companionship and shopping or with personal cares and nursing services. Our Arvida trained and verified helpers come at the times you ask for.
  • Get out and about with Good Friends Go, our on-demand rideshare service. In our geo-limited area, choose from pay as you go or unlimited ride options.

 

Given the current COVID-19 environment we have temporarily disabled our ‘feedback’ feature. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Description
Arvida Good Friends is available in Christchurch to give you the choice to live well in the home you know and love. Our services include:
1. Activities at our community living well centre in Addington - Arvida Good Friends at Park Lane
2. Private home help and in-home care by Arvida trained and verified wellness partners
3. On-demand rideshare in parts of central and south-western Christchurch
4. Wellbeing monitoring and support through our exclusive Lookout software platform. Our smartphone app can be accessed by loved ones to give peace of mind.

You access our services by becoming a member with transparent weekly subscriptions that you pay for securely by direct debit or credit card.

Using a combination of digital technology and human understanding, Arvida Good Friends has skilled and qualified helpers to offer a personalised support and help plan created just for you. Arvida Good Friends works closely with members to provide services tailored to your specific needs, at the exact time you choose with a trained and verified helper that you like. Helpers can assist with all aspects of personal care and household tasks from 2 – 24 hour support, seven days a week, including sleepovers.

For further information visit our website at www.goodfriends.co.nz or call our Living Well Advisor on 0800 20 41 20.
Testimonials
Testimonials
"It's a wonderful service and one that I'd never experienced before from somebody outside the family" - read Roy's story at https://www.goodfriends.co.nz/stories/roy

"Not only is there someone looking after Dad, but also someone who can give Mum a bit of her own 'me' time." - read the Goh family's story at https://www.goodfriends.co.nz/stories/the-goh-family
Updated: 23 Feb 2021
Service Description
Service Description
Base membership includes access to our wellbeing platform and Living Well advice line as well as discounts at our Living Well Centre in Addington. Add subscription membership plans from there to suit you. Our Help at Home and Care at Home plans give you access to trained and verified Arvida Good Friends who come to your place to give you a helping hand, at the time you agree for them to come, for a fixed hourly fee.

We welcome family involvement in the development of tailored help plans. With member permission, family can access the Arvida Good Friends smartphone app and see your loved one's help plan, care team, schedule, who is visiting when, as well as costs.

Brought to you by Arvida Group and supported with exclusive Lookout monitoring technology.
Updated: 10 Apr 2021
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
We are currently only available in the Christchurch region.
Updated: 2 Jun 2021
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes No Yes
Carer Support Yes No Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes No Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes No Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes No Yes
Updated: 25 Jul 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise. Status Details
Wound Care. Yes
Diabetic Care. Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation. Yes
Tracheotomy Care. Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Dementia Care Yes
Physiotherapy Yes
Dietary Advice Yes
Community Health Nursing Yes
Updated: 23 Feb 2021
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
Carer Support Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Feb 2021
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes No Yes In your own home
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes No Yes In your own home
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes No Yes
Shopping Assistance Yes No Yes
Transport Assistance Yes No Yes
Updated: 25 Jul 2020
Companionship
Companionship
Companionship Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Lunch Yes No No
Club/Drop in Centre Yes No No
Visiting Service Yes No No
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No
Other Social Support Yes No No
Updated: 23 Feb 2021
What's New
What's New
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Come and join us at our Living Well Centre in Addington for our weekly free events, 'Thinking Well Wednesdays' at 1pm

 

For the month of June our presenters are as follows:

 

2 June - Cultivate Christchurch, Growing Canterbury Together

9 June - Three Boys Beer Brewery Tour and Tastings (additional costs)

16 June - Jessie Snowden, How to prevent falls

23 June - Dave Richards, Life and Times of an International Photographer

30 June - Laura Organ, Our Night Skies, Canterbury Astrophotography 

 

Check out our website https://goodfriends.co.nz/whats-on to book or call on 0800 20 41 20.

 

 

 

 

Updated: 3 Jun 2021

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