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Arvida Good Friends
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Arvida Good Friends at Park Lane
47 Whiteleigh Avenue
Christchurch 8149
Postal Address
Level 1
Arvida Group
39 Market Place
Auckland 1010
0800 20 41 20
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Care Manager
Rochelle Joseph - 021 371505
Workforce Coordinator
Symone Bruhns - 021 484535
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Let us help you live your best life.
Call us on 0800 20 41 20 and we can discuss your requirements and talk you through the process of downloading the app.

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

Arvida Good Friends is a new personal care, nursing and home helper service available in Christchurch and we're here to help you live your best life in the home you know and love.

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 or call our Living Well Advisor on 0800 20 41 20.
"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
Private help at home and care at home.

Base membership includes access to our wellness 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. 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: 23 Feb 2021
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
We are only available in the Christchurch region. From 16 April 2021, members will also have access to our new Living Well Centre in Addington.
Updated: 23 Feb 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 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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Arvida Good Friends - a new private home help and home care service in Christchurch

Private help at home where you are in control

1. You choose a weekly subscription membership plan that suits you.

2. You choose the services you want, when and how often you want them.

3. We match you with a helper to suit your needs - and your personality. 

4. You plan your days to do the things you love

Find out more at www.goodfriends.co.nz 

Updated: 23 Feb 2021