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Bainswood on Victoria
28 Victoria Street
Rangiora 7400
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Lucy Farley - 03 313 2805 ext. 4
Rangiora Lifecare
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Carol Ritchie - 03-313 2805 ext. 5
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Bainswood on Victoria is committed to providing the very best of aged care in New Zealand. We have 57 beds that include a mix of rest home and hospital-style rooms with partial and full ensuite options. Single or shared rooms are available, with the possibility of connecting rooms with an ensuite in between for couples.

Walk in the door at Bainswood on Victoria and you immediately get the sense you are part of a large and supportive family. Our friendly, down-to-earth staff instantly make you feel welcome and the homely environment offers an atmosphere of security, comfort and care.

Bainswood on Victoria is centrally located on Victoria Street, an easy distance to the Rangiora town centre and surrounding shops. Flat walking access allows residents to maintain their independence while enjoying interaction with the community. Residents’ rooms look out to a peaceful natural scene of greenery and flowers in well-maintained gardens. We offer both premium and non-premium rooms.

Please contact Gail on 03 313 2805 ext.4 to experience the warm and welcoming atmosphere at Bainswood on Victoria, or email manager@rangioralifecare.co.nz for an information pack.

Rangiora Lifecare is the only local provider of retirement village and rest home services in Rangiora. Our aged-care organisation is focused solely on the needs of the local district and providing the highest level of quality care to our community.

More information is available at rangioralifecare.co.nz.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Nov 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 31
Vacancy Yes
Viewing and enquires are welcome at any time. Please phone Gail Kerse 03 313 2805 ext. 4
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $20.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 26 Jan 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 1 Mar 2024
“To the staff, your kindness is immensely appreciated. Thank you for all your time and effort through our time of need of our mum.
— A.N & family

“To the wonderful nursing team at Bainswood who cared for our father, our family greatly appreciate the care and attention you gave Dad during his time at Bainswood, we couldn't have asked for more.”
— S,D,D and Family

“To management & staff, I’d like to express my heartfelt thanks to you all for the wonderful care that you gave to my mother B. It was reassuring to know that B was kept comfortable and pain free during her final weeks. You are all special people.”
— A W

“To the staff and Carers at Bainswood, words fail me to show my gratitude in the wonderful care to my sister J and to myself during her stay with you in your hospital, your kindness will always be a fond memory.”
— H D

“Bainswood Staff Ivory wing , thank you for all your care and friendship towards J over her stay while living at Bainswood. I always felt welcome and it was so lovely to be able to have my Auntie J living close to me this last year. Thank You all.”
— J

“I would like to thank you all for the care and understanding you showed my father during his time with you. Thank you also for the support you gave Mum. It was very comforting to know how well he was looked after and we appreciated being able to visit as easily as we did and we miss him.”
— J B . C N's daughter.

"We can't thank you enough for your wonderful care of B during her time at Bainswood. Your staff showed such kindness and we take great comfort knowing that she felt safe in her final days.
— S Family.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurses on duty for all shifts.
Enrolled Nurse Yes Enrolled nurse on duty with registered nurse three days per week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All of our healthcare assistants will have their Level three National Certificate. All staff are expected to commence their training after 3 months of employment with us.
Physiotherapist Yes Contracted physiotherapist at facility on a Tuesday. Physio assistant daily.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available by referral.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two wellness leaders provide activities for all residents Monday to Saturday.
Hairdresser Yes Facility hairdresser available Thursday and Friday.
Podiatrist Yes Local podiatrist visits the facility four to six weekly.
Dietitian Yes Dietitian available.
Kaumatua Yes Local Kaumatua available when needed.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Our chaplain also provides pastoral care. Access to all denominations for spiritual care.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen concentrators in facility.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Most of our staff have completed The Fundamentals of Palliative Care with Nurse Maude and are very familiar with care of the end of life / palliative resident.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Available through GP support and Acute Demand Team.
Wound Care Yes Clinical manager and clinical lead assess all wounds. Wound Care Plan then implemented. Registered nurses and enrolled nurses carry out all dressings. Support from Nurse Maude wound care when/if required.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered nurse on duty each shift. Diabetic care available. All registered nurses are insulin competent.
Continence Advice Yes By referral, with Nurse Maude
Stomal Therapy Yes Accessed via Nurse Maude if required. All registered nurses competent in stomal care.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes CDHB Stroke Team visit residents who require follow-up and care on a regular basis.
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes Can be accommodated.
Spinal Injuries Care Yes Can be accommodated.
Infection Control Yes Clinical manager is the infection control person for the facility.
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes Accept both hospital and rest home residents who are under care or supervision from Psych. Services for the Elderly.
Clinical Management Yes Clinical manager is a registered nurse. She works Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm. Clinical lead is a registered nurse who works Sunday to Monday 7.30 am to 4.00 pm, Tuesday to Wednesday 10.30 am to 7.00 pm.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
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 We can only take respite residents when beds are available. We do not take bookings for respite care.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We run a wait list for long term admissions not for respite.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All residents are encouraged to bring in their personal items.
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes One only.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Connecting Rooms Yes Ensuite between.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have partial ensuite. No surcharge applies on these rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Small animals only by prior agreement with general manager and / or clinical manager.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Separate line. Residents can arrange for their own phone line to be installed. Connection fee applies.
Wifi Yes Facility WiFi available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Thermostat in the wall in each room.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Main lounge and two sunrooms in Victoria Wing. Two lounge areas in Ivory Wing.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Staff competent in End of Life Care. Nurse Maude trained.
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We offer day care if required.
Outings Yes Arranged by wellness leaders in our own van and car.
Whānau Room No Room available if required.
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes Quarterly.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All policies in place.
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outside only in designated areas.
Semi-Secure No Facility not a secure site for residents who are prone to wandering.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Special Features
Special Features
A boutique home where we aim to provide a friendly, warm and homely environment in which each resident can identify his or her own space, where they can seek privacy and welcome friends and family in comfort.
Situated in a prime location on Victoria St, Rangiora, close to the town centre/shopping area, local park and other facilities. Residents are able to utilise their independence while enjoying interaction with the community.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We offer an impressive range of activities and residents are encouraged to participate as much as they wish. From board games to bingo, happy hours to housie, regular social gatherings, outings and on-site entertainment, there is something for everyone.

• Central location
• Group outings
• Social gatherings
• On-site entertainment
• Music
• Well-stocked library
• Arts & crafts
• Happy hour
• Pastoral care
• Board games
• Gardening
• Workshop
• On-site hairdresser
• And more!
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not List available from Clinical Manager also in admission agreement
Staffing qualifications and details Registered nurses are on site 24 hours a day.Clinical manager is a Senior Registered Nurse with many years of experience in Aged Care. She shares on call with our clinical lead.
Details about meals Healthy nutritional meals are served. Menu rotates 4 weekly. All meals prepared on site. Special diets catered for. Breakfast is served from 7.30 am to 9.00 am, available in your room or our buffet service in the dining room. Tea and coffee making facilities available in small lounges and dining room.
Associated Complexes Bainlea House (Dementia Unit), Bainswood House Retirement Village & Rest Home.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Chinese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
Interpreter Yes Available on request.
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Min Chinese Yes
Other Details Yes Brazilian also spoken.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) No Resident Chaplain is available.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Bus outside Hospital entrance on Ivory Street. Regular bus service to Christchurch.
Shops Shopping centre and surrounding shops are an easy walk for walking frame or wheelchair residents. Excellent shopping. Flat walking access.
Parks Park easy walk or wheelchair walk.
Library Rangiora library pleasant, easy walk or wheelchair walk. Library service also delivered to the facility with large print books accessible.
Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Dentist Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 28 Sep 2020

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.