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CHT Halldene Care Home

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CHT Halldene Care Home
35 Bay Vista Drive
Red Beach
Red Beach 0932
Postal Address
PO Box 74341
Auckland 1546
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Marilyn Menezes - 09 426 3252
CHT Healthcare Trust - 09 524 4585
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The quiet neighbourhood of Red Beach on the sunny Whangaparoa Peninsula is home to CHT Halldene Home & Hospital.

Located next to a public reserve with stunning views all the way across to Kawau Island, most rooms feature access to outdoor areas for rest home and hospital residents. The local beachside town and shopping hub of Orewa is only a few minutes away.

CHT Healthcare Trust is a not-for-profit organisation with over 60 years' experience taking great care of older people through a network of quality care homes.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 41
Vacancy Yes
We have suitable rooms for couples (husband and wife)
Impending vacancy Yes - None available at present
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $12.00/day up to $45.00/day as at 28 Feb 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
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes We have a registered nurse on duty at all times
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24/7 Yes We have a very friendly team of healthcare assistant who create a lovely family atmosphere
Physiotherapist 4 Yes Our physiotherapist visits for two hours a day, two days per week
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable A social worker is available through the local DBH if required
Diversional Therapist Yes CHT has a diversional therapist who works closely with our activities co-ordinators to provide a stimulating programme for our residents
Activities Co-ordinator 35 Yes Between our two activities co-ordinators 5 hours of activities are provided daily and these include links with our greater community via both trips and members of the community coming to Halldene.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visits once weekly and will do perms, cuts, shaves and hair colouring as desired for a reasonable price.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits every six weeks to tend to residents' foot care.
Dietitian Yes Our menus are designed by a dietitian. We also have access to a dietitian through the local DHB for those requiring specialised care in this area.
Accredited Visitors Yes We have a number of volunteers who visit Halldene. These include SPCA Pet Outreach and members of the local community who love to spend time with the elderly.
Kaumatua Negotiable Liaison with kaumatua can be arranged if needed/desired.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable We have access to ministers from various denominations and will contact them at a resident's or family's request. A local church group also visit once weekly.
Updated: 31 Dec 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes All registered nurses are skilled in oxygen management
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We are able to manage PEG feeding but are unable to take anyone with a nasogastric tube
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We refer residents to the HBC hospice service as needed and also take palliative patients from there and the DHB.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes The manager has a post-graduate certificate in palliative care and our registered nurses are skilled in end of life care. The health care assistants also tend to end of life cares with caring and passion.
Wound Care Yes All registered nurses can provide wound care. Access to a wound care nurse specialist is available through the DHB.
Diabetic Care Yes All our registered nurses are familiar with diabetic care. A diabetic nurse specialist can also be consulted when needed
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to a stomal therapist through the DHB is available. Our RNs are Able to manage basic stomal care well.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Control Co-ordinator who meets certification criteria.
Surgical Followup Yes We are able to take post-operative residents after receiving an assessment to ensure we can meet required needs.
Psychiatric Care Yes This is available through the DHB if needed.
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Co-ordinator is a very approachable registered nurse who is supportive of our residents' needs
Updated: 31 Dec 2020
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 We take residents through the POAC scheme as well as for carer support.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We do not have dedicated respite beds but will accept residents who require respite if beds are available. Call facility to check availability
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We like residents to be able to personalise their rooms with ornaments, photographs and other personal items. Some furniture may be brought in, but this is subject to discussion depending on room size and what furniture is desired.
Single Rooms Yes We have rooms both with and without ensuites, some with lovely sea views.
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes Many of our rooms have ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes Small amounts of alcohol are permitted in consultation with the Clinical Co-ordinator/Manager to ensure medications and physical conditions are not compromised
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Some pets are allowed - please discuss with manager re suitability
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are welcome to have a phone installed in their rooms
Wifi Yes Wifi access is available for a small fee.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Heating in most areas is thermostatically controlled.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have three lounge areas, one with a peep of the sea and one with a lovely view out to Red Beach with a balcony that can be accessed.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes Weekly van trips are available for those well enough to participate.
Residents Committee No Residents' meetings are held monthly
Newsletter Yes A quarterly newsletter is produced
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Mildly confused residents are welcome. We are not assessed for dementia level care.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in a designated smoking area outside the facility.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Halldene is a small facility with a lovely homely atmosphere and very caring staff.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Interests and activities include themed days, such as Fathers' Day, Loud Shirt Day, Bubble Day. We also have indoor games, visits from entertainers, school children and a number of pets. Our aim is to establish a greater bond with the community, both bringing in various community groups and going out to visit them.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not There are no premium room charges.
Staffing qualifications and details We have a registered nurse present at all times and many happy healthcare assistants.
Details about meals Our meals are cooked on site and are designed by a dietitian to ensure appropriate nutritional content is provided.
Associated Complexes Halldene is part of CHT, an organisation which is steadily growing throughout the greater Auckland area and in the Bay of Plenty and Te Awamutu.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes A small amount of basic French is known
Hindi Yes
Malay Yes
Samoan Yes
Sign Language Yes some basic sign language known
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Access to Anglican ministers is available
Baptist Yes Access to visitors form the Baptist church is avaialable
Christian Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) No We will aim to contact people from any faith people respect and want input from.
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km There is a good bus service on the Hibiscus Coast servicing both the peninsula and the greater Auckland area.
Shops 0.50 Km The Red Beach shops are within walking distance for the more able bodied.
Mall Whangaparoa Mall is a short drive from Halldene as is the Orewa Shopping Centre - (5-10 mins)
Parks Halldene borders a lovely small park with a children's playground and a large grassed area. Red Beach is a 2 minute drive from Halldene
Library The local library is short drive away at the Whangaparoa Shopping Centre
Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes all our care staff are obliged to complete the new equivalent of ACE training through Career Force
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 26 Sep 2016

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