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CHT Peacehaven Care Home

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CHT Peacehaven Care Home
55 Kinross Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
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55 Kinross Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
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Christine Ombao - (09) 627 8653
CHT Healthcare Trust - (09) 522 4585
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Nestled in a beautiful garden setting, CHT Peacehaven Home & Hospital has provided a restful sense of home for residents for many years in a quiet neighbourhood in Blockhouse Bay.

CHT Peacehaven residents can enjoy the expansive lawns, lush gardens and light, airy spaces with spacious lounge and dining areas or take a short stroll to the local shops.

Quality care, compassion and a strong connection to the community is at the heart of CHT Healthcare Trust. For over 55 years we have been taking great care of older people in the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas. Each of our properties provides a sense of home for residents, seamless transition across levels of care and support for families.

As an independent healthcare trust, CHT focuses all energy and resources into caring for residents, their families and communities.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 9 Aug 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 48
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms as at 12 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
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nursing staff onsite 24/7.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Healthcare Assistants staff onsite 24/7
Physiotherapist Yes Available for consultation and exercise programme
Diversional Therapist Yes Provides a skilled and varied programme
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Provides a skilled and varied programme 7 days a week
Hairdresser Yes Robyn does a great job at Peacehaven
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly visits
Dietitian Yes Available for consultation
Accredited Visitors Negotiable We welcome visitors
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Available for counselling, prayer and contemplative time
Other Personnel Yes Manager work on site
Updated: 9 Aug 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Access to Oxygen Management Team. Oxygen concentrator on site
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Access to Palliative Care Specialists
Wound Care Yes Access to Wound Care Nurse Specialist.
Diabetic Care Yes Access to Diabetic Care Nursing Specialist. Member of Diabetic Society
Continence Advice Yes Access to Continence Advisor. Staff attends update seminars
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to Specialist Stomal Therapist
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our on-site physiotherapist is skilled in stroke rehabilitation. We also have access to Stroke Rehabilitation Specialists. We use this service as we need it.
Infection Control Yes Access to Specialist consultant of ADHB.
Surgical Followup No We have access to Drs who can direct us on specialist followup
Psychiatric Care No Access to Care team for Mental Health issues
Clinical Management Yes Our Manager (Registered Nurse) and Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse) leads our nursing and care teams. We have a General Practitioner who manages the medical side of our residents care.
Other Specialties Yes Access to Nursing Speciallists as required
Updated: 9 Aug 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes A small number of personal belongings can be accommodated. We provide dressing table, bedside tables, electric beds, wardrobe.
Single Rooms Yes You have your own privacy
Shared Rooms Yes We do have a shared room.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes If practical we try to keep husband and wife together regardless of Resthome or Hospital level of care
Ensuite Yes All rooms have a hand basin and most have a toilet. Hospital level care rooms usually have ensuite bathrooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is your home so as long as respect is shown for others you can run your own life.
Pets In Residence No We enjoy visiting dogs.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes By arrangement and it's personal.
Wifi Yes By arrangement and it's personal.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Central heating to some rooms.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Three beautiful and homely lounges plus garden chairs outsite.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes Weekly varied outings are offerred in a large bus and a van is available on site for local trips
Whānau Room Yes Visitors can be entertained in one of 3 lounges or in the residents bedroom
Residents Committee Yes Residents input is always welcome with a formal meeting held monthly.
Family Committee Yes We encourage family involvement as part of the care of residents.
Newsletter Yes Newsletter copy is available at the reception area.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We can usually manage unusual behaviours but we are not a secured and dementia unit.
Confused Residents Yes People with memory loss are welcome but we are not a dementia unit
Rural Setting Yes Bush and garden views.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking at designated area only outside the building.
Semi-Secure No We are not suitable for persistent wanderers. We are not a secured unit.
Updated: 9 Aug 2017
Special Features
Special Features
CHT Peacehaven is a very friendly environment. We offer the best of healthcare, hospitality, homely atmosphere family involvement.
We know that we can assess your needs and support you to develop your fullest potential.

We have a swing bed policy and accommodate both rest home and hospital level care.

We are only a short walk from the shops but we are not a secured unit.

We really care about our residents and enjoy meeting their needs and wants.

We are connected with our community and enjoy easy access to Blockhouse Bay.

Come and enjoy yourself at CHT Peacehaven!

Updated: 9 Aug 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our activity programme encourages close family and volunteer involvement, We encourage children to visit (we have a toybox and an opportunity for entertainment of the residents at concerts).

We enjoy BBQs and picnics at our designated area.

Our Diversional Therapy Team plays Music and does activites such as Cards, care of the Garden, Housie, Art and Craft, Bowls, Flower Arranging, Quizzes, Newspaper and other Reading and Shopping. They encourage folks to read using Big print books or tapes.

Also, CHT Healthcare Trust implements company- wide monthly themed celebrations throughout the year. This will add an extra pizzazz to daily divertional activities to the residents we have. Our food contractor will also put together a themed menu that celebrates the spirit of the occasion.

Our Chef caters for individual requirements and serves great NZ food, home cooked and nutritious.

We have an Exercise Programme led by our cheerful physiotherapist. Individual programmes are also encourged.

Religious Services are led by local Christian Parishes including Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Baptist.
Residents of other faiths are also welcome.

Residents have access to services such as Age Concern, Alzheimers Society, Arthritis Society, Blind Foundation,Parkinson's Society and Stroke Group. RSA social workers visit and we have a close link with Probus.

We have a holistic approach to Activities and aim to stimulate residents Physically, Socially, Intellectually and Spiritually. We enable residents to pursue their individual Hobbies and Interests such as Stroke Club, Church or club.
Updated: 8 Sep 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, podiatrist, trips, toiletries
Staffing qualifications and details Our Unit Manager ( Registered Nurse) and Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse) supervises the Registered Nurses to ensure a consistent delivery of care to our residents. The nurses supervise a team of Healthcare Assistants.
Details about meals Our CHEF produces great New Zealand food cooked on site with the best fresh produce. Special diets are catered for.
Associated Complexes We have a General Practitioner and with 24/7 access. We have a support from our Area Manager and Head office. Also, support from Auckland District Health Board.
Updated: 8 Sep 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes monthly church service
Baptist Yes monthly church service
Christian Yes A church service every week
Presbyterian Yes monthly church service
Roman Catholic Yes Lay visitor weekly
Salvation Army Yes Transport provided to weekly church service
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.20 Km bus stop very handy. Taxis available
Shops 0.50 Km Blockhouse Bay village withing walking or scooter distance
Mall 2.00 Km Lynmall has very comprehensive shopping available
Parks 0.10 Km A nice green park just up the street
Library 0.50 Km Blockhouse Bay library. We can take you, you can walk or we will select titles and bring them home for you
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Other details Yes Corporate Membership of Parkinsons Association.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 16 Dec 2011

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