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Capella House
Capella House
39 Bolton Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
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Same as above
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Rena Brabant - 09 627 9780
Jo MacFarlane - 09 627 9780
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Premla Singh - 09 627 9780
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Capella House is committed to providing a home-like environment that delivers quality person centered care, dignity and respect for the people living here.

Please, feel free to drop in our facility to have a look at our home, or give our Facility Manager Rena McArthur a call on 09 627 9780 if you would like further information.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 Sep 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy Soon
Newly built extended hospital wing
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Unknown
Updated: 17 Aug 2022
From Suzi: Dear Rena, I don't know where to begin... we cannot thank you enough for the love and care of Jimmy received at Capella House. I would like to mention all the names of the nurses, carers and cooks who showed him kindness and respect- but I'm afraid i might miss someone out. You have the most amazing staff- who became more than that over the time Jimmy was with you. The smiles, pats on the arm, words of encouragement or empathy, the dignity with which he was treated and the sadness of the staff - all went to show that it was more than a job that they do. Your words of kindness and support went a long way to comfort us as well. Please pass onto EVERYONE huge thank-yous and hugs. What amazing people you all are. We will forever be in your debt. Big hugs and love, Suzi and the family.
Updated: 10 Oct 2016
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Clinical Nurse Manager and 24 hour Registered Nurses. These nurses have vast experience in aged care, mental health nursing, dementia care, palliative nursing and quality systems
Nurse Practitioner Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our facility has a great team, many of whom have worked with us since we opened in 2015. We are staffed well above our contractual requirements and committed to providing the best possible standard of care.
Physiotherapist Yes Visits weekly
Occupational Therapist Yes Available as required
Diversional Therapist Yes We have an incredible Diversional Therapist who has been with our team since we opened. She is extremely passionate about providing entertainment, comfort and support for our residents living here.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an incredible Diversional Therapist who has been with our team since we opened. She is extremely passionate about providing entertainment, comfort and support for our residents living here.
Hairdresser Yes Visits the first week of each month
Podiatrist Yes Visits every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes Visits as required
Accredited Visitors Yes We have a great relationship with many community members including Blockhouse Bay Primary School, St Dominics Primary School, local churches, Make Moments dementia trust. We are keen on getting our residents out into the community where suitable, as well as getting different community groups to visit us.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Bible group help by our diversional therapist and church volunteers every 2-3 days . Our local priest from St Dominics Church visits on a regular basis also.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 21 May 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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Regular visits from SPCA
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This can be organised
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, CMA, Communicare, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, , Newspaper reading, Parkinson's Society, Park, Picnic facilities, RSA, Senior Citizens, Sing-a-longs, Singing
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details Fully staffed 24/7 with Registered nurses
Details about meals No set meal times
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Details No Translators available as required
Updated: 31 Dec 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) No All religious groups welcome
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 2 Nov 2015

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