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400 Cornwall Road
Hastings 4120
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Same as above
Hawke's Bay
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Jo Husband - 06 878 2005 x 8555
Oceania Group
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Eversley is a grand lady overlooking Cornwall Park, boasting a gracious, old-world charm. A small boutique, well-established Care Centre, Eversley accommodates 50 residents in a mixture of standard and premium care rooms. With three levels of care available, Eversley is a fantastic option for rest home or hospital level care, and our staff are well trained in palliative care as well. Our team go out of their way to create a welcoming atmosphere where both residents and their families feel right at home.

Eversley’s location is truly idyllic, surrounded by beautiful, mature trees, looking out over the stunning Cornwall Park stream. Our residents enjoy the advantages of strolls in the park, well established beautiful gardens, bird aviaries and a children’s play area right on our doorstep.

Eversley is located close to State Highway 2, making it easy for friends and family to visit or take you out and about. Local shops and eateries are just a short walk away, so you don’t have to travel far for a coffee or to grab the essentials.

Our residents' rooms are their own oasis. Full of family photos, love and care, at Eversley they can make their room their own. All rooms can accommodate TV's and phones if the resident wishes. The cost of a standard room is included in the Care Services Fee set by Te Whata Ora and Premium rooms have additional features such as more space, an ensuite bathroom or outdoor access, but you’ll need to pay an extra amount per day to cover the cost of these premium features.

Our amazing Diversional Therapy and Activities team offer multiple outings in the van to cafes, parks, sightseeing, or to our other Oceania facility for quizzes or sharing in a morning tea. If it’s music you’re into, enjoy some me-time listening to your own personalised playlist with our award-winning I Love Music programme or escape in our audiobook programme. Whatever you need, we try to make it happen.

With lovely roasts, hot fish and chips and scrummy homemade puddings…there’s a reason why our beautiful dining room is full before dinner! All of the above are regular features on our menu, which is packed with tasty family favourites you’d make at home.

Oceania is a leading provider of premium healthcare services in New Zealand. With over 40 locations across the country, we’ve been part of local communities for over 50 years. We’re recognised as industry leaders in care, winning awards for innovation, food, staff training and community engagement.

When it comes to your care, you know what you do and don’t like – and we want to know your preferences too. Because everyone is different, all of our residents get a personalised care plan, so from meals to medications; everything that’s important to you is covered.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 30 May 2023
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 14
Vacancy No
PAC charge applies
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $40.00/day up to $70.00/day as at 11 Oct 2023
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 22 Feb 2024
Eversley is well known for excellent care provision.
Updated: 30 May 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes The Manager is an RN working from 8.30am until 5pm Monday to Thursday. We have a full time Clinical Manager (also on call 24/7). RNs are also on site 24/7.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Many of our staff have been at Eversley for several years and are committed to providing quality restorative care.
Physiotherapist 4 Yes 4hrs per week; normally on a Tuesday morning.
Diversional Therapist 32 Yes Our Diversional Therapist is fully qualified and works Monday-Thursday. We have activities every day including some weekends for special occasions.
Activities Co-ordinator 12 Yes Words Friday-Sunday
Hairdresser Yes Normally 1 day a week. However she is flexible and available for other appointments as required.
Podiatrist Yes Our contracted Podiatrist visits every 8 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Available on request. Oceania menus are monitored by our Dietician (located in our Head Office, Auckland)
Kaumatua Yes Available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a very understanding and kind Chaplin available on request. Residents continue to have their own Chaplin visiting.
Other Personnel Yes We have an excellent Chef in our kitchen providing tasty and varied meals. We have contracted grounds personnel. WE have a contracted Ear Nurse who visits every 6 months.
Updated: 30 May 2023
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Manager is experienced in Palliative and Dementia care.
Updated: 30 May 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 do offer Respite, but we do not have specific beds for Respite. It is a matter of availability and unfortunately we can give no guarantee.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 30 May 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We supply some furniture
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes Toilet only.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Managed by Clinical team. Happy hour takes place every fortnight.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Family to organise this and incur the cost.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Caregivers will attend to this.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several available indoors and outdoors.
Cafe Yes Small cafe with coffee machine, x 2 tables/chairs and lovely views to Cornwall Park.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes Quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Outdoors assigned area
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 30 May 2023
Special Features
Special Features
Lovely old villa located next to beautiful Cornwall Park
Updated: 30 May 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Cooking, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Park, Pastoral care, Reading, Quizzes, Singing, Sky TV, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 30 May 2023
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Visitor information Preferred visiting hours are 0930 - 1700
Internet access Yes
Updated: 30 May 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 30 May 2023
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Updated: 30 May 2023
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Close to public transport bus services
Shops Mahora shops within walking distance
Parks Right next door to Cornwall Park
Updated: 30 May 2023
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Care Association New Zealand Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 30 May 2023

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