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Craigweil House
Hospital Care
143-147 Parkhurst Road
Parakai 0830
Postal Address
143 Parkhurst Road
Parakai 0830
(09) 420 8277
(09)420 9339
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David Halewood - 09 420 8277
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A wonderful warm welcome greets you at the front door of Craigweil House. Craigweil is a fantastic site with recent renovations bringing it to a modern and contemporary feel. Originally built in 1904 the building has been restored to offer all levels of care and service to our Residents. There is a caring family atmosphere that residents and families enjoy. We pride ourselves on providing excellent quality health care services and charge NO ADDITIONAL OR PREMIUM ROOM CHARGES. As a family operated business we focus on the lifestyles and enjoyment of our residents.

We have en-suited rooms available with shower and toilet amenities. TV's are provided for hospital level rooms and activities are provided throughout the week by diversional therapist specialists.

We have two company vehicles to cater for our residents outings and appointments where required. There are many interesting locations to go to in this region, including our favourite hot spot and local Parakai pools next door. Our facility is active in the community with pet therapy, community groups, local schools and colleges visiting regularly.

Modern generous sized wardrobes and drawers are provided for a majority of our rooms and on occasion can have custom selection options. We have modern and well maintained mobility equipment and assists to ensure our residents maintain comfort and independence at all times.

We offer a continuum of care for all residents and promote independence and autonomy while maintaining up most respect and dignity for all. Our staff are well trained and are provided continuous education to ensure best standards and practices are given to our clients. Please don't hesitate to call us or drop in for a viewing of our great facility.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 25 May 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 23
Vacancy Yes
This wing can accommodate care at a hospital level. We offer respite care, long term care including palliative care. Our caring staff welcome new residents. We have registered nurse coverage 24/7.
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 7 Apr 2020
A local farming family have expressed how pleased they were with the care of their Dad while he was in Craigweil hospital.it was our privilege to care for him.
Updated: 25 May 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 168 Yes 24/7 with our RNs
Nurse Practitioner Yes We have access for a nurse practitioner through our WDHB contract.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We are well covered with HCA on each shift.
Physiotherapist Yes 1 visit weekly over all the units
Occupational Therapist No We have access for this service.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have access for this service
Activities Co-ordinator Yes The activities program is designed with each residents needs according the their care plans.
Hairdresser Yes Our Local friendly hairdresser visits the facility regularly when required, we also have a hairdresser in the local shops.
Podiatrist Yes Visits every 6 weeks.
Dietitian Yes We have the dietitian check our menus at the change of season.
Accredited Visitors Yes Age Concern, Local Churches, Community Organisations
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have local Spiritual advisors if required
Other Personnel Yes RSA,
Updated: 25 May 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen management
Palliative Care (Contracted) No But we have access to this care if required through Hospice.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We offer this very sensitive area care.
Wound Care Yes We are very confidant with our wound care management. Plus we have a wound care nurse visit regularly
Diabetic Care Yes Yes we offer this care.
Continence Advice Yes We have a very experienced person who can help in this area of care.
Stomal Therapy Yes We have access for advice in this area of care
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes With physio and O.T guidance
Infection Control Yes We have a very strong IFC team.
Surgical Followup Yes This is available
Primary Rural Health Care Yes We work with the medical centre to see if we can assist with any local people that need help.
Community Health Yes Yes we work in with these community health providers.
Clinical Management Yes Linda Willetts is our Clinical manager
Other Specialties Yes Grief nurse services, Dementia nurse specialists, Speech Therapists, Hospice, Wound care nurses,
Updated: 25 May 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We cover the 28 days respite that is allocated to families and carers.
Carer Support Yes Yes we offer this carer support and short stays.
Subsidised Yes Yes we can talk you through this process.
Private Paying Yes We have private paying residents.
Booking can be made in advance Yes This is advisable to make sure that we have a bed available.
Updated: 25 May 2016
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This needs to be talked through with the manager as some furniture doesn't fit into our rooms.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes Shared between two rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes This can be given the resident by the HCA during meal times. It is the expense of the resident/family
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At the resident or family expense this is able to be connected.
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Yes this has to go through the assessment process.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have these areas for seating.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes yes this can be available as long as the criteria is met.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Yes we offer this very sensitive area of care.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We have palliative care available, we work along side with Hospice.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Day care is available, this often makes the long term plan easier.
Outings Yes We have 2 vans that we use for outings, one has a wheelchair hoist. Plus we have a car that can hold a wheelchair
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have a resident meetings 6 weekly.
Family Committee Yes We have a family support meeting bi- monthly.
Newsletter Yes We do have a news letter.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our Quality Assurance Manual has the management of challenging behaviour policy.
Confused Residents Yes yes we do have confused residents.
Rural Setting Yes Hot pool across the road. Park to stroll in.
Smokers Room Yes We have a smokers area.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside
Updated: 25 May 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our activities program varies in accordance to the residents needs.
They enjoy the variety of what we have for them on a daily basis.
We work closely with local community groups to come to the facility and entertain our residents
Updated: 25 May 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Our meals are all prepared and cooked on site.
Staffing Qualifications and Details We have full coverage of RNs and HCA on each shift.
Associated Complexes With the resources that we have available we are able to manage associated health complexes
What's included in your fees and what's not We are able to take subsidised and private payers.
Updated: 25 May 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Polish Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 25 May 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Evangelical Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 25 May 2016
Public Transport   There is the bus service right outside the front door. This bus can take you to Helensville local shops, or Westgate the shopping mall.
Shops   We have local shops just along the road, 4 square, hairdresser, bakery/cafe
Mall   Westgate is available to go to by bus or we can do this as part of our shopping outings.
Parks   Just across the road we have a large park which you can have a stroll around. We have the hot pools across the road.
Library   Our local library is in Helensville we can take you or you can choose the bus ride. We also have the books delivered.
Updated: 25 May 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes We have 3 years accredtation
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 25 May 2016

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