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Craigweil House Home and Hospital

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Craigweil House Home and Hospital
143 Parkhurst Road
Helensville 0830
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David Halewood - 09 420 8277
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We are immensely proud to welcome you to Craigweil House Home and Hospital. Our unique boutique facility boasts a relaxed family feel and is situated on the Twin Coast Discovery, off state Highway 16, within reach of Muriwai Beach and the Kaipara Coast.

We are situated directly opposite the Parakai geothermal pools, which for many of our residents, families and visitors is a great place for a dip in the relaxing and healing mineral waters.

Our mission is to make life great every day for our residents, by providing top quality accredited care for the elderly and individuals in need of care. We promote a homely atmosphere of respect, dignity, and independence.

We provide a continuum of care from Rest Home care through to our contemporary purpose-built Hospital and Memory Unit. We also provide care services for WDHB Respite, Carer Support, Private Short-Term Care and Day Stay Residents.

Our compassionate care team consists of nursing staff that are onsite 24 hours a day. We promote and encourage the independence of residents and involvement of family and community, which helps our residents to have a positive living environment and to stay connected. The facility bus and small appointments vehicle make travelling out for activities, sightseeing or getting to appointments accessible.

Rooms are comfortable, contemporary and some boast idyllic rural views. Hospital rooms are available with en-suites including shower and toilet amenities and wall mounted TV's. All our rooms have no additional or premium room charges.

Please call us today to request an info pack through this site or arrange a viewing.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
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 No
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: 12 Aug 2022
Thank you all for the amazing care you do for mum, I know that she is in good hands. It is not easy the work you people do but from the bottom of my heart thank you - Residents Daughter
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes RN cover 24/7
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 some wonderful DT staff at Craigweil House. Call us to find out what fun and interesting things we are doing this week
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: 4 Nov 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes We have a good supply and Oxygen Management system
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes We can cater for this care need, please call the manager to discuss.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We have access to this care including POI programmes through Hospice.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have access to this care including POI programmes through Hospice.
Wound Care Yes This is an important care system for our RN's. We have a wound care nurse specialist that visits regularly.
Diabetic Care Yes Yes we offer this care.
Continence Advice Yes Continence assessment, advise and management is apart of our service.
Stomal Therapy Yes We have access for advice in this area of care
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes With physio and O.T guidance
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
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 Our Clinical Manager is supported by a clinical team and our RN's.
Other Specialties Yes Grief nurse services, Dementia nurse specialists, Speech Therapists, Hospice, Wound care nurses,
Updated: 4 Nov 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 We offer respite care for residents. Care funding and durations are allocated to families and carers.
Carer Support Yes Yes we offer this carer support and short stays.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Flexifunding, WDHB funding and Mental Health Funding.
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes Yes we can talk you through this process.
Private Paying Yes Many of our Long Term residents began as Short Term admissions. We offer a wide range of private short term care durations.
Booking can be made in advance Yes Yes please contact us today on 09 420 8277 or email us on info@craigweil.co.nz
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Feature Status Details
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: 4 Nov 2021
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: 4 Nov 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not We are able to take subsidised and private payers.
Staffing qualifications and details We have full coverage of RNs and HCA on each shift.
Details about meals Our meals are all prepared and cooked on site.
Associated Complexes With the resources that we have available we are able to manage associated health complexes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Polish Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Evangelical Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km We have a bus stop directly outside our front gate. This service links to the Helensville shops, Northwest Shopping Centre and the Westgate shopping centre.
Shops 0.00 Km We have several immediate local shops including a 4 Square supermarket located adjacent to the home. There is also a hairdresser and bakery/cafe nearby. Helensville is 5 min drive with a town centre and large supermarket.
Mall 20.00 Km Westgate shopping centre and the Northwest Shopping Centre is accessible by bus or we can do this as part of our shopping outings.
Parks 0.00 Km There is a park reserve across the road, with flat pathways, with wheelchair and scooter access. The Parakai Geothermic Hot pools is also located across the road from Craigweil House.
Library 3.00 Km Our local library is the Helensville Library. We offer library bus trips or you can choose the bus. We also have library books delivered regularly.
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 4 Nov 2021

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