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Fitzgerald Complex
Hospital Care
437 Armagh Street
North East
(03) 9822 165 ext 3
(03) 9822 164
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Chris Webster - 373 8350, 021 1034581
Anglican Living - 943 0891
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Respected as a Christchurch centre of excellent elderly care our friendly team are second to none. In our sunny, spacious 38 bed hospital our professional team of registered nurses and care staff offer dedicated 24 hour care.

The Anglican Living mission is to enhance quality of life within a Christian family environment by:

- relating to all people with Christian compassion, dignity, trust and respect.
- working in partnership to encourage independence and well-being.
- respecting people's cultural, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds.
- ensuring best practice and continuous improvement.
- acknowledging all people as unique individuals.
- providing a safe and secure environment.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care38
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 28 Apr 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Fe Taganas is our unit manager - 03 373 8356
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a team of 6 co-ordinators who work around all the units at Fitzgerald.
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes Meals are provided by Medirest at Compass Group NZ Ltd offering 2 menu choices for both lunch and dinner
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes The Revd Jill Keir
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes When beds available.
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have an ensuite
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have an alcohol policy attached to our Admission agreement
Pets In Residence Yes Our two feline friends Sylvester & Oscar are constantly on the prowl, checking everyone's OK
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Please talk to us to see what we might be able to accommodate.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have one communal lounge and plenty more options for a quiet chat with family - both inside and outside.
Outings Yes Our wheelchair/easy access bus is used regularly for outings and shopping trips.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside only.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Interests & Activities
Bowls, Housie, Pastoral care (church) , Entertainers, Exercises, Newspaper reading.

See our Activities Programme calendar below.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Additional Information
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact manager for list of costs.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
PNG dialect Yes
Rumanian Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Metro Route 60 - Hillmorton/Southshore
Shops 0.20 km Linwood Village and Stanmore Road local shops including KiwiPost and New World supermarket.
Mall 2.00 km The Palms shopping centre is just down the road.
Parks 0.25 km 5 minute walk to Beverley Park
Library 1.50 km Linwood Library - 1st Floor of Eastgate Mall, Buckleys Road
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 21 Jul 2016