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Holmwood Rest Home
Hospital Care
114 King St
Postal Address
114 King St Rangiora
(03) 313 8399
(03) 313 8398
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Claire Tovey - 021 278 0047
Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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A homely elder-care facility; Holmwood offers hospital, rest home, respite and palliative care.

There are 35 hospital beds at this aged care facility.

Holmwood's staff have a wealth of experience in aged care and create a warm and friendly atmosphere for residents and their visitors.

In addition, a registered nurse is on duty 24 hours a day.

Holmwood Rest Home is part of the Oceania Group, a member of the New Zealand Aged Care Association.

You can find out more by going to www.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 May 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 22 Mar 2019
"My Mum came into your care in November. I have nothing but praise for all the wonderful care you gave us all, To all the staff, a million thankyous. Your kindness will not be forgotten."

I find Holmwood warm and friendly. There are wonderful carers and all the staff are friendly. Compliment from a resident.

Updated: 8 May 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have an experienced team of Registered Nurses who are supported by our Clinical Manager. They have many years of experience between them. There is always a Registered nurse on duty.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes The registered nurses are supported by a team of health care assistants who have the needs of each individual resident as the focus of their care.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly visits by qualified Phsyio and Physio assistant working three afternoons a week.
Occupational Therapist No We are able to refer to an occupational therapist as requried
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities are resident driven with frequent shopping trips into the Palms or the Warehouse. Weekly outings. Twice weekly housie. We have daily bed side visits. Our activities co-ordinator is vibrant, funny, and works for our residents.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser every Monday
Podiatrist Yes We have a podiatrist who visits in our hospital every 6 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Available for consultation on meal plans and special needs. We have a four weekly cycle of menus which are set by our dietician to provide nutrionally balanced meals as well as providing for individual tastes
Kaumatua Yes This can be resourced is required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a church service on a Thursday morning, with a different denomination each week.
Other Personnel Yes Volunteers from our local community assist our activities co-ordinators during the week.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes We have a wound care specialist available to us who supports us with more severe wound care as required
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Depending on vacancy level
Updated: 8 May 2018
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Warm and sunny lounge areas with a pleasant outlook on to lovely gardens.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes We have our own van available to residents for regular outings.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In a desingated area.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Holmwood Home and Hospital offers 24 hours rest home and hospital care in a friendly caring professional environment. We have been a part of the Rangiora Community for a number of years. Presbytarian Support opened Holmwood originally and then it came under the Qualcare umbrella. It is now part of Oceania Healthcare which is the third largest provider of Aged care in NZ. This supports Holmwood to have excellent systems while holding on to our excellent ties with our local community. "Local Care for Local people."
Updated: 8 May 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We offer a wide range of physically stimulating activities.
Activities: Monday to Saturday 9:30am - 3:30pm.
Devotional group, bowls, quizzes, and discussion, church services, exercises, walks, outings, musical entertainment, housie,happy hour with entertainment.

We also have more sensory activities available, such as hand massage, aromatherapy, music, sensory area.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals A wide variety of wholesome meals served meeting all types of diets. Residents are able to choose from options each meal time. Home baked morning and afternoon teas. Families and friends can come for a meal for a small surcharge.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Many of our Healthcare Assistants have the National Certificate in Health and Disability. We are constantly providing inservices each month to upskill our staff. We have a diverse range of staff of many cultures which enriches our environment for the residents we support
What's included in your fees and what's not Weekly fee as set by the industry. Additional charges for ensuited rooms.
Updated: 8 May 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We have a weekly religious service with a different denomination each week. We can can for all denominations depending on each individual wishes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Public Transport 0.50 km
Shops 0.50 km
Parks 0.50 km
Library 0.50 km To the Main Town Centre
Updated: 8 May 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 8 May 2018

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