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Holmwood Rest Home
Hospital Care
114 King St
North Canterbury
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.oceanialiving.co.nz.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 29 Mar 2017

"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."

Updated: 28 Apr 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a Registered Nurse available for 24 hour care.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Yes as required
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities available Monday to Friday i.e. Library, music,crafts with an outing once weekly.
Hairdresser Yes We have 1 hairdresser every Wednesday and a barber who comes every 6 weeks
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.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a church service on a Thursday morning, with a different denomination each week.
Other Personnel Yes Volunteers assist our Diversional Therapist during the week.
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have respite available depending on our current vacancy status. Please ring to enquire
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Warm and sunny lounge areas with a pleasant outlook on to lovely gardens.
Outings Yes We have our own van available to residents for regular outings.
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In a desingated area.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
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: 28 Apr 2016
Interests & Activities
We offer a wide range of physically stimulative activities.
Activities: Monday to Friday 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: 28 Apr 2016
Additional Information
Details re Meals A wide variety of wholesome meals served meeting all types of diets.
Staffing Details 62 staff.
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Interpreter Yes
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
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: 28 Apr 2016
Public Transport 0.50 km
Shops 0.50 km
Parks 0.50 km
Library 0.50 km To the Main Town Centre
Updated: 28 Apr 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 28 Apr 2016