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Rosewood Lifecare

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Vacancy
No
Name
Rosewood Lifecare
Category
Hospital
Address
288 Woodham Road
Linwood
Christchurch 8062
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Diane Topschij
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
Other services
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At Rosewood, you are at home with us.

We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our Rosewood family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

When it comes to everyday life, Rosewood makes it easy with hospital, day programme, respite and dementia care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Light, bright and welcoming, Rosewood is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from the Linwood township where you’ll find all the essentials such as a pharmacy and library.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us. Contact us today to talk through your needs.

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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy No
We welcome Respite & Short-Term care.
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $5.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 23 Feb 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 27 Feb 2024
Testimonials
Testimonials
“It was an easy decision coming here, the staff are friendly, and they really care about your wellbeing. They just can’t do enough for you”. Len, Heritage Resident

“I like it here; I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else”. Pauline, Heritage Resident

“I’d be happy to have any one of them in my family". Noel, Heritage Resident

"There’s always something to smile about". Roy, Heritage Resident
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Available by referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available by referral.
Social Worker (on site) Yes Available by referral.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits regularly.
Dietitian Yes Our menu’s are approved by Dieticians.
Accredited Visitors Yes Available by referral.
Kaumatua Yes We can arrange visits from local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can arrange visits from local religious groups.
Other Personnel Yes We have a wide range of personnel. Should you require services outside our home, we can assist.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes We have registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care. Please enquire with a description of your Palliative Care needs.
Wound Care Yes We work together with GP's and specialist wound management nurses as required.
Diabetic Care Yes We are able to care for all levels of diabetes and our menu has a range of options for those who need a special diet.
Continence Advice Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of continence products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Stomal Therapy Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We provide support for residents who have had a stroke. This may include physiotherapy and special diet options.
Infection Control Yes We meet all infection control standards.
Surgical Followup Yes We are able to care for people following surgery and provide a range of convalescent care options
Psychiatric Care No We will provide referrals to other services as required.
Community Health Yes We link with community health professionals as required.
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Services Manager provides clinical oversight
Other Specialties Yes Please enquire with a description of your individual healthcare needs.
Updated: 17 Jan 2024
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 to give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Carer Support Yes Our short stay programmes provide careers with a much-needed break, and support.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Our Day programmes give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Subsidised Yes Talk to us to find out if you are eligible for a subsidy.
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage you to bring your furniture, such as small tables, dressers etc, to personalise your new home.
Single Rooms Yes All our rooms in the Hospital wing are single rooms
Ensuite Yes All our rooms have shared ensuite. The ensuites are located between two rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room No A portable phone is available for all residents to use in their rooms.
Wifi Yes Wifi is available for all residents to use during their stay.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our facility has underfloor heating as well as heat pumps in common areas.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We can discuss your special needs prior to admission.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are two lounge/seating areas available in the Hospital wing.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Talk to us or your GP about options.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Talk to us or your GP about options.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night.
Outings Yes Weekly van outings. Our DT's are also always on hand to take residents shopping etc.
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have regular residents meetings.
Family Committee No We have three monthly independent family meeting.
Newsletter Yes There is a monthly newsletter that is sent to all families at the beginning of each month.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas outside.
Semi-Secure Yes Our facility is secure.
Updated: 17 Jan 2024
Special Features
Special Features
At Rosewood, our home reflects the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us.

Outdoor features include accessibility ramps, paved courtyard with seating, and a vegetable garden.
Updated: 17 Jan 2024
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We are committed to providing a meaningful and flexible range of activities and events to meet the abilities and interests of our residents, considering their individual needs and cultural beliefs.

When you make Rosewood your home, we conduct an assessment with you and your whanau to identify your individual interests and their physical, cultural, creative, intellectual and social needs. We then develop an individualised activities plan to meet your needs.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Our menus are all approved by a Dietician.
Visitor information We welcome visitors into our home.
Internet access Free WiFi for residents and guests is available in the Care Home.
Associated Complexes Rosewood is part of the Heritage Lifecare group of care homes and villages across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei. We have over 2,500 beds nation-wide and 500 independent living units.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Other Information Yes We welcome all cultures and have a wide range of different languages spoken. We are also able to assist with translation services. Talk to us about your language needs.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We welcome all cultures and have Dieticians who develop our menus. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 23 Jan 2024
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.30 Km The nearby public bus service goes to the town centre.
Shops 1.30 Km A variety of local stores are within short driving distance.
Mall 1.90 Km The local town centre has a range of shops and amenities.
Parks 0.70 Km Parks and recreational sights are within walking distance.
Library 1.60 Km We receive books from the local library once a month. Are DT's are also on hand to take our residents to the library to exchange books.
Updated: 17 Jan 2024
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 23 Jan 2024

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