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Shalom Court
Hospital Care
169a-171 St Johns Rd
(09) 521 7325
(09) 528 3975
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Diane Lapuz - 9 521 7325
Auckland Jewish Aged Home Trust Board
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Shalom Court strives to be a leading premium aged care facility, offering a quality care environment based on Jewish values and practices, where residents, their families and staff contribute to decision-making that improves service standards, the care team is trained and supported to deliver outstanding care, and family, friends and community groups are warmly welcomed.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 5 Mar 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Vacancy Yes
Please call for availability and more information about short stay accommodation
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
NZ Aged Care Association, Excellence in Care Awards, Community Connections, 2011 Winner

NZ Aged Care Association, Excellence in Care Awards, Community Connections, 2014 Highly Commended

NZ Aged Care Association, Small Operator Industry Award for Outstanding Care, 2016 Winner

Updated: 26 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Access available through DHB
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour coverage
Enrolled Nurse 21 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 10 Yes Total of 10 hours per week provided gratis by qualified Physiotherapist - additional services on a user pay basis
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Can be accessed when required
Activities Co-ordinator 11 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits every Thursday and at other times by arrangement
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes Available through contracted Food Service company
Accredited Visitors Yes As requested by residents
Kaumatua Negotiable Available as requested by residents
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes By arrangement and as requested. All denominations welcome
Other Personnel Yes Residents are free to access any personnel of their own choice e.g. hairdresser, podiatrist, beautician etc.
Updated: 27 May 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with Mercy Hospice and staff are familiar with and use the Liverpool Care Pathway programme
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes This is available in consultation with the expertise of specialists through ADHB
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes Provided in consultation with Diabetic Clinic, ADHB
Continence Advisor Yes Specialist advice available through ADHB
Infection Control Yes Wide range of specialist advice available
Stomal Therapist Yes Available through ADHB
Psychiatric Care Yes Available through MHSOP
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Undertaken with assistance from ADHB
Gerontological Care Yes Complex issues would be referred to ADHB
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychologist Yes
Psychiatrist Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes There is one dedicated room/unit available
Carer Support Yes There is one dedicated room/unit available
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Provided in conjunction with POAC
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room No Family/whanau/support persons welcome to stay dependant upon availability - charges negotiable depending on length of stay
Rooms (Single) Yes En suite with shower
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes 1 unit
Ensuite Yes All rooms
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Must be approved by Management for Health & Safety requirements
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Owners and dogs visit frequently
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meeting third Tuesday of month. Minutes published in large print
Newsletter Yes FOSCA (Friends of Shalom Court) published quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes In addition to lounges, 3 outside areas are available. All have sun awnings or sun umbrellas or shaded balcony for protection during hot weather
Outings Yes Staff and volunteers transport residents to special community events. At least one escort is required to hold a First Aid Certificate. outings include 'Operatunity', school musical productions, monthly bus outing
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking must be outdoors and away from non smoking residents
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 29 May 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Shalom Court is a welcoming, family-like rest home and hospital in the eastern suburbs of Auckland
It is a registered charitable society established for the care of senior members of the Jewish community and welcomes applicants from outside the Jewish faith

All rooms are spacious and en-suited. There are also independent cottages only for rest home care which are ideal for the more mobile and independent person

Breakfast is served a la carte to the rooms and the main meal (lunch) is served communally. Residents have input into the seasonal menus

A 7 day-a-week activity programme is offered
Updated: 2 Nov 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Communicare, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Mah Jong, Mosaics, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, School visits, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 26 May 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals The main meal of the day with meat, vegetables & dessert is served at lunch time. Dinner offers a choice of soup, salad, sandwiches & a savoury dish. Fresh fruit is served. Residents can request an alternative if the main dish is not to their taste. Special dietary requirements are catered for. In keeping with Jewish dietary law certain foods are not offered e.g. pork and shellfish
Staffing Details Shalom Court has a proud record of staff retention. Most staff are required to complete the 12 month National Certificate in Care of the Aged which is funded by Shalom Court. Registered nurses are on site 24 hours a day. The ratio of staff to residents is well above benchmark recommendations.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Refer to Management
Updated: 29 May 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Yes
Dutch Yes
Egyptian Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Hebrew Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available through ADHB
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Malayalam Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Russian Yes
Samoan Yes
Spanish Yes
Tongan Yes
Welsh Yes
Yiddish Yes
Updated: 12 Sep 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baha'i Yes Available on request
Baptist Yes
Buddhist Yes Available on request
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jewish Yes Regular arranged visits by a Rabbi
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly Holy Communion available on request from local church
Updated: 29 May 2015
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stops are located within a few meters of the entrance gate to Shalom Court
Shops 0.50 km Dairy on corner
Mall 1.00 km Supermarket, bank, pharmacy, florist, hairdresser, book shop, dress shop, $2 shop and food hall
Parks 1.50 km Waiatarua Reserve - flat access with nice walks
Library 3.00 km Public libraries at Glen Inness and Remuera shopping centres, Raye Freedman Library in Meadowbank
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Available online through Ministry of Health
Other details Yes Tertiary level ACC Workplace Safety Management Programme Member of: EMA Gerontology Society Wound Care Society Bug Control NZNO
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 29 May 2015