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Alexandra Home
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71 Rintoul Street
Wellington 6021
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Cyrildene Buckton - 0273822868
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Alexandra Rest Home is a cozy and comfortable retirement home located in the heart of Wellington. It offers a homely atmosphere for its residents, with beautifully decorated rooms and various activities to keep them entertained. The staff is attentive and caring, providing personalized care and support. With its welcoming atmosphere and warm hospitality, Alexandra Rest Home is the perfect place for seniors to enjoy their retirement in peace and comfort.

We are pleased to announce that Alexandra has recently changed ownership. The new owner and manager are making positive changes, such as renovating bedrooms and common areas. Putting TVs in every bedroom and many other little things.

Alexandra Rest Home is close to all health services, a short distance from; Wellington, Wakefield and Southern Cross Hospitals.
For those more mobile residents, Alexandra is a short 5-minute walk from Newtown and has a bus stop at the door. Alexandra Rest Home residents are offered care, security, privacy, respect, companionship and fun.
The management and staff are committed to new challenges that extend the boundaries of care. Join our family today.

Alexandra Rest Home facilities include:

45 resident rooms (all single, with a mix of ensuite and shared services)

Main lounge area for activities

Second TV lounge

Dining room


Courtyard and other garden areas

Our vision is to help our residents make the most of every day.

We do this by:

Having high performing, engaged and educated staff

Creating a safe and secure environment for our residents

Living a culture of continuous improvement

Providing homely and well-maintained facilities

Sharing pride and enjoyment of our work and each other
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 45
Vacancy Soon
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 24 Apr 2024
"I have been visiting my family member for ten years at Alexandra Rest home and have been so impressed with the standard of care and attention to my relative throughout the whole of this time. The staff are friendly and welcoming.”

Diana (Family Member)
Updated: 29 Sep 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 64 Yes On call 24hours
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We offer a comprehensive, individual programme.
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Visits on a 6 weekly cycle
Dietitian Yes Our menu is devised and reviewed by a qualified dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a weekly inter denominational church service as well as visits from representatives of various religions.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 14 Dec 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Liase with mary Potter Hospice to allow our residents to spend their last days with us.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
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
Carer Support Yes A day care program is also available
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes All have hand basins
Shared Rooms No Sometimes can be organised with a shared ensuite between the two rooms.One bedroom is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Rooms suitable for a couple No We can accomodate a couple if rooms are available by using two rooms with a shared ensuite.One room is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms are en-suited.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We also have a portable phone available for use.
Wifi Yes guest access available across the building
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges - one with sky TV
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Palliative Care Contract No Liase with the Mary Potter Hospice
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We offer a comprehensive Recreation programme.
Outings Yes We have our own van - residents go out shopping or to the beach, gallery or library etc.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes This committee is chaired by an independent advocate.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We treat each resident's individual needs.
Confused Residents Yes Policies and procedures in place.
Smoking Permitted Yes outside only
Updated: 14 Dec 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Alexandra Home is located close to a bus stop Wellington hospital and other services.

We offer an lovely outdoor seating area with a BBQ which we enjoy.

Our home is culturally diverse and we offer a translation service.

We have tasty meals cooked on site and also offer a mobile shop.

Here at Alexandra we have lots of parties and special events.
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Aromatherapy, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Garden, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos, Library, Advocate, Housie, Alzheimer's Society, Care and Craft, Dancing, Exercises, Indoor Games, Pianist, Sky TV
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see us for more information.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurses available, team of caregivers and support staff.
Details about meals Cooked on site
Associated Complexes We are a family owned and operated rest home with the Managers on site.
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes Staff and residents
Fijian Yes Staff
Fijian Indian Yes Staff
Filipino Yes
Greek Yes Staff
Hindi Yes Staff
Interpreter Yes Available when needed
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes Staff
Sri Lankan Yes Staff
Tongan Yes Staff
Updated: 14 Dec 2022
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Weekly inter demoninatinal church service
Christian Yes Catholic priest visits weekly for individual prayer and communion
Inter denominational Yes Church service every Tuesday.Separate room used.Only those interested attend
Roman Catholic Yes Roman Catholic lay visit weekly and offer prayers and communion
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Bus stops outside home
Shops Newtown shops 5 minutes walk
Mall Newtown mall 5 minutes walk
Parks Newtown Park 20 minute walk
Library Newtown 10 minutes walk
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Other details Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 7 Jul 2020

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