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Annie Brydon Lifecare & Village

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Annie Brydon Lifecare & Village
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71 Glover Road
Hawera 4610
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Make your home at Annie Brydon Lifecare

When it comes to everyday life, Annie Brydon makes it easy with village, rest home, and hospital care. The well-appointed rooms all look out onto sheltered courtyards or landscaped gardens and come complete with a 24-hour call system, WiFi and ensuites.

Part of the close-knit Hawera community, Annie Brydon is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from the town centre, where you’ll find all the essentials including a pharmacy and library.

We offer everything from physiotherapy to podiatry, speech therapy, SKY TV, a scooter bay and hairdressing. We have a range of recreational activities including happy hour, board games, pop up cafe, indoor bowls and live entertainment. Our facility van is also always on hand for outings.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 9 Jul 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy No
Please contact if you would like to view our facility as our vacancy status changes regularly.
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes from $8.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 20 Apr 2022
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 22 Jun 2022
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Care Apartment Vacancy No
Please contact if you would like to view our facility as our vacancy status changes regularly.
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 22 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse coverage. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Available through appointment.
Podiatrist Yes Available through appointment.
Dietitian Yes All menus are Dietitian approved. A Dietitian is available for general advice and to oversee special needs. Meals can be delivered.
Kaumatua Yes We endeavour to assist residents to maintain any cultural ties they may have in the community before coming to Annie Brydon.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have access to a Chaplain, and various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes Email assistance, meal delivery and interpreter services also available.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to personalise their rooms.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are equipped with a personal heat pump and safety grab rails.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with ensuites, please discuss this option with Barbara Kay our Facility Manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounges are equipped with comfortable seating, a stereo system and televisions with Freeview and DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options For Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Outings Yes As part of the activities programme, through our care facility, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Updated: 22 Mar 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Annie Brydon Lifecare Complex offers all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship. The is a 68 Bed Resthome and Hospital facility. There are 24 serviced Care Suites that are available for private and subsidised resthome level of care residents. The site provides a scooter bay, spa pool and swimming pool. The facility is fitted with accessibility ramps and safety grab rails, wide corridors, and smoke detectors with water sprinklers.

Situated in the sunny Hawera, Annie Brydon has magnificent landscaped gardens with outdoor seating. We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Annie Brydon Lifecare has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Activity Coordinators focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Age Concern and Alzheimer's Society are easily accessed through us and we welcome them to our facility. Large print books and Blind Foundation listening books form part of our library service and we also rent DVDs or videos. Entertainers form a regular part of our programme. A piano and pool table is also available in the main lounges.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Board games, Cooking, Quizzes, Indoor Bowls, Crafts, Parties, Happy Hour.

There is active involvement in community events. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme and often include stopping somewhere for coffee.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We are able to accommodate our residents' spiritual needs as requested. A spiritual advisor, chaplaincy and church services are available.
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Near public transport, taxis, and facility outing van are available.
Shops Near local amenities. Transport provided on a weekly basis.
Library Library facilities available on our complex.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018

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