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Arvida Mayfair
Rest Home
104 Wharenui Road
Upper Riccarton
Christchurch 8041
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Vicky Knipe - 021 974 465
Arvida Group - 0800 278 432
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Kathie Gould - 021 392 446
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Mayfair is a warm, friendly community where everyone feels part of a large and caring family. Every day we strive to enhance the quality of life for each individual member of our community by providing a friendly, safe and supportive environment. Our village is surrounded by beautiful gardens and sheltered lawn areas where you can stroll or sit and enjoy the sunshine. We offer a diverse range of activities each day where you can share good times with new and old friends alike. Nestled within our landscaped grounds you’ll find lovely Villas, Serviced Apartments and the Mayfair Rest Home and Hospital.

We have vacancies right now, so why not call Ingrid or Alisoun on 03 348 2445 for a chat.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy No
Respite admissions welcomed. Experienced and qualified staff. Viewing welcome anytime.
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $0.00/day up to $10.00/day as at 18 Jan 2022
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: 30 Jun 2022
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 23
Care Apartment Vacancy Yes
Sunny modern studios and apartment with car parking available
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No - Lovely sunny studio/apartment
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 30 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurse on site 24/7
Nurse Practitioner Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Most of our caregivers have completed basic Aged Care training programs and many have completed through to advanced qualifications
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes We have three wellness partners
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable We welcome contact with Maori elders and whanau
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular services - catholic communion and indenominational
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All RN's, EN's and several care staff have palliative care expertise and specific training
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes Kim Brown
Updated: 20 Apr 2022
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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Many residents choose to bring some furniture to give the room a more homely feel
Single Rooms Yes All rooms have individual ensuite toilets and many have showers as well
Ensuite Yes All rooms have toilet ensuites and some have showers included
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We currently have 2 residents cats.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Depending on type of animal
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Individual phone lines can be connected
Wifi Yes All rooms have wi fi capabilities, just ask at reception
Resident can adjust heating in own room No All rooms have underfloor heating and staff can alter this on request
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 1 main lounge, 4 smaller lounges where residents and families are able to make their own beverage if required.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes By Arrangement
Outings Yes Regular outings around Christchurch and surrounding areas.
Residents Committee No Wellness committee that meets bi monthly
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is distributed to residents & family members
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a designated area outside available for smokers
Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Arvida prides itself on its "Wellness Program", we encourage residents to participate in the many activities that we make available whether it be joining the gardening group or the choir. We have wellness committees which gives the opportunity for the residents to have a voice in what they would like to see happening in their home.
Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Two qualified Wellness Partners.

Our Wellness program and entertainment is offered 7 days a week. Interdenominational Church services once a week. Regular city drives. Our activities Calendar is issued fortnightly.

Activities include bowls, entertainment, Art class, exercises, newspaper reading, quizzes, Board games, Casino, Concerts, Flower arranging, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Jigsaw, Library, Outings, Shopping
Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact management for a list of charges
Staffing qualifications and details We have a stable staff with a high resident ratio. All care staff are trained to national standards.
Details about meals We have a 4 week rotating menu for Summer and Winter You choose if you would like breakfast in bed or serve yourself from our breakfast buffet in the main dining room, lunch is served at 12pm and the main meal at 5pm
Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes As required
Nepali Yes
Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes As required
Inter denominational Yes Weekly services
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes We welcome people of all religious beliefs
Updated: 16 Aug 2021
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km The number 80 bus outside Mayfair takes you to Westfield Riccarton
Shops 0.20 Km Warehouse
Mall 1.00 Km Westfield Riccarton and the newly expanded Bush Inn Centre
Parks 1.00 Km
Library On Site
Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Village Registration not Required Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 15 Mar 2021

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