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Blockhouse Bay Home
Rest Home
39 Batkin Rd
New Windsor
Auckland 0600
Postal Address
39 Batkin Road
New Windsor
Auckland 0600
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Ravi Singh - (09) 828 1043
Blockhouse bay Healthcare Ltd - (09) 828 1043
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
We are dedicated to nurturing those entrusted into our care. A special home for special people. A friendly place with many and varied entertaining activities and outings.
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
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: 4 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 40+ Yes
Nurse Practitioner Yes Available from our GP's surgery when required.
Physiotherapist 6 Yes More hours if required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes Qualified DT
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes Trainee DT. Activities are organised within the home for every day and van outings at least once weekly.
Hairdresser Yes Fortnightly, and by appointment at other times.
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly cycle and also available at other times by appointment.
Dietitian No Available if needed
Accredited Visitors Yes Available when needed
Kaumatua Yes Available when needed
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor n/c Yes Available when needed
Other Personnel ~200 Yes
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Available
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Available
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Available
Dialysis Yes Available
Wound Care Yes Available
Diabetic Care Yes Available
Continence Advice Yes Available
Stomal Therapy Yes Available
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Available
Infection Control Yes On staff
Surgical Followup Yes Available
Psychiatric Care Yes Available
Community Health Yes Available
Clinical Management Yes Available
Other Specialties Yes Available
Updated: 17 Nov 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
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes 2 available
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under the constraint of appropriateness. We have "Happy Hour" weekly and also when celebrating birthdays and other milestones.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Not necessary as home controlled to Min 19c/ day 20c/night.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Specialist 19 bed wing.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes At least once a week and during summer far more frequently.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Documented and signed off.
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No Urban, but with great views
Smokers Room No We have a protected warm and sunny internal courtyard for smokers.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a protected warm and sunny internal courtyard for smokers. Otherwise, out-doors in our extensive and secure gardens.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Outings to suit YOUR needs.

Security, and therefore the comfort it provides are inclusive.

Visitors are always welcome!
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge - I wish, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, CMA, Communicare, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Greypower, Happy hour - 2 to 3 times weekly, Holidays, Housie, Interdenominational, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Mah Jong, Massage, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Motivational, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, RSA, Senior Citizens, Service women, Servicemen, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Travel, Vegetarian, Video, Views, Visitors, Billiards.
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not There are NO extra charges
Staffing qualifications and details More than adequate, at least 50% higher than minimum requirements
Details about meals To YOUR needs and expectations.
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Chinese Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Malayalam Yes
Mandarin Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes
Niuean Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Other Details Yes Multi ethnic nursing and care staff
Other Information Yes Multi ethnic special visitors and former staff.
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes 2 churches in close proximity.
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes We always meet the ecclesiastical needs of our residents, but we do not "push" religion.
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.20 Km New Windsor Rd
Shops 1.20 Km Stoddard Rd
Mall 3.00 Km New Lynn / St Lukes
Parks 0.20 Km Methuen Rd Park
Library 2.00 Km Avondale
Updated: 17 Nov 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) No Member from 1985 to 1990
Other details Yes Our group represents the very best of residential care and continue to be in the forefront of providers of Quality Care.
Updated: 17 Nov 2022

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