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Brookhaven Retirement Village
Rest Home
29 Alport Place
Christchurch 8023
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Greg Perkinson / Assistant Manager Karen Bowler - 03 384 5046
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Golden Healthcare Group has owned and operated this business with over 35 years of experience in Christchurch.

Brookhaven Retirement Village includes a rest home, specialist dementia wings, and a community of retirement villas.

• We are committed to providing specialised high quality rest home care.

• We provide a safe and secure environment with lovely courtyards and gardens for great indoor and outdoor flow

• All rooms are large with individual ensuites

• Experienced and qualified diversional therapy and care staff promote dignity and independence through the delivery of care and activities to suit individual needs

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 50
Vacancy Yes
Please ring Brookhaven to ask about our Rest Home service. We specialise in Respite Care (pending bed availability). The home is dividied into three wings, and provides a pleasant and modern environment. All rooms have their own ensuite. Near to shops in Woolston and Ferrymead. Feel free to call and inspect our facilities. Facilities include sunny lounges and lovely garden setting. We provide long-term care, and welcome short-term stay subject to availability.
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $5.00/day up to $10.00/day as at 16 Jun 2021
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: 24 Jun 2022
" To the wonderful staff at Brookhaven - Many heart-felt thanks for the excellent care and the kind, dignified and respectful attitude you showed towards PB during her time with you"

" We would like to express our sincere thanks to staff and management. You all did an amazing job of looking after BM. She loved you all. Also thanks to you all for the help and advise you gave us"

"Very happy & pleased with the wonderful care my mother is getting. She is happy, laughing & talking with others. Sharing lovely stories that happen during the day. Mum’s sister has said all the staff treat mum like a family member and really care. Thank you for all the caring support you give mam and her family".

"Thank you all for the loving care you gave my sister. She was happy here. Thank you".

"Thank you to everybody at Brookhaven who looked after Mum during her two years with you. Special thanks to those we got to know well through some difficult times. You all showed great patience with her and we appreciate that. Kind regards".

"To all the wonderful staff, thank you for all the care and kindness shown towards our father / grandfather during his stay at Brookhaven. You made his last years enjoyable – he always told us how happy he was".
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 75 hrs Yes Registered Nurses are onsite Monday to Friday 0800-2100 & 0800-1700 Saturday & Sunday and on call after hours seven days per week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Fully staffed with friendly, ACE trained Caregivers, passionate about high quality care given to all residents within the facility.
Physiotherapist Yes Available through eh Golden Healthcare Group as required.
Diversional Therapist 40 hours Yes Our three Diversional Therapists provide active programmes 5 days a week.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes See Diversional Therapists.
Hairdresser Yes Visiting once a week for those that like to look their best at all times. Reasonable rates.
Podiatrist Yes Our contracted Podiatrist visits 6 weekly.
Dietitian Yes Available as required. All menus have full sign off from a dietician.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable Arrangements are made for individuals as requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Arrangements are made for appropriate visitation on an individual basis.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Wound Care Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurse onsite Monday to Friday.
Continence Advice Yes We have a specialist continence supplier with an experienced continence assessor who calls on a regular basis.
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Infection Control Yes
Community Health Yes Referral as required
Clinical Management Yes Clinical Manager overseas all clinical aspects as needed.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
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 We offer respite care to families for their loved ones. Please call for details or a time to view available rooms.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own treasures and furniture.
Single Rooms Yes Superior size rooms available with ensuite.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We are happy to arrange accomodation for couples to reside at Brookhaven.
Ensuite Yes Every room has an ensuite.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents/family can arrange on arrival.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes A small number of people under age 65, and for whom our service has been assessed as suitable, reside in our rest home.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We offer a spacious lounge with plenty of comfortable chairs to sit and relax plus a sunny conservatory area.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Current contract to provide this service
Outings Yes Varied, regular outings organised by our Divisional Therapist
Residents Committee Yes Monthly resident meetings.
Family Committee Yes Family invited to all resident meetings
Newsletter Yes Quartely
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated area
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Special Features
Special Features
This is a 51 bed rest home. Every room has an ensuite. There is a lovely, secure outdoor garden with a loop walk and outdoor seating for residents and their guests to enjoy as they wish. Diversional Therapists provide a range of activities and entertainment for residents.

Brookhaven, which also includes a dementia unit and Retirement Villas, is situated close to the Estuary, beach and the Lyttelton tunnel. We are close to Sumner, Heathcote and Lyttelton, and east Christchurch. We are on a main bus route as well as the main ring road around Christchurch.

Golden Healthcare Group are proud to be local and take the time to assist you in your decision making on where to place your loved ones.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Golden Healthcare Group has a fleet of 8 seater mini vans which are there for residents to be taken on outings from feeding the ducks at the Groynes Park to visiting the New Brighton Club.

Our activity programme includes Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Bowls, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Jigsaw, Library, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Shopping, Videos.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Any questions regarding fees please contact Greg Perkinson, Facility Manager of Brookhaven Retirement Village.
Staffing qualifications and details Emphasis is made on employing staff with experience and training. All staff participate in ongoing training and our policy emphasises rewarding our champions appropriately.
Details about meals Healthy home cooked meals with home baking daily for morning and afternoon tea. Special diet needs catered for on an individual basis. Likes and dislikes catered for as much as possible.Resthome now has a buffet continental breakfast.
Associated Complexes Albarosa Dementia, Camellia Court Dementia, Golden Age Retirement Village, Brookhaven Retirement Village, Somerfield Dementia, Hoon Hay Dementia and Hoon Hay House.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) No Arrangements can be made for residents to access the religions of their choice.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km The nearest Bus stop is in Ferry Road, a short distance from the home. Taxi come to the door
Shops 0.50 Km Shops are within walking distance. Woolston Villlage is a short distance, and Ferrymead complex about 1 mile own the road.
Mall 2.00 Km The nearest mall is Eastgate Mall
Parks 0.20 Km
Library 0.50 Km Resthome library also
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Our Diversional Therapists are required to train for this certificate on commencement
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes Current Member
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Ministry of Health Certification for Rest Home and Dementia Home obtained.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 23 Mar 2021

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