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CHT St Christophers Care Home
Rest Home
230 St George St
Auckland 2025
Postal Address
PO Box 74341
Auckland 1546
Counties Manukau
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Niccy Brougham - 09 278 4637
CHT - 09 522 4585
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Rajbans Kaur - 09 2784637
Unit Administrator
Sheryl Lindsey - 09 2784637
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CHT St Christopher's Home & Hospital offers a charming sense of home amongst peaceful gardens with easy walking paths and outdoor areas.

Local shops, parks and public transport are a short walk away in the heart of Papatoetoe while open plan social spaces keep residents active and engaged and quiet spots offer secluded private time.

Quality care, compassion and a strong connection to the community is at the heart of CHT Healthcare Trust. For over 55 years we have been taking great care of older people in the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas. Each of our properties provides a sense of home for residents, seamless transition across levels of care and support for families.

As an independent healthcare trust, CHT focuses all energy and resources into caring for residents, their families and communities.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Feb 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 11
Vacancy No
By negotiation
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $25.00/day up to $25.00/day as at 23 Feb 2024
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: 1 Mar 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We provide 24 hour registered nurse care.
Enrolled Nurse 40hrs Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24 Yes availiable for direct care 24 hours per day
Physiotherapist 6hrs Yes
Occupational Therapist 8hrs Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 25hrs Yes Please refer to activities and interest section below for further information
Hairdresser Yes We have an onsite hairsalon. comes on fridays
Podiatrist Yes booked every six weeks.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable Available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Various religious advisors visit on a regular basis - please refer to Religious affiliation section below.
Other Personnel Yes GP - residents may choose their own doctors. The Cook is also well know to residents.
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Dialysis Yes All nurses trained in renal dialysis
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Stroke Rehabilitation No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Tracheotomy Care No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Spinal Injuries Care No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care No We access psychiatric specialist care from MHSOP MMH
Community Health No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Other Specialties No Clinical Nurse specialist available from MMH
Updated: 17 Jun 2011
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage all residents to bring personal items and furniture to make their space feel more like home.
Single Rooms Yes Spacious and individually decorated
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have some rooms with ajoining doors that will suit couples.
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes Within reasonable linits and subject to medication and medical condition
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents have to contact Telecom and pay for their connection
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Some rooms are heated individually and others by underfloor heating which is controlled by central thermostat
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We receive referals from Taikura Trust
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 3 lounges/seating areas that residents may use.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes We have a once a week Bus Trip to a variety of different destinations.
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes Residents meetings are held once a month.
Family Committee Yes Families can join resident's meetings if they wish.
Newsletter Yes Every 3 months
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes ACE training programm on Challenging behaviours provided to all staff
Confused Residents Yes Aspects of dealing with confused residents is also covered by ACE staff training
Rural Setting No We have peaceful, well-kept gardens and grounds and residents benefit from this beautiful setting.
Smokers Room Yes Smoker's designated area available which is outside but undercover.
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 10 May 2010
Special Features
Special Features
St Christopher's Hospital and Rest Home is a modern care facility operated by CHT. We offer 36 single hospital and 10 rest home beds. Residents in this wing enjoy their own dining area and lounges for reading, socialising or for pursuing a favourite hobby.

We encourage all residents to bring personal items and furniture to make their space feel more like home. We have peaceful, well-kept gardens and grounds and residents benefit from this beautiful setting.

We hold concerts and enjoy and arrange social and recreational activities including regular outings in the CHT bus. We also have an onsite hairsalon. Delicious and nutritious meals are freshly prepared onsite each day. Special dietary needs are taken care of.

Residents may choose their own doctors and we have a full compliment of skilled medical staff on-hand to provide the best care possible and a high standard of service at all times.

We look forward to caring for your needs and providing you with the best. Your satisfaction is important to us and we work hard to maintain a high standard of service at all times. We welcome any ideas that will help us improve this service.

Services we provide:
Residential Care of Elderly and Young Disabled at Hospital and Rest Home level, GP, Medical Care, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Divisional Therapy, Dietetics and Speech Language Therapy, Registered Nurses, Personal Care, Recreation and Social Activities
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
As part of our activity programme we have Art, Bingo, Cards,Bowls, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Happy Hour, Games, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, and Sing-a-longs.

We also have advocates who visit to assist residents with any issues they may have and have regular contact with
Age Concern, Blind Foundation, Maori Women's Welfare, and the Parkinson's Society.

Residents are able to enjoy breakfast in bed if they wish and we have email facilities available which we will assist resident's to use to keep contact with friends and family.

Also on site we have a BBQ for the warmer weather, big print books, picnic facilities and Sky TV.

We also have regular visits from church and childrens groups and enjoy making a special effort for holiday celebrations such as Christmas and Easter.

A minibus is available for weekly outings. Shopping trips are also enjoyed by the residents.

We also have lovely gardens which residents are welcome to help with at anytime.
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for fee details. We do not apply any addtional accomodation charges.
Staffing qualifications and details We have mixiture of long serving staff and new staff. We have regular ongoing ACE training. All our staff are selected based on compassionate and caring skills in line with Christian Health care Trust philosophies.
Details about meals Delicious and nutritious meals are freshly prepared onsite each day. Special dietary needs are taken care of.
Associated Complexes We are one of the nine CHT facilities in the greater Auckland area.
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
Deaf Blind Sign Language No Access to Braille books from the blind foundation
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes
Niuean Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 17 Jun 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Fortnightly service
Baptist Yes Fortnightly service
Christian Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Priest visits every Friday
Updated: 10 May 2010
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km The nearest bus stop is half a km away.
Shops 1.00 Km This is the Hunters Corner shops.
Mall 1.50 Km Manukau Shopping Mall is 1.5 kms away and has a wide range of shops.
Parks 1.00 Km Park close by with gardens and playground.
Library 1.00 Km Papatoetoe Library
Updated: 10 May 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Other details Yes Health Ed Trust
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 17 Jun 2011

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