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Cairnfield House
Rest Home
Cairnfield House
52 - 60 Jack Street
Whangarei 0140
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Cairnfield House
PO Box 1478
Whangarei 0140
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Lesley Middleton - 09-4370186
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Cairnfield House Where Quality and Loving Care is Assured
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $35.00/day as at 07 May 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: 29 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 7 days Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes As required
Diversional Therapist Yes Monday - Friday
Hairdresser Yes Weekly
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes Blind foundation, SPCA, Salvation Army,
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen therapy nurse from DHB comes as required.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As required
Dialysis Yes Access through the DHB
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes As required
Continence Advice Yes As required
Stomal Therapy Yes As required
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes As required
Tracheotomy Care Yes As required
Infection Control Yes As required
Psychiatric Care Yes As required
Community Health Yes As required
Clinical Management Yes On site daily
Updated: 10 Jul 2014
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 Available
Carer Support Yes Available
Subsidised Yes Available to assist family with documentation
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Anytime
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents personalise their room to their own taste. For those who do not wish this, we provide all furnishings.
Single Rooms Yes Small and large rooms available.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Double rooms available for married couples.
Ensuite Yes Shared ensuites available in certain rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour provided once a week. Residents may have their own alcohol depending on health issues
Pets In Residence Yes Birds and tropical fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Small pet negotiable
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At the residents own cost, but access to cordless resident phones
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Thermostatically controlled heaters are placed around the rest home and bedrooms, as well as under floor heating.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We hold a Y.P.D (young person disability) licence
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large sunny lounge which has a large TV in that we can screen programmes, movies and sports e.g America's Cup or the Melbourne Cup etc. We also have smaller lounge areas for those who prefer smaller settings. We have plenty of shaded decking and outdoor seating areas.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients No We can provide private Day Care for either a half day or full day, meals provided and activities programme.
Outings Yes Courtesy van provided to take to a wide range of activities e.g. concerts, shopping, picnics, R.S.A etc. Total mobility taxi vouchers available.
Māori Kaupapa Yes As well as strong ties with the Maori community and easy access to our Kaumatua
Residents Committee Yes Resident meetings are held monthly to discuss any suggestions or issues.
Family Committee Yes Family meetings are held with the Registered Nurse, Diversional Therapist, Lead Carer and Clinical Manager on an annual basis and as needed. Family input is valued and welcomed.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No The facility is nestled amongst large native trees and subtropical flora and fauna with an extensive lawn area.
Smokers Room Yes Smokers room available
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated smoking areas
Updated: 17 Jun 2020
Special Features
Special Features
New Petanque Court - opened December 2010. "Winners of Northland elderly idol competition 2010".
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Outings, Quizzes, RSA, Seat Aerobics, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Videos
Updated: 17 Jun 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not As per DHB contract extra services available.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered nurses on site 24/7 days per week.
Details about meals Extensive dietary menu audited by certified dietition catering for all appetites.
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Public transport is at the gate.
Shops 0.00 Km 300 metre walk to the local dairy
Mall 1.50 Km Buses will stop at Kensington shopping complex where you have Post shop, Chemist, Ladies clothing retailer, cafes plus numerous other small retailers.
Parks 2.00 Km Kensington park and stadium
Library A mobile library comes monthly to the facility
Updated: 17 Jun 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Spark of Life Yes
Other details Yes ACC Tertiary level.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 8 Jan 2016

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