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Catherine Lodge Retirement Home

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Catherine Lodge Retirement Home
Rest Home
663 Mt Albert Rd
Royal Oak
Auckland 1023
Postal Address
663 Mount Albert Road
Royal Oak
Auckland 1023
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Farah Ali - 09 625 6741
Karen Henriksen - 09 625 6741
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Catherine Lodge is a warm and friendly environment where we cater for all our resident’s needs. We provide high quality rest home care for both long term and short term residents.

We continue to deliver an unparalleled and homely experience for all our residents. With the smell of cooking and sound of enjoyment Catherine Lodge is a well-established rest home.

Catherine Lodge is located near the Royal Oak mall with personal gate access to The Warehouse and adjoining shops located conveniently at the back of the rest home. There is plenty of parking at Catherine Lodge and behind the lodge. Shopping/coffee trips continue to be much loved by all the residents.

Unlike the larger Complexes Catherine Lodge is able to provide high quality personalised care. We are always striving for excellence in all that we do and it shows! For an opportunity to view please call and speak with us today!
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 35
Vacancy Yes
Our bespoke home offers single premium rooms with an ensuite leading out to a sunny courtyard. Newly carpeted and curtained with fresh paint brings a bright and cosy atmosphere. For further information and viewing, contact Farah (Facility Manager) on (09) 6256741 or 027 625674 M-F.
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges Yes from $0.00/day up to $10.00/day as at 20 Jun 2022
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: 1 Jul 2022
Catherine Lodge provides a quality homely environment in which the elderly may live in an atmosphere of respect and friendliness.

Being family owned and operated there is a warm friendly atmosphere.
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
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
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 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
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Catherine Lodge caters for many different acitivties and provides enjoyable and interactive activity programmes for all residents. Also included are the following: Advocate, Inter-resthome games, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Billiards, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Resdient email, Digital camera, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises including Tai Chi, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Mini golf, Happy Hour, Holidays, Home League, Housie, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lions, Mah Jong, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Coffee club, Reading, Darts, Rotary, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Swimming, Travel, Fishing, Vegetarian, Popcorn and videos.
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
Croatian Yes
Danish Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Korean Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Samoan Yes
Thai Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baha'i Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Evangelical Yes
Hindu Yes
Muslim Yes
Jain Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Lutherism Yes
Methodist Yes
Orthodox Christian Yes
Pentecostal Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Ringatu Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Sikh Yes
Shinto Yes
Spiritualist/New Age Yes
Tao Yes
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Public Transport is located very close to Catherine Lodge.
Shops 0.00 Km To the rear of Catherine Lodge is the Warehouse shopping complex and there is gated access for residents to go shopping.
Mall 1.00 Km The Royal Oak Mall is located about 800 metres from Catherine Lodge. There are numerous retail shops and food caters in the complex.
Parks 0.00 Km Numerous parks surround Catherine Lodge including the Cornwall Park which is better known as One Tree Hill. Being one of the most expansive and highly held parks in Auckland this place is well suited for day trips or quite walks with family.
Library 2.00 Km Bus trips are regularly organised to and from Catherine Lodge and the Library to exchange books.
Updated: 4 Nov 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 4 Nov 2021

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