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Claire House
Rest Home
91 Prospect Terrace
Mount Eden
Auckland 1024
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Glenda Kingsbeer - 021 2090 258
Glenda Kingsbeer - 021 2090 258
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Claire House is a well-established boutique style aged care facility that provides residential care in the suburb of Mt. Eden located at 87 - 91, Prospect Terrace.

It has been owner-operated since 1985. Comprising of 57 rest home level beds with 8 to 10 residents per wing, each wing having its own intimate lounge and dining area.

All bedrooms at Claire House are of premium presentation and décor and can be decorated to colours of personal choice if desired. The boutique atmosphere is in keeping with the traditional Mt Eden Villas and residents experience close contact to the community around them.

Claire House has dedicated staff members committed to providing the highest standard of support in the provision of quality, client focused, residential care.

We are also a work placement training facility for health care assistants and diversion therapist students.

We fully understand the emotional concerns of moving into care and aim at creating a welcoming and friendly environment for your family member to feel part of our home.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 58
Vacancy Soon
accepting vacancies for one bedroom/ensuite
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $10.00/day up to $18.00/day as at 08 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 No
Updated: 29 May 2024
Supplied on request by family members
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 2 Registered Nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Long established friendly team of health care assistants - all with aged care qualifications who recieve ongoing education
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Long established Activites Co-ordinator with strong interpersonal skills
Hairdresser Yes In-house (6 weekly) or closeby across Dominion road
Podiatrist Yes In-house (6 weekly)
Dietitian Negotiable As necessary
Accredited Visitors Yes Dedicated Volunteers
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes In-house
Other Personnel Yes Allied Health Services Support, Maori Consultant, Family Advisor and Quality Consultant
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
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
High Care Needs No Rest-home level care only.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Connecting Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes All of our rooms have ensuite facilities.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy Hours throughout week
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Free wireless phones in rooms
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Central heating throughout
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Attractive, well appointed
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes For long term residents.
Outings Yes Bus Rides, Small Shopping Groups.
Whānau Room Yes Within residents own individual bedroom.
Māori Kaupapa Yes Access to cultural support services. Some Maori staff
Residents Committee No Regular resident satisfaction surveys. Monthly residents meeting.
Family Committee No Family Satisfaction Surveys, Family Advisor
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated smoking area.
Semi-Secure Yes Electronic Main Gate
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Special Features
Special Features
The Houses are beautifully decorated through out with a guest house presentation. Some bedrooms have French doors leading onto Juliet balconies. The Houses are elegantly restored Mt. Eden Villas nestled in a large attractive gardens which have been developed over many years and are enjoyed by residents, staff and visitors alike. The Houses are close and accessible to all amenities including a shopping plaza.
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme - to promote mobility and mental stimulus, Breakfast in bed, Bingo, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Board games, Church, Classical Music, Art and Crafts, Dancing, Entertainers, volunteers, Exercises, Games, Flower arranging, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Library, bus rides, personal outings, nearby park, Parties, Quizzes, Reading, gardens, shopping, Sing-a-longs, TV, Videos , Birthday celebration.
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Residents Information Guide provides all fee details and services provided/not provided - Emailed On Request. Extra services can be arranged by negotiation.
Staffing qualifications and details Day Time Ratio - Heath care assistant : Residents (1:8), NZQA qualifications and fully supported for advanced education. Trainee Students on work placement throughout year assisting health care assistants. Additional: Manager, 2 Registered Nurses, 1 Activities Co-ordinator assisted by trainee students throughout year, Kitchen Co-ordinator & Kitchen Staff, hold Food Hygiene and NZQA qualifications. Cleaning staff, hold or are supported to complete NZQA qualifications. Laundry offsite, Gardening staff, Handyman, Recognized Volunteers throughout year, Office Administrator, HCA One-to-One support (arranged as necessary), Family Advisor
Details about meals Home cooked onsite, consulting nutritionist input Winter and Summer menus , Vegetarian option, Residents food satisfaction surveys regularly maintained
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 31 Mar 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Church Services held inhouse
Christian Yes
Hindu Yes
Jewish Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Dominion Road Bus Stop.
Shops 0.10 Km Dominion Road Shops.
Mall 2.00 Km St. Luke's - 1 stage.
Parks 0.10 Km Through back gate.
Library 2.00 Km Mt. Albert Library at St. Luke's and library service delivery.
Updated: 1 Dec 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Other details No 27 years owner operated facility providing premium quality client focused residential care
Care Association New Zealand
Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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