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Edith Cavell Lifecare & Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Care Suite Vacancy
Yes
Name
Edith Cavell Lifecare & Village
Category
Rest Home
Address
40 Head Street
Sumner
Christchurch 8081
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Cherese Richardson
Owner
Heritage Lifecare
Other services
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At Edith Cavell you are at home with us.

We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our Edith Cavell family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

When it comes to everyday life, Edith Cavell makes it easy with village, care suites, rest home, hospital, day programme, and respite care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Light, bright and welcoming, Edith Cavell is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from Sumner Beach and Village.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us. Contact us today to talk through your needs.

Photos are representative of Heritage Lifecare.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 21
Vacancy Yes
We welcome Respite & Short-Term Care
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $20.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 16 Apr 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: 24 May 2024
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 11
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 24 May 2024
Testimonials
Testimonials
“It was an easy decision coming here, the staff are friendly, and they really care about your wellbeing. They just can’t do enough for you”. Len, Heritage Resident
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Available by referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available by referral.
Social Worker (on site) Yes Available by referral.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Attends each client regularly.
Dietitian Yes Our menus are approved by Dieticians.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes We can arrange visits from local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can arrange visits from local religious groups.
Other Personnel Yes We have a wide range of personnel. Should you require services outside our home, we can assist.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are part of the respected Liverpool Care Pathway and work closely with Nurse Maude Specialist Palliative care team.
Wound Care Yes We refer as required to Nurse Specialists or Consultants.
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic residents are managed within our home with support from GP and Nurse Specialists who may visit.
Continence Advice Yes Available on request.
Stomal Therapy Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes We work closely with Surgical Specialist staff.
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes We pride ourselves on nursing care that supports you to remain as independant as possible while still offering a range of nursing services that meet individual needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
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 give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Carer Support Yes Our short stay programmes provide careers with a much-needed break, and support.
Subsidised Yes Talk to us to find out if you are eligible for a subsidy.
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Rooms are fully furnished, and we also encourage you to bring your furniture, to personalise your new home.
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Talk to us about options.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Talk to us about your needs.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options For Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GPs and Hospice to provide this care.
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Special Features
Special Features
At Edith Cavell, our home reflects the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us.

Living in Sumner means you have the best of both worlds; being close to the city and a major hospital, whilst also being located in a friendly, seaside village with rural environs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We are committed to providing a meaningful and flexible range of activities and events to meet the abilities and interests of our residents, considering their individual needs and cultural beliefs.

When you make Edith Cavell your home, we conduct an assessment with you and your whanau to identify your individual interests and their physical, cultural, creative, intellectual and social needs. We then develop an individualised activities plan to meet your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Our menus are all approved by a Dietician.
Visitor information We welcome visitors into our home.
Internet access Free WiFi for residents and guests is available in the home.
Associated Complexes Edith Cavell is part of the Heritage Lifecare group of care homes and villages across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei. We have over 2,500 beds national wide and 500 independent living units.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Other Information Yes We welcome all cultures and have a wide range of different languages spoken. We are also able to assist with translation services. Talk to us about your language needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We welcome all cultures and have Dieticians who develop our menus. Talk to us about your needs.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km The bus stop is just around the corner.
Shops 1.00 Km There is a supermarket and many friendly cafes in Sumner village.
Mall 5.00 Km
Parks 0.40 Km
Library 1.00 Km A selection of books are collected from the library for the use of residents on a monthly basis. Full library facilities available from our own complex.
Updated: 18 Jan 2024
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 18 Jan 2024

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