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Glenbrook Rest Home
Rest Home
131 Wymer Road
Waiuku 2681
Postal Address
131 Wymer Road
Waiuku 2681
Counties Manukau
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Glenbrook Rest Home 'where every resident counts'.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Sep 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 22
Vacancy Yes
En-suite Room
Impending vacancy Yes - En-suite Room
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $100.00/day up to $400.00/day as at 26 Aug 2021
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: 30 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Available when requested/referred by doctor.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Through Counties Manukau District Health Board when required.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable On referral to Counties Manukau District Health Board
Activities Co-ordinator 20 Yes Monday - Friday
Hairdresser Yes Weekly
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks, but visits by arrangement also.
Dietitian Yes Available when necessary.
Kaumatua No Cultural Advisor.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Two weekly non-denominational church service.
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
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
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
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
Updated: 19 Mar 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes Ten rooms have ensuite toilets
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Chickens and kune kune pigs Glen and Brook.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Each case will be considered individually.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Cordless phones around rest home.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 lounges - 1 with TV and 1 without TV, for quiet times. Large sheltered outside deck. Additional seating areas in gardens and at back, overlooking animal area.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes At least fortnightly - plus trips with Senior Citizens groups.
Maori Kaupapa No Cultural Advisor.
Residents Committee Yes Every 3 months a residents' meeting is organised.
Newsletter Yes Every three months.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We can accommodate confused residents as long as they are reasonably cooperative and their behaviour doesn't disturb other residents. Our facility is not secure.
Rural Setting Yes Absolutely!
Smoking Permitted No No smoking allowed. Entire site is smoke free.
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Lovely quiet rural setting with horse paddock in front and chickens/pigs paddock at back. Abundance of native bush.
The rest home started out as a large house which over the years has been extended to the current 23 beds. With the relatively small number of beds, our rest home has a very homely feel about it.
Updated: 3 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Organised activity programme Mon-Fri.
Big print books
Board games
Indoor Bowls
Indoor Games
Indoor Golf
Outings in van
Visiting Children
Foot Massage
Senior Citizens
Watching our animals from the dining room!
Movie Days
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details Caregivers are on duty 24 hours. Registered Nurse is present during office hours Mon-Fri and on call all other times.
Details about meals Special dietary needs are catered for.
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
French Yes Un peu.
German Yes Ein Bißchen.
Hindi Yes
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes Non-denominational church service held two weekly.
Updated: 5 Mar 2013
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Being in a rural area, we unfortunately do not have access to public transport. Volunteer drivers are available.
Shops 9 km to Waiuku.
Mall 9 km to Waiuku. 20 km to Pukekohe.
Parks Our rest home is set in a park like environment on a quiet rural road. The road front is paddock and garden. At the back we have our own pigs and chickens. Natural bush and stream at the bottom end of the property.
Library Nearest libraries are 9 km to Waiuku and 20 km to Pukekohe. A library person visits once a month to deliver and pick up library books.
Updated: 27 Jul 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Care Association New Zealand
Updated: 3 Dec 2012

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