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Golden Age Rest Home
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96 Harewood Road
Christchurch 8053
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Rest Home - Adrienne Herbert - 03 375 0720
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Golden Healthcare Group has over 30 years of Aged Care experience in Christchurch.

Golden Age Retirement Village is a very pleasant place to live. Where the little touches make it such a special place.

It’s a lovely modern building with 52 comfortable bedrooms, several spacious lounges, several outdoor courtyards with lawns and gardens to enjoy. Golden Age also offers 36 retirement villas.

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 54
Vacancy Yes
We have four vacancies
Impending vacancy Yes - We have four vacancies
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $10.00/day up to $25.00/day as at 25 Jan 2024
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 Mar 2024
"Thank you all so much for helping to make Mum's 100th birthday such a happy occasion. We do appreciate your input, not just then but every day". March 2022

"Once again thank you for all the support you have provided to both myself and my mother during this difficult transition time from moving from your own home and into a rest home." March 2022

"Your team has done a great job of taking care of mum. Thanks to you all. She and our family have been so blessed to move into Golden Age." May 2022

"Well done to your team, they have done a marvellous job over the lockdown period. We are appreciative of the excellent care and support mum received during this time." April 2022

"Thank you to all staff for your help with decorating the tree outside our mother's room for her 90th birthday. We are a long way from home and appreciated all the effort you went to which resulted in mum having a great day." July 2022

"Thank you for providing a beautiful afternoon tea celebration for our parents 65th Wedding Anniversary." October 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 77.5 Yes Onsite Monday to Sunday and on call over evenings and nights.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Carers provide a high quality of care to our residents, responding to their individual needs. Careerforce training available for all our Caregivers.
Physiotherapist Yes Available through the Golden Healthcare Group as required.
Diversional Therapist 38 Yes Full time Monday to Friday providing a range of activities, outings and special events daily.
Activities Co-ordinator 8 Yes Activities Officer onsite to help with extra activities.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdressing salon and the hairdresser visits once a week for those that like to look their best at all times. Reasonable rates.
Podiatrist Yes Visits 6 weekly at reasonable cost.
Dietitian Yes Available as required. All menus have full sign off from a dietician.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Differing denominations available to visit, with a church service scheduled weekly.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Wound Care Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurse onsite Monday to Friday.
Continence Advice Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Clinical Manager oversees all clinical aspects as needed.
Updated: 23 Mar 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 We offer respite care to families for their loved ones. Please call for details or a time to view available rooms.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own treasures and furniture.
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We offer 2 rooms which can be used as a couples room.
Ensuite Yes Lovely tiled ensuites in every room.
Alcohol Permitted 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 We offer a spacious lounge with plenty of comfortable chairs to sit and relax.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes Varied, regular outings organised by our Divisional Therapist.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Special Features
Special Features
Our priority is to provide a friendly relaxed and secure environment where you can enjoy life as you choose with none of the worries about health care, looking after a home and so on.

Little extra touches like the daily pre-dinner sherry and the frequent home baked treats which cook provides, all contribute to a most pleasant environment.

Golden Healthcare Group are proud to be local and take the time to assist you in your decision making on where to place your loved ones.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Golden Healthcare Group has a fleet of 8 seater mini vans which are there for residents to be taken on outings.

Our activity programme includes Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Bowls, Bridge, Arts & Craft, Cooking, Entertainers - piano onsite, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Jigsaw, Library, Movies (Sky TV onsite), Newspaper reading and Shopping.

Church services and pastoral care onsite.

Meal choices, breakfast in bed, and vegetarian cooking.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Internet access We have WiFi available at a $10 per month charge.
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We will ensure our residents get access to religious choices.
Updated: 23 Mar 2021
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We can provide gluten free meals.
Vegetarian Yes
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Bus Stop - right at front doorstep.
Shops 0.50 Km Papanui shopping area
Mall 0.75 Km Northlands Mall and North Link
Parks 0.30 Km St James Park
Library 0.75 Km Opposite Northlands Mall
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 23 Mar 2021

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