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Lakeside Retirement Lodge
Rest Home
43-45 Helvetia Rd
Pukekohe 2120
Postal Address
43 Helvetia Road
Pukekohe 2120
Counties Manukau
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Robert Winstanley
Robert Winstanley
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To provide a quality, comfortable and friendly retirement home for a family of senior citizens where they will be respected by our staff both physically and mentally regardless of whether they are frail or even confused.

Lakeside will always maintain their vision of a retirement lodge, which is idyllic and charming.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
en suite
Impending vacancy Yes - en suite
Premium Room Charges No
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Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 30 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable If necessary.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Every Wednesday.
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks or as necessary.
Dietitian Negotiable On call.
Kaumatua Negotiable Available.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 3 Dec 2007
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes Cardiothoracic Specialist, Psychiatry Specialist, Aged Care Specialist
Updated: 3 Dec 2007
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 provide respite care when beds are available.
Carer Support Yes We provide Carer support when beds are available.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 19 Feb 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes All rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes negotiable
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes Every Friday( weather permitting) and 2nd Tuesday to RSA etc.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Available on request
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Negotiable but no aggressive or wandering residents.
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes Covered outside areas.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside only.
Updated: 13 Feb 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Rest Home has views of its own lake and has a creek running through with ducks, eels and fish. Beautiful park location.
Updated: 3 Dec 2007
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Classical Music, Cooking, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Library, Minibus, Movies, Outings, Park, Reading, Senior Citizens, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV
Updated: 3 Dec 2007
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details 3x Registered Nurses available. 2x full time and 1 part time.
Details about meals Finest meat supplied by local butcher, fruit and vegetables supplied by local gardeners.
Updated: 13 Feb 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Samoan Yes
Thai Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 22 Jun 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 3 Dec 2007
Location Distance Details
Shops 0.40 Km Main township
Parks On site
Library 0.50 Km Main Township plus make visits to the Rest Home
Updated: 22 Jun 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Care Association New Zealand
Updated: 28 Nov 2017

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