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Palm Tree Rest Home
Rest Home
8 Grove Road
Auckland 0624
Postal Address
8 Grove Road
Narrow Neck
Auckland 0624
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Chao Geng - (09) 4450009
Palm Tree Healthcare.co.nz
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We provide holistic,person centered care in a warm safe & nuturing home environment, in a beautiful historical villa in Devonport. Walking distance to the beach, cafes,and park. Our goal is to provide you with high quality life experiences in a peaceful setting, with excellent care giving.Under new ownership and management we are making positive changes in the day to day lives of our residents.Please pop in and have a cuppa with us, we'd love to meet you & show you around.Or join us for free on a Monday or Thursday at 1030 for an hour of gentle movement, music and socialization.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 25
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
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: 11 Aug 2022
"I love it here because it feels just like home to me and I love the staff as well" Mary Arabito

I have been grieving the loss of my spouse.The caregivers have been very supportive,loving and kind. I couldn't ask for better help. I am grateful to be here. Shirley Bird

" Claire is looking great thanks to you all. I wish you had seen her when she first moved into Palm Grove Rest Home. She was a fragile little old lady, very unsteady and confused at times. Now she is a picture of health and takes some work to keep up with". Submitted by her niece
Updated: 2 Feb 2017
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 20 plus Yes on call
Nurse Practitioner 20 plus No Also on call
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 10 Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 20 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Regular visits & as required
Podiatrist Yes Regular visits & as required
Dietitian Yes As Required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Spitirual leaders from multicultures are welcomed
Other Personnel Yes Massage Therapy Aromatherapy Flower Essence Therapist
Updated: 12 Mar 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
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 12 Mar 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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes on negotiation
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Can be arranged. Otherwise portable phone is available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Palm Grove is able to accept under 65's.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Newly renovated.Large sunny Lounge with two smaller lounges.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Safe, affordable, stimulating and fully supported enviroment, delicious home made food, 3 minutes to the beach, park or café.
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated area outside.
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Our clients enjoy a secure and supportive home environment while retaining access to local community facilities.

Our care includes long term - short term - trial periods - day care - and under 65 with disability

We are a stately old home which has undergone extensive renovations recently.

Go ahead and call us as we would love to hear from you.
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We offer a comprehensive activities programme that includes both in-house activities and activities in community.

Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Classical Music, CMA, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Gas Fire, Housie, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Motivational, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Religious services, Shopping, Stroke Group, Vegetarian, Videos, Visitors
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Available on request
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurse 24 hours coverage ACE programme implemented
Details about meals Home cooked meals, including baking, dedicated Chef
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Czechoslovaki Yes
English Yes
Estonian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Access to Interpreter for all languages
Polish Yes
Rumanian Yes
Russian Yes
Ukranian Yes
Yugoslavian Yes
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Multicultural
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Muslim Yes
Methodist Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 10 Feb 2016
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus stop just 8 metres away
Shops 0.20 Km Dairy is across the road.
Mall 2.00 Km New World is walking distance away.
Parks 0.25 Km Narrow Neck Beach is just 250 metres away with a cafe, park and safe beach.
Library 2.00 Km Devonport library
Updated: 12 Mar 2020

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