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St. Clair Park Residential Centre
Rest Home
287 Middleton Road
Dunedin 9012
Postal Address
287 Middleton Road
Dunedin 9012
Southern (Otago)
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Josmy Chacko - 03 4877717
Ross Alexander
Julia Colbert - office@stclairpark.co.nz
Diversional Therapist
Shayla - dt@stclairpark.co.nz
Registered Nurses
Josmy Chacko / Christy Punnen - nurse@stclairpark.co.nz
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Are you looking for a care home in Dunedin that can cater to diverse needs? Look no further. St Clair Park is the spot that is as individual as you are.

St Clair Park is an adult care home. We cater to individuals with complex needs, including mental health, addictions, dementia and aged care.

Our aim at St Clair is to assist people who live here to maintain their independence. We want them to be involved in making decisions that affect their lives, and to provide opportunities for community participation.

Give us a call and come see what we are all about.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 Dec 2023
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation 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 Please enquire
Updated: 29 May 2024
Kia Ora
On behalf of Maera White's family we would like to thank you all for taking good care of our Nanny/Mum while she was in the home.
Sending our love, Te Rina, Wiki, Leah, Peter, and Whanau
Updated: 14 Jul 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses are employed to cover 7 days a week. Josmy is on site Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm. Christy is on site Tuesday ,Wednesday and Saturday from 9am - 5pm. The nurses take turns being on call each day. On Sundays we have a casual nurse on call.
Nurse Practitioner Yes we have nurse practitioners mainly for mental health residents.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 40+ Yes Multiple caregivers in all three units. Residents are never left on their own in the rest home. Staff are always on duty and available to assist.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Can be accessed through the local DHB.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Yes All residents on admission have a Needs Assessor who is available to them at their request to address concerns they may have about their current and future care.
Diversional Therapist 35 Yes A diversional therapist is employed to oversee the activity program.
Activities Co-ordinator 35 Yes Onsite daily; Monday to Friday
Hairdresser Yes A hairdressing service is available onsite or residents can also visit the hairdresser of their choice.
Podiatrist Yes Can visits the facility as required and residents are also taken to the podiatrist or specialit services.
Dietitian Negotiable Can be accessed through the local DHB or through the food service who supply meals.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Are available if residents wish.
Kaumatua Negotiable To meet resident's need.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable At residents request. Wekly interdemoninational service weekly.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 8 Dec 2023
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Wound Care Yes Available through local DHB
Diabetic Care Yes Available through local DHB
Continence Advice Yes Available through local DHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Available through local DHB
Infection Control Yes Available through local DHB
Psychiatric Care Yes Available through local DHB
Updated: 16 Apr 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 services. Please contact us for more information.
Carer Support Yes Carer Support is available. Please contact us for more information.
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Alcohol Permitted No Happy Hour provided weekly and for special occassions by facility
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room No Can be installed at residents own cost.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes .
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes Being completed
Māori Kaupapa No Under review
Residents Committee No Monthly resident meetings.
Family Committee No Families are invited to be involved in all care palnning and delivery.
Newsletter Yes Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Mildly
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room No Outside covered areas
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside
Updated: 13 Jul 2023
Special Features
Special Features
We have three individual areas providing care for people. We have one unit for intellectual disabilities, another psychiatric disabilities and one for elderly.

All units have their own courtyards, and the home has a rural outlook.

We encourage community involvement in art, work, and leisure activities. There is a daily activity programme and staff provide both group and individual activities.

The facility also provides transport for residents for activities, interests, doctors appointments, hairdresser, etc.

Meals provided by a specialised food service with winter and summer menu and personal requests and dietary needs are catered for. Residents who are able, are encouraged to do baking with staff.
Updated: 12 Jul 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Visitors from Age Concern and other organisations can be arrnaged at resident's request.
Concerts at Senior Citizens etc, transport provided to community groups/clubs/church/shopping and library.
Art,card games, regular craft such as making birthday and xmas cards etc, entertainment (visiting musicians, singers, BBQ), exercises (walks and sit dancing, indoor bowls).
Daily newspaper reading.
Sky TV can be installed at resident cost.
Updated: 17 May 2011
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not see management for details
Staffing qualifications and details 24 hour care plus qualified nursing staff. House doctor providing regular and on call visits.
Details about meals Meals are provided by a local food service who specialise in providing this service to residential facilites. Residents have input into menus.Alternatives can be provided for any meal, particularly to meet special dietary needs.
Updated: 17 May 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Interpreter Yes available if required for other languages.
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Spanish Yes
Thai Yes
Zulu Yes
Updated: 14 Jul 2023
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Buddhist Yes
Christian Yes
Muslim Yes
Non denominational Yes
Pentecostal Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Updated: 14 Jul 2023
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.01 Km Bus stop over road.
Shops 0.25 Km
Mall 5.00 Km
Parks 0.25 Km
Updated: 16 Apr 2007
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Police checked Yes
Updated: 14 Jul 2023

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