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Alexander Lodge
Rest Home Care
5 Alexander St
(09) 276 9996
(09) 276 9997
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Ravendra Chetty - 021 653695
Ravendra Chetty - 021 653695
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"Our Home is Your Home" Quality care in a warm friendly family environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 31 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 23
Vacancy Yes
One single room with toilet.One double shared room.
Impending vacancy Yes - 2
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable
Registered Nurse Yes On call 24 hours a day.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable As required.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable As required.
Own Social Worker 0.00 Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes We have our own onsite salon room and the hair dresser comes in once a month or the residents own hair dresser will come in and use it.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist will come in every 6-8 weeks.
Dietitian Negotiable
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 10 Nov 2008
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Registered nurse available for this.
Diabetic Care Yes Caregivers trained in this field, we have several here already.
Updated: 7 Dec 2010
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have younger residents with some sort of Disability.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We will do our best to accomodate wherever possible.
Rooms (Single) Yes We have a variety of these rooms most with ensuites, all with hand basis, furnished, heated etc.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes we have several large rooms that are ideal for couples.
Ensuite Yes Most of our rooms are equipped with their own ensuite, all rooms have their own hand basin and would be close to one of our many toilets.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring some of their own items, pictures etc.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Our residents are allowed to have alcohol if they desire. However this is carefully monitered and supervised.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Pets by negotiation
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Can be arranged.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Can be thermostatically adjusted, there is a heater in every room for you own personal comfort.
Residents Committee Yes The residents have meetings regularly and are chaired by the activity coordinator. We welcome and value input from the residents.
Family Committee No We dont have a family committee as such, however family input is welcomed and appreciated.
Newsletter Yes We bring out a quarterly newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lovely sunny lounge areas overlooking outside. There is also a large outside covered decking area where residents can relax outside.
Outings Yes Yes we have regular outings in a comfortable van (contract). We welcome input from the residents as to where they would like to go. A good time is had by all! The van has a disability seat which allows our more disabled residents to enjoy outings as well.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outside on a covered verandah the rest of the facility is a smoke free zone.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes Every room in the building has a sprinkler fitted to it, we also have a state of the art fire monitoring system with backed up cordless dialout.
Updated: 18 Apr 2012
Special Features
Special Features
We are situated in a tranquil garden setting at 5 Alexander Street, Otahuhu. residents enjoy our extensive decking area and our great urban views.

We are proud to be a 100% owner operated facility. we are a smaller sized resthome that allows you to experience that personal touch.

Our aim is to ensure residents recieve the best possible care by qualified and experienced staff, ensuring their individual needs and well being are met in a safe clean inviroment.
every room is completely furnished but we encourage residents to bring their own personal items to enable them to feel at home.

Our two lounges look out to urban views and our extensive covered decking allows residents to enjoy the indoor /outdoor flow of the facility.

We have tastefully decorated and are currently refurbishing parts of our facility for the ongoing enjoyment of our residents, all rooms are fitted with a hand basin, most have ensuites.

Updated: 10 Nov 2008
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Care and Craft, Cards, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Log fire, Lotto, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parties, Quizzes, Roses, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV, Videos
Updated: 10 Nov 2008
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals good wholesome home cooking, a well balanced diet is provided with special attention to those residents who require specialised diets. Menus are audited by qualified dietician.Suggested favourite meal options are welcomed especially on birthdays.
Staffing Details All staff recieve regular external and internal ongoing training. All staff hold First Aid Certificates. We have a wonderful team of dedicated long term staff that care for all our residents in a caring and loving manner.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Available on request.
Updated: 7 Dec 2010
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes Caregiver
Dutch Yes
English Yes All staff & residents can speak English.
Fijian Yes Caregivers
Fijian Indian Yes Cargivers
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available on request, we have contacts in most laungages.
Niuean Yes Caregiver
Punjabi Yes
Rarotongan Yes Caregiver
Samoan Yes Caregiver
Tongan Yes
Updated: 18 Apr 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes Residents are welcome to attend church services in the community. Church services are held for major religious events such as Easter and Christmas.
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
(Other comments) Yes All denomations are welcomed some residents have their own ministers visit &some are picked up for their own church sevices.
Updated: 10 Nov 2008
Public Transport 0.50 km Bus Stop within close walking distance and train service approx 2ks away
Shops 0.02 km Walking distance, including Dairy, Service Station, Takeaways, Supermarket
Mall 0.50 km Strip shopping in main street about 1km away. Main Sylvia Park mall approx 3kms away via motorway
Parks 1.00 km Water front Tamaki estuary and park
Library 0.05 km Walking Distance to Otahuhu Public Library
Updated: 10 Nov 2008
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce
Updated: 18 Apr 2012