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Armourdene Rest Home
Rest Home Care
10 Von Tempsky Street
Hamilton East
Hamilton 3216
Postal Address
Same as above
(07) 839 5476
(07) 974-3977
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Michelle Campbell - (07) 839 5476
Barry Pohio - 021-941-149
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It is our specific goal to offer our Residents the BEST CARE in the friendliest, most comfortable and loving surroundings - your home away from home.
Armourdene holds ARC, Under 65, CHC-LTS and Respite Care contracts.

There are NO extra charges for services at Armourdene.

Call to discuss our settlement package and free stays.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 4 May 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy Yes
Note: We do not make additional charges for rooms or special services.
Impending vacancy No - We have a bed available now
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 Jan 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Kristine & Ann are our Registered Nurses and personally spend time with all residents.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Caregivers are focussed on delivery quality care, resotorative care and providing personal care and creating a homely environment
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Hours negotiable.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable Hours negotiable.
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes Jeanne has designed a great activities schedule that is wide-ranging and includes activities to provide physical and mental stimulation. Outing through town and country are provided in our own van
Hairdresser Yes Thursdays
Podiatrist Yes As required, usually monthly
Dietitian Yes As required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Updated: 15 Dec 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes We have a number of residents receiving diabetic care
Continence Advice Yes Where required we utilise specialist hospital advice
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes We work closely with MHSOP at Waikato Hospital
Updated: 4 May 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We manage respite care for some ongoing residents
Carer Support Yes We have a number of respite and Carer Support residents who return to Armourdene for frequent stays
Subsidised Yes We accept Subsidised residents - many of whom are both long and short term.
Private Paying Yes We accept Private paying residents
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 19 Mar 2012
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage all residents to make our home their home
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes 3 double rooms
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes 3 double rooms exist.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under staff supervision.
Pets In Residence Yes Tropical fish
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room No Limited room phones, but protable phone works well
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 lounges.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Regular outings in our own mini bus
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meetings
Family Committee Yes We encourage family input to improve services and maintain close contact.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 19 Jun 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Our high staff to resident ratio and our culture makes Armourdene different.
We are small (28 beds) with highly personalised programmes.
We encourage all residents to be active and to treat Armourdene as if it were their own home.

We encourage acceptance of our settlement package - talk to us about a free introductory stay.

Armourdene - "your home away from home".

Updated: 4 May 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We encourage lots of activity 5 days a week with one fulltime co-ordinator. Much of our activity is onsite, but visits around Hamilton are very common, and regular.

We encourage activity for all, but through personalised programmes to take account of individual interests.

We also cater for those approaching rest home care and those looking for company and social interaction. Each month we have birthday parties for those having a birthday for that month - call us to get on the list., Activity programme, Age Concern, Bingo, Breakfast in bed, Concerts, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Minibus, Movies, Music, Organ, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping
Updated: 19 Mar 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Home cooked - "Seasonal" menus.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Registered Nurse 5 days a week 24hrs on call.
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, podiatrist and other specialist services. We have contracted services from Dr Barrie Winn - with house calls.
Updated: 19 Jun 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Italian Yes A little.
Updated: Unknown
Public Transport 0.10 km
Shops 0.20 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.50 km
Library   in house, with weekly updates
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 19 Mar 2012

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