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Rest Home Care
24 Dorset Street
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PO Box 26 146
(03) 977 2320
(03) 977 2322
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Cath Swain - 940 3482
Anglican Living - 977 0896
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A small, friendly purpose built rest home with a dedicated team of professional staff committed to giving their residents every opportunity to enjoy life.

The mission of Anglican Living is:

To enhance quality of life within a Christian family environment by:

- relating to all people with Christian compassion, dignity, trust and respect.
- working in partnership to encourage independence and well-being.
- respecting people's cultural, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds.
- ensuring best practice and continuous improvement.
- acknowledging all people as unique individuals.
- providing a safe and secure environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 29
Vacancy Yes
Standard and premium rooms available
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Abby Crowe.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes As required
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Bernadette Palmer - hours variable( 20 hours per week)
Hairdresser Yes 2x weekly
Podiatrist Yes 1 day per 3 weeks
Dietitian Yes As required
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Jan Brodie is our Chaplain available to residents, their families and staff. - Weekly scripture study group on Fridays at 10.45am. - Sunday service held in lounge at 11.15am.
Other Personnel Yes Robyn Hulme, Quality Coordinator email:quality@anglicanliving.org.nz
Updated: 16 Nov 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to bring any treasured piece of furniture. This needs to be labelled.
Alcohol Permitted Yes At direction of GP and RN
Pets In Residence Yes None at present. Discuss with manager.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Resident's portable phone for private conversations.
Wifi Yes Free access to all residents, family & friends.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes A monthly Activities newsletter is distributed to all residents. Cath, our manager also sends out a bi-monthly newsletter to help keep everyone informed with what's been going on.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Not suitable for a person who wanders or is aggressive.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Upstairs and downstairs lounge areas within rest home and plenty of beautiful spots around the grounds.
Outings Yes Weekly outings are arranged on Tuesdays using our wheelchair/easy access van. Every Monday transport is provided for shopping trips around town.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 16 Nov 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Purpose built rest home with large comfortable standard and premium rooms and studio unit residence with elegant decor and fittings. Central Christchurch position, next door to Hagley Park.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity Programme, Bowls, Big print books, Chapel, Concerts, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Jigsaw, Minibus, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pianist, Quizzes, Shopping
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals 2 menu choices for all lunch & dinner servings
Staffing Details All staff have a qualification in Aged Care.
Associated Complexes FITZGERALD - Apartments, Studio Units, Rest Home, Dementia Rest Home, and Hospital
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact: Cath Swain - 03 977 2320 / 021 103 4628. manager.bp@anglicanliving.org.nz
Updated: 18 Aug 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Inter denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes We relate to all people with Christian compassion, dignity, trust and respect.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Easy access to buses.
Shops 0.25 km Walking distance to Victoria St shops and cafes.
Mall 2.00 km Merivale Mall
Parks 0.10 km Hagley Park is our neighbour!
Library 1.20 km Central Library located at 191 Peterborough St. Visiting service from Christchurch library.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 21 Jul 2016