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Bucklands Beach Rest Home
Rest Home Care
23 The Parade
Bucklands Beach
East Auckland
Counties Manukau
(09) 532 8376
(09) 532 8376
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Karen Forbes - (09) 532 8376
Karen Forbes - (09) 532 8376
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To provide the people of Auckland a facility that delivers the highest standard of care yet maintaining the individuals independence and dignity.
"A peaceful retreat right across from the beach". We are conveniently surrounded by flat land enabling pleasant and safe areas to walk. Direct sea views from communal lounge and Sunroom and also from some bedrooms.
Our Residents enjoy regular interaction and support from our local community.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 30 Jun 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Vacancy Yes
We have a lovely large newly renovated room available now for short or long term care. Viewing welcome anytime. Phone 532 8376
Impending vacancy No - Large room available 28th May
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 21 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Karen is a Registered Nurse Registered Nurse also on call 24/7
Enrolled Nurse 26 Yes 26 hours a week and available On Call 24/7
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 14 Part time Caregivers employed
Physiotherapist 4 Yes Physio accessible anytime as required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable Available as needed
Diversional Therapist Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator 16pw Yes We provide a very extensive social and activities programme with a very highly motivated and enthusiastic Therapist. This includes weekly van outtings.
Hairdresser 6 Yes Available weekly onsite.
Podiatrist Yes Our Podiatrist visits monthly to 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes Regular access available as required
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Arranged through Age Concern
Kaumatua Yes Access available through the local Marae
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor 2 Yes We have a weekly inter denominational service onsite
Other Personnel Yes We have volunteers from local schools and community groups that attend frequently
Updated: 21 Jul 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We provide Palliative care and gain our support and guidance from the South Auckland Hospice Community Nurses-Totara Hospice
Oxygen Management Yes As required
Surgical Followup Yes As required
Wound Care Yes All wound care attended to with support from appropriate clinics etc
Diabetic Care Yes All staff are trained in Diabetic care including Insulin administration
Continence Advisor Yes The Registered Nurse is a qualified Continence Advisor with many years experience
Infection Control Yes We provide an Infection Control Committee and up to date Infection Control Management
Updated: 15 May 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We now have a Permanent Respite bed available for bookings. Please feel free to contact Helen on 532 8376 or 021404230 to make your respite booking
Carer Support Yes We welcome either Carer Support or other short stay with our newly available Respite bed.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We now have a Permanent Respite bed available for bookings. Please feel free to contact Helen on 532 8376 or 021404230 to make your respite booking
Updated: 30 Jun 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes One very large double room with ensuite
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes One very large double room with ensuite
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This is encouraged to personalise the Residents room
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes One cat that has adopted us-his name is "Puss"
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Negotiable at the time
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No All underfloor or ceiling heating is adjusted to suit each Resident and monitored by the RN
Residents Committee No We provide 6 weekly residents meetings in the lounge
Newsletter Yes Ciculated every 2 months
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have the main lounge and the Sunroom that provides direct sea views
Outings Yes Weekly planned outings every Monday using our mini bus
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated smoking area outside
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 3 May 2010
Special Features
Special Features
Extensive seaviews available from communal lounge and dining areas and some bedrooms. All meals cooked onsite and are of a high nutritional standard and extensive varied menus. Our activities programme is exciting and varied and enjoyed by all.

As we are a small Rest Home we are able to meet the individual's special needs.
Updated: 25 Apr 2012
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our weekly activities include: Indoor bowls competition with other rest homes, extensive crafts, quizzes, varied indoor games, news of the week discussions, exercise groups, weekly movies and lots of exciting outtings including the zoo, shopping malls, local farms etc.
We celebrate each residents birthday individually and family are included on the day.
We have regular piano playing and other musical groups visit regularly. We also have an excellent rapport with the local kindergarten who visit regularly to sing and dance for the residents. We have an annual pet show at the rest home which provides a variety of animals from horses to mice.
We also have special events which include fancy dress days with a theme-this also involves family participation.
We have our own library on site and the mobile library visits weekly outside the rest home entrance
Updated: 3 May 2010
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Extensive varied menus and individual requirements catered for
Staffing Details 24 hour nursing care
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Fees do not include telephone, Sky TV. Please refer to the Rest Home Admission Agreement for more details
Updated: 3 May 2010
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Interpreter Yes Accessible as required
Updated: 3 May 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes Weekly service held in the lounge every Thursday morning for those who wish to attend
Updated: 3 May 2010
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus stop on the road corner that provides a service to Howick, Pakuranga and central city locations
Shops 0.20 km Local dairy approximately 5 minute walk
Mall 6.00 km Howick shopping centre approx a 10 minute drive from the rest home
Parks 4.00 km MacLeans park and Musick point both within 4 kms of rest home
Library   Visiting Mobile Library every Monday
Updated: 3 May 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 3 May 2010