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CHT Lansdowne Care Home

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CHT Lansdowne Care Home
Rest Home
105 Botany Rd
Auckland 2010
Postal Address
PO Box 74341
Auckland 1546
Counties Manukau
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Ricci Ybanez - 09 535 4244
CHT Health Care Trust - 09 522 4585
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A sun-filled courtyard, gardens and established trees provide a living heart to CHT Lansdowne Home & Hospital in Howick, with clusters of bedrooms all enjoying direct outdoor access.

Light and airy living rooms and kitchenettes associated with each cluster of bedrooms are well used social areas by residents and their guests.

Quality care, compassion and a strong connection to the community is at the heart of CHT Healthcare Trust. For over 55 years we have been taking great care of older people in the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas. Each of our properties provides a sense of home for residents, seamless transition across levels of care and support for families.

As an independent healthcare trust, CHT focuses all energy and resources into caring for residents, their families and communities.

Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 4 Sep 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 40
Vacancy No
swing room available
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $12.00/day up to $25.00/day as at 05 Apr 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 12 Apr 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurses are on hand Monday - Friday and Hospital Registered Nurses cover the Rest Home at all other times.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We have visits by Gerentology Nurse specialist and Hospice Nurse specialist as required.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Part time Hours
Occupational Therapist Yes Part Time
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities coordinator is available Monday to Friday and organises a range of activities. Please see Activities and Interests section below for more information.
Hairdresser Yes Salon on site. Visits Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits on a six weekly basis.
Dietitian Yes A dietitian reviews residents as required.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 8 Nov 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Updated: 12 May 2010
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Our modern and comfortable rooms are enhanced by the personal details you add with your ornaments, photographs and favourite furniture.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes 31 Rest Home rooms have ensuites.
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes We have outings in our mini-bus on weekly basis.
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please contact management to view a copy of this policy.
Updated: 24 May 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Surrounded by gardens and trees, Lansdowne is designed around clusters of bedrooms with each cluster having its own living room and kitchenette for use by residents and their guests.

Courtyards are a special feature at Lansdowne and can be accessed from bedrooms and lounges, providing residents with secure outdoor areas and gardens.
Updated: 12 May 2010
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
As part of our Activity programme residents enjoy Art, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Care and Craft, Cooking, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Minigolf, Movies, Outings, Parties, Pianist, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping and Sing-a-longs to name a few.

Onsite we also have a BBQ and lovely gardens for the residents and their families to enjoy.

For those that enjoy reading there are big print books, a library and visits to the library can also be arranged.

To help residents keep in touch with friends and family we have email facilities onsite. Sky TV is also installed to keep everyone up to date with the happenings in the outside world.

Visitors from a range of different religious groups come on a regular basis to provide pastoral care to our residents. We also have close links with the Senior Citizens club.

All residents can enjoy breakfast in bed if they wish and we also cater for vegetarian preferences.

A minibus is available and used for regular outings.

Updated: 12 May 2010
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact management directly for information regarding fees. We do not apply additional room charges.
Details about meals We provide tasty and nutritious meals with a dietitian's input as required. Vegetarian preferences are catered for.
Associated Complexes We one of the CHT group of nine facilities situated throughout the greater Auckland area.
Updated: 8 Nov 2012
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cantonese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Niuean Yes
Russian Yes
Sri Lankan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 12 May 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) No Most local church groups have regular visiting times
Updated: 12 May 2010
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.05 Km A bus stop is nearby on Botany Rd.
Shops 0.10 Km A superette is approximately 100m away on Botany Rd.
Mall 4.00 Km Westfield Pakuranga is a short drive away.
Library 6.00 Km Pakuranga Library.
Updated: 12 May 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 12 May 2010

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