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CHT Peacehaven Home & Hospital

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CHT Peacehaven Home & Hospital
Rest Home Care
55 Kinross Street
Blockhouse Bay
Postal Address
(09) 627 8653
(09) 627 8658
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Wynnona Faustino - (09) 627 8653
CHT Healthcare Trust - (09) 522 4585
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Nestled in a beautiful garden setting, CHT Peacehaven Home & Hospital has provided a restful sense of home for residents for many years in a quiet neighbourhood in Blockhouse Bay.

CHT Peacehaven residents can enjoy the expansive lawns, lush gardens and light, airy spaces with spacious lounge and dining areas or take a short stroll to the local shops.

CHT is a leading provider of residential care with over 50 years experience and a proud history of innovative facility design and service delivery.

CHT provides quality care in your community.

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 DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 30 Jun 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care9
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Visits to our friendly facility are welcome at any time.
Impending vacancyYes - We run a waiting list system.
Updated: 23 Jun 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes Registered nursing staff always available
Physiotherapist 2 Yes Available for consultation and exercise programmes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Own Social Worker 0.00 Negotiable Advocate available as required
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes Provides a skilled and varied programme
Hairdresser Yes Robyn does a great job at Peacehaven
Podiatrist Yes Six weekly appointments are available
Dietitian Negotiable Available for consultation
Accredited Visitors 4 Yes We enjoy the input of these fantastic volunteers
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Available for counselling, prayer and contemplation
Other Personnel 40 Yes Owner Manager works on site
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Access to palliative care specialists
Oxygen Management Yes Access to Oxygen Management team
Surgical Followup Yes We have access to Doctors who can direct us on surgical followup
Wound Care Yes Access to Wound Care Nursing Therapist
Diabetic Care Yes Access to Diabetic Care Nursing Specialist
Continence Advisor Yes Access to Continence Advisor
Infection Control Yes Access to Specialist consultation
Stomal Therapist Yes Access to Specialist Stomal Therapist
Psychiatric Care Yes Access to Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our on site physiotherapsit is skilled in stroke rehabilitation. We also have access to Stroke Rehabilitation Specialists. We use this service as we need it.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Access to Dementia Care Specialists
Gerontological Care Yes Access to Gerontologists as required.
Community Health Yes Access to Community Health Nurses
Clinical Manager Yes We have a General Practitioner who manages the clinical side of our residents care
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We consult with Nurse specialists for diabeties, wound management and other specialist needs.
Psychologist Yes Access to Psychologists
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Manager has Batchelor of Arts, Teaching Diploma,
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We are skilled at managing Young People with Disabilities
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Whanau Room No Visitors are entertained in the resident's own room or one of 5 lounges plus outside areas.
Rooms (Single) Yes You have your own privacy
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have full en suites and those that don't have their own toilets
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Optional
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is your home, please enjoy
Pets In Residence Yes One cat.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes By arrangement
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Central heating to all rooms
Residents Committee Yes Residents' daily input is very welcome with a formal meeting several times a year
Family Committee Yes We encourage family participation.
Newsletter Yes Peacehaven Chatter Letter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We can manage unusual behaviours but we are not a dementia unit
Confused Residents Yes People with memory loss are welcome but we are not a dementia unit
Lounges/seating areas Yes Five cosy and homely lounges plus a conservatory
Outings Yes Weekly varied outings are offered (large bus) and a minibus is available on site for small trips
Rural Setting Yes Bush and garden views
Smokers Room Yes Conservatory
Smoking Permitted Yes We provide both smoking and non smoking areas.
Semi-Secure Yes Security gates for resident safety
Sprinklers Yes Fully fire protected with smoke alarms and sprinklers
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Special Features
Special Features
Peacehaven Rest Home is a 23 bed licenced care facility with a 22 bed hospital facility attached We offer the best of healthcare, hospitality, homely atmosphere family involvement.
We know that we can assess your needs and support you to develop your fullest potential.

We are only a short walk from the shops. We are semisecure but have keypads for independent residents.

We really care about our residents and enjoy meeting their needs and wants.

Special activities arranged including visits to the hydrotherapy pool.

Come and enjoy yourself at Peacehaven
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our activity programme encourages close family and volunteer involvement, We encourage children to visit (we have a toybox and an opportunity for entertainment of the residents at concerts).

We enjoy BBQs and picnics in our garden room.

Residents have access to services such as Age Concern, Alzheimers Society, Arthritis Society, Blind Foundation,Parkinson's Society and Stroke Group. RSA social workers visit and we have a close link with Probus.

Our Diversional Therapy Team plays Music and does activites such as Cards, care of the Garden, Housie, Art and Craft, Bowls, Flower Arranging, Quizzes, Newspaper and other Reading and Shopping. They encourage folks to read using Big print books or tapes.

We have as Exercise Programme led by our cheerful physiotherapist Dean. Individual programmes are also encourged.

Religious Services are led by local Christian Parishes including Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Baptist.
Residents of other faiths are also welcome.

We visit the hydrotherapy pool every Friday fortnight for fun and activities.

Our Chef caters for individual requirements and serves great NZ food, home cooked and yummy).

We have electronic chairs to assist residents to remain as independent as possible.

We have a holistic approach to Activities and aim to stimulate residents Physically, Socially, Intellectually and Spiritually. We enable residents to pursue their individual Hobbies and Interests such as Stroke Club, Church or club.
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Great New Zealand food cooked on site
Staffing Details Registered Nurse supervises trained Care Givers
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include hairdresser, podiatrist, physiotherapist but these are very reasonable charges
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cantonese Yes
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Greek Yes
Hindi Yes
Italian Yes We have residents who can speak some Italian
Sign Language Yes The Manager has some knowledge of sign language as she used to teach a deaf child. With practice she could get fluent again.
Tongan Yes
Yugoslavian Yes We have an accordinist who has knowledge of this language
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Monthly church service
Baptist Yes Monthly church service
Christian Yes Church service every week
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Protostant, catholic
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes Monthly church service
Roman Catholic Yes Monthly rosary and Lay visitor weekly
Salvation Army Yes Transport provided to weekly church service
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Public Transport 0.20 km bus stop very handy, taxis available
Shops 0.50 km Blockhouse Bay within walking or scooter distance
Mall 2.00 km Lynn Mall with comprehensive shopping available
Parks 0.10 km a lovely green area very close by
Library 0.50 km Peacehaven offers transport to choose you own books from Blockhouse Bay Library
Updated: 16 Dec 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 16 Dec 2011