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Cardrona Rest Home & Hospital
Rest Home Care
16 MacKenzie Street
Postal Address
16 Mackenzie Street
Putaruru 3411
(07) 883 3708
(07) 883 3989
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Debbie Beer - 078833708
Doreen & Trevor Beer - 078833708
Clinical Operations Manager
Katherine McLeod - 078833708
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"A home away from home"

Offering you and your loved ones a family atmosphere and quality care

Cardrona Rest Home and Hospital takes pride in catering to the needs of our community by providing personal, hands on care for all of our residents.

Offering 24/7 registered nurse care, spacious rooms, nutritious home style cooking and a friendly staff. The team at Cardrona are dedicated to hosting our residents and their families in a comfortable and cheerful environment.

For all enquiries please contact Debbie Beer, General Manager or Katherine McLeod, Clinical Operations Manager on

Phone: (07) 883 3708 Email: cardrona.rest@xtra.co.nz

We look forward to meeting with you
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 23
Vacancy Yes
We have a single room with shared en-suite and shared rooms available
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms as at 31 Mar 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 9 Apr 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have friendly and skilled Registered Nurses rostered on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A great team of dedicated caregivers are on hand to help with all residents personal cares. We have at least two caregivers on each shift.
Physiotherapist Negotiable This is assessed as required for each resident
Occupational Therapist Negotiable This is assessed as required for each resident
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Cardrona has two lovely ladies who run a wide variety of activities for residents Monday - Friday. This includes arts and crafts, current events, music, games and regular walks and outings in the van when the sun is shining.
Hairdresser Negotiable We organise a hairdresser to visit the home regularly/ upon request
Podiatrist Negotiable We organise a podiatrist to visit the home regularly as required
Dietitian Negotiable All menus are regularly reviewed by a dietitian. Extra services can be arranged as required
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular church services are conducted at the home across a number of denominations
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our staff are trained in end of life care and provide compassionate and sensitive care to suit the residents' needs. We also have large rooms which enable family to comfortably spend as much time as they like with their family member.
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Katherine McLeod our Clinical Operations Manager has built her career in the aged care sector and is happy to share her knowledge and advice with staff and families.
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We are able to cater for all levels of respite care needs subject to room availability.
Carer Support Yes We are able to cater for all levels of carer support or other short stay care needs subject to room availability.This also includes convalescence, ACC and PAC funding.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes If required
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have a Ministry of Health contract to deliver this service and use it regularly
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several seating areas indoors and outdoors. Our sunroom which overlooks the back garden is a popular area.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We are happy to take day care residents and assimilate them into our daily programe here at C ardrona
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes We are located in the rural township of Putaruru. WE have expansive grounds and part of the home overlooks playing fields next door.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated area.
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We have a lovely warm family type home. Our staff are loyal and caring people.

We are an owner operated service.

Please feel free to talk to existing residents and their families about our service. We are confident that you will get 'glowing' reports.

As an aside - Our gardens are attractive and we also think we've got the best display of roses in town. Come and judge for yourself.
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Home cooked meals.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Come and meet our staff.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see the manager for details
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
Updated: 17 Dec 2010
Shops 0.30 km Walking distance
Updated: 17 Dec 2010

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