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Craigweil House
Rest Home Care
143-147 Parkhurst Road
Parakai 0830
Postal Address
143 Parkhurst Road
Parakai 0830
(09) 420 8277
(09)420 9339
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David Halewood - 09 420 8277
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A wonderful warm welcome greets you at the front door of Craigweil House. Craigweil is a fantastic site with recent renovations bringing it to a modern and contemporary feel. Originally built in 1904 the building has been restored to offer all levels of care and service to our Residents. There is a caring family atmosphere that residents and families enjoy. We pride ourselves on providing excellent quality health care services and charge NO ADDITIONAL OR PREMIUM ROOM CHARGES. As a family operated business we focus on the lifestyles and enjoyment of our residents.

We have en-suited rooms available with shower and toilet amenities. TV's are provided for hospital level rooms and activities are provided throughout the week by diversional therapist specialists.

We have two company vehicles to cater for our residents outings and appointments where required. There are many interesting locations to go to in this region, including our favourite hot spot and local Parakai pools next door. Our facility is active in the community with pet therapy, community groups, local schools and colleges visiting regularly.

We offer a continuum of care for all residents and promote independence and autonomy while maintaining up most respect and dignity for all. Our staff are well trained and are provided continuous education to ensure best standards and practices are given to our clients. Please don't hesitate to call us or drop in for a viewing of our great facility.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 25 May 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
The majority of our bedrooms have been completely refurbished, adding a new fresh and pleasant look to our Rest Home. We provide a homely atmosphere and welcome new residents.
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 3 Apr 2020
"We would like to say thank you for the kind and respectful staff that we have at Craigweil House. We really appreciate the generous and caring staff and everything that they do for us Their respect and dignity is of a very high standard. I would not hesitate to recommend this facility"
Updated: 25 May 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes Registered Nurses are on duty 24/7.
Nurse Practitioner Yes Our resource for a Nurse Practitioner is with the WDHB, this service is readily available when required.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our rosters for HCA are well covered in the three areas of care.
Physiotherapist 6 Yes We have our local physiotherapist visit1 morning every week, all our new residents are seen and assessed by the physiotherapist.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Coordinator is at Craigweil Monday to Friday. Making sure that the program has plenty of variety suitable for all the residents needs.
Hairdresser Yes Our local friendly hairdresser comes when required to do residents hair. The hairdresser is walking distance from the home if residents choose to have a little walk they are very welcome to do so.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits every six weeks, she is very gentle and caring towards our residents, they enjoy her visits.
Dietitian Yes We have a dietitian who we can call on if required. When we have a change in menu we also consult with this resource.
Accredited Visitors Yes Age Concern and local volunteer visits are very welcome.
Kaumatua Negotiable By arrangement
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Local clergy and chaplain visit regularly.
Updated: 25 May 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Continence Advice Yes
Clinical Management No We have a registered nurse/manager that oversees all clinical matters.
Updated: 7 Nov 2012
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes This service has been ongoing at Craigweil House for many years,Respite residents love revisiting our facility and become part of our family.
Carer Support Yes We welcome all inquiries regarding this service.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Please check for availability
Updated: 25 May 2016
May Bring Own Furniture Yes If suitable for the size of the room
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Yes we have two rooms that are suitable for couples.
Ensuite Yes There are shared ensuites in our hospital unit.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No .
Phone Access In Own Room Yes If a phone line is required the resident or family are responsible for paying for the connection.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Care is the main priority for all ages and abilities.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Large comfortable lounges in all areas.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our Hospital unit covers all aspects of care. Registered Nurses are on duty 24/7. Our facility also works with the Hospice Team.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes From 7 am to 7 pm with all Daily needs,activities and meals provided.
Outings Yes We endeavour to take the residents on outings at least once a week. Taking residents for walks is always another option.
Residents Committee Yes We have a resident meeting every two months.
Family Committee Yes Not a committee as such but a family Support group that meet Bi monthly
Newsletter Yes To keep our residents informed of anything that is coming up or birthdays.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes This is part of our Quality Assurance Manual
Confused Residents Yes We are very aware of confused residents, many of our HCA have had training in this subject.
Rural Setting Yes Semi rural
Smoking Permitted Yes In covered outdoor areas
Semi-Secure Yes Our dementia unit is secure with decks that look out to the park and local shops.
Updated: 25 May 2016
Special Features
Special Features
We offer a cooked breakfast on a Wednesday to all our residents.
Internal courtyard area that our resident and their families can enjoy.
Delightful sun room just to sit and watch the world go by.
Updated: 25 May 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our Activities Coordinator organizes a variety of games,crafts and other interests according to resident needs.
Choice of library books delivered.
Entertainment on a regular basis.
The local museum is a must for a visit.
Thermal pools within walking distance.
Church service on Sundays.
Musical choir
Updated: 21 Sep 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All meals are prepared and cooked at Craigweil House offering a very tasteful range of seasonal meals and treats. All dietary needs are catered for. Dietitian approved seasonal menus.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Registered Nurses, Qualified care assistants,Activities Coordinator,
Associated Complexes Catherine Lodge Retirement Home - Royal Oak Turama House Rest Home - Royal Oak Beachfront Rest Home - Stanmore Bay
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdressers, Podiatry,Specialist referrals, non prescribed pharmacy items.
Updated: 21 Sep 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Polish Yes
Updated: 25 May 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 25 May 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stops out side front door
Shops 0.10 km We are next door to a Four Square grocery Store, Hairdresser Bakery/café and takeaways
Mall   We do regular outings to Westgate Mall and Silverdale as part of our Activities programme
Parks 0.10 km Just across the road from a large pleasant park with nice for a walk through
Library 4.00 km There is a very good library in Helensville, we can arrange for you to be taken there or get books delivered to the resthome
Updated: 25 May 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
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: 25 May 2016

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