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Edith Cavell Lifecare
Rest Home Care
Cnr Head and Dryden Streets
Sumner-Redcliffs-Mt Pleasant
Postal Address
Cnr Head and Dryden Sts Sumner
(03) 326 6608
(03) 326 5335
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Mary van der Veldt - 03 326 6608
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To provide total care for our residents in a caring, personal environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 21
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner No We are able to liaise with Nurse Practitioners at Burwood Hospital
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour Registered Nurse cover on-site.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Own Social Worker Yes Social Workers are readily accessible for consultation and visits as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Attends each client 6 weekly.
Dietitian Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Local ministers visit regularly.
Other Personnel Yes Volunteer visitors.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are part of the respected Liverpool Care Pathway and work closely with Nurse Maude Specialist Palliative care team
Oxygen Management Yes We have O2 concentrators .
Surgical Followup Yes We work closely with DHB specialist staff
Wound Care Yes We refer as required to Nurse Specialists or Consultants.
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic residents are managed within our home with support from GP and Nurse Specialists who may visit.
Continence Advisor Yes Available on request.
Infection Control Yes We have a strong relationship with SCL who are available to us for up to date advice and education. Registered Nurse Infection Control Nurse on the premises.
Psychiatric Care No Although not a pshychiatric unit our residents are able to seek support from a wide ranging network of outreach workers.
Gerontological Care Yes We have ready access to PMH specialists and have formed strong relationships with many of the team there.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We pride ourselves on nursing care that supports you to remain as independant as possible while still offering a range of nursing services that meet individual needs.
Psychologist No Able to access for visits on referral from GP
Psychiatrist No Able to access when required.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Registered Staff have differing areas of experience,interest and education including - palliative care, heart and respiratory disease, counselling and holistic care, and care with warmth and a smile.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes If a prospective client is happy to integrate with older people.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have one cat
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Only in some rooms No caged birds
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes If not causing disturbance to other residents.
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 lounges and various seating areas both inside and out.
Outings Yes
Rural Setting No However garden and hill views.Two blocks from beach and cafe.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside undercover
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes We are happy to share our audit summary report with you.
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Privately owned and operated Edith Cavell is an integral part of the Sumner, Redcliffs, Mount Pleasant and surrounding communities.

All rooms have a view either to the hills or overlooking the garden.

Within walking distance of the beach.

Beautiful established gardens.
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Age Concern and Arthritis Society visit occasionally, Blind Foundation supply 'Talking Books' . Parkinson's Society are available if required. RSA visit regularly. Church services are held regularly.

Our activity programme is changed every month and includes art and craft sessions and visits made to local art shows. Entertainment including visiting dancing groups are a regular occurence with school visits, choirs and musical performances, exercises, cards and garden walks. Happy hour with our resident pianist is a special favourite and includes tasty platters and a variety of wines. Indoor games include bowls, quoits, soft ball games, housie, library, videos, newspaper reading and quizzes,

Our residents regularly visit a variety of venues and concerts.
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooking at Edith Cavell is a speciality. Breakfast is delivered to you in bed however the dining room is available if you would prefer. Morning and afternoon tea are served to you in your room or in the lounge.Our main meal is at midday and all diets are catered for.
Staffing Details Registered Nurses and trained/experienced Caregivers. Skilled Domestic staff. Physio Assistant and Diversional Therapist.
Associated Complexes Part of Heritage Lifecare
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Personal Items.
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Portugesse Yes
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Thai Yes
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes All religions welcome.
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km To bus stop.
Shops 1.00 km
Mall 1.00 km
Parks 0.40 km
Library 1.00 km Extra library books are collected for the use of residents each month. Full library facilities are available from our complex.
Updated: 22 Dec 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Dec 2016