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Everil Orr Rest Home and Hospital
Rest Home Care
63 Allendale Rd
Mt Albert
Central Owairaka.
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(09) 815 2740
(09) 8152741
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Sue Billington - (09) 815 2740
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At Everil Orr our care and service reflects Oceaniahealthcare values of delivering care with respect, passion and excellence.

Everil Orr Village is located beside one of the golden triangle of Volcanic cones, Mount Albert, adorned by mature native trees and alive with native birds.

Ashby wing is our dedicated Rest Home wing with 13 bedrooms, one room is a spacious double room. From the sunny lounge we have extensive views of the upper harbour.

Our home also offers Hosptial level care, either permanent, shortstay , day relief and palliative care.
Our team of experienced Registered Nurses are rostered on all shifts and are supported by our loving team of health care assistants.

Everil Orr is known for its homely feel, friendly staff, excellent care and readiness to have a bit of fun.

Activities are organised by the activities team who work flexible hours to ensure residents have plenty of opportunity to enjoy a varied program. We have a weekly shopping trip and one or two other outings per week.

Our physiotherapy assistant is a trained tai chi instructor. Tai Chi is held twice a week and is very popular.

Everil Orr Village is part of Oceania Healthcare.

Learn more at www.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 23 May 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 13
Vacancy Soon
We have 2 permanent RH vacancies
Impending vacancy Yes - We have a freshly redecorated
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Apr 2018
Thank you for all your kindness and care for Dad in his final years. Without you all his life would not have endured for as long - T.B.

Words cannot express the loving care and kindness you all gave to my Mum. You are all angels - L.L.

You gave my Mother such wonderful care and I loved the nice way staff spoke not only to the resdients and families but to each other. My Mother enjoyed being here at Everil Orr- B.H.

The staff cared for my Mother so kindly and they gave her love, laughed with her, talked to her, shared their lives with her and made her lastmonths, weeks, days very secure and happy - B.A.D.B

You made my sister so welcome. What a lovely place, so clean and staff lovely - B.C.

I would just like to say I have had nothing but positive experiences with your facility. Your staff are both polite and helpful and reassuring. They take the time to talk to me, provide me with helpful information so that I can feel reassured that my Mother is getting only the best of care. I know she is being treated with respect and dignity and for that I am truly grateful - C.

Just wanted to pass on how much we enjoyed the Christmas party and to congratulate all the staff on such an enormous effort. You are a special group of people at Everil Orr -G.N.

I am always amazed by your kindness, patience and friendliness while you looked after my Father. He was not an easy resident at times but your faithful care ensured that he was comfortable. He had many visits to the hospital but he always looked forward to coming home to Everil Orr again - T.B.
Updated: 23 May 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day in both the hospital and rest home. This is complimented with our very experienced Clinical Leader who leads our clinical care team.Out of hours support is also provided for our nurses.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Health care assistants make up the largest number of our care staff. Training is provided and encouraged for all of our staff so they provide skilled, competent care with confidence and compassion. We have a multi cultural group of workers.
Physiotherapist Yes A fully qualified physiotherapist works on site each week on contract and this is complimented with a fully trained physiotherapist assistant who works four days per week under the supervision of the physiotherapist.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable The rest home is able to access the services of an occupational therapist for a resident if and when the need arises. This service is available at the residents own expense.
Own Social Worker No We do not have a resident social worker but we are able to access these services for a particular resident should the need arise.Our Chaplain is a trained social worker and can direct you to appropriate service providers.
Diversional Therapist No
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an activities coordination team who work flexible hours so that events can be held during the day, in an evening or at the weekend. We have regular Happy Hours, birthday celebrations and outings, including visits to the mall.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdressing salon on site. Services are at the individuals expense but prices are kept as low as possible for your conveninece. Our small Village shop stocks a good range of hair products.
Podiatrist Yes We have a contracted podiatrist who visits our facility as required. Residents are also able to make appointments directly. Charges vary according to the individual resident's circumstances.
Dietitian Yes A dietitian provides assistance for individual residents as required in conjunction with our Kitchen Manager. We have a summer menu and a winter menu that is dietician approved and audited to ensure we are able to provide well balanced nutricious meals.
Kaumatua No We have an established relationship with the Manurewa Marae and consult with cultural advisors particularly in regard to the Maori and Pacific Island cultures.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A chaplain is based on site, visits our residents regularly and welcomes interaction with residents of all religious backgrounds. She is particularly skilled in providing guidance during end of life care. She leads regular worship services and funerals.
Other Personnel Yes We have a number of ethnically diverse volunteers who are involved in a range of activities in the resthome. We warmly welcome anyone interested in volunteering to contact us.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes The registered nurses and some of the other staff received in-service training on palliative care. Our registered nurses are trained and experienced in the use of AD syringe drivers for effective pain management.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed. Our staff are trained and familiar with gastronomy and nasogastric care.
IV Antibiotic Capability No Could be negotiated.
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed.
Wound Care Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed. Trained and experienced staff in wound care management.
Diabetic Care Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed. The registered nurses are trained and experienced in providing this care.
Continence Advisor Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed.
Infection Control Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed. a Registered Nurse is the Infection Control Officer for Everil Orr Village.
Stomal Therapist Yes Available on a consultancy basis as needed. Staff are trained and experienced to provide stoma care.
Psychiatric Care Yes We work in conjunction with different community mental health services or Older Peoples Health Services. We are able to provide respite services for clients who do not require acute services.
Dialysis Yes We have trained staff who is familiar and confident with peritoneal dialysis. We work in close relationship with the dialysis unit in the hospital during the periods that we have residents who requires peritoneal dialysis.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Full time clinical manager, who is an experienced registered nurse. She oversees all the clinical aspects in the facility and works closely with the facility manager.
Psychiatrist Yes Referral to local community mental health team and/or Older People's Health
Updated: 23 May 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 happy to offer respite care as often as we are able to. This can be dependent on bed availability.
Carer Support Yes We are happy to offer carer support and other short term care as often as we are able to. This can be dependent on bed availability.
Subsidised Yes Some programmes enable us to offer subsidised services
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We are happy to take advance bookings so we can plan ahead with you.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We have a contract to provide services for younger persons and currently have anumber of residents living with under this care contract.
Day Care Yes We do offer day care servcies for individuals and are happy to discuss your particular requirements.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We are happy to provide transition care for PHC patients.This service is dependent on bed availability at the time.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We are able to take residents funded under palliative care.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our staff are experienced and competent to deliver palliative care. We also work closely with hospice and palliative care services. Our chaplain is also experienced in proving palliative care support for residents and families.
Whanau Room Yes The Whanua room is available with comfortable chairs, microwave, tea and coffee. This room is available 24/7.
Rooms (Single) Yes Most of our rooms are single.
Rooms (Shared) No We do not usually place people in shared rooms. The exception is married couples wishing to be together.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have 2 rooms which can be shared by a married couple if this is appropriate for them both.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have en-suites.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Resdients are welcome to bring any pieces of furniture that will amke their room feel more like home for them. The exception is sometimes their own bed if this poses a safety risk to the resident or to our staff.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Alcohol is permitted but we ask that the Registered nurse manage this supply for you.
Pets In Residence Yes We have several pets in residence including birds, cats and fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We will consider all requests however we cannot accomodate all pets.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This service is able to be provided at the persons own expense. Connection needs to be arranged by the individual or their family.We are happy to help steer you through the process.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Heating is provided in each room and can be individually adjusted. Personal heaters are not able to be used.
Maori Kaupapa No Everil Orr Village has an established relationship with the local Manurewa Marae.
Residents Committee No Three monthly residents and family meetings are held, facilitated by our chaplain.
Family Committee No Families are invited to attend the residents meetings.
Newsletter Yes A monthly newsletter is provided to keep everyone up to date with happenings, upcoming events and changes.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Oceania has a robust policy for managing challenging behaviour. Training is provided to all of our staff so they have the necessary skills to act in the residents best interest safely.
Confused Residents Yes Our staff are trained and competent in looking after confused residents. However Everil Orr is not a secure environment and does not cater for residents requiring this containment for their safety.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are several lounge areas and out door seating for residents and families to enjoy together.
Outings Yes We offer a weekly trip to the mall which is well attended. We also offer other outings that are planned around the weather and events.
Smokers Room No We provide designated safe outside areas for the use of our smokers.
Smoking Permitted Yes In the designated safe outdoor areas only.
Semi-Secure No Everil Orr is not a secure or semi-secure facility. However our staff do keep close track of our residents and their whereabouts to ensure their safety.
Sprinklers Yes We have a robust fire protection service. The sensitive fire alarm system ensures the safety of all our residents. A sprinkler system is installed and is regularly monitored. All staff are trained in fire evacuation and management.
Audit report available Yes This is available on request.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We enjoy beautiful views of the Waitemata harbour. The park like gardens are well maintained and spending time in the grounds on a fine day is peaceful and relaxing.

There is lots going on and lots of life to live here with new friends waiting to be met.

We have a large multi cultural staff which brings many good things to Everil Orr. It provides us with contrast and diversity as well as an ability to accomodate many different languages. Our staff are not only well trained and competent but bright, cheerful, happy and caring.

Our on site kitchen is able to provide lovely meals and snacks and to cater to everyones individual preferences and needs.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We encourage our residents to continue with activities already of interest to them as well as to discover new ones.
We organise a varied programme and offer the opportunity for specially requested events and outings as well.
Residents have the opportunity of joining in with a group, getting together with a friend or visitor or spending some quiet time alone. There are many places available to suit all of these needs.
Books, games and movies etc. are left out for you to choose to use anytime.
Can't find what you are looking for amongst our planned activities or resources then let us know. You may be surprised with what we can come up with.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals We have a Summer Menu and a Winter Menu which change with the season. Menus are planned for a month at a time, with no repetition during the month period. These rotate through the season. We provide a vegetarian option at each meal. Individual preferences, choices, cultural considerations and needs are all catered for.
Staffing Details Our kitchen is well staffed with trained competent cooks and chefs. Our menu is audited and planned by a dietician to ensure you recieve a well balanced nutricious diet. Our dietician is available to consult on specific needs as required.
Associated Complexes The Everil Orr facilities include a rest home, hospital and a Retirement Village is currently under construction.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to management or our office administrator for full details.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes Some of the staff are able to communicate in Afrikaans.
Arabic Yes
Cantonese Yes Some of the staff are able to communicate in Cantonese.
Chinese Yes Some staff are Chinese.
English Yes This is the most commonly spoken language.
Ethiopian Yes Some staff are Ethiopian.
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes Some staff are Fijian Indian
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes Some staff are able to communicate in Hindi
Interpreter No We are able to access an interpreter if the need arises.
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Some of the staff are Maori and Maori - Te Reo is their first language.
Punjabi Yes
Rarotongan Yes Some of the staff come from Rarotonga.
Samoan Yes
Sri Lankan Yes
Tongan Yes Some staff areTongan
Updated: 23 May 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes Chapel on site where chaplain conducts services on Sundays for those residents who choose to attend.
(Other comments) Yes This is an interdomination facility. People with all religions and/or no religion are welcome. We have a site chaplain who facilitates Sunday services and provides pastoral care to any in need.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Public Transport 0.30 km We are conveniently located 1 street away from the bus route.
Shops 0.00 km The Mt. Albert shops are approximately 500m away. We operate a shop in the facility 5 days a week and there is a vending machine locatd in reception.
Mall 2.50 km St. Lukes is the closest Mall. New Lynn Mall is approximately 6.5km away and is visted on a weekly basis by our residnets.
Parks 0.30 km Mt Albert park is within walking distance.
Library   Mobile library van visits fortnightly. We are able to arrange talking books for thos needing these.
Updated: 23 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes This is available on request
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes By association with Oceania Healthcare group.
The Eden Alternative No Our Manager is an Eden associate member, we are creating a home like environment with animals and plants.Residents in the Rest home can serve their own meals so they have the option to choose what they feel like at the time.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 23 May 2017