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Rest Home Care
73 Bryndwr Road
North West
Postal Address
73 Bryndwr Road, Christchurch 8052
(03) 351 5979
(03) 351 5982
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Sally Leadley - (03) 351 5979
Fendalton Lifecare - (03) 351 5979
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 2 May 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 35
Vacancy Yes
Inquiries and visitors always welcome. All single rooms some with own ensuite and some with ensuite shared with neighbour
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 21 May 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Sally Leadley, Facility Manager
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Most caregivers have either completed or are studying towards Health and Wellbeing qualifications.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable private physiotherapist available as necessary.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 37.5 Yes Daily Activities Programme Monday to Friday
Hairdresser Yes Every Wednesday and at other times as needed. Appointments made.
Podiatrist Yes Is available by appointment. Visits 6 weekly.
Dietitian Negotiable Menus are compiled and overseen by Dietitian. Dietitian available by appointment for individual needs.
Accredited Visitors Yes Regular Church Visitors
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Several available. Catholic liturgy weekly, Anglican (ecumenical) services 2nd and 4th Thursdays
Other Personnel Yes Maintenance Co-ordinator always happy to assist with picture hanging, setting up of TVs, etc.
Updated: 26 Jun 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Currently rooms with own ensuites, and rooms with ensuites shared with neighbouring resident. Attractive garden outlook. Friendly folk to keep you company.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Within a month of proposed stay
Updated: 26 Jun 2017
Day Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single, generously sized rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes some of our rooms share an ensuite between two rooms so are suitable for a couple, each with their own room, or 1 bedroom, 1 sitting room.
Ensuite Yes some rooms have their own ensuite and others share an ensuite between two rooms
May Bring Own Furniture Yes own furniture welcome - whatever helps you to feel at home.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy Hour provided every Friday and with Entertainment on Tuesdays. Glass of wine offered with dinner on Saturday evenings. Villa & Studio/Apt residents have a fortnightly get together.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes dependent on type of room.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Jack points in each room. Residents arrange their own connection with their chosen provider. The Rest Home and Studios/Apt are wired for Sky - residents arrange their own connection. Telephones are available in the Library and in the small lounge.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Ceiling and/or Underfloor heating with a control dial on the wall.
Maori Kaupapa Yes All our staff are fully trained in Cultural Safety, both on induction and regularly thereafter.
Residents Committee No Regular bi-monthly Residents' meetings
Family Committee No Family members are welcome to attend Residents' Meetings
Newsletter Yes Quarterly Newsletters for Residents and their families
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Not suitable for residents who may wander away from the facility and get lost.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are three attractive, homely and comfortably furnished lounges (one with large screen TV, two with stereo equipment), small library, and numerous seating areas both indoors and in sheltered areas of the garden.
Outings Yes Weekly outings in the 11 seater van (drives, afternoon tea, lunch, concerts, movies) for rest home and studio/apt residents. Weekly shopping trips for Villa, Studio/Apt, able rest home residents. Monthly lunch outings for Villa residents. Strolls.
Rural Setting No Attractive suburban garden setting away from busy main road but handy to shops, library, doctors, dentists, churches.
Smokers Room No Designated outside area for smokers.
Smoking Permitted Yes outside only in designated area.
Semi-Secure No Not suitable for confused residents who may wander away from facility and get lost.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Just ask.
Updated: 21 Mar 2018
Special Features
Special Features
We are a small, friendly, family orientated retirement village where everyone knows one another, cares for and encourages one another and friendships develop easily. We are located in a quiet suburban setting yet close to amenities. Residents enjoy the home baking and extra effort put into parties and special days by the whole staff.
Updated: 26 Aug 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Gardens and pleasant surroundings. Activity programme, On site library,Big print books,bowls,scrabble,cards,art and craft, painting, movies. Gardening competitions (potatoes in a bucket) Sky TV access.
Large area for regular games of indoor Bowls. Scrabble, Housie. Regular Tai Chi sessions and exercise groups.
Happy Hour .
Regular outings in Van. Shopping outings.
Interdenominational church service with St Barnabas Church on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Catholic Liturgy each week. Several Churches very close to the Village.
Music and outside entertainers. BBQ, Breakfast in bed, Children visit from local school, , Gas Fire, Movies, Newspaper reading, Parties, Quizzes
Updated: 26 Aug 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals We cater for all tastes and do have diabetic, vegetarian, and other diets available.
Staffing Details We have high quality staff covering all shifts. Caregiving staff are either qualified via the ACE program or are in the process of training via this program.
Associated Complexes Elmswood Retirement Village
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact Management for a list of costs.
Updated: 26 Aug 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Amharic Yes
Arabic Yes
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Ethiopian Yes
Fijian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Korean Yes
Tagalog Yes
Updated: 26 Aug 2016
Public Transport 0.30 km bus stop just around the corner, near the Fendalton Library
Shops 1.50 km Fendalton Village - Supermarket, Restaurants, Cafes, Bakery, Pharmacy, Hairdresser, Video Shop, Gift Shop, Fish & Chip Shop, Dairy - 10 to 15 minute walk Dairy down Bryndwr Road - 5 min walk
Mall   Merivale & Riccarton
Parks 0.50 km Jeffreys Road Park by the library
Library 0.50 km very close to Fendalton Library and the Fendalton City Council services
Updated: 26 Jun 2017
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