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Fitzgerald Complex
Rest Home Care
437 Armagh Street
North East
(03) 9822 165 ext 3
(03) 9822 164
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Chris Webster - 373 8350, 021 1034581
Anglican Living - 943 0891
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The staff are wonderful

It's a nice place. No one wants their parents to end up in care and with a diagnosis of Dementia and when our mum had to move in to care very quickly after a series of bad falls we were understandably sceptical and apprehensive. The staff made an effort to get to know not just our mum but her family and friends, always make us welcome and also make themselves available to chat to if and when we needed some support in coming to terms with things. Residents have activities every day and the staff make an effort to be inclusive of needs and abilities and to promote and support independance as much as possible. It's never going to be like being at home, but the staff acknowlege this and try to make it as homely as they can.

Amongst the local Linwood community, Holdsworth House Rest Home at Fitzgerald Complex is set around a stunning courtyard of raised garden beds with it’s own young grape vine. 32 residents enjoy a choice of accommodation, from standard bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities to premium bed-sitting rooms with ensuite bathrooms and excellent nursing care.

The Anglican Living mission is to enhance quality of life within a Christian family environment by:

- relating to all people with Christian compassion, dignity, trust and respect.
- working in partnership to encourage independence and well-being.
- respecting people's cultural, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds.
- ensuring best practice and continuous improvement.
- acknowledging all people as unique individuals.
- providing a safe and secure environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
For more information or to view our facilities please phone: Rest Home Unit Manager, Ruth Abad 03 373-8353 or Facility Manager, Chris Webster 03 373-8350
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 26 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Ruth Abad, Reg Nurse, Rest Home Unit Manager
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have set hours per week contracted physio service through Therapy Professionals as well as an on site Physio-assistant
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes Our delicious meals and catering services are provided by Medirest at Compass Group NZ Limited. A choice of two main meals is available at lunch and dinner.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes The Revd Jill Keir and her team conduct weekly Sunday services at Fitzgerald and is available for personal visits with residents, family and friends.
Other Personnel Yes Chris Webster - Fitzgerald Retirement Village manager - 03 3738350
Updated: 11 Apr 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We have access to Geontology Nurse Specialists at the DHB
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Short stay services depends on available vacant beds
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Premium rooms have ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In courtyard.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Can be viewed online
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Special Features
Special Features
We provide a complete range of care on one site. Hospital attached, Dementia Care provided in a separate wing.
We provide a sociable environment where family are welcome to enjoy a meal with their relatives in the dining room and join any other activities they choose.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We provide a recreational program that is meaningful to our residents. Our activity programme includes: bowls, quizzes, housie, outings, church services and exercise programmes.
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Meals are provided in our dining room by Medirest at Compass Group NZ Limited. There is always a choice of 2 main courses for lunch and dinner. Buffet breakfast available.
Staffing Details We have highly qualified care staff available 24/7
Associated Complexes Bishopspark Retirement Village
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Armenian Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Thai Yes
Other Details Yes kiribati also spoken.
Other Information Yes We have access to other interpreter services
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Metro Route 60 - Hillmorton/Southshore
Shops 0.20 km Linwood village, Stanmore Road shops including KiwiPost and New World supermarket.
Mall 2.00 km The Palms
Parks 0.30 km 5 minutes walk to Beverley Park
Library   Linwood Library, 1st floor Eastgate Mall
Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes On line
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 21 Jul 2016