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George Manning Lifecare
Rest Home Care
1 Hennessy Place
South West
(03) 338 9164
(03) 338 7028
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Gail Kerse - 03-3389164
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George Manning Lifecare is a modern facility offering a loving, understanding, and caring environment for both residents and their families.

All rooms are single with ensuites, and either have ranch slider access to our attractive, sheltered courtyards, or have large windows with a sunny aspect.

As we understand the importance of residents' connections with the community, we have an open door policy with regards to visiting, allowing friends and family to stop by at any time convenient to them.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 30 Aug 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 46
Vacancy Yes
We currently have no vacancy in our Rest Home. You are welcome to come and view at any time, or contact our Facility Manager, for an appointment to view.
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 20 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours per day
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist 28 Yes Physiotherapist available as required. Physiotherapy assistants on site two days per week.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 35 Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our Hair Salon is open 2 days per week.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits on a monthly basis.
Dietitian Yes Dietitian on call.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable Weekly church services, and spiritual guidance as required.
Other Personnel Yes Four house doctors, and other personnel as required.
Updated: 30 Aug 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Palliative care contract with DHB
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes Post-op nursing available.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic care and meals provided.
Continence Advisor Yes Continence care provided.
Infection Control Yes We have a comprehensive infection control programme.
Stomal Therapist No Stomal care provided.
Stroke Rehabilitation No Stroke rehabilitation provided.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes 40 hours per week and on call
Other Nursing Specialities Yes 24 hr RN and EN cover.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes 4 house doctors, other specialists as required.
Updated: 20 Sep 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 16 Jan 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes Family room available.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) No We endeavour to allocated adjacent rooms to married couples who wish to be close to each other.
Ensuite Yes All rooms have full ensuite facilities.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Furniture can be brought into our Home as long as it can be accommodated in the room following discussion with nursing staff.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Goldfish.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Residents can alter the temperature in their room, however generally the temperature is automatically adjusted to a comfortable level.
Residents Committee No We have regular residents' meetings and annual resident and family surveys.
Family Committee Yes We have regular family meetings.
Newsletter Yes Monthly newsletter.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents No Some residents have an element of confusion, however we do not provide specialist dementia care.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have several small comfortable lounges. Tea making facilities are available in two of the lounges. We encourage families to use these facilities.
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted No Smoking is not permitted within the building, however we have designated smoking areas in sheltered courtyards.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 16 Jan 2017
Special Features
Special Features

It is the mission of George Manning Lifecare to achieve excellence in the provision of services to the older person while ensuring the business remains viable within the health care industry.


George Manning House was opened on February 1972 by the Manchester Unity Welfare Homes Trust Board. In 2006 it was purchased by Peter and Robyn MacDonald , experienced rest home operators. In March 2017 it was purchased by Heritage Lifecare. The complex consists of a 65 bed hospital, 15 bed rest home and 34 independent living units.
Updated: 30 Aug 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Comprehensive activities programme. Mini bus with hoist. Library on site.

Aromatherapy, Art, Age Concern, Advocate, Activity programme, Big print books, BBQ, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Reading, Quizzes, Roses, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos, Views
Updated: 20 Sep 2013
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals All food prepared on site and all dietary requirements met. Our cooks are experienced in preparing nutritious and tasty meals with fresh, good quality produce.
Staffing Details Our Clinical Manager oversees the operation of the rest home and facility, and assists the Charge Nurses to provide excellent care and nursing to our residents.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include As per District Health Board Funding Contract. For detailed information please contact us.
Updated: 23 Aug 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreter access available as required. Charges may apply.
Malayalam Yes
Spanish Yes
Tamil Yes
Other Information Yes Interpreter services available as required. Charges may apply.
Updated: 22 May 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Services once a month
Baptist Yes Services once a month
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes Church services held monthly.
Presbyterian Yes Church services held monthly.
Roman Catholic Yes Mass held weekly.
Salvation Army Yes Church services held monthly.
(Other comments) Yes Individual spiritual care as requested. We hold weekly church services on the rotational basis with the above denominations.
Updated: 20 Sep 2013
Public Transport 0.03 km Bus stop at the gate, and the Orbiter bus stops just down the road.
Shops 0.30 km Local dairy and fish & chip shop just across the road.
Mall 0.50 km Barrington Mall
Parks 1.00 km Barrington Park
Library 0.50 km Barrington Mall Complex
Updated: 16 Jan 2017
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
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 Please see Ministry of Health website
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes Our associated Retirement Village, Paulger Courts Retirement Village, is a member of the RVA
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 20 Sep 2013