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Glenbrook Rest Home
Rest Home Care
131 Wymer Road
Glenbrook, Waiuku
Postal Address
131 Wymer Rd, RD1 Waiuku 2681
Counties Manukau
(09) 235 3897
(09) 235 3891
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Peter Mathyssen/Sharon Jordan - 09-235 3897
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Glenbrook Rest Home 'where every resident counts'.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 23 Sep 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 22
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 21 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes RN/Owner Manager - on call 24/7
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable Available when requested/referred by doctor.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Through Counties Manukau District Health Board when required.
Own Social Worker Negotiable On referral to Counties Manukau District Health Board
Activities Co-ordinator 20 Yes Monday - Friday
Hairdresser Yes Weekly
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks, but visits by arrangement also.
Dietitian Yes Available when necessary.
Kaumatua No Cultural Advisor.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Two weekly non-denominational church service.
Updated: 19 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
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
Updated: 19 Mar 2013
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes Ten rooms have ensuite toilets
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Dogs Toby, Pesha and Tai. Chickens and kune kune pigs Glen and Brook.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Each case will be considered individually.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Cordless phones around rest home.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa No Cultural Advisor.
Residents Committee Yes Every 3 months a residents' meeting is organised.
Newsletter Yes Every three months.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We can accommodate confused residents as long as they are reasonably cooperative and their behaviour doesn't disturb other residents. Our facility is not secure.
Lounges/seating areas Yes 2 lounges - 1 with TV and 1 without TV, for quiet times. Large sheltered outside deck. Additional seating areas in gardens and at back, overlooking animal area.
Outings Yes At least fortnightly - plus trips with Senior Citizens groups.
Rural Setting Yes Absolutely!
Smoking Permitted No No smoking allowed. Entire site is smoke free.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Lovely quiet rural setting with horse paddock in front and chickens/pigs paddock at back. Abundance of native bush.
The rest home started out as a large house which over the years has been extended to the current 23 beds. With the relatively small number of beds, our rest home has a very homely feel about it.
Updated: 3 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Organised activity programme Mon-Fri.
Big print books
Board games
Indoor Bowls
Indoor Games
Indoor Golf
Outings in van
Visiting Children
Foot Massage
Senior Citizens
Watching our animals from the dining room!
Movie Days
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Special dietary needs are catered for.
Staffing Details Caregivers are on duty 24 hours. Registered Nurse/owner is present during office hours Mon-Fri and on call all other times.
Updated: 31 Dec 2009
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Dutch Yes Peter is Nederlands.
English Yes
French Yes Un peu.
German Yes Ein BiƟchen.
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes Non-denominational church service held two weekly.
Updated: 5 Mar 2013
Public Transport   Being in a rural area, we unfortunately do not have access to public transport. Volunteer drivers are available.
Shops   9 km to Waiuku.
Mall   9 km to Waiuku. 20 km to Pukekohe.
Parks   Our rest home is set in a park like environment on a quiet rural road. The road front is paddock and garden. At the back we have our own pigs and chickens. Natural bush and stream at the bottom end of the property.
Library   Nearest libraries are 9 km to Waiuku and 20 km to Pukekohe. A library person visits once a month to deliver and pick up library books. One of our residents handles all this and can arrange for particular books to be ordered.
Updated: 23 Sep 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Care Association New Zealand Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 3 Dec 2012