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Golden Age Rest Home
Rest Home Care
96 Harewood Road
Christchurch 8053
(03) 375 0720
(03) 375 0726
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Rest Home - Adrienne Herbert - 03 375 0720
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Golden Age Retirement Village Golden Age Retirement Village Golden Age Retirement Village

This service provider has not received any reviews yet.

Golden Healthcare Group has over 30 years of Aged Care experience in Christchurch.

Golden Age Retirement Village is a very pleasant place to live. Where the little touches make it such a special place.

It’s a lovely modern building with 52 comfortable bedrooms, several spacious lounges, several outdoor courtyards with lawns and gardens to enjoy. Golden Age also offers 36 retirement villas.

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
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 54
Vacancy Yes
We have four single rooms available
Impending vacancy Yes - We have four single rooms avai
Premium Room Charges Yes from $10/day up to $25/day as at 27 Nov 2019
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 3 Jun 2020
"A very big thank you for all your care and consideration of our mother whilst she was with you in Golden Age" March 2019

"Thank you all so much for helping to make Mum's 100th birthday such a happy occasion. We do appreciate your input, not just then but every day". March 2019

"Once again thank you for all the support you have provided to both myself and my mother during this difficult transition time from moving from your own home and into a rest home." March 2019
Updated: 7 Mar 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes Onsite Monday to Friday and on call over the weekend and evenings.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Fully staffed with friendly. NZ Health & Wellbeing L3 training availble for our Caregivers. Our carers are passionate about high quality care given to all residents within the facility.
Physiotherapist Yes Available through the Golden Healthcare Group as required.
Diversional Therapist 32 Yes Full time Monday to Friday providing a range of activities, outings and special events daily.
Activities Co-ordinator 8 Yes Activities Officer onsite Tuesday's and Thursday's to help with extra activities.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdressing salon and the hairdresser visits once a week for those that like to look their best at all times. Reasonable rates.
Podiatrist Yes Visits 6 weekly at reasonable cost.
Dietitian Yes Available as required. All menus have full sign off from a dietician.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Differing denominations available to visit, with a church service scheduled weekly.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurse onsite Monday to Friday.
Continence Advice Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Stomal Therapy Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Clinical Manager oversees all clinical aspects as needed.
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care to families for their loved ones. Please call for details or a time to view available rooms.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with their own treasures and furniture.
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We offer 2 rooms which can be used as a couples room.
Ensuite Yes Lovely tiled ensuites in every room.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We offer a spacious lounge with plenty of comfortable chairs to sit and relax.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Outings Yes Varied, regular outings organised by our Divisional Therapist.
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Our priority is to provide a friendly relaxed and secure environment where you can enjoy life as you choose with none of the worries about health care, looking after a home and so on.

Little extra touches like the daily pre-dinner sherry and the frequent home baked treats which cook provides, all contribute to a most pleasant environment.

Golden Healthcare Group are proud to be local and take the time to assist you in your decision making on where to place your loved ones.
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Golden Healthcare Group has a fleet of 8 seater mini vans which are there for residents to be taken on outings.

Our activity programme includes Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Bowls, Bridge, Arts & Craft, Cooking, Entertainers - piano onsite, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Jigsaw, Library, Movies (Sky TV onsite), Newspaper reading and Shopping.

Church services and pastoral care onsite.

Meal choices, breakfast in bed, and vegetarian cooking.
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We will ensure our residents get access to religious choices.
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus Stop - right at front doorstep.
Shops 0.50 km Papanui shopping area
Mall 0.75 km Westfields - Northlands Mall
Parks 0.30 km
Library 0.75 km Opposite Northlands Mall
Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 26 Mar 2019

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