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Gulf Views Rest Home
Rest Home Care
22 Selwyn Road
Auckland 2014
Counties Manukau
(09) 535 6050
(09) 535 9900
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Donna Janssen - (09) 535 6050
(09) 535 6050
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Set in pleasant gardens with expansive sea views, this quality home offers short and long term care.

With its handy location to Howick Village and other amenitities Gulf Views has a unique atmosphere, and is a desirable place to live.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 11 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 45
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms as at 10 Jun 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 27 Nov 2020
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes The Manager is a Registered Nurse. She is supported by two other RN's. Most evening and night shifts are covered by Enrolled Nurses.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes On call as required
Occupational Therapist Yes Consultant one day per month and as required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two activities co-ordinators who work under the direction of the Occupational Therapist.
Hairdresser Yes On site two to three days per week and as required.
Podiatrist Yes Visits approximately six weekly
Dietitian Yes Consultant dietitian every two months or as required.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Visitors for Chinese residents can be organised via the local Chinese church
Kaumatua Yes Accessible from O Wairoa marae.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A monthly service is led on onsite by the clergy of All Saints Anglican Church in Howick
Updated: 12 Nov 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This is encouraged as we feel it reflects your individuality and will help you feel more at home with familiar items around you.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have shared ensuites for those that do not there are toilets in very close proximity.
Alcohol Permitted Yes A fortnightly Happy Hour is run by volunteers.
Pets In Residence No Pets are welcome visitors.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Fish or bird only at present.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents can have their own phone at the cost of $26 per month. Portable phone also available with phones throughout the building.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes A thermostat gauge is located in every room and central heating is throughout. We try to respect resident preferences with temperature settings.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There is one large lounge and several small areas. The smaller areas are quieter and are suitable for conversation especially during visiting. The conservatory area has tea making facilities and is a popular spot at afternoon tea time.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We can provide POAC care but this depends upon bed availability.
Palliative Care Contract No We will provide end of life care within our ability however the Nurse Manager reserves the right to consider reassessment and private hospital transfer if it is felt the residents needs are not able to be met here.
Outings Yes There is always a capacity number wanting to attend outings. We may therefore have to repeat some of the more popular outings to accommodate all.
Residents Committee Yes Residents are invited to join the committee. Meetings are held two monthly, solely chaired and managed by the residents. Management only attend at the request of the committee. Minutes are posted on the notice board.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is published every quarter.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We do have a policy in place however those who require more specialised care would be reassessed.
Smoking Permitted No Please note: Gulf Views is a SMOKE FREE site.
Updated: 19 Nov 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, BBQ (in the summer these are part of our daily life), Bingo (always well supported), Blind Foundation (available if required), Board games, Bowls (we have an ongoing competition with another local rest home - this is quite a competitive event), Care and Craft, Regular Church service, Email (families may email us and we will print out for the resident), Regular Exercises, Games, Gardening (new raised beds have recently been added), Wine and beer are served with dinner), Indoor Games, Library (small inhouse collection - please see our note about our external library service), Minibus, Movies (Monterey Theatre is in close proximity), Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties (we have cocktail parties, Queens Birthday and the Melbourne Cup, and the rest home birthday - these are eagerly anticipated and thoroughly enjoyed), Pastoral care, Picnic facilities (we make our own picnics here), Quizzes, Senior Citizens, Shopping (we go to the malls about every second month), Videos, Stunning views of the Hauraki Gulf taking in Waiheke Island and Pine Harbour
Updated: 19 Nov 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 28 Aug 2015
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.30 Km There is a short walk to the bus stop in the village of Howick which gives transport to the city and Botany Town Centre.
Shops 0.30 Km Village type shopping centre with plenty of cafes, restaurants, supermarket and other specialty shops. This affords a pleasant place to spend some time with your family. Many of our residents enjoy an outing here.
Mall 5.00 Km Botany Centre and other smaller malls.
Parks 0.50 Km Children's playground and beach are both handy. The playground is adjacent to the Domain. Gentle safe beach with easy access and great views from the carpark.
Library 0.30 Km A handy walkway to the rest home. We also get books delivered to the home. The library select books suited to individual preference. Videos and DVDs can also be provided.
Updated: 28 Aug 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Other details Yes We provide our own inhouse training via the ACE programme and use a contracted clinical educator to support staff. This means that staff have access to a professional trainer with appropriate skills.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown

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