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Kamo Home and Village
Rest Home Care
31 Ford Avenue
Whangarei 0112
Postal Address
Same as above
(09) 435 5800
(09) 435 6061
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Zoe Berry - 09 435 5800
Kamo Home and Village Charitable Trust - 09 435 5800
Business Service Manager
Trish MacPherson - 09 435 5800
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"In the spirit of practical Christianity, Kamo Home and Village Charitable Trust helps people in Te Tai Tokerau(Northland) keep quality in their lives".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 1 Sep 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 7
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms as at 30 Jan 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 3 Apr 2020
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes On site salon.
Podiatrist Yes
Kaumatua Yes Visits fortnightly.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Our Chaplain is a trained counsellor. She is on site three days per week and is avilable for residents, families and staff.
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 1 Jun 2009
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes In each Wing there are 10 rooms off a central hallway. Each room has a handbasin and vanity unit.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Our superior rest home rooms can accomodate couples
Ensuite Yes Our superior rest home rooms have ensuites. All toilets and showers are within 5 metres of standard rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes 2 cats -Thomas, and Luca , 2 birds and a tropical fish aquarium.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Permanent residents may choose to use our inhome Calista phone system or connect with provider of their choice
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes At the end of each Wing there is a spacious north facing sunroom and kitchenette where our residents may have their breakfast, meet with family/friends/whanau, quietly sit, read or build jigsaw puzzles, & a large seperate Social Centre with gas fire.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes Regular weekly outings to a variety of destinations
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Residents Meetings are held 3 monthly
Family Committee Yes Regular meetings are held with our Residents/family/whanau/medical providers.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is published every month for residents, families and whanau
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a supportive collaborative approach to managing behavourial issues.
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No The Home is situated on a sunny 2 hectare, north facing bush setting at the end of a cul de sac at the northern end of Whangarei. There are spacious grounds and gardens.
Smokers Room No AWe are a smoke free facility
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2013
Special Features
Special Features
Kamo Home and Village is a charitable trust, build in 1971 on land bequested by Jack and Alice Court. The home is sited in a bush setting open to all day sun with spacious grounds and gardens at the end of a quiet cul de sac, northern end of Whangarei.

Residents have individual rooms, either with morning or afternoon sun.

Kamo Home offers a wonderful caring homely atmosphere, with an interesting activities programme whilst encouraging independence and promoting a healthy active lifestyle for residents.

The staff are warm, caring, well trained and experienced. Our staffing ratios are higher than the minimum outlined by the Ministry of Health.

Kamo Home focuses on delivering quality care based on Treaty principles of partnership, participation and protection.
The home is committed to providing a physically and culturally safe enviornment for all whilst respecting the rights of all individuals.

Kamo Home and Village were the supreme winner of the 2012 West Pac Northland Business awards.
Updated: 4 Nov 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a dedicated activities co-ordinator who provides a wonderful activitiy programme for our Residents.

Activities included but not limited are:

Weekly Bingo with prizes.

Regular Outings/Drives in our van.

Tai Chi.


Craft, which is supported by a Craft Committee. There is an annual craft fair which is well support where craft items are sold to support this activity.

Bowls with competitions held with other Rest Homes.

Quiz competitions.

News and views. (discussion)


Happy Hour.

Apple Peeling.


Own library and visiting Mobile Libary Service which includes large print books.

Visiting entertainers offer a large variety of music, dance, magic and acting.

Hair Dressing Salon on site - this is well appointed and the hairdresser accomodates residents varying requests.

Interdenominational church services are held each Sunday. Holy Communion Services are held twice a month, on a Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m.
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Cantonese Yes
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Thai Yes
Other Details Yes Access is provided for interpreters for other languages.
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: Unknown
Public Transport 0.50 km Whangarei District Council Red Bus Service within walking distance. Total mobility available to those who are eligible.
Shops 0.50 km Kamo Village shopping centre within walking distance
Parks   On the boundary is a beautiful District Council park, which has a boundary stream, lovely native trees and seats.
Library 0.50 km Walking distance plus our own library and visits from the District Council Mobile Library Service.
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) 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: Unknown

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.