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Mary Doyle Lifecare
Rest Home Care
Karanema Drive
Havelock North 4130
Postal Address
PO Box 8008, Havelock North 4157
Hawke's Bay
(06) 873 8400
(06) 8738698
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 26 Apr 2018
"We feel very confident that staff show love and sense of family with Mum when we family are not with her". Wendy M

"As a family we really appreciate the fact that Mum is so content and at home where she is. Mum often shows us what she has made or been doing" Pat D

"Over three years of my family member being in care, I have always felt welcomed. I have always got on well with the staff. I know they appreciate my input as much as I appreciate theirs.....all he can do is receive the focussed attention of unconditional love .....my family member's spirit is most precious". KR (Mrs)
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes RN on duty in hospital at all times
Enrolled Nurse Yes All care centres have enrolled nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes as required
Diversional Therapist Yes All care centres have a Diversional therapist
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes 5 days a week.
Podiatrist Yes Visits monthly and as required.
Dietitian Yes Consultant role
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes On request
Other Personnel Yes Restorative therapist 2 days per week
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Many of our staff have completed Palliative care modules through Cranford Hospice
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Access to this service if required.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes Access to this service
Specialised Dementia Care Yes In Goddard House and Ashcroft House . ( Dementia centre)
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes Acess to this service
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Nurse Educators.
Psychologist Yes Visiting
Psychiatrist Yes Visiting
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes subject to bed availability
Carer Support Yes short stay or intermediate care beds, subject to bed availability
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract No we manage end of life care.
Whanau Room Yes If you wish to stay the night we will accommodate you on-site.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes A couple may share a room if requested and a suitable room is available
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have two cats in the Rest Home, one in Reeve House.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes On a case by case.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Own lines installed in all rooms except Goddard House and Ashcroft House. Line Rental and Toll Calls at Residents own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes except in Goddard House and Ashcroft House.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes The Rest Home has regular meetings.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have several lounges in our care centres and a library in the resthome.
Outings Yes In the rest home we have five drives a week. The locations vary based on what is on, Christmas Lights, Equestrian Events etc.
Rural Setting No no, but we border on a stream on one side, and have lovely views of Te Mata Peak.
Smoking Permitted Yes In covered areas outside.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We have 8 modern Care suites in our resthome. These are purchased as Occupation Right Agreements and residents can apply for full government subsidy whilst residing in them. Price on application
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Billiards, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Mah Jong, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, , Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Pool, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Spa, Swimming, Theatre, Travel, Vegetarian, Videos, Views
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Breakfast - generally fruit and choice of cereal or porridge with toast and tea and coffee. Residents select their choice of lunch and dinner meal from our menu. Dinner is our main meal of the day served in the evening with wine or juice Morning tea and afternoon tea are home baking - slices, cakes, scones etc. Supper is a cuppa and a plain biscuit.
Staffing Details Each care centre has a Care Manager who is a Nurse. Bramlee House (Rest Home) also has a Clinical Co-ordinator who is a Registered Nurse along with Enrolled Nurses and Care givers.
Associated Complexes Member of the Arvida Group
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact us for further information.
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 13 Oct 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Ratana Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 4 Aug 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus service in to Hastings
Shops 0.25 km Havelock North village, very close
Parks   Parks and reserves around Havelock North
Library 0.25 km Within Havelock North village
Updated: 4 Aug 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes we have a full time educator for the staff and she also does training programmes for interested residents
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes certification for maximum 4 years
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes accreditation for maximum 3 years
Spark of Life Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 13 Oct 2017