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Rest Home Care
75 Middlepark Rd
Upper Riccarton
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75 Middlepark Road
Upper Riccarton
Christchurch 8042
(03) 343 4300
(03) 343 4322
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Anna Carey - 03 3434300 Extn 9531
Oceania Group
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Middlepark is a homely purpose built facility which provides both rest home and hospital level care. A registered nurse is on duty 24 hours a day and oversees a team of dedicated health care assistants.

All meals are cooked onsite by our team of dedicated cooks and Executive Chef. Fresh baking is provided for morning and afternoon tea.

We have a full and varied activities programme, run by our activities staff. Activities are provided six days a week.

All bedrooms are single rooms, a number have doors leading to the outdoor courtyards. All rooms have either a partial or full ensuite. We also boast a number of lounges.

The Bush Inn Centre and the Hornby Mall are both just minutes away. A bus stop is at the gate.

We also enjoy a close relationship with the high school, St Thomas of Canterbury, which is situated next door.

Middlepark is part of the Oceania Group.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 8 May 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Vacancy Yes
All rooms have either a full or partial ensuite, some have sliding doors to a courtyard
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 22 Mar 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes A registered nurse is on duty twenty four hours a day and a second nurse is available on call.
Nurse Practitioner Yes Available on referral.
Enrolled Nurse Yes An enrolled nurse is employed three days a week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A team of dedicated health care assistants are on duty twenty four hours a day.
Physiotherapist Yes A physiotherapist visits once a week. More frequent visits are available on referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes On referral
Activities Co-ordinator Yes An activities coordinator is employed four days a week. Activities are provided six days a week.
Hairdresser Yes Middlepark has a custom built salon. A hair dresser is onsite two days a week.
Podiatrist Yes Visits six weekly
Dietitian Yes Our menu's are developed by the Oceania Dietitian. A dietitian is also available on referral.
Accredited Visitors Yes A pet therapist visits one a week with her dog.
Kaumatua Yes Avaliable on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly catholic service on a friday Regular visits by local churches from the area
Updated: 6 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes We can manage residents who require oxygen
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes Should a resident require IV antibiotics this can be arranged through acute demand. The services will come to the Facility.
Wound Care Yes Wound care is an important component of our facility We have qualified staff on sight who are able to provide a high level of wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes All our staff are trained in infection control principals.
Surgical Followup Yes We have experienced staff who can provide post operative care in a supportive environment.
Community Health Yes Happy to liase with other community supports to provide assistance should the need arise.
Clinical Management Yes Our experienced clinical nurse manager works five days a week
Updated: 8 May 2018
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
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 31 Oct 2018
May Bring Own Furniture Yes You are welcome to bring in your own furniture
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single rooms with a partial or full ensuite
Connecting Rooms Yes We have two rooms available connected by an ensuite. This can be suitable for a married couple
Ensuite Yes Every room has a full or partial ensuite (toilet only)
Alcohol Permitted Yes Pre dinner drinks are provided twice a week
Pets In Residence Yes We have a cat named Bella and several gold fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This can be arranged at the residents expense. Portable phones are available for use and a phone is also located in a lounge area for resident use.
Wifi Yes Free wifi is available
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Heating in most bedrooms is provided by underfloor heating. Other rooms have wall heaters that can be manually adjusted.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have four lounge areas. We also boast a number of out door areas which have seating.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes Outings are scheduled to occur at least once a week.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Available on request
Residents Committee Yes Residents committee meets once a month.
Family Committee No Family are welcome to join the residents committee meeting.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is distributed to residents and send to families/friends every two to three months. The latest news letter is also available on the Middlepark website.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We are not a secure dementia facility
Smokers Room Yes We have a smokers room
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a smokers room
Semi-Secure No We are not a secure dementia facility
Updated: 6 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Committed, dedicated staff. A home which is purpose built, light and sunny. Rooms have either partial or full ensuites. The lounges are spacious and there are several areas for private visits with friends and family. Beautifully landscaped gardens.
Updated: 6 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Full varied programme co-ordinated by 1 diversional therapist and an 1 activity co-ordinator. Well maintained landscaped gardens with garden seats & pathways.

Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Church, Classical Music, ,Concerts, Dancing, DVD's Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Golf, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, , Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV,, Cooking, Electric beds, Fax, Gardening, , Sky TV
Updated: 8 May 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Meals are cooked fresh on site. Breakfast is served in your room. Lunch and dinner are served in the dining room unless you are unwell, when it will be served in your room.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Middlepark has Registered Nurse cover 24hrs a day/ 7days a week. We have very experienced enrolled nurses and healthcare assistants.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details of fees
Updated: 8 May 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 8 May 2018
Public Transport 0.00 km Bus at gate with seat
Shops 0.50 km Avonhead shopping centre
Mall 1.00 km Bush Inn Centre & Hornby Mall
Parks 0.50 km
Library 1.00 km At Hornby but we provide a mobile service in the facility
Updated: 8 May 2018
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
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 8 May 2018

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