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Nazareth Community of Care
Rest Home Care
220 Brougham St
Christchurch 8023
Postal Address
PO Box 7024
Christchurch 8240
03 374 1900
03 365 2113
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Mirinda Robertson - 03 3741900
Sisters of Nazareth - 033741900
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The Nazareth Christchurch Community of Care is currently a state of the art aged care community complex on 8 hectares of landscaped grounds in Brougham St.

The Community of Care offers a continuum of care including 62 independent living Licence To Occupy villas, rest home and hospital level of care and includes a range of community services. A new chapel and a small convent is currently under construction. All denominations are welcome.

Over half of the Licence to Occupy villas have been completed, and most are occupied. Construction of the aged care facility is now completed and new residents were welcomed at the end of November 2016.
The Nazareth Community of Care is a vibrant village featuring a pharmacy, café, hairdresser, and a full functional big screen cinema.

For more information, please visit http://www.nazareth.co.nz.

If you are interested in the Licence to Occupy villas, please phone 0800 NAZARETH.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Yes from $0/day up to $35/day as at 03 Dec 2019
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 5 Dec 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a full complement of registered nurses who oversee the care of the residents. Registered nurses are available 24/7, and is supported by a : Clinical manager and Clinical Support Services Manager
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Our Physio is located on site and available three days a week. She oversees a strength and mobility programme for the residents .
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Patsy Bowden is overseeing a very meaning full activities programme. She is supported by two lifestyle and wellbeing coordinators.
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser is situated on site and available from Tuesday to Fridays.
Podiatrist No A podiatrist visits every six weeks
Dietitian Yes A dietician is available on referral from the GP or RN and when unintentional weight loss occurs
Accredited Visitors No We have a strong volunteer interest and all new volunteers are welcome
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Nazareth Care is the operating arm of the Sisters of Nazareth. Six Sisters of Nazareth provide additional support. Sister Ana is our Sister Superior and Mission Director and pastoral care is supported by the Sisters of Nazareth
Other Personnel Yes There is a small pharmacy on site and is managed by our pharmacist Des Baily. Opening hours 9am-10.30 am during weekdays. The pharmacy is supported by Selwyn Village pharmacy
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen is managed and administered as prescribed by the overseeing GP
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes We have a close professional relationship with Nurse Maude
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Sisters of Nazareth assist with pastoral support and bereavement support
Wound Care Yes Referral for external advice from the DHB are sought with complex wounds
Continence Advice Yes There is a dedicated continence advisor ( RN) available to support each individual needs
Infection Control Yes There is a dedicated Infection Control advisor. We collate data for statistical purposes and to improve the quality of care.
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Coordinator is supported by a Care Services Manager
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We support Rest home and Hospital level respite care.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We do not support emergency respite and take bookings in advance subject to available vacant bed
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Our rooms are spacious with build in features, plenty of wardrobe space. Each room has an En-suite toilet and shower facilities to keep you independent for as long as possible.
Each room has a TV , telephone and Wi-Fi connection
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
The activities calendar is displayed in each residents room .The house have plenty of open spaces for group activities and socialisation. Activities are meaningful and also individualised to support each residents needs.
External entertainers are welcomed in our facility. We have our own big screen movie theatre
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Our catering and hospitality service is managed by a qualified chef
Staffing Qualifications and Details Skilled dining room attendants assist with serving and presenting meals. Our dining room has the ambience of a restaurant like service
What's included in your fees and what's not Meal vouchers are available for family members and friends on request. This is available from our reception area and booking needs to be in advanced depending on seating available
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes Our General manager can speak Afrikaans and can understand German and Hollands
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes We will source a interpreter services when requested
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes The Sisters of Nazareth is a Catholic Congregation. People of all faiths and denominations are welcome to be part of the Nazareth Community of Care.
Updated: 13 Feb 2017
Public Transport 0.30 km Public Transport is available near by
Shops 0.50 km The Colombo stands as one of Canterbury’s elite retail and entertainment establishments. It builds on the region’s iconic and organic character with a distinctive, European-inspired niche that indulges in world class trends.
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.30 km Sydenham park
Library 0.20 km Christchurch Central
Updated: 5 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 13 Feb 2017

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