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Peacehaven Rest Home
Rest Home Care
498/500 Tweed Street
Postal Address
PO Box 314
Invercargill 9840
Southern (Southland)
03 216 9099
03 216 5483
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Carol Riddle - 03 216 9099
Presbyterian Support Southland - 03 211 8200
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Peacehaven has an excellent reputation in the provision of seamless care from our village through to resthome and hospital.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 May 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy No
A homely and friendly smaller residential wing where residents can make the most of a quiet lounge, the resident cafe or join in the fun activities on offer. We promote independence in a supportive environment.
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms as at 26 Mar 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 1 Apr 2020
Working in resthomes is not easy - I know I used to do it. But the care provided here is incredible - the staff are great and go that extra mile for us and Mum. Thank you so much. Feedback from Relative survey.
Updated: 20 May 2016
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24 Yes
Nurse Practitioner 5 Yes
Enrolled Nurse 6 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 212 Yes
Physiotherapist 1 Yes There is a physiotherapist service available.
Diversional Therapist 6 Yes There are divisional therapists onsite.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities staff work with Diversional Therapists to provide activities.
Hairdresser Yes We have a dedicated hairdressing service who works on site Tuesday -Friday.
Podiatrist Yes We have a visiting podiatry service as well as nail technicians. There will be a charge for this if you are not a diabetic and you choose to have the Podiatrist instead of our staff.
Dietitian 1.0 Yes We provide meals to a high standard. Individual diet requirements are provided for. Dietitian involvement is available for those with specialised diets.
Accredited Visitors Yes We have a dedicated group of volunteers, entertainment groups and canine friends visiting Peacehaven.
Kaumatua Yes Presbyterian Support Southland has a Cultural Advisor who can assist in making appropriate contacts for Residents. We also have contacts with local Marae and Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor 1 Yes We have a Pastoral Manager and a Pastrol Visitor that visit Peacehaven to support spiritual needs.
Other Personnel Yes We have regular visits to the sites from SDHB specialists and our Enliven Quality Manager. We have a qualified Music Therapist who is also available.
Updated: 9 Oct 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes As prescribed
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have specialist and experienced staff in this area.
Wound Care Yes SDHB wound specialist visits regularly.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes Via the Registered Nurses
Infection Control Yes We are very motivated to promote excellence in this area and are fortunate to have staff with skill and expertise in this area.
Surgical Followup Yes
Other Specialties Yes We work closely with the Hospice and we have expert staff in this area.
Updated: 9 Oct 2019
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As long as doesn't impact on our ability to provide the required care safely.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are spacious with built in vanity and furniture supplied. You are welcome to bring your own furnishings.
Ensuite Yes One ensuite between every two rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Facility has a turtle and two facility cats, with visiting dogs, rabbits, horses and lambs
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We have telephone jack points in many rooms. Phones can be installed with your provider at your own expense.
Wifi Yes Upon request.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes All radiator heating is from our boiler and is able to be altered to suit specific requirements.
Lounges/seating areas Yes A number of areas available that are semi private both indoors and out where Family or Friends can visit without being with the fellow Residents.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes From 8am to 6pm please contact the Manager
Outings Yes Weekly arranged by Activities
Whanau Room Yes We have various spacious areas for families to visit and spend time.
Residents Committee Yes Regular residents meeting take place.
Family Committee No Family meetings are held 3-4 times a year.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is provided to residents and families four times a year, as well as PSS newsletter-People Matters.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No Urban setting
Semi-Secure Yes The facility doors are locked after dark - visitors still have access after this time
Updated: 17 Aug 2018
Special Features
Special Features
There is a full 7 day activity programme provided. Access to the city via bus service/taxi is readily available. We also have a wheelchair access van available for facility outings which are programmed into the activity schedule.
A happy hour is provided weekly as part of the activities programme.
Updated: 20 May 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Men's Shed, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Park, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos, Gardening, Parties, Picnic facilities, , Pool table, Roses
Updated: 20 May 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals Meals are arranged via a dietician approved weekly and seasonal menu. Special menus can be arranged as per individual need.
Staffing Qualifications and Details The staff ratio currently is 8 residents to 1 staff member as well as direct Registered Nurse support 3 days per week and indirect (from the hospital area) Registered Nurse support on other days.
Associated Complexes 63 bed hospital area, 40 bed secure unit, 49 rental cottages and 26 2 bedroomed townhouses that have Occupation Right Agreements.
What's included in your fees and what's not Do not include specialist treatments and unsubsidised medications.
Updated: 20 May 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Chinese dialect Yes
Dutch Yes
Egyptian Yes
English Yes English is the primary language. Interpreters are available if required for some other languages.
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 20 May 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes We have our own Pastoral Manager and Pastoral Visitor. We welcome other denominations to practice their faith/beliefs with support by visiting ministers/priests etc.
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Anglican, Catholic, Presbyterian, Brethren, Baptist, Methodist, Hindu etc
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes All faiths and beliefs are welcomed, as are the support people for these faiths and beliefs.
Updated: 9 Oct 2019
Public Transport 2.00 km
Shops 2.00 km
Mall 0.00 km
Parks 2.00 km Varied and many close by the facility.
Library 2.00 km Public library within the main city. Peacehaven Village has its own Library and Public Library books are also distributed through this Library.
Updated: 28 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) 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
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 20 May 2016

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