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Queen Rose Retirement Home

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Queen Rose Retirement Home
Rest Home
63 Queens Drive
Saint Kilda
Dunedin 9012
Postal Address
Same as above
Southern (Otago)
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Andrea De Leon - (03) 455 4680
Graham and Donnesse McBratney
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Queen Rose Retirement Home is a 29 bed boutique rest home level facility owned by a family of shareholders: Graham & Donnesse McBratney and Andrew & Myrtle Brown. The owners have been in the care industry since 1985 and have a wealth of experience, which is available to our clientele.

We are committed to providing Quality Care and a service with an emphasis on maintaining a strong sense of dignity and independence for residents with varying physical challenges.

We believe that all care and service must be delivered with compassion, professionalism and empathy and within the practice of Quality Assurance.

To show our commitment to our clients and their care we have 2 Registered Nurses giving us 7 day a week cover on duty.
Our caregivers possess Level, 2, 3 or 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing from Careeerforce, or equivalent.

Queen Rose Rest Home is situated at 63 Queens Drive, St Kilda, Dunedin. We are between St Kilda beach and Countdown and within walking distance to both.

We look forward to showing you around our facility.

We also have a storage and purpose built charging shed for mobility scooters.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 29
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 12 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 80 Yes Our Registered Nurses now cover 7days a week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our caregivers possess Level, 2, 3 or 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing from Careeerforce, or equivalent. Most caregivers hold Essential First Aid Certificate from Red Cross.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Activities Co-ordinator 32 Yes Donnesse McBratney (owner) is the Activities Coordinator. We also have Elaince Castillo (caregiver) who is training up to be a Diversional Therapist. We various activities available to throughout the week.
Hairdresser 6 Yes Our Hairdresser, Kay, comes in every Thursday morning. This is a service that each resident pays for privately. You are welcome to use Kay's service or have your own hairdresser come in to Queen Rose to do your hair.
Podiatrist Yes Available by appointment
Dietitian Yes All meals dietician approved
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable We have a bi-monthly church service which is interdenominational.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 9 Mar 2022
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes This service is available if there is a vacancy
Carer Support Yes This service is available if there is a vacancy
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Only if vacancy pending. Cancellations may incur a cost, check at time of booking.
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes If able to fit into your room
Single Rooms Yes All 29 rooms are single
Ensuite Yes Most rooms have a toilet and wash hand basin
Alcohol Permitted Yes Enquire with Management at time of booking.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Own private line (cost) or portable business phones available
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Rooms individually heated
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges, also other quiet areas inside and out available.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Bus trips every Monday & Wednesday as well as planned outings.
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smokers Room Yes Covered in outdoor smokers area
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated outdoor smoking area only
Updated: 9 Mar 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Queen Rose has a purpose built shed and charging point for mobility scooters.
Updated: 28 May 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, BBQ, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Church, Concerts, Entertainment, Exercises, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Music, Newspaper reading, Bus Trips Weekly, Parties, Pianist, Shopping, Sky TV, Videos
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Are listed on the Agreement Form and on the various contracts held by Queen Rose Retirement Home.
Staffing qualifications and details The staff are of the mature age group and staff turnover is extremely rear. Excellent care and high standard of upto date training is a requirement of ALL staff.
Details about meals All meals produced fresh each day. Breakfast in bed. Fresh baking each day. Individual meal sizes available.
Associated Complexes Fees as per Govt fee, and SDHB contracts. NO add ons.
Updated: 26 May 2021
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes Any enquiries for the above situations , please enquire on application.
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.50 Km Andersons Bay Road
Shops 0.50 Km Andersons Bay Road
Mall 1.00 Km South Dunedin Shopping Centre
Parks 0.50 Km Parks,Play grounds and Beach.
Library 0.50 Km Mobile Library Service
Updated: 29 Mar 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 29 Mar 2018

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