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Rose Lodge Retirement Home & Village

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Rose Lodge Retirement Home & Village
Rest Home Care
129 Tweed St
Invercargill 9810
Southern (Southland)
(03) 218 4306
(03) 218 4310
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Fiona Turton - (03) 218 4306
The Greenvale Group Limited - (03) 307 8100
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Individual Quality Care


We provide our residents with the highest standard of quality care in a secure, warm, friendly environment and uphold the dignity, privacy and comfort of the individual, who merits the highest respect and quality of life.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care30
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Warm, friendly and homely environment. Wonderful caring experienced staff.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 30 Mar 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have 3 Registered Nurse's
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have 2 Enrolled Nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Care Assistants are provided with training obtaining the National Certificate of Older Person's Health
Physiotherapist Negotiable Accessed as needed.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Accessed through the DHB.
Own Social Worker Negotiable Accessed through the DHB
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Provides programmes on individual and group basis meeting recreation goals for all residents
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visits each Friday morning and more often if required for special occassions.
Podiatrist Yes Regular visits and as required if any residents needs further treatment
Dietitian No Nutritionalist is able to be contacted as required
Accredited Visitors Yes We do have some of our residents benefiting from this service
Kaumatua Yes Contacts available in our Maori Health Plan
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We do have regular church services of various denominations in our rest home and chaplains are contacted when required
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 28 Mar 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes We have 30 single rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have one double room suitable for a couple.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have ensuites - all rooms have a full vanity unit.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes While furniture is provided, it doesn't preclude any residents bringing their own furniture, any favourite pictures and personal belongings.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have a canary - "Merry"
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have a private line access, at own cost. Portable phone available to make private calls in room.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individually controlled nightstore heating in all rooms
Residents Committee Yes Resident meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month and family members are invited to attend.
Newsletter Yes Three Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All our policies meet Rest Home requirements
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Large community lounge, small quiet area lounge, and a north facing sunroom
Outings Yes Regular outings as part of our Rest Home programme including community activities.
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated areas outside.
Sprinklers Yes The Rest Home has a full sprinkler system which meets all fire safety requirements and strategically placed smoke alarms & smoke doors
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Special Features
Rose Lodge is small and able to give individual care.

It is close to town, access is easy and a walk to town is possible.

We have a lovely internal courtyard.

Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Aromatherapy, Art, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Videos, BBQ
Updated: 2 Nov 2015
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooked meals Morning tea savoury and afternoon tea home baking Sandwiches available with morning and afternoon tea and supper. Main meal at noon. Lighter meal in evening. Three choices for evening meal. Breakfast in bed.
Associated Complexes Clare House, Invercargill, Princes Court and Coldstream, Ashburton.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see us for more information.
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Presbyterian Yes Monthly church service
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly communion available
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 0.50 km City shoppng and supermarket only 3 blocks away
Mall 0.50 km Both city and surburban shopping less than a kilometre away.
Parks 1.00 km Queens Park and Rugby Park are both a short distance from Rose Lodge.
Library 0.50 km The Invercargill City Library provides Rose Lodge with a variety of books on a regular basis.
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes .
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Rose Lodge's Care Assistance have achieved this qualification.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes We have been a member since 1992
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: 10 Sep 2015