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Selwyn Sunningdale Village
Rest Home Care
174 Peachgrove Road
Hamilton 3214
Postal Address
Same as above
(07) 855 5465; 855 3237
(07) 855 5466
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Trish Gapes - 021 797476
The Selwyn Foundation - 07 855 5465
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MISSION STATEMENT: To provide quality Christian care and support for the elderly.

Selwyn Sunningdale Village in Claudelands will sadly close it's doors for the last time on November 2nd 2019. In anticipation of this closure, we are not accepting any admissions.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 28 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsUnknown
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 21 Oct 2019
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 176 Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24/7
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Caregivers have completed or are enrolled in Career Force Health and Wellbeing for Aged Care training. Most have completed level 4. Mandatory professional development occurs throughout the year.
Physiotherapist Yes Available for referrals and staff training
Occupational Therapist Yes Available for referrals
Diversional Therapist No Overseas Selwyn's three Waikato facilities
Activities Co-ordinator 25 Yes Planned and responsive activities programme with regular outings included.
Hairdresser Yes Visits regularly.
Podiatrist Yes Visits regularly.
Dietitian Yes Oversees menus.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a chaplain who visits weekly conducts services as well as chatting one on one with residents and staff.
Other Personnel Yes GP visits weekly and is on call.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes Where a resident is prescribed continuous Oxygen, our staff are trained to administer and manage this.
Wound Care Yes A Wound Care Specialist is available through DHB referral and the Selwyn Foundation Clinical Nurse Practitioner.
Diabetic Care Yes Oversees diabetic care
Continence Advice Yes Oversee and manage continence
Stomal Therapy Yes oversee
Infection Control Yes Member of Selwyn wide Infection Control Group and Bug Control
Surgical Followup Yes If suitable for rest home level of care
Psychiatric Care Yes Community Mental Health Nurse visits regularly
Clinical Management Yes RN available in the mornings Experienced Care Manager
Updated: 17 Jan 2019
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 WE have one room dedicated for short stays. It is well used by regular clients especially for carer support.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 29 Dec 2011
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Negotiable
Single Rooms Yes All rooms are single rooms and each room has a handbasin.
Ensuite Yes We have 5 bedrooms with ensuites that include shower, toilet and hand basin
Alcohol Permitted Yes Alcohol is monitored, and not usually stored in bedrooms.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Some bedrooms have wiring and jack points for telephones
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes In some areas of Home
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes negotiable
Lounges/seating areas Yes Three separate lounge areas.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We do not have a Palliative Care contract, but care for residents in receipt of Palliative funding, where they have expressed a preference to receive their care at Sunningdale.
Palliative Care Contract No
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have people living in the community who attend Sunningdale for day care as required and enjoy joining in with the residents' activities.
Outings Yes We share a wheelchair capable van with Wilson Carlile, and have the availability of hiring a bus for larger groups for outings if necessary.
Whanau Room Yes We have a small lounge area that is available for the use of families.
Residents Committee Yes Committee meets monthly and reports concerns to manager and residents meeting.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting No We are in the Claudelands area, very handy to 5 Crossroads and a short distance from Chartwell.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smokers are able to smoke in designated areas
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
We have a unique resthome, originally set up in 1970 by the Hamilton RSA and now owned and operated by the Selwyn Foundation. We pride ourselves on the care and compassion we provide for our residents.

Ex-service personnel and their families and general public are more than welcome in our facility.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We provide an activities programme five days a week and are involved in community activities where possible. We have regular contact with specialist services (e.g. Alzheimers Society, Arthritis Society, Blind Foundation, Parkinsons Society, Stroke Group) to support our residents specific needs as appropriate. Some residents have weekly visits to their local RSA. We enjoy regular visits from school groups, Music Therapy, Pets Assisting Therapy, Clown Doctors and various music groups and entertainers. Residents participate daily/weekly in cards and other indoor games, bingo, scrabble, jigsaw puzzles, art and crafts, bowls, quizzes, exercises, movies, videos, newspaper reading, shopping and local walks as well as concerts, tournaments and competitions with other rest homes during the year. Happy hour is held on a Friday afternoon and other entertainment is arranged for special occasions. Outings occur weekly (weather permitting). We are lucky to have pleasant gardens and grounds with outside seating.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals All home cooked meals. Fresh Baking daily.
Staffing Qualifications and Details At least two staff on duty at all times. Nurse Manager or Clinical Coordinator on call 24 hours.
What's included in your fees and what's not Ask Nurse Manager.
Updated: 1 Oct 2010
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available by negotiation
Korean Yes
Malayalam Yes
Telugu Yes
Updated: 3 Aug 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Our Kaumatua is Bishop Katene
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Salvation Army Yes Chaplain visits fortnightly
Updated: 14 Nov 2007
Public Transport 0.20 km Two bus stops directly outside the rest home
Shops 1.00 km 5 Crossroads shops are closest
Mall 3.00 km Westfield Chartwell is very handy
Parks 1.00 km Numerous parks within a very close distance
Library 3.00 km Public library at Chartwell
Updated: 1 Oct 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) 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
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 3 Aug 2011

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