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Shalom Aged Care Limited
Rest Home Care
62 Mill Road
Whangarei 0112
Postal Address
62 Mill Road
Whangarei 0112
(09) 437 6511
(09) 459 1173
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Chris Mcfarlane - (09) 437 6511
Steve & Loyola Ripley - (09) 437 6511
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Shalom is a small boutique rest home.100% New Zealand owned and operated.We encourage independence and self empowerment whilst maintaining links to the wider community ensuring a warm safe environment you can call home.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Soon
Impending vacancy Yes
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $17/day up to $17/day as at 03 Nov 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 29 Jul 2021
I have had three elderly relatives residing at Shalom for almost a year and my initial impression that this facility was the best of the best, has actually been exceeded. Shalom is beautifully clean, warm, welcoming and friendly and the staff are just wonderful. I would highly recommend Shalom to anyone and everyone who considers excellent care of their elderly loved ones a priority. Heather Batchelor
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 70 Yes Registered Nurse is on duty Monday to Friday and on call 24/7 We have three Registered Nurses who have been a part of the team for Shalom for many years, who provide excellent holistic care.Our residents and their families needs come first.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Healthcare Caregivers provide 24 hour care under the guidance of our registered nurses.All caregivers participate in ongoing aged care education and complete regular evaluation of working standards.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Contracted as required
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Contracted as required
Diversional Therapist No A varied and interesting program is arranged for residents each week, from in house activities to outings.Residents interests are taken into account when arranging activities.Regular happy hours,barbeques and professional entertainment are arranged.
Activities Co-ordinator 28 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our friendly experienced hairdresser visits weekly and is available as requested.
Podiatrist Yes Visits 6 weekly or as required
Dietitian Yes Our menus are developed and reviewed by a registered dietitian on a regular basis.Meals are prepared according to our residents dietary requirements. All meals are prepared fresh on a daily basis with home cooked baking on site.
Accredited Visitors Yes Work closely with the District Health Board and liaise with other health professionals.
Kaumatua Yes Available and welcome within Shalom on request.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular interdenominational input.
Other Personnel Yes We have a number of volunteers who regularly visit and assist with outings,activities and entertainment. Families are welcome and encouraged to become involved in all activities.
Updated: 8 Sep 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
End of Life/Palliative Care No Experienced caring staff supported by Northaven Hospice
Dialysis Yes Access through Whangarei Hospital.
Wound Care Yes Registered Nurse has maintained best care practice standards in wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic reviews in collaboration with medical centre diabetes specialist staff.Dietitian and nutrition requirements incorporated into a individualized care plan.
Continence Advice Yes Registered Nurse incorporates up to date practices and liaises with The District Health Boards continence adviser if required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Work with multidisciplinary teams to aid with rehabilitation
Infection Control Yes Registered Nurse keeps up to date with all District Health Board infection control policies and procedures with regular training for all staff.
Psychiatric Care Yes Works closely with the District Health Board Community Mental Health Team.
Clinical Management Yes Clinical Manager incorporates General Practitioner requirements, into Individualized care plans, regularly evaluated, with follow up care overseen by Registered nurse.
Updated: 8 Sep 2020
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 When possible we can accomodate residents for respite care.
Carer Support Yes When Possible we can accomodate residents for Carer support, or other short stays
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes But furniture is supplied if needed.
Single Rooms Yes Lovely light and airy rooms, some with doors onto a sunny deck in a quiet homely setting .Some with toilet ensuite
Ensuite Yes Some rooms have a toilet en suite. There is an additional charge for this.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We are happy for residents to enjoy a regular drink.
Pets In Residence No Several visiting animals.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Pets are welcome to visit at any time
Phone Access In Own Room Yes To be arranged by resident or family.
Wifi Yes Through entire home, free to residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No We keep our central heating, throughout the home at a minimum constant temperature of 21 deg.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two spacious lounges with Televisions,Stereos,DVD,Video.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes When circumstances permit, no long term palliative care.
Outings Yes Discussed and chosen by the residents, organized by the Activities Coordinator and supported by Staff and Volunteers to ensure full enjoyment and safety of its residents.
Residents Committee Yes Regular Meetings with full resident and family participation
Newsletter Yes Newsletter drafted by Manager, Registered Nurse and Activities Coordinator.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We are unable to look after residents who would be apt to wander as we are not a secure enviroment, and are situated on a busy road.
Rural Setting Yes View from some rooms of Mt Parahaki.
Smokers Room No We are a no smoking site.
Semi-Secure No Due to our home being situated on a busy road, residents who wander are unsuitable for residence here.
Updated: 8 Sep 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Small privately owned Rest Home, with high priority of providing personalized care while promoting independence and community connections.
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, , BBQ, Bingo, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Children, Church, Classical Music, Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Entertainment, Craft, Exercises, Games, Happy Hour, Internet, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pianist, Reading, Quizzes, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details Long term caring experienced staff.
Details about meals All meals are prepared fresh with home style baking.Three meals daily with morning and afternoon tea.
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican No We have a monthly Anglican communion all faiths are encouraged to attend.
Roman Catholic No Catholic church representative visits regually to give communion.
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Close by
Shops Within short walking distance
Mall Ten minutes away from city centre
Parks Five minute walk
Updated: 14 Aug 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy 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
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 14 Aug 2018

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