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Shalom Court
Rest Home
169A Saint Johns Road
Saint Johns
Auckland 1072
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Marlene Marais - 09 521 7325/ 0275159966
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Shalom Court strives to be a leading premium aged care facility, offering a quality care environment based on Jewish values and practices, where residents, their families and staff contribute to decision-making that improves service standards, the care team is trained and supported to deliver outstanding care, and family, friends and community groups are warmly welcomed.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 5 Mar 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 12
Vacancy No
Large sunny cottage, en-suited bedroom with private lounge
Impending vacancy No - One en-suited bedroom with lou
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $44.00 -$50.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 08 May 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 30 May 2024
NZ Aged Care Association, Excellence in Care Awards, Community Connections, 2011 Winner

NZ Aged Care Association, Excellence in Care Awards, Community Connections, 2014 Highly Commended

NZ Aged Care Association, Small Operator Industry Award for Outstanding Care, 2016 Winner
Updated: 13 Feb 2019
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour coverage
Nurse Practitioner Yes Access available through DHB
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes 24 hour coverage
Physiotherapist 10 Yes Total of 10 hours per week provided gratis by qualified Physiotherapist - additional services on a user pay basis
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Can be accessed when required
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable Can be accessed when required
Diversional Therapist Yes Plans and evaluates the Care Plan for Social Activities Works with Activities Coordinator and Volunteers to provide a diverse range of activities for residents.
Activities Co-ordinator ORKS 5 DAYS Yes Works with staff and volunteers to provide daily activities, including weekends
Hairdresser Yes Visits every Thursday and at other times by arrangement
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes Food services contracted to Caterplus, overseen by qualified dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes As requested by residents Residents Advocate visits residents weekly and holds a monthly Residents meeting
Kaumatua Negotiable Available as requested by residents
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes By arrangement and as requested - all denominations welcome
Other Personnel Negotiable Residents are free to employ the services of any personnel of their own choice e.g. hairdresser, podiatrist, beautician etc.
Updated: 11 Nov 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes This is available in consultation with the expertise of specialists through ADHB
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with Mercy Hospice and staff are familiar with and use the Liverpool Care Pathway programme.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes Provided in consultation with Diabetic Clinic and ADHB
Continence Advice Yes Specialist advice available through ADHB
Stomal Therapy Yes Available through ADHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Undertaken with assistance from ADHB
Infection Control Yes Wide range of specialist assistance available
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes Available through MHSOP
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
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 Dedicated room/unit available
Carer Support Yes Dedicated room/unit available
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 27 May 2015
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Must be approved by Resident Services Manager for Health & Safety requirements
Single Rooms Yes En suite with shower
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes 1 unit
Ensuite Yes All rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Owners and dogs visit frequently
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 3 communal lounges all with indoor/outdoor flow to exposed and shaded (sun awnings/umbrellas) courtyards
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Provided in conjunction with POAC
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes Staff and volunteers transport residents to special community events: at least one escort is required to hold a current First Aid Certificate Monthly Mobility Bus Outing (nominal charge)
Whānau Room Yes Family/whanau/support persons welcome to stay dependant upon availability - charges negotiable depending on length of stay
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meeting third Tuesday of month - chaired by volunteer Resident Advocate who takes and publishes minutes
Newsletter Yes FOSCA (Friends of Shalom Court Auckland) is published quarterly for Society members
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes All smoking must be outdoors and away from non smoking residents
Updated: 27 May 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Shalom Court is a welcoming, family-like rest home and hospital in the eastern suburbs of Auckland.
It is a registered charitable society established for the care of senior members of the Jewish community and welcomes applicants from outside the Jewish faith.

All rooms are spacious and en-suited. There are also independent cottages only for rest home care which are ideal for the more mobile and independent person.

Breakfast is served a la carte to the rooms and the main meal(lunch) is served communally. Residents have input into the seasonal menus.

A 7 day-a-week activity programme is offered.
Updated: 27 May 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Communicare, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Mah Jong, Mosaics, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, School Visits, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 27 May 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Refer to Management
Staffing qualifications and details Shalom Court has a proud record of staff retention. Most staff are required to complete the 12 month National Certificate in Care of the Aged which is funded by Shalom Court. Registered nurses are on site 24 hours a day. The ratio of staff to residents is well above benchmark recommendations.
Details about meals The main meal of the day with meat, vegetables & dessert is served at lunch time. Dinner offers a choice of soup, salad, sandwiches & a savoury dish. Fresh fruit is served. Residents can request an alternative if the main dish is not to their taste. Special dietary requirements are catered for. In keeping with Jewish dietary law certain foods are not offered i.e pork and shellfish.
Updated: 27 May 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Hebrew Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available through ADHB
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Russian Yes
Samoan Yes
Spanish Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tongan Yes
Welsh Yes
Updated: 12 Sep 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baha'i Yes Available on request
Baptist Yes
Buddhist Yes Available on request
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jewish Yes Regular arranged visits by a Rabbi
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly Holy Communion available on request from local church
Updated: 27 May 2015
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus stops are located within a few meters of the entrance gate to Shalom Court
Shops 0.50 Km Dairy on corner
Mall 1.00 Km Supermarket, bank, pharmacy, florist, hairdresser, book shop, dress shop, $2 shop and food hall
Parks 1.50 Km Waiatarua Reserve - Flat access with nice walks
Library 3.00 Km Public libraries at Glen Innes and Remuera shopping centres, Raye Freedman Library in Meadowbank
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details Yes Tertiary level ACC Workplace Safety Management Programme Member of: EMA Gerontology Society Wound Care Society Bug Control NZNO
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 22 Jul 2013

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