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Thorrington Village
Rest Home Care
51 Birdwood Avenue
South East
Postal Address
Thorrington Village PO Box 12189 Christchurch 8242
(03) 982 1480
(03) 332 0659
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Andrew Hoggan - (03) 982 1480
Archer Group - (03) 943 6006
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Welcome to Thorrington Home and Archer!
Thank you for considering our Thorrington family, and one of our boutique homes, as a place you may like to come and reside at.
‘living life…loving life’ is our goal. We want residents to come to Thorrington and ‘live and love life’. Engage, enjoy and be enriched from living at Thorrington.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 7 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 30
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 26 Apr 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes The Registered Nurse works Mon- Fri. There is also Oncall arangements for RN's.
Physiotherapist Yes We can arrange for a physiotherapist to attend as required.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Own Social Worker Negotiable We can arrange for social work support if requested.
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes Our activities coordinator works Monday -Saturday 48hrs per week.
Hairdresser 12 Yes Our hairdresser attends two days a week.
Podiatrist Yes We can arrange for a podiatrist to attend as required.
Dietitian Yes We can arrange for a dietician to assist as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes We can arange for Kaumatua to attend as requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We hold denominational and non denominational services.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 23 May 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Dialysis Yes We can assist with CAPD and APD. Haemodialysis requirements can be discussed.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Updated: 4 Dec 2009
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care for individuals and couples. Please call for availability details.
Carer Support Yes We offer Carer support for individuals and couples. Please call for availability details.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance No We can confirm availability for up to a month in advance.
Updated: 20 Mar 2013
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes We provide Daycare support for a limited number of participants.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We can provide short term care subject to availability.
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes We do have shared room facilities for appropriate residents.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have Premium Studios available
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes As discussed at the time of admission.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Cats, birds, fish.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available for resident calls within the facility.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes As well as the main lounge, residents and friends are welcome to make use of several seating areas that are away from the hustle and bustle of the main areas.
Outings Yes Our activities coordinator arranges trips and outings that are appropriate for the residents and season.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outdoors. Smokers are welcome to enjoy strolling around our gardens.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 23 May 2016
Special Features
Special Features
Our family owned and operated complex ensures quality care at all times.
Updated: 14 Oct 2008
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our Activity programme includes: bingo, interdenominational Church services, concerts, entertainers including pianist, exercises, minibus outings, music, newspaper reading, baking, flower arranging, crafts, BBQ, board games,visits from canine friends,craft and projects, friends and family happy hour, in-house working mens club, pool, visiting interest groups e.g. vintage car club, local pre-school, target bowls, in-house ladies high afternoon tea, quizzes, video library, newspaper reading and much more.

Library books, including big print books, are chosen from our local library on a monthly basis, to ensure an excellent selection.

We publish an activity newsletter for both dependant and independant residents.If you would like to be on our mailing list, e-mail us.
Updated: 14 Oct 2008
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Our five weekly rotational menu has been endorsed by a dietitian. Breakfast may be served in bed. The main meal is in the middle of the day and the tea meal includes a hot dish or salad, a home baked commodity, fresh fruit. Morning afternoon tea and supper are also served with snacks and tea/coffee available 24 hours.
Staffing Details Our Registered Nurse has over 10 years experience as a Registered Nurse working with the elderly. Prior to coming to Thorrington, she worked at hospital level care for older persons. She is supported by our Enrolled Nurse and caregivers in caring for the elderly. Many of our Caregivers have been at Thorrington for some years.
Updated: 26 Nov 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We are happy to support individual residents express their personal faith in a respectful manner.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 14 Oct 2008
Public Transport 0.00 km
Shops 2.00 km Countdown Supermarket on Colombo St, as well as corner dairies
Mall 3.00 km Barrington
Parks 0.50 km Beckenham
Library 1.50 km Christchurch South Library is nearby on Columbo Street.
Updated: 23 May 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
The Eden Alternative Yes We fully support the Eden model of resident-centred personalised care for our residents. We aim to make Thorrington as homely as possible.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 3 Sep 2015