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Annie Brydon Lifecare
Retirement Villages ('Purchase')
71 Glover Road
Hawera 4610
Postal Address
Same as above
(06) 278 6039
(06) 278 4122
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Barbara Kay - 06 278 6039
Heritage Lifecare Group
Village Co-ordinator
Barbara Kay - 0800 770 416
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At Annie Brydon, we believe in providing personable, compassionate, safe, respectful care, adding value to the quality of everyday living. Our facility and village are specially built for aged care needs. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to attend to both your everyday and urgent requirements.

We know it is very important to offer choices and to really listen to what our residents and their families want. Recognising the individual needs of our residents and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment is an important part of our philosophy. Respecting the dignity, beliefs and culture of all helps us make each day the best it can be.

Our residents and their families comment on the homely feeling we have created here. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care. Please phone Carolyn Cragg, our Village Manager, or feel free to drop in at any time.
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Name Carolyn Cragg
Address 71 Glover Road, Hawera
City/Town Taranaki 4610
Company Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Phone (06) 278 6039
Fax (06) 278 4122
Email View Email Address
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Name Heritage Lifecare
Address PO Box 13223, Johnsonville
City/Town Wellington 6440
Phone (04) 901 - 2310
Email View Email Address
Updated: 7 Sep 2018
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
Townhouse (1 Bedroom)
Low Price$170000.00
Nursing Care DetailsYes
Villa (2 Bedrooms)
Low Price$205000.00
Nursing Care DetailsNo
Updated: 28 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 Available at adjoining care home
Carer Support Yes Available at adjoining care home
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Personnel & Services
Personnel & Services
Personnel / ServiceHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Hairdresser Yes Available through appointment and/or care home.
Podiatrist Yes Available through appointment and/or care home.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have access to a Chaplain, and various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Residents are welcome to join in with the care home activities.
Meals - External Provider Yes Delivery available.
Registered Nurse Negotiable We have Registered Nurse coverage available from adjoining care home. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care.
Dietitian Yes All menus are Dietitian approved. A Dietitian is available for general advice and to oversee special needs. Meals can be delivered.
Other Personnel Yes Email assistance and interpreter services also available.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Facility Features
Facility Features
Social/Recreational Programme Yes Activities and exercise programmes in place.
Community Complex Yes The site provides separate dining room and lounge facilities, which have a pool table and piano.
Emergency Call System Yes St. John's Medical Alarm
Outings Yes Linked to the activities programme with the lifecare facility, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Transport Available Yes By appointment, scooter bay, near public transport.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Swimming Pool Yes
Spa Pool Yes
Library Yes
Lounges Yes Communal lounges in the complex are equipped with comfortable seating, a stereo system and televisions with Freeview TV, Sky TV, and DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gardens Yes Situated in the sunny Hawera, Annie Brydon has magnificent landscaped gardens with outdoor seating. Residents also have private vegetable gardens.
Other details Yes The facility is equipped with wide corridors, accessibility ramps, safety grab rails, and smoke detectors with water sprinklers. Rooms specifically have a personal heat pump, ensuites, and personal phone access. Alcohol permitted.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Annie Brydon Lifecare Complex offers all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship. The is a 68 Bed Resthome and Hospital facility. There are 24 serviced Care Suites that are available for private and subsidised rest home level of care residents.

We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Annie Brydon Lifecare has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Activity Coordinators focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Age Concern and Alzheimer's Society are easily accessed through us and we welcome them to our facility. Large print books and Blind Foundation listening books form part of our library service and we also rent DVDs or videos. Entertainers form a regular part of our programme.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Board games, Cooking, Quizzes, Indoor Bowls, Crafts, Parties, Happy Hour.

There is active involvement in community events. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme and often include stopping somewhere for coffee.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We are able to accommodate our residents' spiritual needs as requested. A Chaplain, Spiritual Advisor, Kaumatua and Church services are available.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Public Transport   Near public transport, taxis, and facility outing van are available.
Shops   Near local amenities. Transport provided on a weekly basis.
Library   Library facilities available on our complex.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018

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