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Alexander House Rest Home
Rest Home
126 Denbigh Street
Feilding 4702
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Meddeline Muzah - 0225124039
Graham and Sheryl Lilly - 0273621268
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MISSION STATEMENT: To provide a warm, safe, secure, caring and fun home where all needs are met, by positive, caring, competent staff.
" to make their day everyday"
Our small , caring rest home focuses on offering a homelike environment where everybody is family. Rocky, is the rest home manager, and RN. The residents always come first for Rocky and her caring staff.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 20
Vacancy Yes
Please ring Meddeline on 022 512 4039 for details
Impending vacancy No - short term or long term room
Premium Room Charges No
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: 12 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Rocky the Manager is a registered nurse on site Monday to Friday and on call 24 hours per day.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our caregivers enjoy their career and provide a high standard of care with compassion mixed with fun . Our caregivers provide around the clock care .
Physiotherapist Negotiable Community Physiotherapist available through referral.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable This can be arranged through your GP or the hospital
Diversional Therapist Yes 5 days a week Fiona facilitates and co-ordinates a range of fun activities, including exercises to music, games, outings and celebrations.
Hairdresser Yes Our regular stylist calls weekly. Jane offers cuts, sets , blow-waves and perms for very reasonable prices.
Podiatrist Yes We have a local podiatrist available to us as required
Dietitian Yes Meals are evaluated by a Dietitian, our menu has a four weekly seasonal rotation, and includes bacon and eggs for breakfast in the weekends.
Kaumatua Negotiable We are able to contact a Kaumatua if required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Anglican communion monthly. Interdenominational service and music monthly.
Other Personnel Negotiable If there is a special request , we will do our best to meet it.
Updated: 20 Mar 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes we work closely with the Arohanui Hospice in Palmerston North
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All our staff are trained in palliative care and will ensure that end of life is with dignity , comfort and respect.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes We work with the local GP's to provide this service if appropriate.
Dialysis Yes We work with the Dialysis Unit to ensure our dialysis residents have continuity of care.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 8 Oct 2019
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 We have a dedicated bed for respite clients, and we offer full rest home services to these people.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We welcome and encourage advanced bookings to ensure that the client has a bed when they need it.
Updated: 20 Mar 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage all residents to brings their own furniture and personal belongings to make their room , home away from home.
Single Rooms Yes Our rooms all have wardrobes, basins, and sun!
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have several large double rooms that would suit couples
Ensuite Yes some of our rooms have ensuites.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Those who wish to, partake of pre dinner sherry which is provided by us. Personal aclohol is permitted.
Pets In Residence Yes We have a two house cats called Murray and Binky
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes A cordless phone with separate line for residents.
Wifi Yes We provide free wifi
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room has their own heater, as well as heating in the living areas and passage ways.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a lounge with large TV and plenty of lazy boy chairs. We also have a sunroom for those quieter moments to read, do a puzzle or just sit and relax.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We provide full daycare with meals and full involvement in the day to day activities.
Outings Yes We have transport available for shopping and outings. WE regularly visit the cinema, library and local attractions. Members of Senior Citizens are taken to a weekly get together.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes A monthly resident meeting is held, chaired by our diversional therapist. this forum is used for suggestions , minor complaints and compliments and any other issues that residents wish to discuss.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is printed twice a year and sent to family members.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes We cater for the confused elderly and mild dementia that doesnt require a secure unit.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have sheltered seating outside for smoking , no smoking is permitted inside.
Semi-Secure Yes Our doors are locked in the evenings.
Updated: 8 Oct 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Owner operated.

A smaller home,where each resident becomes a family member, and it is a place to call home.
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
RSA call monthly, we take residents to weekly Senior Citizens meetings where groups get together for cards games, entertainment(visiting musicians). We have weekly in house activities run by the Activities Officer , we celebrate national events such as Melbourne Race day and St Patricks day, family members are welcome to join in birthday parties for each resident, exercises each morning to music, garden well maintained and residents are welcome to pick from it for their vase, we take those wishing to go to the library each week (talking books too), , a diverse array of taped music, views of street 'goings on' in this residential area, newspaper reading (Morning 'Dominion' and Evening 'Standard' papers delivered), quizzes as part of diversional therapy, shopping regularly with just a few at a time, videos most weekends (residents choice), regular outings to diverse destinations. There is as much or as little as the resident wishes to do, its all about choice.
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Toileteries and hair cares. Specialist fees and dentist.
Staffing qualifications and details 24 hour care. Registered Nurse on call 24 hours.
Details about meals All cooked in the home and delicious. Fish and Chips monthly. Fads respected.
Updated: 4 Jun 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 4 Jun 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: Unknown
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Subsidised taxi service.
Shops 1.00 Km
Parks Plenty around Fielding.
Library 1.00 Km
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 2 Oct 2018

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