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Alexandra Home
Rest Home
71 Rintoul Street
Wellington 6021
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71 Rintoul Street
Wellington 6021
Capital & Coast
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Kevin and Vanessa Donaldson - 04 389 1232
Kevin and Vanessa Donaldson - 04 389 1232
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Alexandra Rest Home residents are offered care,security,privacy,respect,companionship and fun.
The management and staff are committed to new challenges that extend the boundaries of care.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 45
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms from $1.00/day up to $15.00/day as at 04 Nov 2020
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 10 Aug 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 64 Yes On call 24hours
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We offer a comprehensive, individual programme.
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Visits on a 6 weekly cycle
Dietitian Yes Our menu is devised and reviewed by a qualified dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a weekly inter denominational church service as well as visits from representatives of various religions.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Liase with mary Potter Hospice to allow our residents to spend their last days with us.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 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
Carer Support Yes A day care program is also available
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes All have hand basins
Shared Rooms No Sometimes can be organised with a shared ensuite between the two rooms.One bedroom is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Rooms suitable for a couple No We can accomodate a couple if rooms are available by using two rooms with a shared ensuite.One room is used as a lounge and the other as a bedroom.
Ensuite Yes Some rooms are en-suited.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We also have a portable phone available for use.
Wifi Yes access in some rooms and common areas
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges - one with sky TV
Palliative Care Contract No Liase with the Mary Potter Hospice
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We offer a comprehensive Recreation programme.
Outings Yes We have our own van - residents go out shopping or to the beach, gallery or library etc.
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes This committee is chaired by an independent advocate.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We treat each resident's individual needs.
Confused Residents Yes Policies and procedures in place.
Smoking Permitted Yes outside only
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Alexandra Home is located close to a bus stop Wellington hospital and other services.

We offer an lovely outdoor seating area with a BBQ which we enjoy.

Our home is culturally diverse and we offer a translation service.

We have tasty meals cooked on site and also offer a mobile shop.

Here at Alexandra we have lots of parties and special events.
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Aromatherapy, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Garden, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos, Library, Advocate, Housie, Alzheimer's Society, Care and Craft, Dancing, Exercises, Indoor Games, Pianist, Sky TV
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see us for more information.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurses available, team of caregivers and support staff.
Details about meals Cooked on site
Associated Complexes We are a family owned and operated rest home with the Managers on site.
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes Staff and residents
Ethiopian Yes Staff
Fijian Yes Staff
Fijian Indian Yes Staff
Filipino Yes
Greek Yes Staff
Hindi Yes Staff
Interpreter Yes Available when needed
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes Staff
Sri Lankan Yes Staff
Tongan Yes Staff
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Weekly inter demoninatinal church service
Christian Yes Catholic priest visits weekly for individual prayer and communion
Inter denominational Yes Church service every Tuesday.Separate room used.Only those interested attend
Roman Catholic Yes Roman Catholic lay visit weekly and offer prayers and communion
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Bus stops outside home
Shops Newtown shops 5 minutes walk
Mall Newtown mall 5 minutes walk
Parks Newtown Park 20 minute walk
Library Newtown 10 minutes walk
Updated: 7 Jul 2020
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Other details Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 7 Jul 2020

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