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Lavender Cottage (Day Care)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
1-17 Wainoni Avenue
Pt Chevalier
Central
Auckland
DHB
Auckland
Phone
09 845 0717
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Personnel
Manager
Betty Byrnes - 021 782 210
Owner
The Selwyn Foundation Group - (09) 846 0119
Group Admissions and Resident S
Mary Witute - (09) 846 0119 extn 608
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Description
DEMENTIA CARE
- at Selwyn Village, with the Selwyn Foundation Group

BRIAN WELLS HOUSE located in the new Ivan Ward Centre at Selwyn Village (1-17 Wainoni Ave) is a secure household for specialised dementia care or what we now like to refer to as memory support. The 18 residents are offered as fulfilling and enjoyable time as possible in a homely, caring environment. The environment is safe and secure.

LAVENDER COTTAGE is a secure Day Care Centre, one which is within the familiar setting of a suburban home, typical of its neighbours in Point Chevalier. The grounds, garden and the cottage itself are purposely kept this way so that people feel genuinely at home. Intimate care is offered for a maximum of 16 people on any one day. Lavender Cottage is at 23 Wainoni Street, Point Chevalier but access is from within the grounds of Selwyn Village.

WE CARE
We want all our residents and day care clients to have an enjoyable time here, with as fulfilling a life as is possible for them. We encourage residents and their family members to talk over any concerns with our managers.

MAKING YOU AT HOME
Although both are secure units to ensure the safety of residents or day care clients, everything possible is done to make people feel at home.

Visitors are welcome at any time, and family or friends are able to take their loved ones for an outing or a walk around Selwyn Village. Our people enjoy seeing babies, young children and pet animals - please feel free to bring them when visiting. Visitors bringing their musical skills are welcome - their contribution is especially helpful and is appreciated.

We encourage residents to bring such things as pictures, personal items, TV and radios so as to make their rooms familiar.

AMENITIES
Also located in the Ivan Ward Centre, Brian Wells House residents will be able to access the shop, hair salon and consulting rooms for visiting health professionals.

Our new care suites have been developed according to a ‘household’ layout. By having small communities or ‘households’ within the larger care community, the care suites provide an environment where people have a real sense of belonging within a household setting.

Brian Wells household has:
• its own 24/7 care partners
• lounge area
• dining area for members of the household to dine together
• domestic open plan kitchen for residents, whanau and staff
• A lovely garden where residents and families can enjoy the outdoors

Each resident’s care suite has:
• its own ensuite (bidet optional)
• a fully adjustable electric hospital bed
• a wardrobe and other basic furnishings are available if desired
• wifi, smart TV with access to SKY TV*, Netflix* and Skype*
• a private phone may be installed in any room (rentals are charged to residents through Telecom)
• smart call bell system

*These services are organised by family and charged directly to the family. all meals are

• all meals are prepared and cooked on site. A qualified dietician oversees the menu and special diets are catered for
• if guests visit for lunch or dinner, they can often be catered for
• Brian Wells House is staffed 24/7 including nurses assisted by care partners and other professional staff as appropriate. All staff have on-going training as to the particular needs of the current residents in their care, and on safety issues
• doctors routinely visit the Brian Wells and there is medical coverage 24/7
• the village chaplain visits regularly and is available for counselling and support; worship services are held regularly in Brian Wells
• visiting family members and friends are always made very welcome any time, any day

ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT
Numerous activities are provided for enjoyment and we also provide activities designed to help people suffering from memory loss to retain as much as possible of the routine of daily living – or even to gain new skills.

Our activities include . . .
- Games
- Crafts
- Gardening
- Musical activities and ‘sing-a-long’
- Guided Walks within Village grounds
- Gentle exercise
- Mini Bus outings

At Lavender Cottage there are also daily living skills associated with the running of the cottage.

- Food preparation
- Washing dishes
- Laundry
- Household chores

ENQUIRIES AND CONTACTS
Please telephone our managers about costs and more information as to what is available in each facility. Brian Wells House: 09 845 0717. Lavender Cottage dementia day care: 09 815 4785
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SELWYN VILLAGE
- an overview of this balanced community

Located at 43 Target Street, Pt Chevalier, Selwyn Village is set in 26 acres of park-like grounds on the water’s edge of the Pt Chevalier Peninsula. It is central to shopping malls, motorways, bus routes and only minutes from the City. We aim to promote a sense of community and companionship for residents and staff.

ACCOMMODATION
Villas and apartments
Private hospitals
A specialised dementia unit
Rest home

AMENITIES
- Arts and Crafts Centre
- Beauty Therapist
- Blokes Shed
- Chapel, Church Services and Chaplaincy
- Café
- Cinema
- Community Hub - Sky available
- Craft Shop
- Dementia Day Care
- Dentist
- Hairdressing Salon
- Medical Centre
- Mini Market
-Theatre
- Games Room
- Gymnasium
- Library and Computer Room
- Licensed Bars
- Spa and Swimming Pool

These facilities are situated on the ground floor of Lichfield Towers and are available for the sole use and enjoyment of residents from the entire village.

TRANSPORT
Cross-town Metrolink Bus, with frequent services through the Village from the end of Point Chevalier Peninsular to Glen Innes, via St Luke’s Shopping Centre and the Greenlane Clinical Centre.

ADMINISTRATION
The Village Administration Block is located on the ground floor of Lichfield Towers. Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 am - 4.30pm and Saturday and Sunday 10.00am - 4.00 pm

BOOKS AND LIBRARY SERVICE
Each house has a library where residents may read or borrow books. Collectively, the libraries have a stock of over 2,000 books. Large print books which have been withdrawn from public libraries are given to the village and may be borrowed free of charge.


CHAPEL OF CHRIST THE KING
The chapel is the focal point of Selwyn Village. Regular services of worship are held in the chapel. Services of worship are also held in Kerridge House, Sarah Selwyn Hospital and Ivan Ward Centre. A brochure is available detailing the chaplaincy service in Selwyn Village. Information on Chapel Services is available in the fortnightly newsletter. Chaplains are available for pastoral and spiritual care.

CAFE ON LICHFIELD
The Café on Lichfield is located in Lichfield Towers with a wide variety of refreshments and food available. Friends and family are most welcome. The café is open from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm daily.

COMMUNITY CENTRE
The Community Centre is located beside the Mini-Market and is available to all village residents. It includes the Hub, games room and music room.

CRAFT CENTRE
The Craft Centre is located in the Community Centre and is a place where you can continue with your creative and artistic pursuits.

DOCTORS
Registered medical practitioners are on duty or on call at all times.

HAIRDRESSER
The village hairdressing salon is located in the Community Centre. It is open Tuesday to Friday: please telephone or call in to make an appointment. In addition, hairdressers visit each rest home and the hospital at least once a week.

MAINTENANCE - (All Property Related Matters / Appliance Faults)
Independent residents please note that in order to provide an effective and efficient service the Village has preferred contractors that are on call 24 hours, 7 days a week. These contractors are familiar with the site, the overall infrastructure of the Village and our Health and Safety procedures etc.

MEALS
All meals are prepared and cooked on site. A qualified dietician oversees the menu. The main mid-day meal is served in the cafe of Lichfield Towers.

The mid-day meal can be ordered by Independent Residents if they wish by contacting a member of the resident services team.

MEDICAL CENTRE
Medical Centre hours are Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm.

MINI MARKET
This is located in the community area and sells a range of essential items for your convenience e.g. stamps and postage items.

NEWS
The Selwyn News is the village newsletter, published fortnightly on Thursdays. It gives village news and information about activities, entertainment, church service times and other events. It is distributed throughout the village free of charge.

NEWSPAPERS
Please arrange your own ‘Herald’ delivery by phoning the Circulation Department on Ph 0800 100 888. Newspapers can be also purchased from Café on Lichfield.

INDEPENDENT RESIDENTS COMMITTEE
This has been formed by the residents' to liaise with the Selwyn Foundation administration. Each area of the village has a resident’s council representative.

SECURITY SERVICE
Our security guard patrols the village all night from 6.00 pm until 6.00 am.

SHOPPING BUSES
Shopping buses depart from outside Lichfield Towers every Thursday to St Lukes at 10.00 am, Pt Chevalier at 10.30am and New Lynn at 11.00 am. The transport cost is $5.00 per person.

SMOKING
A non smoking policy within our buildings applies to all residents, visitors and staff. Residents of rental and ‘Occupation Right Agreement’ areas are permitted to smoke within their own private living accommodation but not in any area of communal activity.

TAXI VOUCHERS
These are available at a reduced cost for attending Hospital Appointments only. Please see the receptionist at Administration.

TRANSPORT
Transport is provided within the village by a buggy service. The buggy operates from the community centre Monday to Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm. Saturday to Sunday 9.00am - 3.00pm on request.

VILLAGE FACILITIES
We have a number of rooms throughout the village available to hire for private functions by village residents. The music room, the Hub, theatre and café extension can be booked for a small fee. We can also offer a catering service through our on-site kitchen at an additional cost.
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THE SELWYN FOUNDATION – AN OVERVIEW and OUR MISSION
The Selwyn Foundation has been around for a very long time.

The Selwyn Foundation is an independent, faith-based New Zealand charitable trust providing services to older people and their families. We have been leading the way in improving the quality of life of our elders for over sixty years. As pioneers of the retirement village model and of rest home care in this country, we are uniquely experienced in providing residential care, independent retirement living and community outreach services for older adults.

With the dramatic rise of New Zealand's ageing population, the work of The Selwyn Foundation is more important than ever. Building on our achievements to date — and in keeping with our original Mission to provide quality care for elders — we will continue to innovate, diversify and offer a continuum of flexible care options that meet the present and future needs of ageing people and their families.

OUR MISSION
In keeping with our mission:
To deliver quality services that are responsive to the ageing person and their family, ensuring that our charitable outreach supports those who are vulnerable or in need.

Our charitable focus is three-pronged: to combat social isolation and loneliness, increase social housing and offer hardship support. In all that we do, we do not lose sight of the importance of Tikanga and our Christian faith.

Our activities are grouped in four key areas:.

CHARITY
Enhancing the lives of elders who are vulnerable or in need.
Promoting the welfare of elders in general is an important aspect of the Foundation’s charitable Mission. We therefore distribute more than 30% of our annual operating surplus to charitable and not-for-profit groups working with or for the elderly at both community and national level. This is in addition to funding our community outreach Selwyn Centre programme, our subsidised rental accommodation and village medical centres.

Looking to the future, our charitable focus will be to deliver on our mission in combating
social isolation and loneliness, increase social housing and offer hardship support.

LEARNING
Investing in research and education to deliver quality care.
The Selwyn Foundation supports a wide range of gerontology research. In addition to assisting universities with studies that influence the wellbeing of elders, we also fund The Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality and are the principal benefactor of The HOPE Foundation. By investing in quality learning and research opportunities, we aim to enhance the wellbeing of our residents, and of New Zealand’s ageing population as a whole.

The Selwyn Foundation is committed to opening up growth and skill opportunities that help our staff, their families and our residents.

COMMUNITY
Providing care and support to elders in their community.
Selwyn’s community outreach is most evident in the Selwyn Centres. With 40 venues provided in association with Anglican parishes and serving more than 800 people each week, the programme provides community drop-in centres that enable those who may be living alone and in need of companionship to remain active, healthy and independent in their own neighbourhoods.

VILLAGES
Creating thriving communities to age well.
The Selwyn Foundation seeks to create positive environments that promote residents’ independence, eliminate loneliness and add variety to the daily experience. We aim to create open, engaging communities where people have purpose, enjoy choice, and an active lifestyle with family and friends. By developing contemporary new environments and modernised styles of care, we’ll take forward into the future the vision our founders began over sixty years ago.

The Selwyn Foundation
PO Box 8203, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150.
Telephone (09) 846 0119.
Fax (09) 846 0700.
Email: mail@selwynfoundation.org.nz
Website: www.selwynfoundation.org.nz
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes
Croatian Yes
Czechoslovaki Yes
Danish Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Finnish Yes
Flemish Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Greek Yes
Hebrew Yes
Hindi Yes
Hokkien Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes The services of an interpreter are able to be arranged.
Italian Yes
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Malay Yes
Malayalam Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Pidgin Yes
PNG dialect Yes
Polish Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Russian Yes
Samoan Yes
Thai Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Tongan Yes
Welsh Yes
Yugoslavian Yes
Other Information Yes These are some languages spoken by staff and/or residents as at this date. But in such a large community - people of languages and cultures change often. Please enquire should another language be helpful.
Updated: 18 May 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 24 Jun 2009
What's New
What's New
Facility Image

Brian Wells House in the new Ivan Ward Centre now open. Viewing is by appointment only. Call Mary Witute on 021 790 434

or come and view the new Ivan Ward Centre at the open day.

Open day
Saturday, 8 December 2018
from 10am - 2pm

Ivan Ward Centre
1-17 Wainoni Ave
Pt Chevalier


11369