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11 hours ago - Auckland

Gracedale Care - Hospital Care

There is a hospital vacancy currently available at Gracedale Care. Nestled in a peaceful location at the foot of Mt Roskill, Gracedale is a modern, award-winning hospital and rest home providing compassionate care. With only 36 residents' rooms and a low staff turnover, Gracedale is a close knit community where everyone gets to know each other. Built in 2004, Gracedale is conveniently located close to the South Western motorway so families can visit easily. The layout is specially designed to encourage interaction among residents - each wing has its own community dining room with tea and coffee making facilities. Residents' rooms are fully furnished, spacious and 'home-like', each with a large private ensuite, underfloor heating and small outside patio. A large sun lounge is also available for all residents, which flows outside to peaceful and private landscaped gardens. If you would like to learn more about Gracedale please phone 09 621 0011.

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Eldernet Gazette

20 hours ago

Is disco really making a comeback?

There is a new fitness craze sweeping residential care centers across the world – silent discos. A silent disco is an event where people dance to music listened to on wireless headphones. Rather than using a speaker system, music is broadcast via Bluetooth with the signal being picked up by wireless headphone receivers worn by the participants. You don’t have …

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Why do people move into residential care?

There are a variety of reasons for this; the most common being that the person has experienced deterioration in health and is having difficulty with managing at home. (Please note: an assessment by an authorised service is required prior to entry to residential care.) The following are five typical pre-entry situations: Mr T has had some time to anticipate the move into residential ca...

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