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11 hours ago - Auckland
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.
14 hours ago - Christchurch
Please give us a call and come have a look round you can easily request a brochure from our Eldernet page! Newly refurbished Hospital unit now open - Enquiries welcome. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rosewood-Resthome-and-Hospitals/180871531970142?ref=hl#./
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20 hours ago
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 …
1 day ago
What’s in the news around NZ? In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to read …
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...
If you have limited mobility, mobility scooters can be great to way to maintain your independence and lifestyle. It is however necessary to have comparable skills and be just as safety conscious as you would in any other vehicle. Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 Schedule 1Objective of rule states: “A mobility device is a vehicle with a maximum power output not exceeding 1 500 W t...