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19 hours ago - Amberley
Adriel House has been opened for 4yrs and has proved popular with residents in the early stages of Dementia. Staff employed follow the 'Spark of Life" philosophy, that encourages residents to take their time and remain as independent as possible. They work in partnership to complete daily activities that have meaning to the resident, and this in turn leads to a homely atmosphere. The garden and farm area is slowly developing with every ones help. We have planted fruit trees,bedding plants and built 2 raised gardens that have been filled with compost and vegetables.Our farmyard is now complete with fence and gates. Joining the team laying hens in the hen houses with the odd egg or more to collect for baking or bacon and eggs for breakfast. Adriel Rest Home is about to under go renovation's in creating 3x new bedroom's, a hairdressing room and renovation of a bathroom.
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3 days 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 …
4 days ago
Today we are looking at how to prevent moisture and heat loss from windows. Do you have single glazed windows, draughts or condensation? It is likely to be making your home less efficient and less healthy. DIY window kits are a cheap alternative to double glazing and helps alleviate draught and condensation on single glazed …
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Many people put off making a Will, almost as if to do so is acknowledgement of one’s own mortality. Consider, though, what might happen if a person dies without a current or valid Will. If a person dies without a current or valid Will he or she is said to have died ‘intestate’ and their estate will be settled according to the provisions of the Administration Act 1969....
The first of these is Joint Tenancy. A majority of married people, people in a civil union or people in long term de facto relationships, own their properties as joint tenants. The significant feature of this form of ownership is that on the death of the first partner, the property automatically passes to the survivor by way of a rule of law known as Survivorship. It does not mat...