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2 days ago - Christchurch
Refurbished Hospital Unit now open! Enquiries welcome or just pop in and have a look. We would love to meet you.
2 days 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. Honey our Cat is waiting to greet you! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rosewood-Resthome-and-Hospitals/180871531970142?ref=hl#./
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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 …
3 days ago
Use the microwave or slow-cooker when preparing meals. Both use less energy than the oven. Cut down on your hot water usage by first rinsing dishes with cold water, then washing with hot water. Check the seal on your fridge by running a piece of paper between the seal and the door surface. If you …
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The reasons for a carer taking a break are many and varied, as are the options. (See also the section at the bottom of this answer: "Forward planning advised") Options for funded/subsidised services (assessment required) include: Day Group. This is generally structured so that you leave home in the morning, have lunch and return home in the afternoon. (For further info...
Most of us are familiar with the high profile Retirement/Lifestyle Village complexes located around the country. They may have associated onsite residential care services or they may be of the variety that includes multiple resources such as a golf course and/or swimming pool, shops, restaurants and other services; to the extent that they seem like a small town. Not all villages however are like t...