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Middlepark is an attractive and friendly rest home that provides a high standard of care for retired people who need everyday assistance. A special feature of the community is its close proximity to St Thomas of Canterbury College, which has magnificent grounds and trees.
With sunny courtyards and light airy rooms, Middlepark has a warm, relaxed feeling. You’ll often hear laughter and conversation as residents catch up over a cup of tea or share a favourite pastime. At the same time, individual privacy is respected by residents and staff alike.
Our onsite kitchen is able to provide delicious meals and snacks to cater to everyone’s individual preferences and needs. Meals are served in the dining room or in residents’ rooms, depending on preference. Emphasis is always on tasty menus and family favourites. Refreshments and afternoon tea is served every day complete with home baking. Various special meals are organised through out the year to celebrate events. The weekly happy hour is a much-loved social occasion.
Services available for an additional fee:
75 Middlepark Road
|(03) 343 4300|
|(03) 343 4322|
Cathy has a wealth of experience having been in Management roles for over 20 years. She has completed a Diploma in Health Service Management, and a Masters in Nursing - and still practices clinically in her role. Cathy is in her element when she is busy doing what she can to deliver quality services with a few laughs on the way. She has 2 adult children and 5 grandchildren and in her spare time she enjoys cycling, photography swimming and making jewellery.
Alan has a wealth of health care experience having worked extensively in operational and strategic roles. He also has a Masters in Organisational Psychology. Originally from the UK, Alan lived for many years in Australia and his last role there was as Deputy Director of Nursing and Midwifery services for a large tertiary hospital. Alan moved to NZ just recently, and is passionate about providing patient centred quality care in a safe environment. In his social time, Alan enjoys socialising, cooking for friends, going to the theatre and listening to live music and stand up comedy
"Please pass on our thanks to you and your team who have done a marvellous job in caring and settling him in. The professionalism and level of care has been excellent."
"You are all very special people, I saw the dignity and respect you show all the residents including my mum, I head back overseas in the knowledge she is very well cared for."
"I love to be here. The staff are absolutely incredible. I feel so safe and that's the main thing."
"Rettie, thank you, all of your staff have done more than we could have ever achieved alone. 2 years and 5 months after our mum fell down and broke her hip – she has melted with your persistent loving care and got up from her chair. Mum’s psychogeriatricist said she may never get up. You have proved this wrong."
"It occurs to me that 'the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.' To me this means the endless patience, encouragement, support and tireless care your staff give my family cannot be understated."
"The staff I had most contact with were Diane, Lorraine and Mia. They have been just fantastic, but I realise that everyone has contributed to Mum’s overall care. There were mornings when I had to wait for the staff to finish hugging Mum and telling her to have a lovely time when I came to take her out."
"Just want to let you know how happy and grateful our family is, not only for the superb care you’re providing for our Mum but also for the wonderful respect and kindness everyone shows to residents and family members."
"On more than one occasion, the nurses came in to talk to Alan and say goodbye to him for the day, before they left at the end of their shift. They all loved him and cared for him in a most special way, even though Alan was unable to speak very much due to a stroke."