Middlepark Care


Our Care Offering

In a quiet, leafy street, Middlepark is a small, boutique rest home with a warm family feel. From the staff who greet you in the hallways, to the fresh and inviting living spaces, at Middlepark you’ll feel right at home. There’s always something happening in our main lounges - find a friend to chat to or join in the day’s events. If it’s peace and quiet you crave, relax in the sunny courtyard, or settle a comfy chair with the cat in one of our many cosy nooks.


We don’t have visiting hours at Middlepark because we know it’s important you stay connected to your community. It’s home so friends and family can join you anytime for a cuppa and catch up. We’re just 5 minutes from Church Corner, so it’s a breeze for visitors to pop in, or get you out and about to local shops and cafes.


Activities Programme

Hop in the village van for a jaunt, you’ll never know where it will take you next. A scenic drive in the country, shopping trips or ice creams at the beach, there’s an exciting new destination each week. Or if it’s music you’re into, enjoy your own personalised playlist with I Love Music and live entertainment every week. Join in the fun with our neighbours from St Thomas’s school, get crafty and creative or keep flexible with games and exercises, there’s something for everyone no matter what you’re interested in.



Tender Sunday roasts, hot fish and chips and scrummy homemade puddings… there’s a reason why the dining room is full before dinner! All of the above are regular features on our menu, which is packed with tasty family favourites you’d make at home. You’ll be sure to want second helpings!


Award Winning Care

Great care is what we do, and we’ve got the accolades to prove it. You can be sure you’re in good hands. Oceania has won the Supreme Care Award from the NZ Aged Care Association 3 years in a row. When it comes to your care, you know what you like and don’t like - and we want to know too. Because everyone is different all of our residents get a personalised care plan where from meals to medications, everything that’s important to you is covered. We’ve also got a choice from standard to premium rooms to stunning Care Suites, so no matter your needs or budget, there are plenty of options.


To view available Care Suite listings for Middlepark click here



  • Rest Home

  • Care Suites

  • Respite

  • Hospital

  • "I have had at least two respite care stays at Middlepark and was very impressed with the excellent care given. When I had to choose a home for permenant care I had no hesitation choosing Middlepark." - Judy Fairservice, Middlepark Resident

  • "I would recommend Middlepark to anyone looking for long-term care. Middlepark is a friendly, homely and lovely place. The residents are good companions and the careers and nurses are excellent at their jobs." - Middlepark Resident

  • "The staff have been very good to us. We found out everything we wanted to know and can relax now knowing mum is somewhere where the people are able to take care of her." - Daughter of Middlepark resident

  • "Please pass on our thanks to you and your team who have done a marvellous job in caring and settling dad in. The professionalism and level of care has been excellent." - Daughter of Oceania resident

  • "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." - Daughter of Oceania resident

  • "I love to be here. The staff are absolutely incredible. I feel so safe and that's the main thing." - Dorothy Girven, Oceania Resident

  • "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." - Family member of Oceania resident

  • "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." - Family member of Oceania resident

Staff Profile

  • Desme Daniels

    Desme Daniels

    Buisness and Care Manager

    Former GM of Ashburton Guardian Company, Desme has a background in relationship management and business leadership. An expert communicator, she is passionate about supporting residents, as well as mentoring her team. Desme was the Chair of Business Mid Canterbury and is on the executive team of the NZ Community Newspaper Association. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her four children, showing & walking her newfoundland, or out in the garden.

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  • Caren Bonghanoy

    Caren Bonghanoy

    Clinical Manager

    027 482 3188

    Caren is a registered nurse with several years experience as both a clinical leader and registered nurse in many New Zealand Aged Care Facilities. Caren has a special interest in palliative care and wound management. She is currently working towards her graduate certificate in nursing practice, specialising in gerontology.

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  • Alice Hatton

    Alice Hatton


    Alice came to Middlepark in 2013 and has had many different roles in Aged Care including office work, cooking and cleaning. In her role Alice enjoys relating to residents and their families, being available if they want to chat. Outside of work Alice loves reading, walking and travelling overseas.

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Features and Services

  • Vans / minibus

  • En Suites

  • BBQ Area

  • Physio-therapist

  • Hairdresser

  • Outdoor seating

  • GP/Nurse Practitioner Visits

  • 24/7 nurse onsite

  • Happy Hour

  • Podiatrist

  • Pharmac Approved

  • Emergency call buttons

  • Hot Drink Facilities for Families

  • I Love Music

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