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Selwyn Village

For a full continuum of care

Caswell House rest home


Caswell House is a 52-bed rest home, with a lovely outdoor courtyard in a picturesque garden setting with outdoor tables and chairs, this helps contributes to a resident’s sense of wellbeing. All rooms are single with their own adjoining toilet and handbasin. 

Services and facilities
  • every resident is provided with their own room, we encourage residents to make their room feel as homely as possible and bring their own furniture and belongings
  • we can supply basic furniture should this be needed.
  • each room is heated and includes a wardrobe
  • a private phone may be installed in any room (rentals are charged to residents through Telecom)
  • Caswell House has numerous small lounges located throughout Caswell House and two generous conservatories
  • residents enjoy making use of the library particularly as it has an extra TV and video player available for personal use
  • Caswell House has smoke detectors and sprinklers
  • newspapers can be delivered on request
  • appointments with the hairdresser, podiatrist, physiotherapist, dentist, optician or doctor can be arranged via reception
  • shopping can be organised at the on-site mini-market
  • all meals are prepared and cooked on site, a qualified dietician oversees the menu and special diets are catered for
  • if guests visit for lunch or dinner, they can often be catered for.
  • care givers are onsite 24/7 along with a registered nurse
  • Selwyn Village is fortunate to have its own medical centre with a specialist gerontologist on hand
  • the village chaplain is also on hand to visit and confide in
  • visiting family members and friends are always made very welcome any time, any day
Room types available at Caswell House

Single room and toilet features:

  • standard bed
  • personal hand basin
  • personal toilet
  • shared showering facilities
  • freestanding wardrobe
Activities

Our activity coordinators and diversional therapist develop a range of activities to participate in such as:

  • weekly happy hours, reading, crosswords, bingo and inter-house quizzes.
  • outings and shopping trips and walks are also organised by Selwyn staff
  • special events for Mother’s Day, Easter, St Patrick’s Day, and other such occasions are celebrated
  • activities also include art, billiards, board games, bowls, bridge, cards, classical music, concerts, craft, dancing, entertainment, exercise classes, jigsaws, mah jong, movies, music, petanque, pool,  sing-alongs and Wii computer games to keep you fit and sharp

We encourage our residents and their families to make suggestions should their favourite hobby or activity not be included in the current activity list

Amenities in the wider village
  • gymnasium, lap pool and spa
  • theatre for attending events
  • Café on Lichfield open for lunch and dinner
  • private library and lounge area, complete with computers and free internet acess
  • gift shop, mini market, opportunity shop and hair salon
  • the Chapel of Christ the King with regular worship services
  • function room with bar for private entertainment
  • cinema for viewing movies, Sky TV available in the Community Centre
  • Wellness Centre including dentist
  • on request buggy-service, for residents who require transport around the village
  • public bus service running through the village, connecting to central and eastern Auckland