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Selwyn Village

For a full continuum of care

Sarah Selwyn hospital


Sarah Selwyn Hospital is a modern, purpose-built 81-bed hospital within Selwyn Village. 

Services and Facilities
  • every resident has their own room
  • basic furnishings are provided, but you can make yourself at home by bringing your own furniture and belongings
  • each room has its own heat and includes a wardrobe, most have their own ensuites
  • you can install a private phone (rentals are charged through Telecom)
  • there is an emergency call bell system in bedrooms and bathrooms
  • newspapers can be delivered on request
  • there are cosy lounges and sheltered areas where you can sit outside and enjoy the sunshine
  • you can arrange appointments with the hairdresser, podiatrist, physiotherapist, dentist, optician or doctor
  • shopping at the on-site mini-market can be organised
  • all meals are prepared and cooked on site. A qualified dietitian oversees the menu and caters for special diets
  • we can usually cater for guests visiting for lunch or dinner
  • Sarah Selwyn Hospital is staffed with registered nurses 24/7, assisted by caregivers and other professional staff. All staff have on-going training on safety issues and the particular needs of current residents
  • doctors routinely visit the hospital and there is 24/7 medical coverage
  • the village chaplain visits regularly and is available for counselling and support. Worship services are held regularly
  • visiting family members and friends are welcome any time, any day
  • there is a ‘Quiet Room’ situated at the back of the dining room where visitors have access to tea and coffee making facilities
  • there are smoke detectors and sprinklers throughout the hospital
  • you can enjoy the full range of Selwyn Village facilities, although assistance from family and friends may be needed to access them
Activities

You can take advantage of a wide range of activities for both enjoyment and to maintain mobility. Sarah Selwyn Hospital has its own activities’ coordinator who organises: carpet bowls, reading to residents, providing large print books, breakfast in bed, listening to classical music, concerts and other entertainment, indoor games, outings, parties, pianists, sing-alongs and much more. A village minibus takes residents for drives, and there is a ‘happy hour’ each week.

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
Room Types for Hospital Care

Standard room features:

  • standard single room
  • shared bathroom
  • fully adjustable electric hospital bed

Single room and ensuite features:

  • standard single room
  • personal ensuite
  • built-in wardrobe
  • fully adjustable electric hospital bed

Large room and ensuite features:

  • spacious, light and airy large room
  • personal ensuite
  • built-in wardrobe
  • fully adjustable electric hospital bed

Large room, ensuite and kitchenette features:

  • spacious, light and airy large room
  • personal ensuite
  • built-in wardrobe
  • fully adjustable electric hospital bed
  • personal kitchenette