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For a full continuum of care

Changing the way we care for older people

Selwyn Oaks rest home and hospital care

Selwyn Oaks has a 48-bed rest home and hospital, looking out onto garden areas. Purpose-built on one level, the rest home (with hospital adjoining) is fresh and up-to-date. Visitors are welcome.

There are lounges for residents and visitors and some foyers open out into sunny interior courtyards. Residents are encourage to decorate their rooms with items of their own personal taste, such a
s curtains, pictures, photos, treasured mementos, furniture and their own television sets.

  • weekly happy hours, reading, crosswords, bingo, quizzes, carpet bowls, music, sing-alongs, newspaper reading and a range of general celebratory events are organised
  • outings, shopping trips and walks are also organised by Selwyn staff
  • special events for Mother' Day, birthdays, etc, are celebrated
  • activities also include art, billiards, bingo, board games, bowls, bridge, cards, classical music, concerts, craft, dancing, entertainment, exercise classes, jigsaws, mah jong, movies, music, pool and sing-alongs

Choices for rest home care

Standard room features include

  • 3.6 x 3.6 metre room size
  • personal handbasin and toilet
  • built-in wardrobe
  • built-in cupboard
  • standard beds
  • a phone is available in any room for a monthly fee, or residents may arrange a rental through Telecom
  • newspapers can be delivered on request
  • appointments with the hairdresser, podiatrist, physiotherapist, dentist, optician or personal doctor can be arranged via the receptionist or care staff
  • The Selwyn Oaks doctor visits regularly
  • shopping can be organised via the mini-market at the Village
  • there is a library, and regular visits are made by the Papakura librarians
  • a laundry facility is available
  • special diets and appetites are catered for; if guests visit for lunch or dinner, they are welcome
  • the rest home and hospital is fitted with smoke detectors and sprinklers
  • there is a weekly worship programme and onsite Chaplaincy sevices are available
Amenities in the wider village

From November 2017, Selwyn Oak's will offer residents a range of first-class leisure facilities located on the ground floor of The Lees Centre, including;

  • a residents lounge next to the chapel
  • a chapel with regular worship services and a place for quiet spiritual reflection
  • multi-purpose room for various activities including exercises, movies, hobbies, performances, celebrations and functions
  • crafts/activities room with its own kitchenette
  • outdoor bbq area, with access from the cafe
  • professional kitchen to support the cafe and dining areas
  • consulting room
  • shop (dairy/mini-mart)
  • hair salon