This facility is owned by Heritage Lifecare Limited.
The Edith Cavell Home and Hospital website states that: "Edith Cavell at Sumner has been caring for residents since 1970, when it was first established as a nursing home. It has been under its current private ownership since 1984."
Edith Cavell, in Sumner, Christchurch has a rest home, hospital, palliative, and respite care, as well as independent living in townhouses. The Rest home has "single, ensuite rooms are decorated individually in warm, neutral tones and feature bay windows with hill views, or external doors onto the terrace. Residents are encouraged to personalise their room with furniture and personal effects. They are welcome to bring their computer and television and each room is wired for private connections, including telephone, broadband and Sky."
The Edith Cavell website states "24 hour registered nursing care is provided throughout our hospital at all times. House doctors are an integral part of the care team although residents are welcome to retain or choose their own doctor if desired. Edith Cavell is also part of the respected 'Liverpool Care Pathway' for palliative care and we maintain strong links with Nurse Maude specialist nurses when palliative care is required."
Located not far from the Sumner beach, there is also independent living available at Edith Cavell.
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Edith Cavell Lifecare (Home and Hospital)
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