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Christchurch Retirement Villages & Rest Home hub of the South Island.

Christchurch, the Retirement Village 'mainland' of the South Island with over 100 retirement villages, rest homes and aged care facilities. It is also the city of multiple award winning rest homes. Retirement living is still booming in Christchurch with new facilities being built and a town that is committed to serving seniors. Over 60 various Aged Care facilities scatter Christchurch offering rest home to palliative care.

Essie Summers Aged Care

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Sydenham
Supplier Name: Ryman Healthcare Limited
formerly Beckenham Courts Retirement Village

Loving, caring staff... : "Loving caring staff - [name edit] Registered Nurse - Wonderful. This [dementia] ward also has [name edit], a superb caring activities coordinator - has them doing exercises twice a day." 09-07-2015

New, clean, great staff : "New, clean, the activities, great staff, the food" 25-02-2015

Park Lane [Aged Care] Village | Arvida

# 38 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care, Geriatric
Location: Christchurch, Addington
Supplier Name: Park Lane Retirement Village Limited
Park Lane Retirement Village

Nice Modern Environment... : "Clean. Friendly staff. Nice modern environment." 07-10-2015

Lovely Gardens... : "Clean environment. Lovely gardens. Approachable caring staff." 01-10-2015

Aged Care

Rannerdale War Veterans' Hospital and Home

FINALIST - 2017 Best Aged Care (Med/Large) Facility - South Island

# 2 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care, Medical (hospital care), Geriatric, Palliative (End of Life)
Location: Christchurch, Upper Riccarton
Supplier Name: Rannerdale War Veterans Home
Rannerdale has a specialist care team of dedicated Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Recreation Managers. We are dedicated to providing this free service as part of your stay with us. We offer these long and short-term services and are proud of our very experienced team and a philosophy that focuses on taking every opportunity to improve functi...

Great Staff... : "Great staff, great food, very clean." 11-10-2017

Very Good Activities... : "Very good activities, internet via wifi, friendly helpful staff." 30-03-2017

St Albans [Aged Care] | Arvida

# 35 of 54

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Saint Albans
Supplier Name: St Albans Retirement Home Limited
St Albans Retirement Village

Clean and Bright... : "Clean and bright. Friendly staff. Good activities." 29-10-2015

Modern Facilities... : "Modern facilities. Caring staff. Good healthy food for residents with onsite cooking staff." 24-10-2015

Chatswood [Aged Care] and Village

# 7 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Opawa
Supplier Name: CHATSWOOD RETIREMENT LIMITED
Chatswood Retirement

Great Chatswood : "Great care and friendly staff. Management do listen to what we have to say." 30-11-2016

caring staff : "Now that dad has been in the resthome for some months now he has grown very fond of the staff. We appreciate the caring staff who look out for dad and his weight has stabilised and his overall demeanour has picked up." 31-05-2016

Wesley Care Rest Home and Hospital

# 5 of 54

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Papanui
Supplier Name: Christchurch Methodist Central Mission
Wesley Care Rest Home and Hospital

Great Care : "Staff that care about their people. Great management and loyal nursing staff." 31-05-2016

Enjoyed Staying There... : "They looked after both of my grandparents really well, and they enjoyed staying there. Always had activities to do, and the staff were always smiling." 02-12-2015

Aged Care

Diana Isaac [Aged Care]

FINALIST - 2015/16 Best Aged Care (Med/Large) Facility - South Island

# 26 of 54

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care, Dementia care
Location: Christchurch, Mairehau
Supplier Name: Ryman Healthcare Limited
Diana Isaac Retirement Village

Staff Really Lovely... : "Medication given on time, Food, Other people around, Staff really lovely" 24-02-2016

Safety and People Around... : "Safety and people around" 24-02-2016

The Oaks Rest Home and Village

# 24 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care, Medical (hospital care), Geriatric
Location: Christchurch, Sockburn
Supplier Name: Oceania Care Company Limited
The Oaks Lifestyle Care & Village

The Oaks : "Friendly staff, nice garden and facilities" 03-12-2017

GOOD AND NOT SO GOOD : "Lovely staff and facilities" 02-06-2017

Fitzroy of Merivale Resthome

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Saint Albans
Supplier Name: Fitzroy Village Management Limited
Fitzroy of Merivale Resthome

Environment Is Lovely... : "Staff are very helpful and polite. Meals are very good. Drives / outings and music events good." 29-01-2017

Pacific Haven Residential Care

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care,
Location: Christchurch, New Brighton
Supplier Name: Straven Enterprises Limited
Pacific Haven Residential Care

Good views and more... : "Good views from sitting rooms and bedrooms - plenty of space. Sunny, warm rooms" 22-02-2015

Fendalton Retirement Village [Aged Care]

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Bryndwr
Supplier Name: Fendalton Lifecare
Fendalton Retirement Village [Aged Care]

Happy Atmosphere... : "Warm reception staff. Majority of nurses [are] wonderful. Happy atmosphere. Clean." 21-10-2015

Alpine View Care Centre

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Parklands
Supplier Name: Alpine Retirement Group
Alpine View Care Centre

Alpine View : "Alpine View is a lovely care centre with a range of options from your own town house to full hospital care. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is plenty to do at the complex - restaurant, movie theatre, swimming pool to name a few. There are also lots of opportunities to be involved in group activities." 18-11-2015

Merivale [Aged Care] Village

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Merivale
Supplier Name: Merivale Retirement Village
Merivale Retirement Village

Four Stars... : "No more housework!" 31-08-2016

Wendover Rest Home | Arvida

# 31 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Papanui
Supplier Name: Wendover Rest Home 2006 Limited
Wendover Rest Home

All Very Good... : "All very good." 06-12-2016

Good Entertainment... : "Knowledgeable nursing staff. Friendly staff overall. Good meals. Good entertainment." 28-11-2015

Brookhaven Rest Home and Dementia Care

# 36 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Woolston
Supplier Name: Brookhaven Retirement Village Limited
Brookhaven Retirement Village

A Big Thank you. : "Friendly, welcoming staff and management. Made my Husband feel at home. He also was invited to come back for his next lot of respite care. He was able to still go to his Harakeke Day. Keeping things as normal as possible. Many Thanks" 20-06-2016

Selecting place for loved family member to move to : "We were met at the entrance by senior management and were shown around the home. There was nothing we saw that caused us concern. Brookhaven was clean, sunny well maintained with a lovely atmosphere." 19-05-2016

Aged Care

Anthony Wilding [Aged Care]

# 9 of 54

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Halswell
Supplier Name: Ryman Healthcare Limited
Anthony Wilding Retirement Village

Lovely Outlook from Room... : "Close to our home and family, and friends to visit. Lovely outlook from room." 04-09-2016

Mostly Good Staff... : "Good meals, facilities and entertainment. Good staff (mostly)." 27-12-2015

George Manning House

# 29 of 54

Service Type: , Geriatric, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Spreydon
Supplier Name: Heritage Lifecare Limited
George Manning House

Lovely atmosphere : "Very friendly and caring staff" 16-01-2017

Great place to work : "Very friendly staff and very homely" 16-01-2017

Aged Care

Ngaio Marsh [Aged Care] Village

# 30 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care, Geriatric
Location: Christchurch, Papanui
Supplier Name: Ryman Healthcare Limited
Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village

Great place to be : "Caring staff." 01-06-2016

Tremendous Staff... : "Tremendous staff. Caring." 10-10-2015

Palm Grove Rest Home and Retirement Village

# 37 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care, Medical (hospital care), Geriatric
Location: Christchurch, Shirley
Supplier Name: Oceania Care Company Limited

Caring Staff... : "Caring staff. Modern facility." 22-12-2015

Nice Staff... : "Nice staff. Good food. Love the new cat!" 16-12-2015

Addington Rest Home

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Rest home care, Medical (hospital care), Dementia care, Geriatric
Location: Christchurch, Addington
Supplier Name: Oceania Care Company Limited
Addington Lifestyle Care

Caring and Accommodating... : "People very caring and accommodating. Mum and Dad were both there with different needs - one ended up needing dementia care and both needed hospital care at the end. So good to have them all under the one roof - could take one to visit the other very easily." 28-11-2015

Maples Lifecare | Arvida

# 28 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Upper Riccarton
Supplier Name: The Maples Lifecare (2005) Limited
Maples Lifecare

Highly Recommended : "My Dad has been in this rest home for 9 months. He has considerable needs as he has dementia but he is treated with kindness and respect. His room is independantly heated with underfloor heating that can be adjusted which is great because Dad likes his room really warm and we were worried he might be cold. The staff are very kind and obliging. They are always available and helpful when we have queries. The two activities co-ordinators are positive and cheerful brightening Dad's day." 29-04-2016

Everything Taken Care Of... : "Friendly staff. Everything taken care of. Company. Hairdresser on site." 29-11-2015

Windsor House Rest Home and Hospital

Not Ranked Yet

Service Type: Geriatric, Rest home care, Dementia care
Location: Christchurch, Shirley
Supplier Name: Windsor House Board of Governors
Windsor House Rest Home and Hospital

Wonderful dementia care : "My mother was there for about five years and the vast majority of staff were fantastic. She was extremely fond of the nurses and had an attractive spacious sunny room. We feel that their rebuilt modern facility is excellent. And doesn't smell!!" 23-02-2016

St Allisa Lifecare | Arvida

# 39 of 54

Service Type: Geriatric, Rest home care, Dementia care,
Location: Christchurch, Sockburn
Supplier Name: St Allisa Rest Home (2010) Limited
St Allisa Lifecare

Friendly, Encouraging Staff... : "Nice rooms. Friendly, encouraging staff. Mostly open and light. Varied social activities for patients." 25-11-2015

Very Good Manager and Staff... : "Very good working manager. Good top end staff." 04-11-2015

Ilam Lifecare Aged Care | Arvida

# 25 of 54

Service Type: Geriatric, Dementia care, Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Upper Riccarton
Supplier Name: Ilam Lifecare Limited
Ilam Lifecare

Dementia care : "Mum has been at Ilam life care Dementia unit for 5 months now. During this time her health has improved and she has gained weight which she needed to do. The staff are all caring and happy to discuss anything with us as required. Mum loves the staff and is always happy to go back after an outing. I have observed the staff interactions with the residents and they are always positive and respectful. The activities programme is good and the coordinators endeavour to meet the needs of all residents." 09-07-2017

Review of Services : "Mum is in dementia care : The premises in my view appear superior to others I have visited. The staff do their best in what are very challenging circumstances. I have gotten to know many of the staff and find them caring and companionate . There is an out door area should Mum care to stroll. I do not feel that she is in a locked environment. In short , I am very pleased and it gives me peace of mind to know that she is at this retirement address." 05-06-2017

Golden Age Resthome

# 6 of 54

Service Type: Rest home care
Location: Christchurch, Papanui
Supplier Name: Golden Age Rest Home Limited
Golden Age Resthome

Friendly caring atmosphere : "Friendly caring atmosphere Convenient locality to shops, church, bus route" 07-03-2015

Well appointed... : "Well appointed and close to family." 01-03-2015