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1 day ago - Auckland
Are you looking for Rest home care or day care? We can help. www.rest-home.co.nz Room Vacancy Status We currently have one lovely room available, either respite or long-term, and we are taking expressions of interest for possible impending vacancies. All rooms have an ensuite toilet and there is a mix of sizes and configurations such as those with glass sliding door to a garden courtyard or others with views toward the Waitakere ranges, Royal Heights Park or Auckland City and the bridge. Please call us to discuss or make a time to visit. We welcome visits to view the great resources our facility has for residents and our day stay clients. Book a visit by calling 09 833 9333 or to have a chat about your needs. Day Stay Please have a chat to us about our day stay service These can be either regular or occasional. Join in the activities, entertainment and meet our friendly residents and staff. This is a booked service so we do need to discuss your day care needs before hand. Royal Heights is proud to have achieved four years certification (twice running).
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2 days ago
Now is a good time to clean your heat pump filters before they start working hard! Simply pull the internal filters out and vacuum them. We recommend cleaning them every month. Should you use the door to door heat pump cleaning companies? Householders are being charged $135 to clean a heat pump, a job that …
3 days ago
Do you have a job that needs doing around the house that you need one specific tool for? Once you have finished that job are you likely to need that tool again? Or, are you going to an event where you want a new frock or suit for, but are unlikely to wear it after? …
The reasons for a carer taking a break are many and varied, as are the options. (See also the section at the bottom of this answer: "Forward planning advised") Options for funded/subsidised services (assessment required) include: Day Group. This is generally structured so that you leave home in the morning, have lunch and return home in the afternoon. (For further info...
This can be quite a hard issue to cope with as you may feel you should just take what’s given and not complain. This isn’t so; the work done by people who come into your home to help you is expected to meet required standards. The problem can be addressed. If you allow the situation to go on as it is, it often leads to a sense of powerlessness. Try to take control of the situation or...