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Rest Homes

As we age there is the question of where shall we live. What would suit our lifestyle. Should we downsize. What are our options?

Rest Homes

A nursing home, convalescent home, skilled nursing facility (SNF), care home, rest home or intermediate care provides a type of residential care. It is a place of residence for people who require continual nursing care and have significant difficulty coping with the required activities of daily living. Nursing aides and skilled nurses are usually available 24 hours a day.

Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Residents in a skilled nursing facility may also receive physical, occupational, and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness. Some nursing homes assist people with special needs, such as Alzheimers patients.

Follow a nine-step process on all aspects of choosing a suitable rest home for aged care. here.

Vacancy status and available beds for some rest homes in New Plymouth are listed below:

 

Grey Power is an advocacy organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group. 

Our mission is to be the appropriate voice for all New Zealanders.