August 12, 2020
Covid-19 unite

COVID-19 UPDATE August 12, 2020

Dear family and friends Late last night we were advised that there is now community spread of COVID-19 in Auckland. As devastating as this is for all of us, our immediate response to this is to protect our vulnerable residents and staff, therefore we have gone into complete lockdown with immediate effect. Although the Prime Minister has announced a level […]
July 29, 2020
Kaye enjoys Christmas tarts

Did someone say “Christmas?”

The Manor was full of Christmas carols on a winter’s day, with residents enjoying out-of-season festivities. So many of the Northern Hemisphere Christmas traditions, seem more appropriate during the winter rather than New Zealand’s summer celebration when it is hot in the kitchen. The party started with Christmas carols, prayer and the story of the birth of Jesus led by […]
July 29, 2020
The Villa from street

Changes at The Villa

In 2018, we took ownership of a dementia care home, The Cottage and now we are well versed and skilled at caring for people living with dementia. After discussions with our advisors and Counties Manukau District Health Board, we agreed that there is insufficient dementia care in East Auckland, especially as there is none in Pakuranga. After much thought and […]
June 9, 2020

Covid-19 New Zealand moves to level 1

Dear residents, families and friends, Welcome to level 1 New Zealand, and our new norm for a while. While this is a great relief for many business who can now return to normal, we must remain vigilant for our at risk population. Our staff have done an amazing job looking after your loved ones and themselves during very difficult and […]
May 27, 2020

Covid-19 Ambridge Rose update May 27, 2020

Hi everyone, A big thank you to all visitors who have adhered to the visiting criteria and have given kind compliments to our staff. The team has done an exceptional job during this pandemic and we would not have coped without their dedication to your loved ones. On Monday the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is staying in level […]
May 12, 2020

Covid-19 level 2 update, May 12 2020

Hi everyone Thank you for doing your part and assisting us keeping COVID-19 out of Ambridge Rose facilities, together we have been able to keep everyone safe. We know how tough it has been on you and your loved ones and keeping your distance hasn’t been easy with Easter and Mother’s Day, not to mention those that celebrated a birthday […]
April 24, 2020
Anzac day at The Cottage

Pre-Anzac Day Message April 24, 2020

Hi everyone As we come to the end of Level 4 restrictions and enter Level 3 on Tuesday April 28, 2020 a gradual return to work for many will be welcomed. While there are encouraging signs that we are on the path to some sort of normality, sadly that’s not the case for us. Aged residential care remains New Zealand’s […]
April 21, 2020

Ambridge Rose Covid-19 update April 21, 2020

Hi everyone, It is encouraging that we as a country have made great progress in the fight against Covid-19. Our residents and staff are remaining in their bubbles and are all doing well as level 4 lockdown continues. Thank you for all the kind emails and words of support, the staff are encouraged hearing they are making a real difference […]
April 16, 2020

Ambridge Rose Rest Homes and Private Hospital COVID-19 update

Dear Families and Friends We trust you had an enjoyable Easter and are cherishing your family time locked within your bubble. We are saddened to hear that some New Zealanders have lost their lives due to COVID-19, especially those in rest homes. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are affected. You may have heard the “war […]