DRT Team Brings Home the Bacon

The team had an excellent showing at the recently concluded New Zealand Society of Diversional and Recreational Therapy (NZSDRT) Annual Conference 2023 held in Wellington.  The conference theme was ‘Wānanga ki te manawa o Aotearoa – te tangata, te tikanga, te wawata’ – Meeting at the heart of New Zealand: People, Purpose & Passion’.   All […]

Steele Park Home turns one year old

Steele Park Home has a lot to celebrate in addition to the recent midwinter and Matariki events. Only recently, it was awarded a three year certification from the Ministry of Health after a stringent full health standards audit. It also marked its first anniversary in July; it has been 12 months since the facility first […]

Meet The Facility Managers

Indeevar Duhan, Nurse Manager, Athenree Life Indeevar became Nurse Manager of Athenree Life in August last year then took on the dual role of Facility and Clinical management in March this year. He is a Registered Nurse with solid experience in aged care and a Master of Business Administration from University of Waikato.  He is […]

Midwinter Lunch

We held simultaneous midwinter lunch celebrations across all facilities, gathering for a zoom call at the start before breaking away per home to have our own respective party. The theme was Midnight Elegance and boy, did we take it seriously! We surely missed having families to celebrate with us, but hopefully times will soon be safer for […]

Steele Park Home opens in Hamilton East

Steele Park Home, owned and managed by aged care services provider Sound Care Group, officially opened its doors to the Hamilton East community through an on-site event on Thursday, 7 July. Steele Park Home is a newly refurbished and renovated 39-bed facility offering rest home, hospital level, day stay and respite services for older people. […]

Another rest home joins Sound Care Group

And then there were five. Cambridge Life, formerly Lifecare Cambridge, became the fifth facility to join Sound Care Group. The acquisition was finalised on 25th January 2022. Cambridge Life is a 57-bed aged care rest home and hospital located at 8 King Street, Cambridge. “My team is excited to welcome the staff and residents of […]