Business View Oceania | December 2019

51 52 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA DECEMBER 2019 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA DECEMBER 2019 AT A GLANCE HETHERINGTON HOUSE WHAT: 50-bed residential care facility WHERE: Waihi, New Zealand WEBSITE: H etherington House is a 50-bed residential care facility owned and run by a community owned charitable trust, providing rest home care, hospital level care, and a secure Dementia unit. The sunny, purpose-built residence sits on beautifully landscaped grounds, where residents have the pleasure of living in a warm, friendly, home-like environment. In this peaceful setting, caring relationships are nurtured, dignity, self worth and independence are honoured and individual rights and responsibilities take priority. Providing five-star care and respect to residents is second nature to the wonderful team of caregiving professional staff. The home was initially opened in the early 1970s by Dr Rex Hetherington, a well loved local GP, who received an OBE from Queen Elizabeth II – a photograph of the event hangs in the foyer of Hetherington House. Since that time, the home has been extended several Hetherington House The home of five-star care