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Ranfurly Residential Home

The Ranfurly Residential Home provides twenty four hour support for permanent residents, as well as offering short term respite care for caregivers with intellectually disabled dependents. Residents are encouraged to develop a realistic level of independence based on their individual capabilities and participate as much as possible in normal everyday activities. Our objective is to create a family/whanau environment where residents and staff can interact with one another in a homely atmosphere.

The home-like environment allows resident interaction and the building of friendships while also pursuing individual interests.

Most residents attend the Activity Centre during the day or participate in either paid or voluntary work. As a family/whanau run organisation the Society has an 'open door' policy that encourages family/whanau and friends to visit at any time and they are welcome to participate in any aspect of the society life. The home-like environment allows resident interaction and the building of friendships while also pursuing individual interests. With three large lounges, an outdoor patio area and spacious gardens, there is plenty of space for residents who may want to spend time on their own.

Staff provide twenty four hour support and are trained to cope with any special needs or health problems. Staff are encouraged to work in a supportive rather than a directive role, which encourages residents to make their own decisions. To aid this process we hold bi-monthly meetings where residents can air their concerns and talk about their goals for self development.

Ranfurly Residential Flat

Based in the Ranfurly Complex, but separate from the house is a flat that was opened in 2007. This flat has three residents who are supported in the living skills programme in the evenings and weekends by staff who help with life skill training such as meals, shopping, cleaning etc. These residents are encouraged to live as independently as possible and undertake lifes usual household tasks.

Ranfurly Care Society, 52-56 Ranfurly Road, Epsom, Auckland. Phone: 09 630 3010. Email: