Welcome to McKenzie Healthcare, a place where compassion, respect, and dignity are at the heart of everything we do. With a legacy spanning over many years, we have been committed to providing exceptional care and support to our cherished Residents. Nestled in a serene and welcoming community, our home offers a range of personalized services tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our dedicated team of highly skilled caregivers and healthcare professionals work tirelessly to ensure the well-being and happiness of our Residents. From assistance with daily activities to specialized medical care, we strive to create an atmosphere that fosters independence, comfort, and joy. We believe that every person deserves to age gracefully and with the utmost care, and we are honoured to be a trusted partner in this journey.
At McKenzie HealthCare, we are proud to have been providing quality care to the elderly since the early days of our establishment. Through the years, we have been featured in countless newspaper articles, showing the beginning of the McKenzie HealthCare we know today. Here, you can find a curated selection of some of our most memorable newspaper articles. From the early days of our founding, to our most recent accomplishments, these articles capture the heart of our mission and our commitment to providing excellent care to our elderly community. We invite you to explore and learn more about the journey of McKenzie HealthCare through these articles.
TIMARU HERALD, VOLUME CLVII, ISSUE 23229, 16 JUNE 1945, PAGE 3
GERALDINE HOSPITAL FACILITIES WANTED
Committee Meets Board District’s Case Presented A proposal that an adequate hospital be planned for Geraldine to meet the needs of the present and future, and that the provision of 24 beds be made immediately, in addition to existing maternity accommodation ...
PRESS, VOLUME C, ISSUE 29497, 26 APRIL 1961, PAGE 15
The time for words had passed; the time for action had come, said the chairman of the Geraldine District Hospital Committee (Mr D. C. McKechnie) who headed a three-man deputation to the monthly meeting of the South Canterbury Hospital Board on Monday to discuss general hospital beds for Geraldine, and the future of the old maternity hospital on the hill...
TIMARU HERALD, VOLUME CLVIII, ISSUE 23279, 15 AUGUST 1945, PAGE 3
GERALDINE HOSPITAL FOR DISTRICT
Minister Convinced Of NecessityEarly Decision Promised "I am pleased to be able to say that I am convinced of the necessity of public hospital facilities being established in Geraldine after the ease you have presented,” said the Minister of Health ...
TIMARU HERALD, VOLUME CLVIII, ISSUE 23285, 22 AUGUST 1945, PAGE 4
HOSPITAL FOR GERALDINE
A decision to agree to the building of a 24-bed hospital at Geraldine and to ask the Minister of Health (the Hon. A. H. Nordmeyer) for his immediate sanction to buy the site known as “The Pines,” was made by the South Canterbury Hospital Board at its meeting yesterday...
PRESS, VOLUME XCIII, ISSUE 27904, 28 FEBRUARY 1956, PAGE 16
RAPID GROWTH OF GERALDINE
The rapid growth of Geraldine was mentioned by the chairman (Mr D. C. McKechnie). in a report to the Geraldine District Hospital Committee on a decision by the Health Department not to proceed with the new maternity block on a site purchased for hospital development at Geraldine. “The most vital need in the Geraldine district today is the 20-bed district hospital
GERALDINE NEWS, 26, MARCH, 2020
THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF CARE DELIVERED IN A MODERN SETTING
McKenzie HealthCare’s new extension will be opening for business soon. The $5.4M redevelopment increases bed numbers at the facility by nearly 50 per cent and includes two extra-large palliative care rooms, a family room, café, hair salon, administration area and a formal entranceway
LATITUDE MAGAZINE, 1 AUGUST, 2020
Providing Care and Comfort in South Canterbury / McKenzie HealthCare
As New Zealand moved into COVID-19 Alert Level 1 in June, McKenzie HealthCare in Geraldine was preparing to put the welcome mat out and reconnect with South Canterbury. General Manager Kim Entwistle says staff and residents were delighted to re-open to the community.
GERALDINE NEWS, 2 SEPTEMBER, 2021
Upgrades at McKenzie HealthCare
While changes, upgrades and new systems have been put in place recently at McKenzie HealthCare, newly appointed general manager Annette Stringer says, “Our drive is our residents and communication is the big key: working together as a team for the greater good of our residents and staff.”
GERALDINE NEWS, 21, APRIL, 2022
Mobile Surgical Unit to make regular visits / “It’s a great team here,” says new manager
The Mobile Surgical Unit, which provides day surgery for rural communities, had its first day in Geraldine last week.
New McKenzie HealthCare general manager Karen Blackburn has traversed much of the nation - from Waikato to Buller and the Chatham Islands, in nursing and aged care - en route to the role she began eight weeks ago.