From home to inpatient care

Sometimes the transition from home to inpatient care can involve feelings of guilt for the caregiver. It is true that hospital staff cannot provide one on one care as you may have done at home. We won't know those intimate preferences that you have learnt over a lifetime. Your involvement with your family member does not, however, end at the hospital door.

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Althorp wins the Innovative Delivery category in the annual NZACA / INSite Excellence in Care Awards 2012

In 2011 Althorp won the Health Ed Trust Staff Training and Development category of the NZACA / INSite Excellence in Care Awards.

In 2012 we did this again, winning the QPS Benchmarking Innovative Delivery category.

These awards recognise excellence in the care provided to our oldest citizens when they are most in need of care and support.

What can you expect

Most aged people prefer to remain in their own home and for many this is possible. But for approximately 8% of those aged over 65 this is not the most practical or safe option. Althorp Private Hospital provides professional nursing care for people from Tauranga and surrounding districts.

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