Enliven | Positive Ageing Services

We believe everybody
deserves to enjoy life,
whatever their age

Kilmarnock Heights Home, Wellington
  • Rooms available now
  • Lively, engaging and welcoming
  • Beautiful setting
  • Rest home, respite and convalescent care
  • Exciting redevelopment plans

Enliven Central’s Kilmarnock Heights Home is warm, welcoming and inviting from the moment you walk through the door. Situated on park-like grounds in Berhampore, Kilmarnock Heights Home has stunning rural views.

The Kilmarnock Heights difference

Enliven’s Kilmarnock Heights Home embraces the Eden Alternative – an elder-directed model of care. That means we’ll support you to make decisions about your personal wellbeing, maintain your independence and routines, and to continue with your hobbies and passions in a way that’s right for you.

Read more about the Eden Alternative.

A life worth living

At Kilmarnock Heights Home we’ll support you to keep up with your hobbies, interests and passions. After all, that’s what adds life to life!

As well as enjoying the company of others at a similar stage of life, residents of Kilmarnock Heights Home can choose to get involved in organising daily happenings and special events. That in itself makes for a varied social calendar! The constantly changing ‘Community Chronicle’ includes activities such as sight-seeing trips, guest entertainers, arts, craft, theme parties, picnics and meals out.

Of course, one of the great things about life at Kilmarnock Heights Home is the involvement of family, friends and the community. Residents are encouraged to invite their loved ones to spend time with them enjoying the various lounges, gardens and courtyards, social events or a meal. You’re welcome to entertain visitors at any time.

And, if you have a pet that is part of the family too – don’t worry, small pets such as cats, birds and even dogs can move in as long as it ‘gets on’ with other people and animals. Give us a call to find out more.

Your place. Your space.

At Kilmarnock Heights Home you’ll enjoy the community feel, shared lounges, entertaining areas and beautiful grounds and gardens. But of course, you’ll also have your own private room in one of our neighbourhoods, and a shared bathroom. Each neighbourhood includes a small kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities for you and your guests to use at any time. This is your space.

The rooms can be furnished, but residents are invited to make the space their own. You can bring along your own familiar furniture and furnishings. Many residents bring along photos, artwork, ornaments, furniture and bed covers.

Our people

Staff at Kilmarnock Heights Home are not only highly trained, they’re also friendly, caring and embrace an elder-directed philosophy of care.

Our nursing staff are available during the day and on-call overnight. We’re also in close contact with Island Bay’s GPs who visit regularly.

Rest Home

Enliven Central’s Kilmarnock Heights Home offers rest home level care provides you with the very best in clinical care in an engaging and caring environment.

Respite and Convalescent Care

Enliven’s Kilmarnock Heights Home also welcomes older people who require short-term care and support. This may be when your usual carer or family member needs a break or following surgery or illness.

During your stay, you’ll enjoy your own furnished room, shared lounges and delicious meals in the dining room or your room. You’re also invited to take part in any of the activities and residents’ outings.

Other services

Enliven has exciting plans to redevelopment it’s Kilmarnock Heights Home in order to provide a full continuum of care to the local community. This is likely to include rest home and hospital level care, as well as retirement living.  Read more about the Kilmarnock Heights development here.

Accessing our services

Accessing any of our services is easy. You can be referred by a doctor or Needs Assessment Agency, or you can call us directly.

Our services can be paid for privately, or you may be eligible for a subsidy from Capital and Coast District Health Board.

Read more about rest home care subsidies.

Contact us

Manager: Anna Roberts (acting)
Address: 20 Morton Street, Berhampore, Wellington 6021
Phone: 04 380 2034
Fax: 04 389 3205
Email: kilmarnockheights@psc.org.nz


Eden registered
Rest Home
40 bedrooms

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