Enliven | Positive Ageing Services

We believe everybody
deserves to enjoy life,
whatever their age

Longview Home, Wellington

The atmosphere at Enliven Central’s Longview Home is light and bright. The people are warm and welcoming. Situated on lovely grounds with panoramic views across Tawa, Longview Home is a well known local landmark.

  • Rooms available now
  • Welcoming, warm and bright
  • Beautiful setting
  • Rest home, hospital, respite and convalescent care

The Longview difference

Enliven Central embraces the Eden Alternative – an elder-directed model of care. At Longview Home you’ll be supported to maintain your independence and routines, and to continue with your hobbies, interests and passions.

Your pet is welcome to move in with you if it ‘gets on’ with other people and animals and your grandchildren and other family are always welcome to visit. If you’re a gardener we have plenty of space and if you’re a cook, our chef is always looking for a helping hand! There is also a high level of family and community involvement at Longview Home. Residents are welcome to entertain visitors at any time.

Read more about the Eden Alternative.

A life worth living

A highlight for many residents is the social life. As well as enjoying the company of others at a similar stage of life, Longview Home residents get involved in organising daily happenings and special events – making the most of the varied social programme. The constantly changing programme includes activities such as sight-seeing trips, guest entertainers, arts, craft, theme parties, picnics and meals out. Residents are encouraged to invite their family and friends to enjoy the various lounges, gardens and courtyards, or join them for a meal.

Your place. Your space

At Longview Home you’ll enjoy the community feel, shared lounges, entertaining areas and secure central gardens. But of course, you’ll also have your own private room. 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.

Each of our rooms includes an ensuite toilet which is shared with your neighbour.

Our people

Enliven staff are not only highly trained, they’re also friendly, caring and embrace an elder-directed philosophy of care. People also tell us they love how consistent and familiar our staff are; it’s like a large extended family.

At Longview Home nurses are on-duty 24-hours-a-day. Our doctor (GP) visits at least twice per week and we are in regular contact to ensure all clinical needs are met. Of course, if you have other health needs, such as physiotherapy, we’re usually able to arrange for a health professional to visit you at Longview Home.

Rest Home

Longview Home’s rest home level care provides you with the very best in clinical care in an engaging and caring environment.


Longview Home’s hospital level services are similar to rest home care, but focus on supporting residents with complex clinical needs. Enliven Central’s staff are able to care for most medical conditions.

Respite and Convalescent Care

At times (subject to room availability) Enliven Central’s Longview Home is able to welcome 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.

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: Olwyn Cunningham
Address: 14 Sunrise Boulevard, Tawa, Wellington 5028
Phone: 04 232 6842
Fax: 04 232 6197
Email: longview@psc.org.nz


Eden registered
Rest Home
24-hour nursing care
60 bedrooms

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