Presbyterian Support (Enliven) has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Aged Care and Retirement Villages Brand.
The accolade comes from the independent, commissioned 2017 Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Survey.
Respondents highlighted Presbyterian Support (Enliven) for its not-for-profit values, genuine care, honesty, high quality aged care and retirement services and support.
National spokesperson Gillian Bremner says the win is recognition that the organisation’s values and not-for-profit philosophy drives service delivery.
“We’re about people first and foremost. We design, develop and operate quality care homes, retirement villages and home and community support services; with care at the heart of all we do.”
“We focus on creating communities where older people have companionship, variety, fun, a sense of belonging, meaningful activity and purpose in their lives.”
Enliven Central general manager Nicola Turner says the recognition is credit to the dedication, passion and care of the staff.
“Having trust in the people that are caring for you, or your loved one, is of the utmost importance and we are very pleased to be named as the most trusted aged care provider for 2017,” Nicola explains.
“Enliven staff, regardless of their role, treat and support every resident the way they would like to treated and supported themselves – with kindness, dignity and respect, and it really shows.”
Nicola says Presbyterian Support’s long history of providing support for communities also contributes to the high level of trust.
“Presbyterian Support has supported people and communities in New Zealand for more than 130 years,” she explains.
Enliven Central provides provides a full range of positive ageing services including rest home, hospital and dementia care, respite, health recovery and day programmes, as well as retirement villages between Taranaki and Wellington.