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Posted on: 22nd February, 2019

Intergenerational connection at Kandahar

At Enliven’s Kandahar Home in Masterton, old and young are never far from each other. Intergenerational playgroups, student concerts, school trips and visits from sons, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are part of daily life at Kandahar Home. Residents can often be found supporting school projects or knitting children’s clothes.

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Posted on: 26th February, 2019

Reevedon achieves gold standard

Reevedon Home in Levin has received the highest tick of approval in rest home care. The Enliven home was recently awarded a four-year certification from the Ministry of Health – this is the maximum certification period offered by the ministry and indicates that Reevedon Home is maintaining the highest level of quality in all facets of operation.

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Posted on: 20th February, 2019

Huntleigh the perfect home for long-time Karori local

Karori is the only place that feels like home to Charles Lum, who has lived there since the 1960s—so when he moved to Enliven’s Huntleigh Home last year, the Lum family were delighted their father would have access to “first-rate support” right in the heart of Karori. “My children go to school next door and we live nearby, so it’s really easy for us all to come visit Dad,” says daughter Louise Lum.

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Posted on: 14th February, 2019

Longtime volunteer honours Kowhainui Home with unique gift

The residents and staff of Whanganui’s Kowhainui Home are delighted with their stunning new Māori carving, a gift from longtime volunteer Paddy Haira. The bespoke piece, crafted by local woodworker Jason Housiaux, captures the Enliven home’s commitment to the welfare of elders.

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Posted on: 6th February, 2019

Kate embraces life at Kandahar

When Kate Apanui moved to Enliven’s Kandahar Home in Masterton late last year, she knew she’d love living on the home’s beautiful grounds. What she didn’t anticipate was how much the move would improve her life in every other way.

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