Staff

The staff at HBH Senior Living are highly trained and well regarded in their areas of expertise. They each have a deep understanding of the needs of older people and how to provide the best level of care.

Rev. Eleanor Keys

Chaplain
Phone: 09 538 0800 ext 841
egkeys@hotmail.com

An Ordained Minister in the Anglican Diocese of Auckland since 1998, Eleanor worked as Priest Assistant in the the Clevedon Parish and as Priest/Missioner Assistant in St Pauls in the Park, Flat Bush. In 2007, Eleanor joined HBH Senior Living as Chaplain, a move which, in her words, ‘has been a joy and a blessing’. She supports our residents spiritually, encouraging them to to live their life to their fullest potential.

Kim Thwaites

Volunteer Co-ordinator
DDI: 09 538 0827
volunteers@hbh.org.nz

Kim recruits and co-ordinates HBH Senior Living’s volunteers, who undertake a wide variety of activities throughout the facility including assisting with the day programme, helping some of our residents with activities or simply stopping for a friendly chat. With a background in recruitment and team leadership, Kim has recently completed a Volunteer Management course in order to enhance her skills.

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Helen Parkinson

Social Co-ordinator,
Independent Apartments
Phone: 09 09 538 0800 ext 837
Helen.Parkinson@hbh.org.nz

A registered nurse, Helen worked at a large retirement village as activities manager before taking the part-time role of Social Coordinator at HBH Senior Living. Helen loves the smaller size of HBH Senior Living, as this enables her to really get to know the residents and involve them in many activities. Helen organises a busy social calendar designed to keep residents, happy, active and engaged.

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Lorraine LeRoux

Day Programme Team Leader
DDI: 09 538 0809
Lorraine.LeRoux@hbh.org.nz
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Lorraine has spent over ten years leading HBH Senior Living’s popular day programme. Lorraine leads a team of activities assistants and volunteers to provide a high standard of care for older people from our community, many of whom are struggling with frailty or dementia. She organises a wide range of activities including games, music, crafts and lunch, as well as transport to and from their homes.

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Registered Nurses

Our trained Registered Nurses (RNs) provide clinical oversight of the care on their unit. As the team leaders for our caregiving staff, the RNs are responsible for the development of individual care plans and administering all medication.

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Household Staff

Our household staff provide cleaning and laundry services, working hard to keep our facility clean and beautiful! They also assist with serving meals and morning and afternoon tea.

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Caregivers

Caregivers provide personal care to residents, assisting with all activities of daily living. They also support residents to participate in social activities or hobbies.

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Day Programme Assistants

Aided by our wonderful volunteers, our Day Programme Assistants organise all aspects of the Day Programme, including planned and spontaneous activities, meals and by offering a helping hand and a listening ear.

Activities Assistants

Activities staff provide a planned activity and events programme, and also support residents to undertake their own hobbies, activities and spontaneous events. They’re supported by our much-needed community of volunteers.

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Maintenance & Drivers

The maintenance and driving team keep our building in top shape. They also help residents with the little things like hanging pictures or fixing electronic equipment. Our drivers bring our Day Programme clients to and from the programme and take our residents out and about for shopping and activities.