News & Blog

A warm welcome to Jejson Jose

Meet Jejson Jose, our new Quality Manager. Jejson joined HBH in December, following a year working in a similar role at the Selwyn Foundation. A trained Registered Nurse, Jejson’s new role...

A fond farewell to Lyn Ramsay

After 30 years working across many roles at HBH Senior Living, Quality Manager Lyn Ramsay has embarked on her next exciting role – retirement! Lyn started working part-time at HBH as...

Gracedale: a welcome addition to the family

Gracedale is a 36-bed facility owned by Grace Trust, a private trust with strong links to the local Church of Christ congregation. In early 2017, representatives from Gracedale’s Board approached HBH...

A big Christmas ‘thank you’ to our volunteers!

HBH Senior Living has over 130 volunteers who play a crucial role in the wellbeing of residents and assisting staff to provide exceptional care. Their contribution is always hugely appreciated...

Virtual Village is virtually a go

The ‘virtual village’ initiative outlined in the last issue of The Beacon is progressing well and we are seeking feedback from the Howick community to find out whether a Village...

Best of both worlds for apartment residents

The days are full and varied for the residents of HBH Senior Living’s independent apartments. A recent foray into line dancing was just one of the many activities initiated by Social...

Hungry for food or company? Come to Milly’s cafe

Introducing Milly’s cafe, a fantastic new initiative from staff member, Milly Pearce. After working in the household team for five years, Milly recently came up with the idea of creating...

A Bellyful of help

Bellyful is a local charity for new mums that provides meals for families with new-borns or young children who are struggling with illness. Our Rest Home residents provided much needed...