Somerfield House Rest Home

Somerfield House Rest Home is long established in Christchurch as a leading provider of specialist dementia care.

Staff are qualified and competent with a special interest in working with people with dementia. Our registered nurse plans, implements and evaluates each residents care in conjunction with the family and carers.

Somerfield House is part of the Golden Healthcare group of rest homes.

Safe and secure

Somerfield House is a safe and secure environment in which residents are able to maintain their dignity and independence while receiving the level of care appropriate to their needs.

A very pleasant place to live

Somerfield House has 40 bedrooms, most with ensuites, two dining rooms and two lounges. Outside, the grounds have attractive landscaping including a sunny internal courtyard. Which allow maximum freedom of movement in a modern, safe and secure environment.

Interests and activities

A comprehensive activity program is developed and maintained by our diversional therapists to suit each residents individual needs, abilities and interests. Regular activities and outings ranging from visiting entertainers, sing-a-longs, library book exchange, happy hour, indoor games, shopping trips (close to Barrington Mall and Park) feature regularly.


137 Barrington Street, Somerfield, Christchurch
Phone 03 332 5897, Fax 03 337 2062
Email somerfield@goldenhealthcare.co.nz

Features of Somerfield House Rest Home

  • Following a complete refurbishment, Somerfield now boasts 40 bedrooms, most with new ensuites, new kitchen, dining rooms and lounges. Outside, the grounds have been transformed with new fencing and attractive landscaping including a sunny internal courtyard.
  • At Somerfield we have a commitment to providing a level of care and support which, as near as possible, maintains the environment of family care that the resident has left behind.

Facilities and Services of Somerfield House Rest Home

  • Full time manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Regular scheduled medical care
  • On call Doctors and Registered Nurse
  • Nutritious home style meals
  • Special diets catered for
  • Single ensuite rooms available
  • Respite care and carer support
  • Podiatrist and physiotherapist service
  • Recreation and activities program

Somerfield House Rest Home