and loving it
Every day is an opportunity for continued growth, wellbeing and meaningful experience
Each crease on your face tells a story of rich experience that goes with a life well lived. Knox Home gives you the opportunity for that story to well and truly continue – because aging is less about decline and more about continuing to grow.
At our place there’s a little more understanding and care. There’s more companionship and joy. There are more new opportunities and worthwhile experiences to enjoy. Knox allows you to share in our busy community and simply relish more living.
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Your health condition needn't define your life
Discover our Care Studios, where focused, supportive health care, comfortable surroundings and new opportunities are yours.
Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital
以独特的Eden Alternative 理念为更多长者提供服务。
We are a little alternative
Knox is a care home and hospital in Epsom, Auckland for elders and younger adults who live with physical disability.
As a Charitable Trust with over 100 years of service to the Auckland community, Knox has never forgotten that our service to the community is about people.
In 2009 we adopted the Eden Alternative, a philosophy of care dedicated to placing elders at the centre of all we do. Eden Alternative principles uniquely guide us to transform the lives of our residents and team.
Every day is a gift. Our mission is to make sure we add more to the fulfillment and enjoyment of every single one.
Water pipeline project impacts Ranfurly Rd access
Watercare is completing the Hunua 4 pipeline section from Campbell Road to Khyber Pass from now until 2020.
All visitors need to be aware of reduced access and parking opportunities in and around Knox. There is currently no access to Ranfurly Road from Manukau Road. The only access is from Market Road.
"My everyday care requires a huge amount of trust."
So does jumping out of a plane.
Claire has a wheelchair to get around, but that hasn’t stopped her ticking one more thing off her to-do list. Back in the 1980s Claire enjoyed solo skydiving and she had been reminiscing about it with residents and staff. A challenge from a counselling service to participate in their ‘Jump for Courage’ fundraiser saw Claire jump at the opportunity. She raised $1200 in pledges for the charity and thoroughly enjoyed the day with family, friends, residents and staff supporting and cheering her on.
No holiday here!
Residents, families and volunteers have been flat out over the past few weeks.
Our gingerbread competition, Christmas day, singing in Olive Cafe, BBQ's, afternoon teas and a pikelet party have filled our days with meaningful activity and plenty of opportunities for fun and friendship.
We've also been engaging with the community at the Epsom Library.
A wonderful morning of fun and new friendships was enjoyed by a gathering from Knox. As part of their School Holidays program, our residents were invited to meet with members who frequent the Library who were keen to get to know their community.
The morning tea with people of all ages and the natural curiosity and inquisitiveness of children led to some great storytelling about the fascinating and colorful lives that our residents have led!
Sunflower Competition Underway
Our sunflower growing competition started back in December with planting day. Each home was given a simple kit including some seeds and soil to start.
Volunteers from Ernst and Young kindly gave their time to spend the afternoon visiting each homes. Along with residents and team members, together they planted their newly grown seedlings into garden beds around Knox.
We can’t wait to watch these be nurtured and see what amazing flowers will brighten up the courtyards.
Watch this space for when we hold the judging of this competition early in the year for the tallest, biggest and happiest sunflowers!
New Care Studios ready for purchase
The health condition you may have needn't define your life. Our brand new Care Studios have been designed to provide the security of hospital-level care from Registered Nurses and Care Partners.
We’ll also make sure there are still opportunities for new friendships, continued growth and meaningful experiences.
There are just 10 Care Studios available on level 2 of Puriri Home. The household has generous shared living spaces and ensuite bedrooms. And with great views and a sunny outlook from beautifully light and airy living spaces, it really is a lovely place to be.
From $190,000 to $200,000, one of our Care Studios could be yours.