Claud Switzer Residental Care | Kaitaia - Welcome to Switzer, a real community home
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To provide leadership in the care of older people, and a range of services for their changing and diverse needs.  These services will continuously evolve to exceed expectations.


We believe that the dignity, privacy and individual rights of all people must be maintained at all times and that their needs should be provided for with patience, understanding, empathy and respect, with a consistently high standard.  


The relief, welfare and benefit of aged needy persons within the geographic area previously known as the Mangonui County and Kaitaia Borough.

At Switzer

Switzer is a light spacious facility within walking distance of the town centre.  Teamwork ensures consistency in our approach to person directed care which supports the development of close and continuous relationships between our residents and staff.
We are proud of the warm, caring and friendly approach that our staff bring to their roles.


  • The Golden Age Club and The ‘Alz Club’ 


  • All single bedrooms some have en-suite facilities.


  • All single bedrooms of which a large number have en-suite facilities ...


  • The unit provides a safe, secure and homely environment ...

The Eden Alternative

Switzer has recently started to implement the Eden Alternative, a philosophy which supports the view that no matter how old we are or with what challenges we live, living is about continuing to develop spiritually and mentally.  We believe that care is not one-way, but rather a collaborative partnership. To this end staff and residents are encouraged to join together in activities to alleviate loneliness, helplessness and boredom.

The Mission of the Eden Alternative is “To provide health care in an atmosphere where love and life can spontaneously combust”.

 71 South Rd

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