St John of God Halswell

St John of God Halswell is a 60-room specialist service providing residential and respite support to people aged 16 to 65 living with physical or neurological impairments.


  • Large single rooms with access to outside space
  • Activities program
  • Van with wheelchair hoist
  • 24 hour nursing care with a registered nurse on duty at all times
  • Regular care assessments
  • Allied health team
  • Pastoral services with full-time chaplain
  • Trust account available for long-term residents
  • Onsite laundry
  • All meals cooked onsite

Rehabilitation and therapy

Our specialist rehabilitation and therapy team includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists and therapy assistants as well as a speech language therapist, counsellor and advocacy coordinator, community facilitator and an activities coordinator.

We provide neurological therapy and rehabilitation to the residents of St John God Halswell and nearby community homes.

We also manage an outpatient and in-home neurological rehabilitation program at The Granada Centre.

Studio apartments

Our three self-contained studio apartments are available on a short to medium term basis for people needing accessible accommodation.

They are also used as transitional living spaces for people as part of a community rehabilitation plan.

Support by nursing staff, healthcare assistants and the allied health team may be included as part of your agreement with us.

High dependency

St John of God Halswell can provide high dependency support for residents living with complex or degenerative conditions, led by a registered nurse with the support of a multidisciplinary clinical team. High dependency support is available on both a long term and respite basis.


All Health and Ability Services facilities are closed during the current Covid-19 lockdown.

Getting here

St John of God Halswell is situated minutes from the city centre, with plenty of free parking available for visitors. To get her via public transport you can plan your trip online or the best bus routes are:

  • Orange Bus: stopping in Halswell Road near Aidanfield Drive, then a 5 to 10 minute walk to 26 Nash Road
  • 60 Bus: stopping in Aidanfield Drive, then a 3 to 5 minute walk to 26 Nash Road.


St John of God Halswell
26 Nash Road, Halswell
Christchurch 8025
Tel: (03) 338 2009
Fax: (03) 338 2008
Email: [email protected]

Enquiry Form

Please submit an enquiry form and our team will reach out to discuss further.