Heritage Lifecare

Palm’s Lifecare investigation results

Findings from an investigation into Palm’s Lifecare Pukekohe, have confirmed that maggots were found crawling in an elderly man’s wound at the rest home. After the man’s family complained, saying their terminally-ill relative was often left covered in flies and had maggots crawling in open wounds, Counties Manakau District Health Board launched an investigation in March. Results of the investigation […]

Action to address shortcomings at Palms Lifecare

Action will be taken to address shortcomings at Palms Lifecare Pukekohe, following an investigation into the care of an elderly male resident in late February. On 23 March Heritage Lifecare, the parent company, announced the investigation found that staff had departed from established policy and procedure in their care of the resident and documentation. David Renwick, executive Chairman of Heritage […]

Palms Village investigations widened

Palms Village, a local aged care facility on Harris Street, Pukekohe, is under fire after a terminally ill man was reportedly left with maggots in his feet, blood in his eye and faeces around his room. The man’s concerned daughter, Corina, has bravely spoken about it and shared her claims of elderly abuse at Palms Lifecare on Wednesday 7 March. […]


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