Molly Pyatt House – renowned Christchurch Rest Home

Quality of life

Purpose-built for maximum comfort and  community with 29 warm and spacious rest home rooms, including a limited number of premium rooms with additional amenities. Our small, friendly team offer personal, professional care to help you feel at home. Molly Pyatt rest home overlooking Hagley Park, has two levels of semi-independent living and rest home care rooms, all with private ensuite bathrooms.   Easy access to the first floor is via lift.

We recognise the importance of maintaining as much independence as possible and we encourage you to share any suggestions or concerns with the running of our home.  You’re welcome to bring along special pieces of furniture and personal favourites to make the place feel and look as comfortable as you want.  With Christchurch Art Gallery, museum,  local cafes and Hagley Park on your doorstep there is no shortage of places to visit and enjoy.


At the heart of our home is our comfortable lounge and informal dining areas. Our fantastic cooks offer two choices of main meal daily for lunch and dinner and cater to all dietary requirements.

Activities and outings

A varied activity programme includes regular outings in and around Christchurch, newspaper reading, housie, quizzes and happy hour so you can enjoy company when you choose.

To see what’s happening this month:August 2018 programme

We often have visits from our neighbours The Cathedral Grammar School and Christ’s College when they like to show us what they’ve been busy doing.

Jan BrodieEach week our Chaplain, Jan conducts Sunday services in the lounge and visits for bible study.

You can make appointments with our on-site hair salon and visiting podiatrist.

Family & friends

Family and friends can visit whenever they wish and you’re free to entertain in your room or use the communal areas. Arrangements can be made for any larger gathering you may require.

Care services

Trained care staff are always on hand 24 hours a day, supported by our registered nurse, facility manager, receptionist and property manager. On arrival each new resident and their family are invited to participate in the formation of a care plan to ensure continuity of support and treatment. This ongoing monitoring of the whole health of our residents enables us to pre-empt illness and promote healing.

Physiotherapy assessments are completed on a referral basis for all residents.

Bishopspark has the maximum 4 year Ministry of Health Certification