Radius Heatherlea

Centrally located, Heatherlea integrates rest home, private hospital, dementia, palliative and respite care while also offering a social and stimulating home with great food, a range of activities and events, and caring and qualified staff.

Freshly decorated to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere, Radius Heatherlea provides an environment for friends and family to come together. Natural light warms the facility and art lines the hallways between spacious common areas and brings a cosy feel to the home.

Heatherlea offers the best in rest home and respite care. This is a 54 bed facility with 34 rest home beds, including 18 premium rooms with en suites.

Heatherlea also has a dedicated secure Dementia unit with its own secure garden setting.


  •  GP service

  •  24 hour RN cover

  •  Preventive Care

  •  Hairdresser

  •  Physiotherapy

  •  Chaplaincy Services

  •  Podiatrist

  •  Regular Entertainment & Outings

  •  In house activities program

  •  Beauty Therapy/Manicures

  •  Clothing alterations

  •  WiFi

Sue Trafford

Sue Trafford

Facility Manager

Experience in Aged Care: 24 years+

Sue has a deep and lasting passion for all things connected to aged care, after having spent over 30 years within the industry. She strives to provide the best possible care for her residents and to ensure that her staff think and feel the same.

Sue’s pride in Radius Heatherlea Residential Care is plain to see and she has created a real welcoming and friendly home away from home for all her residents.

For relaxation Sue enjoys reading, knitting, walking our beautiful beaches in the company of her close knit family.


139 Vivian Street,

New Plymouth 4310