On the same property as the village is Kensington Court Lifecare, which has both resthome & hospital beds giving residents peace of mind in knowing the have continuum care should they need it temporarily or on-going.
Kensington Court Retirement Village is part of the Ultimate Care Group which has 8 retirement villages across New Zealand and an additional 16 care facilities with resthome and hospital level care.
- Serviced Apartments
- Ensuite Rooms
- Studio Units
Level of Care
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Resthome care
- Hospital care
- Hairdresser available for appointments
- Garden Plots
- Dining Room
Care offered by village
- Registered nurse available for appointments
- Podiatrist available for appointments
- Physio available for appointments
- Qualified experienced care staff
- Added support of Kensington Court Lifecare which includes a purpose built hospital.
Services offered by village
- Village van
- Meal deliveries
- House keeping
- Linen change
- Unit windows and doors lockable securely
- Staff on-site 24/hours
- Arts & crafts
- Cards & board games
- Exercise classes
- Social outings
- Activities Programme
Attractions in the Area
- Scenic walks
- Bowling club
- Local RSA
- Restaurants / cafes
Can residents make alterations to their property? ×Alterations for reason such as a disability may be arranged with managements approval. The resident will be required to cover all costs associated with the alteration. When the resident leaves the village, they may be required to revert the unit to its original state (at the resident’s cost) unless the new resident wishes to buy the property with the alterations in place.
What do resident fees cover? ×The weekly fee covers the day-to-day operation of the village such as lawn & garden maintanance, rubbish collection, rates, insurance etc.
How long is the cooling off period once the contract is signed? ×As per the Retirement Village Act, the cooling off period after an Occupation Right Agreement has been signed is 15 working days.
When leaving the village, what is the process for units being sold? ×Units are advertised at market value. Residents are welcome to introduce a prospective resident as long as they meet the normal entry criteria of the village.
Can residents have friends & family to stay? ×Friends and family are welcome to stay for a limited period with approval of the village manager.
What does the entry fee cover? ×The entry cost gives the resident the right to live in the unit for their lifetime or as long as they choose. When the resident leaves the village they will receive the cost paid minus the deferred management fee and any other charges due.
What are the residents rights if the village got into financial difficulty? ×Residents are protected by a first ranking mortgage with an Independent Statutory Supervisor. The Statutory Supervisor holds a first ranking mortgage over the village land in order to ensure priority and security for the rights of all residents. The Statutory Supervisor also ensures the operator of the village acts in accordance with the Disclosure Statement and the village is run in a financially responsible manner.
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Village SummaryRetirement Village Association (RVA) Accredited VillageLegal Titles of Units: Licence to occupy Occupation Right Agreement (ORA)Right of Entry: 65 years and overStatutory Supervisor: Covenant Trustee Services LimitedPet Policy: Most pets welcome but must be approved by the village manager.Insurance Policy: Full comprehensive insurance on the communal village buildings as well as residential properties and infrastructure.
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Care SuiteWe welcome you to Kensington Court where our Village offers new care suites where we provide full hospital or rest home level care. Our care suites are in close proximity to the main care facility, thus we are able to offer a continuum of care to cater for your changing health needs. Interest is high. Please contact us to discuss your requirements today. Phone Wendy on 03 547 9444 or 027 474 4550.REQUEST MORE INFORMATION1 of 1
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Studio UnitsWarm sunny studio units available now. All with open plan living, adjoining kitchenette, ensuite bathroom and outdoor access to the well maintained, expansive gardens.
All studios are refurbished to a high standard and chattels include carpets and drapesREQUEST MORE INFORMATION
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Certified facility for Nelson Marlborough District Health BoardCONTACT CARE HOME