Shona McFarlane Retirement Village

66 Mabey Road, Avalon, Lower Hutt, Wellington
Village Manager
04 577 1... 04 577 1090

Independent living

Assisted living

Shona McFarlane Retirement Village has care options to suit your needs. As well as independent and serviced apartment living, we also provide resthome and hospital care.

Your health needs may change over time and if they do, we can continue to look after you. It’s comforting for couples at different stages in their health to know they can be cared for within the same village, by the same village team.

Shona McFarlane is one of over 75 percent of Ryman villages that have been awarded 4-year certification – the ‘gold standard’ in care – from the Ministry of Health. To achieve this, it has been determined that the Shona McFarlane care centre has exceeded the sector standard for aged care.

Our myRyman care app is one of the areas where our care centre has been recognised as exceeding the sector standard. This custom-made electronic care app is available on a device located in every care room. It enables nurses and carers to see and record information about each resident at the beside. Creating greater efficiencies and allowing our teams to spend more time with residents.

Our residents look forward to meal times because the food tastes great – and it’s nutritious. Our sea... Read more
Shona McFarlane Retirement Village has care options to suit your needs. As well as independent and serviced apartment living, we also provide resthome and hospital care.

Your health needs may change over time and if they do, we can continue to look after you. It’s comforting for couples at different stages in their health to know they can be cared for within the same village, by the same village team.

Shona McFarlane is one of over 75 percent of Ryman villages that have been awarded 4-year certification – the ‘gold standard’ in care – from the Ministry of Health. To achieve this, it has been determined that the Shona McFarlane care centre has exceeded the sector standard for aged care.

Our myRyman care app is one of the areas where our care centre has been recognised as exceeding the sector standard. This custom-made electronic care app is available on a device located in every care room. It enables nurses and carers to see and record information about each resident at the beside. Creating greater efficiencies and allowing our teams to spend more time with residents.

Our residents look forward to meal times because the food tastes great – and it’s nutritious. Our seasonal Delicious menu offers three choices at main meals, including a vegetarian dish, all prepared fresh on site by our village chef.

There is a selection of spacious private rooms to choose from, all with an ensuite bathroom. You’ll have the added security of monitored call bells in your room and ensuite that are all linked to a smart-pager system, ensuring a prompt response.

The daily dedication of our care team is what really makes a difference at Shona McFarlane care centre. Residents and their families think the world of our nurses and carers. And because our staff to resident ratios are some of the highest in the care sector, the individualised care we provide creates the unique experience that residents tell us they love.

Located on Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River. Care centre amenities include spacious lounges, dining areas and tranquil outdoor spaces where you can meet with family or friends for a cup of tea, or to watch the grandchildren play.

Choosing the right care centre for you or your loved one is an important decision. We encourage you to come and visit and experience the wonderful aspects that our care centre has to offer. Join in with the activities or events on offer and compare our care with other care providers.

Our team will be there to support you and your family every step of the way.

We look forward to welcoming you into our wonderful village. We know you’ll love it here. Read less

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HP
Village Manager
Harish Purohit
04 577 1... 04 577 1090
JC
Sales Advisor
Jacqui Clarke
04 567 8... 04 567 8725
Email village Request an information pack
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Get in touch with us
HP
Village Manager
Harish Purohit
04 577 1... 04 577 1090
JC
Sales Advisor
Jacqui Clarke
04 567 8... 04 567 8725
Email village Request an information pack
View Website 3D Walkthrough
Types of homes
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Townhouses

Townhouses are designed with the 70-plus person in mind. They're light and spacious with a lot of thought put into how they are laid out and how we can keep residents feeling warm and comfortable, all year round.

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Serviced Apartments

Assisted-living apartments are in the heart of the village, with easy access to everything the village has to offer. As well as regular outings in the village van to the shops and further afield.

Facilities and activities

Community Centre
Library
Cinema
Computer Room
Hairdresser available for appointments
Beauty Salon
Village Shop
Chapel
Gym
Billiards / Pool Table
Petanque
Dining Room
Bar
Piano
Spa Pool
Indoor swimming pool
Bowling green
Arts & crafts
Cards & board games
Exercise classes
Social outings
Lawn bowls
Resident dinners
Bar happy hours
Organised entertainment
Quizzes
Bingo
Movie nights
Church services
Walking group
Games
Yoga
Pilates
Shopping trips

Care & services

Registered nurse available for appointments
Doctor available for appointments
Emergency call system in units
In home personal assistance e.g. showering / grooming
Village van
Meal deliveries
House keeping
Personal laundry service
Linen change
Unit windows and doors lockable securely
Security patrols
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