At Mayfair our philosophy is “your home, our care” and our wonderful care staff take great pride in making you feel truly at home here. Whether you enjoy independent living in one of our modern villas, assisted living with rest home level care in our studios or apartments, or you need a little more care and attention in our resthome or hospital, you’ll truly feel at home here, enjoying genuine companionship and a sense of ‘being part of things’. The village is a short distance from both Westfield and Bush Inn shopping centres and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and sheltered lawn areas where you can stroll or sit and enjoy the sunshine.
Our community also offers lots of opportunities to make new friends. Our 11 modern villas make up a small but very supportive part of our village - spacious, well insulated and they have modern appliances, heatpump, dishwasher, walk-in shower facilities and garage with internal access.
Our one bedroom apartments and studios are ideal for those wanting to own their own home, but also have the support of our friendly well trained team to assist.
As an Arvida village, we take great care to listen closely and help residents to continue to enjoy the things they love to do. We encourage all our residents to guide us on daily routine times, from when you like to get up and have breakfast, what you prefer to eat at mealtimes, the things you like to spend your day doing and when you like to go to bed at night. The attitude of living well drives our desire to make the most of every day, and the wonderful aroma of freshly made baking and home cooked meals in our kitchen certainly helps us all to feel like we belong here!
Life at Mayfair
Mayfair offers a variety of activities and events throughout the year. Our Wellness programme caters for a diverse range of abilities and interests including regular art classes, choir, our popular Euchre evenings and during the summer months we have a gardening group. We are always open to new suggestions from residents.
Our Resident Newsletter is sent out 3 monthly which outlines special events, activities & outings planned plus a photo gallery page of activities completed. A bi monthly activity planner is delivered to all residents.
Celebrations of residents’ birthdays are popular, and family are invited to participate and enjoy the day. Mayfair also caters for our men with special events - for example, men’s lunch outings, fish and chip lunches.
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Mayfair Retirement Village units are available under the "Occupation Right Agreement" (ORA). Mayfair is a registered retirement village and is a full member of both the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) and the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). If you are 65 or over and you need further care, a Government allowance may be available to assist with fees in your Serviced Apartment. Work and Income New Zealand will explain the assistance available and eligibility criteria.
For all enquires on our available units and costings please contact Graeme Gordon on 03 348 2445.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. How does the village fee work?
The village fee is a set monthly fee that covers all the outgoings, including council and water rates, building insurance and external maintenance, upkeep of community facilities, staff costs, gardening and management of the village. The village fee is fixed for life. This will ensure that you are protected from any increases in operating costs.
2. Do we pay for power?
We cover the cost of power in studio & apartments and care beds. Power for the villas is charged via Mayfair at a
3. What about insurance?
The facility insurance is covered by Mayfair however you will require your own insurance for your personal possessions.
4. What if I need more care?
We can provide for both rest home & hospital level of care except for those assessed as requiring dementia level care.
5. Can I go on holiday?
Yes, you are able to go on holiday any time, however, if you are receiving a government subsidy then you may only be
away for up to 14 days at a time, and 28 days in total in any financial year.
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