Molly Ryan Retirement Village is where ‘your care is our priority.’ Set on 5 ½ acres of fully developed flat ground overlooking the Merrilands Domain and the beautiful Waiwhakaiho River, the village is close to the bus stop and Merrilands Shopping Centre with postshop, supermarket, pharmacy, medical centre, beauty clinic, dentist, bar & café, and hairdresser.
Independent living or rest home level care
The Village provides full continuum of care options with 35 independent villas, 28 semiindependent serviced apartments and the lifecare facility with 33 resthome & hospital care beds. Molly Ryan is a friendly and welcoming community offering support and activities including social, cultural, emotional, spiritual and physical concerns and provides many opportunities to enhance lives. We’re proudly provide very personalised service and care with quality accountability and consistency. We have an Indoor Pool, BBQ area and well-appointed library for everyone to enjoy, and love it when friends and family join us.
As an Arvida village, we take care to listen and help residents to continue to enjoy the things they love to do. We also offer a one-on-one personal coaching programme that actively empowers residents to take charge of their own health and wellbeing.
Life at Molly Ryan
We believe in supporting the ‘community within our community’ and we respect your personal individuality. Every new resident can help choose the refurbishment of their villa or apartment and include personal preferences. Supported by our residents committee activities are available including cards, rummikub and housie. A weekly activities calendar is provided and all residents are free to choose to attend any sessions including entertainment options. The village van provides twice weekly shopping trips to Merrilands Shopping Centre, visits to New Plymouth Centre City and other regular outings. Our exercise programme includes “Sit and be Fit”, “Tai Chi” and swimming in our heated pool. To keep in touch with friends all units have direct dial lines and broadband wireless is available.
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Molly Ryan Retirement Village units are available under the "Occupation Right Agreement" (ORA). Molly Ryan 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 Belinda Burke on 06 7578773
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. What if I want to go on holiday?
This is your home so you have the freedom to come and go as you please.
2. What security is there?
In addition to our 24 hour nurse call system or pendant; we also have regular security patrols in place at night and
security cameras around the periphery and within the common areas of the facility. Security gates are on a timer switch
which secures the village at night. Villa residents are provided with a gate remote for access after hours.
3. How does the fee structure work?
At Molly Ryan we aim to be transparent about all fees involved so please do not hesitate to discuss any queries you have
with us. Our disclosure documentation and resident agreement is available from the Manager who will be able to explain
these personally to you.
4. Can my family and friends stay with me?
Yes, this is your home so you can have guests over to visit and stay for a period of time.
5. Can I still apply for Government funded financial assistance?
Yes. If you are over 65 and your support needs assessment confirms the need for Home and Community Support or
Resthome or Hospital Care, you may be eligible for Government financial assistance. Talk to our Manager who will assist
you with any of the benefits you may be entitled to.