Care and assistance

Watch our short video highlighting some of the financial implications of aged care in retirement villages:

There are additional cost implications if you or your spouse need home support services, or are needs-assessed for residential care while you are living in a retirement village.

We are in the process of creating short videos explaining some of the implications, including real experiences from residents and their children and will upload them here.

See our 'Care pathways for retirement village residents' flowchart explaining different types of care costs for different types of accommodation. It includes tips and links to further sources of information. 

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For further information about the cost of care we recommend you call:

  • Seniorline, a DHB-provided service - 0800 725 463
  • Work and Income Residential Subsidy Unit - 0800 999 727