Independent Apartments

HBH Senior Living’s spacious apartments offer the best of both worlds: the freedom to live independently, with the reassurance that help is just a call-button away. You can choose from any or all of our residential services, such as activities, outings, meals, home help or nursing care. And, because maintenance is taken care of, you’ll have more time to do the things you love.

Care philosophy

To give older people the opportunity to maintain their independence and live with dignity and safety in their own home, knowing that support and nursing care is right at hand if required.

Living space

One- to two-bedroom apartments include full security and internal lift access from the car park. All apartments have a fresh, modern interior design with easy flow and convenient access to amenities.

Level of care

Independent living, with care if you need it. Our apartments have been designed with easy access from the rest home and hospital to allow for nursing care if required. This means that, depending on the level of care required, apartment owners could receive that care in their own apartment.

Community

Our apartments are just a five-minute drive from Howick Village, and a mini bus is available to take you shopping and on outings. An on-site hairdresser, men’s shed and weekly shopping bus are available for residents, as well as a range of regular social functions and activities (coordinated by our Social Coordinator). The HBH Senior Living Day Programme is also available to apartment residents (DHB funding criteria applies).

Wellbeing

We offer chaplaincy and twice weekly church services on site in the adjoining rest home and hospital. All apartments have emergency call buttons in every room and a registered nurse is available by phone for advice 24/7.

Industry endorsements

HBH Senior Living is an accredited member of the Retirement Villages Association of NZ.

Additional care available

  • Housework (weekly cleaning, spring clean or one-off clean, bed making, linen changing, laundry).
  • Dining options (dine in the dining room or have meals delivered to your apartment).
  • Personal care (showering and dressing assistance).
  • 24/7 Registered Nurse emergency response and phone advice.
  • Companionship and chaperone service.
  • Apartment residents have priority for access to rest home and hospital.
  • Bring your DHB funded home support with you to the Village, or HBH Senior Living can provide it.

Cost

Apartments are owned by residents by way of an Occupational Right Agreement (ORA), with a monthly management fee (reviewed annually). Please email us to find out more information.

Thinking of moving?

Would you like to find out more about the unique independent living options available at HBH Senior Living? Download our three information booklets below; alternatively please call us on 09 538 0800 to discuss or arrange an appointment.

Click to download our Apartment Brochure, Purchasing an Apartment Booklet, Moving into an Apartment Booklet.

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What do our owners and families love about our apartments?

I like the friendliness, cleanliness and the way it’s run. I feel safer here than at home.

In every little way, we care.

Thank you very much for your help when I was taken ill on Tuesday –  you made me feel so safe in the middle of the night.

June – Apartment resident

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