Assisted living in a serviced apartment
Even for the most able retiree, there comes a time when help is needed with the basics of day-to-day living. Family members often step in to provide support, however there is always a limit to how much time can be committed and the level of care they can provide. This is where serviced apartment living at Bayswater can provide the ideal answer. We can provide a whole host of services, 24-hour support and a quality of life that you or your loved one truly deserve. While you may be at a stage where you need a higher level of care, you can keep the spirit of independence, conversely your family can rest assured that you are always in safe hands and in good company. For advice on how to talk to your loved one about moving into a retirement village click here.
What is a serviced apartment?
A serviced apartment at Bayswater is a quality home designed for someone who values their independence but would benefit from having access to additional services. Home for them will be a comfortable, low maintenance apartment situated within a vibrant community and handy to care services which engenders interact with other residents and staff. For peace of mind and regular engagement they will enjoy:
- 24-hour emergency call system
- Health monitoring assessment by a registered nurse
- Laundry including weekly laundering of bed linen and towels, and a bag of personal laundry, all picked up, washed, dried, folded and returned back to you
- Weekly cleaning including bathroom, kitchenette, floors, vacuuming, dusting and removal of rubbish
- Nutritious meals including breakfast, 2-course midday meal and evening meal
- Social programme designed specifically for serviced apartment residents
- External house maintenance and house insurance
- Rates including council and water rates
- Craft & games room to spend quality time with fellow residents
- Dining room close to your home to enjoy social meal times
- Library full of great books and lounge to relax in
- Pétanque terrain, spa & swimming pool to keep active
- Transport to assist with shopping
Great care comes from great people.
At Bayswater we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff because they make such a big difference to how your loved ones live. We look for staff with the right skills and relevant hands-on experience, but there is more to it than that. This job is about relationships and earning trust, so we handpick staff who care deeply about our residents. For them, treating people with dignity and respect comes naturally – it comes from the heart.
We have the skills and experience.
- Bayswater is a member of the Retirement Village Association
- All our nursing staff are registered with the NZ Nursing Council and hold a current Practising Certificate
- Our home support workers have access to Aged Care Education training programmes
- If you have been granted free support in your home Metlifecare can also provide a top-up service to your existing ACC or community services care