49 Aberfeldy Avenue,
Enjoy the best of both worlds at Highlands
Love being close to the action but yearning for that country feel?
Residents at Metlifecare’s Highlands get the best of both worlds, with a village set among 12 acres of botanical gardens and established trees, yet just minutes from local shops, Botany Town Centre and the Pakuranga Golf Club.
This is a village that enjoys a special place in the heart of the local community. It’s a friendly ‘people’ place where residents and staff forge close connections, and you will be warmly welcomed with open arms.
Join us for a tour
Enjoy the convenience of a town lifestyle in a tranquil and relaxed setting, and allow yourself the time and space to savour all the benefits retirement living can bring. Book a tour and come and see the best of both worlds for yourself.Book a tour
An intimate gem nestled on 12 acres of flat ground this sunny, private village is an oasis of peace amongst established trees and beautiful gardens. The layout of the grounds gives residents of Highlands a generous feeling of space between units. You can choose from a variety of villas set upon the sprawling grounds, or serviced apartments for easier living.
An onsite care home means you know you will always have the continuity of care and support you need.
The tight-knit community is made up of busy, active residents making the most of their homey surrounds and their friendly neighbours. A lively social programme keeps everyone on the go and includes exercise classes, aquarobics and regular trips outside the village.
So why not come and enjoy a completely independent lifestyle in a caring Kiwi atmosphere – you’ll wish you’d done it years ago!
Features and Amenities
- 24-hour emergency call system
- Bowling green and pétanque terrain
- Dining room , library and lounge
- Hobbies room
- Ecare – self-monitor your blood pressure, heart rate and weight
- Hairdressing salon
- Pool table and wood workshop
- Swimming pool and spa
Open Days & Events
There are no open day events planned at the moment, but don’t let that stop you paying us a visit! Drop in and say hello or contact us to arrange a village tour at a time which suits you.
To view a typical month's activity calendar for this village click here
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 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 ones truly deserve. While you may be at a stage where you need a higher level of care, you can keep the spirit of independence, while 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 ones about moving into a retirement village click here.
RETAIN DHB PERSONAL CARES SUPPORT
We welcome you to utilise DHB funded personal cares services in your unit to avoid unnecessary costs, or you can use our onsite care and personal support services.
SERVICED APARTMENT FOR ASSISTED LIVING
Our purpose-built apartments have a kitchenette and bathroom, offering continued independence with support services tailored to your personal needs.
Care home with rest home & hospital on-site
We advocate ‘resident directed care’ where the care is led by our resident’s choices with an emphasis on providing quality of life.
For a greater daily support we offer a full continuum of care with a 12-bed rest home and a 29-bed residential hospital on-site. Both offer 24-hour care and provide a safe, comfortable environment – all while being close to our other accommodations, so partners can visit easily.
View, download or share with your family & friends our Care Home brochure below
Great care comes from great people.
At Highlands 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.
In this care home, the accommodation supplement pricing ranges from a minimum of $5.51 to a maximum of $25 per day. This pricing covers additional comforts and facilities over and above the standard provision for residential care.
Our care home is certified and audited to provide safe and appropriate care for our residents with Ministry of Health Audit reports available here.
We have the skills and experience.
- Highlands 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
- All our non-regulated care workers have access to Aged Care Education training programmes
Independent living. Choose the home that suits your lifestyle.
Highlands has a range of accommodation choices that allow for completely independent living through to service apartments. This gives couples the chance to stay close should their needs be different.
Our one and two-bedroom villas on one level come with fresh interiors and lovely gardens. Two-storey, two-bedroom (plus study) villas, also with wonderful décor, fittings and appliances, are set on manicured sections.
All villas are easy walking distance to community facilities with plenty of activities to take part in.
While you remain responsible for your own household tasks and meals, we take care of all the outdoor maintenance. If you would like more help, we offer a range of service and care packages delivered to you in your home.
If you require assisted living options we also have a choice of high quality serviced apartments – designed for people who value their independence but enjoy having easy access to additional care and support services, a rest home and a hospital on-site.
What residents are saying
Fully support and agree with the health of residents being the priority. Regardless of what is announced next week if it’s decided staying in L4 a bit longer we would fully support this. Thanks for the information you are sending out and your transparency- it is much appreciated. Although mum does not use technology she has expressed that she is feeling very supported by staff with receiving letter updates and regular phone calls, Thank you.
Thank you again for showing me the butterfly house at Highland Park, and showing me around the beautiful grounds you and your team maintain. So impressive!!
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