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Vacancy
Yes
Levels of Care Offered
Rest Home
Name
Arvida The Wood
Category
Care Apartment
Address
156 Milton Street
The Wood
Nelson 7010
Postal Address
Same as above
Region
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
View Phone Number
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Katrina Strickett - 0274041537
Owner
Arvida Group Limited - 0800 278 432
Other services
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Arvida The Wood is where location meets comfort for retirement living that truly suits the character of Nelson. Whether you’re after semi-independent living or full-time care, this elegant community has a lot going for it.

Being able to stroll into Nelson’s town centre is a popular benefit for people who live at The Wood. The community is a 15-minute walk from the Nelson farmers’ market, movie theatres, a range of cafés, and all the services and shops of the CBD. Residents can also walk to Queen’s Gardens and the Suter Art Gallery in less than 10 minutes.

While The Wood has five villas for independent living, the key offering is semi-independent living in serviced apartments. These one-bedroom and studio apartments are supported by services that make it easier to live your best life. And if you need a higher level of care, The Wood has cosy rest home rooms in a purpose-built care complex.

Depending on the time of year, daily life at The Wood includes events, activities, exercise classes, happy hours, barbecues, housie and van outings organised by the community’s diversional therapists. Facilities include a hobby room, petanque court, shared vege garden, library and lounge with large-screen TV. The Wood also offers physiotherapy, podiatry and hairdressing services.

We currently have serviced apartments and studios available, why not give us a call and experience life at Arvida for yourself?
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies Yes. An ORA (Occupation Right Agreement) means you have to 'pay' a capital amount to live here. It's a retirement village type of purchase.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 28
Levels of care offered in Care Apartments Rest Home
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 12 Aug 2022
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
Studio (Studio Unit etc.)
Total18
Low Price$110,000
High Price$210,000
Tenure TermsLicence to Occupy
Surrender DetailsDeferred Management Fee
Service Charge DetailsWeekly fee applies
Nursing Care DetailsA choice of care and support packages are available, which can be tailored to suit your needs.
Apartment (1 Bedroom)
Total17
Low Price$320,000
High Price$345,000
Tenure TermsLicence to Occupy
Surrender DetailsDeferred Management Fee
Service Charge DetailsWeekly fee applies
Nursing Care DetailsA choice of care and support packages are available, which can be tailored to suit your needs.
Villas (2 Bedrooms)
Total5
Low Price$510,000
High Price$535,000
GarageYes
Tenure TermsLicence to Occupy
Surrender DetailsDeferred Management Fee
Service Charge DetailsWeekly fee applies
Nursing Care DetailsLive independently in your villa within our welcoming community at The Wood.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Sam Fraser
Address The Wood Retirement Village, 156 Milton Street
City/Town Nelson 7010
Company Arvida Group
Phone 03 545 6059
Email View Email Address
Updated: 23 May 2022
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Details
Company Covenant Trustee Services
Phone 0800 268 362
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Anthony Harper Lawyers
Address Level 9 HSBC Tower 62 Worster Boulevard
City/Town Christchurch 8140
Phone (03) 379 0920
Fax (03) 366 9277
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Subsidy Details
Subsidy Details
All of our homely studios and serviced apartments are MOH certified, which means you are able make a subsidy application if assessed as requiring rest home-level care. We can talk to you about this in more detail.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes By appointment
Dietitian Yes As part of the Arvida Group a dietitian supports our team to make sure you "eat well"
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Connecting Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside only
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Facility Features
Facility Features
Feature Status Details
Social/Recreational Programme Yes
Community Complex Yes
24 Hour Security Yes
Emergency Call System Yes
Newsletter Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Outings Yes
Transport Available Yes
Restaurant Yes
Gay / LGBT QI Friendly Yes
Fitness Complex Yes We have some gym equipment for your use.
Craft Room Yes
Library Yes
Games Room Yes We have an activities area where lots of events and activities happen.
Chapel Yes We offer services in our activities room.
Lounges Yes
Gardens Yes We have lovely new gardens and a wonderful gardener keeping them beautiful.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Centrally located in Nelson, The Wood Retirement Village is a happy, friendly and safe community with an emphasis on positive ageing through the Arvida attitude of living well.

We’d love the opportunity to share this attitude with you and show you around our village.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a fun and varied activities programme. The Wood mini bus heads out for shopping trips and events. There is an activities room and mini theatre to provide a full range of social activities. Regular entertainers and groups along with a weekly happy hour give residents the choice of a varied programme.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Associated Complexes Arvida is one of the larger operators of retirement villages and aged care facilities in New Zealand. Arvida villages are located all over New Zealand, with over 4,000 residents across 29 locations. Supported by the overall vision of the Arvida Group, each village operates independently and expresses its own character, personality and identity through its people. Arvida provides the corporate support structure behind each facility for the benefit of residents, village managers and staff alike.
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Other Information Yes Interpreter services are available as needed
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Inter denominational Yes
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Outside.
Shops 0.20 Km
Mall 1.00 Km
Parks 0.20 Km Botanical Hill
Library 1.00 Km Elma Turner Library
Updated: 22 Feb 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Feb 2022

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.

In some villages there may be some Retirement Village units that have multiple uses e.g. a Serviced Apartment may also be used as a Residential Care Suite. The same unit may therefore show in several places on Eldernet.

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