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Summerset down the Lane R/Care (Hamilton)
Care Apartments
206 Dixon Road
Hamilton 3206
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206 Dixon Road
Hamilton 3206
07 843 0157
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Jenny Ballantyne
Summerset Group
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0800 786 637
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Jenny Ballantyne
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Making the right choice for you Making the right choice for you Making the right choice for you

If you're considering care at Summerset, here are some questions to help you work out the right option for you.

Summerset's Continuum of Care Summerset's Continuum of Care Summerset's Continuum of Care

Living in a Summerset village gives you the confidence of knowing you can increase your level of support as your needs change. Our Continuum of Care provides support in the form of service or care packages or, in some cases, as add-on services.

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Summerset serviced apartments are ideal for over 70's who are living independently at the moment but would feel more confident with support close at hand. These modern, mobility friendly apartments are warm, comfortable and full of features that make them easy to live in.

With options for both couples and singles, serviced apartments offer a generous double bedroom, spacious separate living area with kitchenette, and an ensuite with accessible shower, grab rails and non-slip floor.

Serviced apartments come with the confidence of extra care and support on hand. Our range of service packages cover help with housekeeping, meals and personal care. And, if you've been assessed as needing rest home level care, there's no need to move. This can be provided in your serviced apartment.

With serviced apartments located in our modern village centre, it's easy to meet friends and family for coffee at our Divine Cafe and enjoy the facilities including our communal lounge, library, computers, pool table, exercise room, and all-weather bowling green. And, if you're keen to get involved, there are regular activities and events to keep you busy.

For more information please call us on 0800 334 404 or request a free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.

You can also download our simple tools to help you work out the right option for you. Just click on the 'Downloads' section above.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 31 Jan 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care15
Vacancy Yes
Please enquire as LTO applies
Impending vacancy Yes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 14 Aug 2020
Talking to Anne, Corina & Denise we received a wealth of information beyond anything we have heard before to assist us with our parents future care - Sandy, April 2014

The overall impression I have gained from seeing the rooms and facilities and the conversations and advice/information I have been given is that Summerset is a very "top" establishment - Deborah, April 2014
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
1 bedroom serviced apartment (Studio Unit etc.)
Low Price$250000.00
High Price$300000.00
Tenure TermsLicence to Occupy
Surrender DetailsDeferred Management Fee - please talk to us about the details.
Service Charge DetailsWeekly fee and care charges apply
Nursing Care DetailsRest home level care available in your own home. Our care apartments are certified for rest home level care. Contact us to find out more about pricing and availability.
Updated: 17 Oct 2016
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Name Public Trust
Address P O Box 5067
City/Town Wellington
Phone 0800 371 471
Updated: 2 Feb 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes We have a salon in our Village Centre with great prices. Appointments do need to be made.
Podiatrist Yes A local podiatrist visits the village every 6 weeks.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We are happy to arrange a visit on request.
Other Personnel Yes We have a GP who visits the village regularly.
Updated: 22 May 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Updated: 19 Dec 2013
May Bring Own Furniture Yes The appeal of these apartments is not only their size. You are able to retain your independence, surround yourself with your own furniture and possessions.
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes All our care apartments have one bedroom with an en suite bathroom.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Our weekly happy hour is a popular event.
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Talk to the Village Manager about your pet.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We have competitive phone packages available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Yes, all care apartments come with a panel heater. You may like to install a heat pump (additional costs apply).
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes At the Village Managers discretion.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Beautiful lounges and dining areas where you can spend time with family or friends or enjoyt a change in scene.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Is available by appointment.
Outings Yes A range of activities and events are scheduled each week. We have regular van trips to places of interest in the Hamilton area.
Whanau Room Yes Our family rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities and additional space when family and friends come to visit.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes Find out about events and activities in the village through our monthly village newsletter.
Rural Setting Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2014
Facility Features
Facility Features
Social/Recreational Programme Yes We have a full programme including van outings, quiz nights, happy hour, exercise classes, shopping trips, games nights, BBQs and more.
Community Complex Yes Our new Village Centre opened in October 2013 and is home to our Divine Cafe as well as recreational facilities, lounges to gather with friends and family and more.
Emergency Call System Yes
Newsletter Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Please talk to our Village Manager about bringing your pet. Pets are allowed at their discretion.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Please talk to our Village Manager about bringing your pet. Pets are allowed at their discretion.
Outings Yes
Transport Available Yes Regular van trips to local shopping centre.
Restaurant Yes Divine Cafe, open 10.00am - 3.00pm, Wednesday to Sunday
Fitness Complex Yes Exercise room with treadmill, rowing machine and other exercise equipment.
Spa Pool Yes Indoor spa pool.
Craft Room Yes
Library Yes We have a lovely new library with computers for internet access.
Games Room Yes
Lounges Yes
Gardens Yes
Updated: 13 May 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, BBQ, Concerts, Garden, Internet, Library, Petanque, Pool table, Spa, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Weekly Happy Hour, Mah Jong, Movie nights, Jigsaws, Music, Outings, Quizzes, Shopping trips to Glenview, Walking Group, Community Choir, Beer & Banter for Blokes, UFO Group
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details about Meals For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Kerr & Ladbrook offer contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.
Updated: 9 Mar 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Public Transport 0.50 km Bus stop at 68 Waterford Road, just 500m from the village entrance
Shops 2.00 km Glenview Shopping Centre
Parks 0.50 km Fitzroy Park nearby
Library 0.00 km Glenview Library, McDonald Road is 2km away. We also have a library on site.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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. The DHB Shared Services website provides additional information about this service.