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Summerset down the Lane (Hamilton)

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Summerset down the Lane (Hamilton)
206 Dixon Road
Hamilton 3206
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Sandra Tidd
Summerset Group
Village Manager
Sandra Tidd - 07 834 6590
Care Centre Manager
Gayani Kodippili - 07 981 7625
Sales Manager
Tracey Whitley - 07 843 2578
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Summerset Down the Lane offers round-the-clock hospital level care in our modern, purpose-built Care Centre.

Residents receive the best in clinical care, while enjoying the benefits of living in our vibrant, welcoming community.

Our hospital suites are comfortable and homely and our residents can expect to be looked after in a warm and caring way.

Our friendly, professional Care Centre staff are supervised by registered nurses, available on-site 24 hours a day.

To find out more, please call us on 0800 334 404 or request our free information pack by clicking on the button at the top of the screen.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 22 Dec 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 33
Vacancy No
Please enquire first
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $48.00/day up to $73.00/day as at 07 Dec 2023
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 8 Dec 2023
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
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
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 No We have a GP who visits the village regularly.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour
Pets In Residence Yes At Managers discretion. Serviced apartments only.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes At Managers discretion.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Panel heating or heatpump
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes At Managers discretion
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes By appointment
Outings Yes Scheduled weekly
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 19 Dec 2013
Special Features
Special Features
More than 6,000 New Zealanders call a Summerset village home.

Summerset is the one of the largest retirement village operators in New Zealand. We have 29 villages throughout the country, built in just over 20 years.

We build villages that reflect the local environment and feel like a local village should; one that creates a feeling of familiarity. We have warm, welcoming and vibrant communities.

We also provide a continuum of care. This ensures certainty that if your circumstances change we can provide the right care in a place that is right for you. This includes in-home care through to rest home and hospital-level care in our modern care centres.

To find out more please call into Summerset down the Lane or visit our website www.summerset.co.nz
Updated: 1 Feb 2021
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
Topic Details
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
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Location Distance Details
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: 18 Jan 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 19 Dec 2013

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