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Fitzroy of Merivale
Care Apartments
4 McDougall Ave
North West
(03) 355 5888
(03) 355 0988
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Vanessa Pirie - (03) 355 5888
Fitzroy Village Management 2016 Ltd
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LIVING WITH DIGNITY is our mission statement and our aim.
We are a boutique Rest Home. View our elegant surroundings, beautiful established gardens and meet our dedicated, caring staff.
To reside at Fitzroy of Merivale it is necessary to purchase an "Occupation Right" to your own "residential care suite" - (a large room with an ensuite, tea/coffee making facilities and direct access out to your own garden/patio area)
All 30 residential suites are under one roof with 24hour staffing and nursing care.
A weekly fee includes your care, all meals, outings, entertainment, laundering of personal clothing, bed linen and towels, and regular cleaning of your suite.
We welcome all enquiries and invite you and your family to arrange a time to visit the facility.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 5 Apr 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care15
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 24 May 2018
I have enjoyed working at Fitzroy over the past 10 years, being a smaller Rest Home allows me to get to know everyone. Assisting them in their daily needs and getting to know each persons idiosyncrasies, which helps the transition from their family homes to their new home with us. Keri Smith - Senior Caregiver/Team Leader

I have been living at "Fitzroy of Merivale" for the past 4 years and what a wonderful time it has been for me. I am fortunate and enjoy two adjoining rooms with my own outdoor area, morning sun and an affectionate "adopted" cat. We are always looking for new friends to share our beautiful home. Whether it is the warmth and caring staff or the proximity to Merivale and all it has to offer, I can sincerely recommend "Fitzroy" as a place to live, in comfort, style and security of knowing one needs are always being met. Mrs Davies - Resident

"My mother moved into Fitzroy in early 2011 when the earthquakes got too much for her to continue living by herself. Since then she continues to enjoy life there being looked after in a very cozy environment with good food, company and a full programme of activities. It gives my family a real sense of peace of mind that mother is well cared for. Anne Harvey - Christchurch

"My mother was extremely well cared for in the almost 4 years she lived at Fitzroy. Fitzroy provides a unique, tranquil atmosphere where people can maintain their dignity when they can no longer live in their own homes. Our family was most grateful for the way staff met our mothers needs, particularly when her health failed. Thank you" Dr Richard Acland - Fendalton
Updated: 5 Apr 2016
Public Transport 0.10 km
Shops 0.10 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 1.00 km
Updated: 5 Apr 2016

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.