Selwyn Sprott Village
At a glance
- Barbara Long - 021723805
- The Selwyn Foundation - (09) 845 0838
Selwyn Sprott Village stands in just over 3/4 of a hectare, surrounded by established trees and mature gardens including roses, lavender and many other varieties of flowers as well as deciduous and evergreen trees. It overlooks the valley with glimpses of the harbour.
It is ideally located in the residential heart of Karori in Wellington.
Just a few minutes from Marsden Village, as well as the Karori Mall and 10 minutes from the centre of the city, it is well situated for shopping and is within walking distance from nearby cafes.
Selwyn Sprott Village offers a warm and caring environment for residents and provides a home away from home when total independence is no longer an option and additional support is needed.
THE SELWYN FOUNDATION – AN OVERVIEW and OUR MISSION
The Selwyn Foundation has been around for a very long time.
The Selwyn Foundation is an independent, faith-based New Zealand registered charity providing services to older people and their families. We have been leading the way in improving the quality of life of our elders for over sixty five years. As pioneers of the retirement village model and of rest home care in this country, we are uniquely experienced in providing residential care, independent retirement living and community outreach services for older adults.
With the dramatic rise of New Zealand's ageing population, the work of The Selwyn Foundation is more important than ever. Building on our achievements to date — and in keeping with our original Mission to provide quality care for elders — we will continue to innovate, diversify and offer a continuum of flexible care options that meet the present and future needs of ageing people and their families.
In keeping with our mission:
To deliver quality services that are responsive to the ageing person and their family, ensuring that our charitable outreach supports those who are vulnerable or in need.
Our activities are grouped in four key areas:
Enhancing the lives of elders who are vulnerable or in need.
To support our mission we reappraised our definition of 'vulnerability' and developed new, practical ideas on how our charitable mission could affect the quality of life of older people. We identified three particular areas where our help can make a substantial difference to those in need:
• Social isolation/loneliness
• Affordable housing
• Hardship support
These priorities are funded through surpluses derived from the various Selwyn villages, community services and educational functions, and through fundraising, donations, bequests, and sponsorship initiatives and in the future surpluses from commercial partnerships. We have partnered with Auckland Council to further build on our affordable housing goals in addition to our 81 rentals.
Investing in research and education to deliver quality care.
The Selwyn Institute takes a holistic approach to the wellbeing of older people and helps inform our charitable and business functions through knowledge-sharing, research, trials, innovations, and technology development.
The Selwyn Foundation is committed to opening up growth and skill opportunities that help our staff, their families and our residents.
Providing care and support to elders in their community.
Recognising that village life is not for everyone, The Selwyn Foundation is expanding its care and services to those who choose to remain living in their communities. Helping older people to remain connected through our Selwyn Centres, providing cost effective transport, health and fitness programmes, and providing products and services that they both need and want. All of this delivered through The Selwyn Way – our approach to care.
Creating thriving communities to age well.
We continue to build thriving communities, mindful of the potential need for continuum of care. With the development of The Selwyn Way, our approach to care, so too we have developed purpose-built residential care housing that allows us to provide residents with a more homely environment where they can find meaning and self-fulfilment.
The Selwyn Foundation
PO Box 8203, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150.
Telephone (09) 846 0119.
Fax (09) 846 0700.
|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 23 Jul 2012|
Bed and Vacancy Details
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||25|
|standard and ensuite rooms available|
|Premium Room Charges||Some Rooms from $65.00/day up to $260.00/day as at 25 Jan 2022|
|MOH Certification and Audit Report||View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)|
|Updated: 27 Jan 2022|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Updated: 27 Sep 2021|
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes|
|Updated: 27 Aug 2010|
|The Selwyn Foundation is a registered charity|
|Updated: 1 Oct 2018|
Interests & Activities
|Activity programme, beautician, Canine Friends, Church, electric beds, exercises, garden, hairdresser, massage|
|Updated: 19 Feb 2016|
|Updated: 21 Mar 2013|
|Public Transport||Outside the front entrance of Selwyn Sprott Village|
|Shops||1.00 Km||Can be reached walking or by public transport|
|Mall||2.00 Km||Can be reached by public transport|
|Library||2.00 Km||Can be reached by public transport|
|Updated: 1 Oct 2018|
Credentials & Membership
|Credentials & Membership RC||Status||Details|
|New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)||Yes|
|New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS)||Yes|
|Registered Retirement Village?||Yes|
|Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)||Yes|
|Updated: 21 Mar 2013|
The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.