Village Guide was established to support new residents along with their friends and family when considering retirement village options in New Zealand.
The decision to move into a village requires a lot of research, ensuring factors such as costs, level of care and other personal preferences are considered. This process takes time and is one that shouldn(TM)t be rushed. There are a number of documents that can be obtained from village managers to support you during the decision making process, these include:
Occupations right agreement (your contract with the village)
Disclosure statement - ownership, management, services & facilities and financial information
Code of residents(TM) rights
The problem that people face is that these documents are often pages and pages long and it becomes a time consuming exercise to obtain the pieces of information that you seek. Village Guide has been established to provide answers to the most common questions, helping you to then make a short