Support, security and care for every individual at Cascades
Cascades is a timeless yet contemporary architectural landmark in the heart of Hamilton’s central blue ribbon district and is a friendly, caring and safe environment where you can really enjoy life.
Whether you live independently in an Apartment, Serviced Apartment, or in our Rest Home or Hospital, you will be respected as an individual and cared for like family. We offer peace of mind to couples who, with our support, are able to stay together, regardless of the level of care each may require. Above all, we love to share our passion for living well and for enjoying life.
You’ll feel at home with a strong sense of belonging here. You will be instantly drawn to the beauty and quiet enchantment of the lake and surrounding park, where you can enjoy a coffee at the quaint tea rooms beside the lake, or feed the resident ducks. Within a few minutes’ walk, bus or taxi ride, is the heart of Hamilton city. Closer still, there is a Pak ‘n’ Save supermarket, tennis courts, churches, clubs, Waikato Hospital, doctor’s rooms and medical specialists. Public transport services are available from our front gate. If you prefer to leave your vehicle at home, it’ll be safe and secure in the basement car park.
Life at Cascades
Cascades provides the perfect homely environment with genuine companionship and care. The facilities and activities within the village are available for everyone to enjoy, and you are able to join in and participate as much as you like, while still enjoying your privacy.
Our social calendar is very popular and family and friends are always welcome to join us. We provide a varied programme and enjoy themed functions, music and singalongs, concerts, bingo, quizzes, painting and crafts, walking groups, aerobics, shopping trips and more! We also have a hair and beauty salon, snooker table, regular Church services, and we enjoy getting out and about in our village van.
Our staff have been carefully selected because they share our mission to make a difference in people’s lives every day. Our activities team is passionate about keeping you as active and involved in your interests as possible. We’re a community that supports and encourages and we naturally form strong bonds with all our residents.
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Cascades units are available under the “Occupation Right Agreement” (ORA). Cascades is a registered retirement village and is a full member of both the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) and the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). If you are 65 or over and you need further care, a Government allowance may be available to assist with fees in your Serviced Apartment. Work and Income New Zealand will explain the assistance available and eligibility criteria.
For all enquiries about our village please email us or phone 07 839 7946 or 0800 278 432.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. What if I want to go on holiday?
This is your home so you have the freedom to come and go as you please. We will maintain the grounds while you are away so you can relax and enjoy your holiday.
2. How does the fee structure work?
Naturally, there will be several considerations around cost. We aim to be transparent about all fees involved so please do not hesitate to discuss any queries you have with us.
3. Can my family and friends stay with me?
Yes. This is your home so you can have guests over to visit and stay with you.
4. Can I still apply for Government funded financial assistance?
Yes. If you are over 65 and your ‘support needs assistant’ confirms, you may be eligible for Government financial assistance. Talk with our clinical manager who will help you to find out about the benefits that you may be entitled to.