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Residential Care

Selwyn Village provides a full continuum of care

Ivan Ward Centre

The Ivan Ward Centre is purpose-built to deliver the best residential home care. There are 6 households of 12 residents each for hospital-level care across two floors, and secure dementia care for 18 residents with ground floor access to a gated garden area.

Services and facilities

The Ivan Ward Centre includes a shop, hair salon and consulting rooms for visiting health professionals within the Centre.

Each household has:

  • its own 24/7 care partners
  • its own front door with a doorbell
  • lounge with fireplace
  • one large dining table, room for all members of the household to dine together
  • domestic open plan kitchen for residents, whanau and staff
  • a den or whanau room for residents and families to use during visits, or for whanau to stay overnight (fold-out couch bed)
  • a guest toilet close to the whanau rooms
  • a small domestic laundry that both residents and families can use should they wish to (a regular commercial laundry service is also available).

Each resident’s care suite has:

  • its own ensuite (bidet optional)
  • a fully adjustable electric hospital bed
  • a wardrobe and other basic furnishings are available if desired
  • wifi, smart TV with access to SKY TV*, Netflix* and Skype*
  • hoist and smart call bell system
    *These services are organised by family and charged directly to the family.

A premium room charge of $60 per day (GST inclusive) applies to all rooms in the Ivan Ward Centre, as of 1 July 2022.

For more information call us on (09) 846 0119 extn 624.


You can take advantage of a wide range of activities for both enjoyment and to maintain mobility. The Ivan Ward Centre has its own activities’ coordinators who organises: carpet bowls, reading to residents, providing large print books, breakfast in bed, listening to classical music, concerts and other entertainment, indoor games, outings, parties, pianists, sing-alongs and much more. A village minibus takes residents for drives, and there is a ‘happy hour’ each week.

Amenities in the wider village
  • gymnasium, lap pool and spa
  • theatre for attending events
  • Café on Lichfield open for lunch and dinner
  • private library and lounge area, complete with computers and free internet access
  • gift shop, mini market, opportunity shop and hair salon
  • the Chapel of Christ the King with regular worship services
  • function room with bar for private entertainment
  • cinema for viewing movies, Sky TV available in the Community Centre
  • Wellness Centre including dentist
  • on request buggy-service, for residents who require transport around the village
  • public bus service running through the village, connecting to central and eastern Auckland


Virtual Tour

Entrance to the Ivan Ward Centre is 1-17 Wainoni Avenue