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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 $70 per day (GST inclusive) applies to all rooms in the Ivan Ward Centre, as of 16 May 2023.

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