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Levin's the first dementia friendly accredited retirement village

Levin's the first dementia friendly accredited retirement village

The first dementia friendly accredited retirement village in Horowhenua and Manawatu was awarded at a ceremony in Levin.

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Nanomedicine wins Sophie a Summerset scholarship

Nanomedicine wins Sophie a Summerset scholarship

Wellington High School student Sophie Mance was awarded a Summerset scholarship worth $5,000 for her presentation in this year’s Eureka!

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New television advert

New television advert

We are excited to share our new television advert.

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Summerset gives hand to overseas registered nurses

Summerset gives hand to overseas registered nurses

Marvin Lee, a caregiver from Wigram, is the first recipient of Summerset’s recently re-launched funding programme to help staff gain their New Zealand nursing registration.

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 New dementia research released

New dementia research released

Summerset has today released new research into Kiwis awareness and perceptions of dementia.

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Summerset launches new uniforms

Summerset launches new uniforms

Today staff around Summerset's villages will be wearing their new uniforms, thanks to Wellington-based designer Lucilla Gray.

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Recognition for decades of Volunteering

Recognition for decades of Volunteering

Summerset in the Vines resident, Janice Hopkinson, has received a Civic Honour Award from the Hastings District Council for more than 25 years of volunteer work.

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Staff profile - Jill-Marie Johnston

Staff profile - Jill-Marie Johnston

With a background in community newspapers, Activities Coordinator Jill-Marie Johnston can always be found with her iPad tucked under her arm ready to take photos of village life, or scrolling through Pinterest sourcing inspiration for her next creative venture.

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Learning something new

Learning something new

A new series being launched across Summerset’s villages will see a number of speakers present on topics relevant to residents.

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Capturing the country

Capturing the country

With a career envied by many, Lloyd Homer survived two plane crashes to continue working as a passionate landscape and geological photographer, often in extreme conditions, and captured the vast, rugged scenery of New Zealand.

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