Welcome to Archer
Living Life… Loving Life
4 Boutique Retirement Villages in Christchurch
What Archer Group Offers
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1. Boutique and Personal
Smaller and personable, making it easy to develop new friendships.
2. 'living life…loving life'
Life is to be enjoyed! Archer Group offers an extensive range of social options, special events, day trips and even a Villages annual ‘family holiday’.
3. Special Character
The Christian faith is one of Archer Groups defining characteristics. We acknowledge we are all at different stages of our spiritual journey and welcome and respect people for wherever they are at on this journey. Our Chaplaincy services are offered across our sites to everyone, as well as the services and special events like Easter, ANZAC and Carols they organise.
4. Continuum of Care options
Archer Group offers a continuum of living options from independent-living, to wellness clinics, to short-term convalescing care such as respite and then fulltime residential care. Our Home care includes rest home, hospital and dementia care services.
5. Care-Partnership model of Care
The ‘Care-Partnership’ model approach to residential care is internationally researched focusing on a resident-centred support model for care. We aim to create a home not a hospital setting for Care services.
6. Quality Assurance
Archer Group achieves the maximum Audit quality status under the Retirement Village Auditing regime; attains very high Certification status for its Homes by the Ministry of Health regulatory standards; receive ‘clean’ financial audited accounts annually; achieve the Food Safety Control annual audit; and benchmark internal clinical performances with over 70-organisations NZ-wide monthly. Providing quality of care and services to all our residents is very important to us.
7. Archer Leisure Centre
Residents from across our sites have access to this Centre with its café-styled lounge, auditorium for events and movies, library, gym, and indoor heated pool and spa.
8. Locally owned
We are Christchurch based, locally owned, and love supporting our community
9. Surpluses Reinvested
As a charitable organisation no dividends are paid to shareholders or overseas investors. We donate funds every year to Christian and community projects from any surpluses generated.
10. The People’s Winner
The nationally acclaimed Aged-Advisor People’s feedback service is like Trip Advisor. Archer Group’s villages and homes have been voted by residents, families, and friends as either a Finalist and/or the Winner in the Boutique Home and Village categories for the South Island every year since the Awards inception in 2015!
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