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Know Your Rights in a Retirement Village

By 25/04/2024No Comments

What are your rights and responsibilities when living in a retirement village in NSW?

This video, developed by our legal team, covers key topics you need to consider when contemplating moving to, and everyday living in, retirement villages.

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00:00 Introduction and about Seniors Rights Service
00:45 What is a retirement village?
01:36 Retirement viollage contracts
06:09 Resident rights
07:31 Elder abuse and harassment
08:54 Receiving care packages
10:42 Security of tenure
12:59 Recurrent charges
14:19 Maintenance and repairs
14:58 Replacement – capital replacement
15:09 Annual budget
17:47 Residents committee
19:37 Conclusion

Moving into a retirement village is a big decision. It’s important to know the facts. Seniors Rights Service can provide support and legal advice. If you are an older person and would like free, confidential and independent legal advice on your rights as a retirement village resident in New South Wales or any other legal issue, please call our friendly team on 1800 424 079 or learn more here.

Thanks to the team that made this project possible.

If you or a loved one are living in or considering a retirement village in New South Wales it’s important to know your rights and obligations.

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