Knowing your legal rights and seeking appropriate legal advice are crucial steps to take when considering retirement village living. One of the best things you can do is to ask the retirement village operator for a sample contract and then get your own appropriate, independent legal advice that aligns with your specific circumstances.
Many residents also find this is a good opportunity to involve their families in the decision-making process. This ensures that everyone you love is across the legal aspects of your decision and can support you in your journey to retirement living.
Below are some important questions you could ask your prospective retirement village operator to help you make an informed decision:
The legal framework is just one of many considerations to be had when thinking about moving into a retirement village.
We’ve created a free online handbook packed with comprehensive information on everything you need to know before you make the move. You’ll find helpful resources and activities to decide you make an informed decision if retirement village living is right for you. Download a copy of Considering a Retirement Village – The Ultimate Checklist today.