• Poppy Power! 200 Knitted Poppies and Counting | Aged Care Online

    The Resthaven Western Community Services social group is putting their formidable knitting skills into action, creating more than 200 knitted poppies to distribute to friends on Remembrance Day – and they’re still going!
    SOURCE: Poppy Power! 200 Knitted Poppies and Counting |  Aged Care Online
     

    Stuey and Huxley a cheerful therapy team | Aged Care Online

    Huxley, the therapy dog of Resthaven Marion Community Services*, continues to delight clients. He first started visiting in May 2019. However, he’s not the only animal star at the site: meet ‘Stuart Little,’ or ‘Stuey,’ the ragdoll cat.
    SOURCE: Stuey and Huxley a cheerful therapy team | Aged Care Online

    10kg Donation to ‘Bread Tags for Wheelchairs’ | Aged Care Online

    Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services has been collecting the small plastic tags used to seal loaves of bread for several years, preventing them from going into landfill to donate to Bread Tags for Wheelchairs.
    SOURCE: 10kg Donation to ‘Bread Tags for Wheelchairs’ | Aged Care Online

    A Trip to the Murraylands | Aged Care Online

    New Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, Darren Birbeck, who commenced in this role on 1 June, has been visiting Resthaven sites to meet and speak with Resthaven residents, clients, staff and volunteers.
    Source: A Trip to the Murraylands | Aged Care Online

    Friday Club Fun with Eddie the Labradoodle | Aged Care Online

    On Friday 26 June, Resthaven Marion Community Services, at 43 Finniss Street, Marion, celebrated the return of their ‘Friday Club’ with a visit from special guest, Eddie the Labradoodle, and his human, Nick.
    Source: Friday Club Fun with Eddie the Labradoodle | Aged Care Online
     

    Monash University study identifies ways for providers to prevent infections in residential care | The Weekly Source

    The study by Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) has identified a number of issues that increase the risk of infection in residential care. Source: In-house pharmacists, access to hospital in the home, clinical training for carers: Monash University study identifies ways for providers to prevent infections in residential care | The Weekly … Continued

    Heart Warming Knitted Blankets for the Homeless | Aged Care Online

    Residents, staff and volunteers of Resthaven Aberfoyle Park are continuing their project of knitting warm woollen blankets for the homeless. The initiative started back in early 2019, and continues to go from strength to strength.
    Source: Heart Warming: Knitted Blankets for the Homeless | Aged Care Online