• Resthaven Board

      On 1 January 2018, Darren Birbeck (right) will commence as Treasurer in the Resthaven Board. Darren has been a member of the Resthaven Board since late June 2016. His appointment follows the retirement of long-standing Treasurer, Geoff Tully (below left). Geoff has dedicated many years to Resthaven, having served two full terms of the maximum … Continued

    Christmas celebrations across Resthaven

    Christmas celebrations are in full swing across Resthaven, with all residential sites holding festive ‘Resident Christmas Functions’ throughout December. Celebrations kicked off at Resthaven Craigmore on 4 December, where residents, families and volunteers enjoyed a delicious, three course, traditional Christmas meal, prepared on site by the talented kitchen team. This marked the beginning of celebrations … Continued

    Resthaven Mitcham Stage 2 Update

    In November 2017, Stage 1 of Resthaven Mitcham’s $14 million redevelopment was completed. Resthaven has a planned approach to upgrading residential aged care sites so that they meet the needs and expectations of current and future customers. Mandy Hutchinson, Manager, Resthaven Mitcham Residential Services, says, ’Stage two is now well underway. This stage involves a … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Redevelopment Progress

    Resthaven Murray Bridge, at 53 Swanport Road, is being transformed! A major redevelopment is currently underway, as part of Resthaven’s objective to provide single rooms with ensuite bathrooms across all residential sites. The master plan for capital development includes refurbishment of residential sites to offer appropriate accommodation options that meet current and future customer expectations. … Continued

    Knit and Natter at Christmas

    Every year, Resthaven Westbourne Park residents in the ‘Knit and Natter’ craft group make a range of items to donate for people in need or for a community benefit. Together with residents at Resthaven Mitcham, they have been making Christmas baubles for the Christmas Tree at the Mitcham Cultural Village. Verona Rix, Lifestyle Coordinator, says, … Continued

    Care is at the heart

    Opinion piece by Richard Hearn, CEO Resthaven Incorporated As December heralds the festive season and a time of reflection on the past year, I think about the important, good work of those working in aged care services. Those people are carers, medical practitioners and health workers, who continue to support individuals with their particular needs … Continued

    The Resthaven Golden Girls

    Every week, the Resthaven Golden Girls enjoy lunch at a venue of their choice, with the support of Resthaven Community Respite Services. Assistant Manager, Julian Sporne, says, ‘The group of nine Golden Girls go out to lunch each week, and they have a great time.’ ‘They call themselves the “Golden Girls,” as they decided that … Continued

    Resthaven Restorative Care Success

    Resthaven’s Short-Term Restorative Care program supports clients with their wellness and reablement goals. David, a Resthaven Community Services client, has Parkinson’s Disease. He had motivated himself to improve his physical strength, to achieve his goals of regaining independence in his daily living tasks, and—ultimately—returning to his passion of kayaking on the Murray River. ’David was … Continued