On 17 December, Santa took a break from his duties at the local garden centre to visit residents at Resthaven Marion, at 10 Township Road. It was quite warm, so he had to catch his breath before heading inside to visit the residents, with several elves to help. Lifestyle Coordinator, Karen Neighbour, says, ‘It was … Continued
On 20 December 2018, Resthaven Executive Manager Finance and Corporate Services, David Norton, announced the purchase of vacant land at 122 Smart Road, Modbury for future aged care and support services. ‘This land is in a prime location; adjacent residential and commercial precincts and creates an opportunity for local residents who need aged care to … Continued
On 12 December, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services clients from the ‘Parkinson’s Support’, ‘Wellness on Wednesday’, and ‘Squeaky Joints’ groups enjoyed a combined Christmas lunch at the Bridgeport Hotel.
Source: Christmas Fun in the Murraylands | Aged Care Online
Shorter waiting times for home care packages is associated with increased life expectancy and older people’s ability to remain in their own homes, a recent study led by the Registry for Older South Australians (ROSA) at the South Australian Health and Medical Institute (SAHMRI) shows.
Source: Research supports need for more home care packages
On 12 December, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services clients from the ‘Parkinson’s Support’, ‘Wellness on Wednesday’, and ‘Squeaky Joints’ groups enjoyed a combined Christmas lunch at the Bridgeport Hotel. Coordinator, Denni Ebert, says, ‘The lunch was so much fun, with almost 40 clients from across our three groups joining in.’ ‘We enjoyed … Continued
Almost 40 gathered at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge on December 12.
Source: Resthaven Murray Bridge clients enjoy Christmas lunch at Bridgeport Hotel | The Murray Valley Standard
A custom built sculpture commissioned by Resthaven, and handcrafted by South Australian artist, Gerry McMahon, now greets visitors at the entrance of Resthaven Murray Bridge, at 53 Swanport Road. The sculpture, titled ‘Dream on Flight,’ is described by Gerry as a: ‘Sculptural snapshot of a child, grandmother and pelican, set on a plinth design to … Continued
Sisters, Marjorie Holman and Rhonda Brown, aged 97 and 91 respectively, are both enjoying the support provided by Resthaven Community Respite Services. Marjorie especially has a long association with Resthaven, having volunteered at Resthaven Westbourne Park as a Chaplain’s Assistant and in the site shop for more than 20 years. Rhonda and Marjorie were born … Continued
Source: 30 year volunteer celebrates 60th site anniversary | Aged Care Online