• Excellent in-home care, thanks to Resthaven Marion Community Services

    ‘I wouldn’t say this unless I really meant it,’ says Mrs Jones*, ‘I’ve been so completely satisfied with Resthaven.’ Mrs Jones, whose husband is supported by daily in-home visits from fully qualified Resthaven Marion Community Services staff, says, ‘They come and get [my husband] dressed, give him a shave, and do his hair.’ ‘Then I … Continued

    Special Information Day for Home Support Workers

    On Saturday 3 March, Resthaven is holding a special ‘information and interview day’ for potential Home Support Workers at our Head Office at 6 Bartley Crescent, Wayville. Potential applicants must apply for a Home Support Worker position via the Resthaven website by 1 March 2018. They will receive a callback to attend the ‘information and … Continued

    Partnership on point for Project PREVENT

    Years of collaboration, study and success is behind the initiation of a new project between South Australian aged care provider Resthaven and Monash University called PREVENT.
    Source: Partnership on point for Project PREVENT

    A special way to spend Valentine’s Day | Aged Care Online

    Valentine’s Day event attendee Mrs Julia Clarke at Resthaven Marion Community Services
    On 14 February, Resthaven Marion Community Services clients celebrated Valentine’s Day with a ‘pamper day’ at 43 Finniss Street, Marion.
    Source: A special way to spend Valentine’s Day | Aged Care Online

    Valentine’s Day at Resthaven Marion Community Services

    On 14 February, Resthaven Marion Community Services clients celebrated Valentine’s Day with a ‘pamper day’ at the Wellness Centre at 43 Finniss Street, Marion. Coordinator, Bronwyn Shepherdson, says, ‘There were lots of “ooh’s” and “ah’s” from clients as they entered the room, which we had decorated with paper flowers, all in shades of pink.’ ‘Our … Continued

    Thanks to Resthaven Paradise and Eastern Community Services

    Resthaven Paradise & Eastern Community Services staff recently received a lovely letter of thanks from a very happy client, who says, ‘We would like to thank you for the dedication and joy you put into caring for your clients while they are at respite care every week.’ ‘You definitely show concern for their welfare.’ ‘The … Continued

    Testimonial – Amazing staff at Resthaven Port Elliot

    Mr Graham Marshall is visiting his wife of 66 years, Val, at Resthaven Port Elliot, and ‘couldn’t be happier’ with the support she receives. ‘As far as I’m concerned, Resthaven is number one,’ he says. ‘Val had two lots of respite here before moving in permanently, and she really enjoyed it.’ ‘I thought, if Val … Continued

    Come and meet Resthaven in Aberfoyle Park

    Resthaven will be at the ‘Eat, Drink and be Merry’ community event this Friday 23 February, at Our Saviour Lutheran School, Aberfoyle Park from 5–9pm. This family event is being held to help the neighbourhood connect with each other, and being a soon-to-be new neighbour, Resthaven is delighted to attend. Mia Brooks, Manager Residential Services, … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Redevelopment Update

    The $16.5m site redevelopment at Resthaven Murray Bridge is progressing in leaps and bounds. In December 2017, the ‘Harrip’ and ‘Homburg’ areas were refurbished, and residents from these areas were able to move back to their rooms. In early January 2018, residents from ‘Jenkins’, ‘Talbot’ and ‘Christopher’ moved into ‘Riverview’ and ‘Anerley’, in preparation for … Continued

    ‘Sit Dance’ exercise group a hit at Resthaven Port Elliot

    On a sunny Friday morning at Resthaven Port Elliot, residents are gathering in ‘Encounter Hall’ for one of their favourite exercise groups – ‘Sit Dance’. As the name implies, participants follow an instructor on the big screen through a series of gentle yet stimulating seated movements, all to the tunes of yesteryear. Mrs Hazel Jones … Continued

    Resthaven is coming to the South East Field Days in Lucindale!

    Resthaven will be attending the South East Field Days in Lucindale on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March, 2018. This year, South East Field Days are celebrating their 40th Anniversary with the theme ‘diversity of the Limestone Coast’. Come and visit Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services at their stand to answer all your questions about … Continued

    Wellbeing program at Broadview Uniting Church

    The Broadview Uniting Church has introduced a ‘connections’ wellbeing program for older people, thanks to a Uniting Church ‘Wellness and Ageing’ grant, sponsored by Resthaven. The ‘Wellness and Ageing’ grants celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church in 2017. The grants are being managed by the Uniting Church Synod. The program offers a range … Continued

    Resthaven on 1197AM Leisure Link program – Vision Australia Radio

      Resthaven social programs in the western suburbs, chaplaincy at Resthaven Marion, and National Volunteer Week – these are just a few of the subjects you will hear about if you tune into Peter Greco’s ‘Leisure Link’ program on Vision Australia Radio (formerly RPH) on the second Saturday of each month. ‘You can listen in … Continued

    Overnight cottage accommodation for older people

    Need a night away with meals cooked especially to your individual tastes and dietary requirements, outings, and personalised activities? Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services runs a day and overnight respite cottage at 914 Pavy Drive, Naracoorte for older people, to give their carer a break from their caring role. ‘An overnight stay or several days … Continued