• Resthaven Murray Bridge Quilt Donation

    On 26 July, the ‘Bridge Patches and Quilters Club’ visited Resthaven Murray Bridge to donate some beautiful hand-stitched quilts. Relieving Manager, Linden Brazier, accepted the four quilts on behalf of residents, saying ‘The quilts will be greatly appreciated by family and friends.’ ‘The four quilts are handmade and beautiful quality, with each one sporting a … Continued

    Resthaven wins Aged Care Provider of the Year Award

    On Friday 27 July, Resthaven was named ‘Aged Care Provider of the Year, at the 2018 Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards for South Australia. The ACSA awards give focus to the key contribution of not-for-profit aged care service providers in services, innovation and research that benefit the Australian community. ‘Resthaven is … Continued

    Continuing International Relations

    ‘Resthaven welcomes international visitors who share a vision of improved, quality services for older people,’ says Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer. ‘We recently welcomed a family of aged care professionals from Thailand. Dr Chat Vanapruks, of Bangkok, attended the Resthaven co-hosted ‘2017 Active Ageing—Learning from our friends’, conference in Thailand last year.’ Dr Chat … Continued

    Encourage a desire to work in aged care

    The ageing of the population is rarely discussed in the context of being a golden opportunity for long term career opportunities in response to increasing community needs. Employment growth is forecast to grow at a rate of 20 per cent in the next five years. We all share a responsibility to positively encourage people to … Continued

    Generators maintaining a stable power supply

    Power outages can cause multiple issues for residential aged care homes. Recognising this, Resthaven funded research into resilience-building measures in residential aged care settings. Acting on the research findings, and in order to maintain a stable power supply and to minimise discomfort and risk to residents, Resthaven has installed power generators at all twelve residential … Continued

    Resthaven announced as ACSA Award Finalist

    ‘Having won two prestigious Better Practice Awards in 2017, Resthaven is honoured to be named as a finalist in the 2018 Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards for South Australia,’ says Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer. ‘The ACSA awards give focus to the key contribution of not-for-profit aged care service providers … Continued