• Santa’s surprise visit to Resthaven Marion

    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

    Signed, sealed and ready to deliver Resthaven Modbury

    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

    Christmas Fun in the Murraylands | Aged Care Online

    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

    Research supports need for more home care packages

    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

    Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services Christmas Fun

    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

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Sculpture by Gerry McMahon

    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 enjoy respite at Lane Cottage, Kingswood

    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