• ‘Just Fellas’ group – Resthaven Community Respite Services

    The Resthaven Community Respite Services ‘Just Fellas’ group has enjoyed weekly meetings for almost ten years, and has plans to go full steam ahead in 2019. Resthaven Community Respite Services Manager, Carole Matthews, says, ‘The “Just Fellas” group brings together gentlemen who have wide-ranging experience and backgrounds, who miss catching up with their male friends, … Continued

    ‘Thank you’ from a family

    The family of a Resthaven Malvern resident recently contacted Resthaven, to thank staff for the ‘exceptionally professional and caring’ support given to their mother, who passed away in late 2018. The family says, ‘Resthaven Malvern provided everything that Mum needed and wanted.’ ‘She had many happy experiences, and loved the people, the food, the social … Continued

    New office for Community Services in Mount Gambier

    Visiting Mount Gambier today, Resthaven Executive Manager Community Services, Sue McKechnie, was pleased to see the new Resthaven Community Services office at 15B James Street, Mount Gambier. Sue says, ‘We are delighted to open this new office, which gives us the ability to support even more older people to live independently in their own homes … Continued

    New appointment to Resthaven

    ‘This week, we welcomed Darren Birbeck to Resthaven in the position of Executive Manager Governance and Corporate Services’, says Richard Hearn, Resthaven CEO. ‘Darren comes to Resthaven with a wealth of experience in the provision of high quality aged care services at a senior level.’ ‘This is the first change to Resthaven’s Executive team for many … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Community Services relocate

    It’s a new year and Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services have moved into their brand new, purpose-built location at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, adjacent the residential aged care home. Emmet O’Donovan, Resthaven Manager, Buildings and Capital Projects, is pleased that the construction work at Murray Bridge is now complete. He says, … Continued

    Mrs Edith O’Brien celebrates 100th birthday

    Many happy returns to Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services client, Mrs Edith O’Brien, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Mrs O’Brien grew up in the small railway town of Hanson, where her family farmed dairy and wheat. She remembers riding her pony to school each day, where she attended with just 23 … Continued

    Passing on the Ngarrindjeri Wisdom

    Ngarrindjeri Elder, Mr Archie Kartinyeri, is passing on the wisdom of the Ngarrindjeri people’s culture and language to school students across the Fleurieu. Mr Kartinyeri, who is supported to live independently at home by Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services, holds regular classes at Victor Harbor High School, as part of the school’s … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Care Coordinator, Belinda, completes Ironman

    When Resthaven Murray Bridge Care Coordinator, Belinda Willshire, saw her first Ironman competition video 18 months ago, she knew instantly that it was something she wanted to do. Despite the fact that she wasn’t a strong swimmer, and hadn’t ridden a bike since she was young child, Belinda wanted to ‘show myself and my children, … Continued