• Resthaven allocated additional 12 new Restorative Care Packages

    New Packages to assist in Restoring Older People’s Lives

    Today, Resthaven was allocated twelve new Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) places in an announcement by the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged care, Ken Wyatt, AM. Richard Hearn, Chief Executive Officer, says, ‘On behalf of Resthaven, I am delighted that Resthaven has received these additional twelve Short Term Restorative Care places, with five to commence … Continued

    Encourage a desire to work in aged care

    Australians expect a safe, high-quality aged care system and deserve nothing less.

    The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety currently underway offers a unique opportunity to give national focus to the future of Australia’s aged care system that is consistent with community expectations and the resources required to meet these. I welcome this focus on quality and safety and the opportunity to consider how any … Continued

    Resthaven staff go ‘above and beyond’

    A family recently contacted Resthaven to pass on some beautiful words of thanks regarding the ‘outstanding work’ of staff at Resthaven Paradise, who the family say went ‘above and beyond their call of duty’ in caring for their dad. ‘People are so quick to complain these days, but I would like to commend your nursing … Continued

    ‘Wonderful care’ for respite resident at Resthaven Craigmore

    The family of a Resthaven Craigmore resident recently thanked Resthaven for the ‘wonderful care’ of their mother, who enjoyed a respite stay in early January 2019. The family says, ‘I wish to thank the staff at Resthaven Craigmore for the wonderful care that was afforded to my mother during her recent respite stay.’ ‘I found … Continued

    Murray Bridge ‘Aged Care Precinct’ Officially Opened

    On Friday 18 January 2019, the $18m Resthaven Murray Bridge redevelopment, encompassing both residential and community services, was officially opened by the president of the Resthaven Board, Mark Porter, and dedicated by the Moderator of the Uniting Church in South Australia, Rev Sue Ellis. The landmark site at 37-53 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, is now home … Continued

    ‘Just Fellas’ group – Resthaven Community Respite Services

    Just Fellas

    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