A group of keen knitters from Resthaven Craigmore have donated an enormous ‘goody basket’ of hand-knitted items to the Lyell McEwin hospital. Lifestyle Coordinator, Katrina Bosworth, says, ‘The knitting group meet every Friday afternoon, where they create an array of beautiful hand-knitted items.’ ‘Amongst the items the ladies create are adorable little treasures for babies, … Continued
Resthaven Malvern has held a romantic ‘couples luncheon’ in celebration of Valentine’s Day, for residents and their partners. Lifestyle Coordinator, Felicity Billing, says, ‘It’s not always easy to spend time with your partner when you have different care needs. Several people commented that they had not shared a Valentine’s celebration with their loved one in years.’ … Continued
Rotarians from the Mitcham Rotary Club have joined forces with the local garden centre to begin work on a ‘sensory garden’ at Resthaven Westbourne Park. Manager Residential Services, Marian Greenshields, says, ‘We are delighted that the Mitcham Rotary Club is so kindly donating their time and energy to create this garden to benefit the residents … Continued
Mr and Mrs Kurt and Inga Stumann of Resthaven Craigmore will celebrate 64 years of marriage this year, so it’s safe to say they know their stuff. With Valentine’s Day coming up, Inga’s best advice for a long and happy marriage is to ‘never go to bed on an argument.’ Luckily, Mr and Mrs Stumann … Continued
‘On Friday 1 February 2019, Resthaven farewelled Des Itsines, Executive Manager People and Culture after 19 years,’ Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer announced. ‘Des has made a significant contribution to Resthaven and we are very grateful for her service.’ ‘She is well respected in the aged care industry for her work in industrial relations, … Continued
Residents across Resthaven celebrated Lunar New Year with a range of themed activities and celebrations to last throughout the new year celebrations.
Source: Resthaven Residents Celebrate Lunar New Year | Aged Care Online
Resthaven in South Australia is also celebrating the Lunar New Year, with a variety of activities planned to acknowledge and educate others about Chinese tradition.
Source: Seniors celebrate cultural connections
Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, was delighted to receive a greeting from Arnop Chirakiti, founder of the Baan Sudthavas Foundation in Thailand that supports destitute elderly women in Bangkok. Resthaven has worked collaboratively with Arnop over several years. In his greeting, accompanied with an image representing the Year of the Pig, Arnop says, ‘Thailand … Continued
Also in this wrap: Resthaven Murray Bridge officially opens; MiCare gets the green light for new facility; and Benetas Dalkeith Hostel expansion supports new model of care.
Source: Noticeboard: Aveo $45m redevelopment to open mid-year – Australian Ageing Agenda