• Harmony Day out West

    The team at Resthaven Western Community Services fully embraced Harmony Day on 21 March, 2019. Assistant Manager, Denise Daviess, says, ‘One of our Coordinators, Rebecca, put together the whole celebration, which included a fantastic lunch enjoyed by all staff.’ ‘Sausages and pasta were the main attractions on the menu, completed by a beautiful cake to … Continued

    Time to pause, rest and reflect

    This Easter is an ideal time to pause, rest and reflect. In our diverse society, Easter has particular significance for Christians. On 25 April, we commemorate ANZAC Day, another time of great significance when we recognise and respect our veterans for their service and sacrifice. We remember the contributions they have made in building our … Continued

    Food, Glorious Food!

    With the cooler weather now here, delicious winter menus are being rolled out across all Resthaven residential aged care homes. Lamb shanks, creamy chicken casserole, and tiramisu are just some of the menu choices on one day’s menu, photographed at Resthaven Malvern; from the breakfast tray delivered to residents in their rooms, the main meal … Continued

    Living independently with Resthaven Northern Community Services

    Keeping engaged and social

    For Mrs Ann Cleaver of Gawler, keeping engaged in life and socialising with friends is very important. She benefits from a range of services provided by Resthaven Northern Community Services at 16 Gillingham Road, Elizabeth, which enable her to live independently in her own home. ‘I seriously could not cope without Resthaven – my house … Continued

    Handmade Crosses Brighten Anzac Day Service

    Residents, staff and volunteers at Resthaven Aberfoyle Park have been busy sanding and painting beautiful crosses to be used during the site’s very first ANZAC Day service. ‘Resthaven Aberfoyle Park residents participate in a range of meaningful lifestyle activities, and this is no exception’, says Lifestyle Coordinator, Michelle Hobbs. ‘Our ANZAC Day service will be … Continued

    Resthaven chosen for $29.2m program trial

    Resthaven is proud to be one of five aged care providers chosen nationally to support older people via a $29.2 million ‘reablement’ trial, as announced by the Morrison Government. The trial aims to support older people to live independently in their own homes for longer, by supporting them to maintain their mobility and independence – … Continued

    Resthaven Graduate Nursing Program – Anastasia Cafcakis

    ‘Nursing is a privilege’ says graduate, Ana

    Resthaven Graduate Nurse Program participant, Anastasia (Ana) Cafcakis, can pinpoint the exact moment when she realised what a privilege it is to be a nurse. ‘I was looking after my first resident who was in their last days of palliative care,’ says Ana. ‘It was late in the week and I was tired.’ ‘This lady … Continued