• Resthaven Onkaparinga Community Services is on the move!

    Due to increased service demand, Resthaven Onkaparinga Community Services is moving to a new, larger office space at 3-5 James Clark Road, Noarlunga Centre, from Monday 11 November, 2019. Manager, Manule Harpas, says, ‘Whilst our current offices at Noarlunga Centre have served us well, with service demand increasing, we require more space from which to … Continued

    Resthaven Celebrates Carers Week 2019

    This year’s National Carers Week runs from 13 to 19 October, and recognises Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers, who make a remarkable contribution to our community. ‘To show our support for carers in our community, we have put together a program of free workshops for carers of older people, facilitated by experts in their respective … Continued

    Resthaven residents visit Hyde Park Nursery School and ELC

    You’re never too old for the sandpit

    Resthaven Malvern residents have made good on their promise to visit the ‘Jacaranda’ children (aged 3-5) of the Hyde Park Nursery School and ELC, visiting the centre this week for morning tea, a singalong, and a sandpit session. Lifestyle Coordinator, Felicity Billing, says, ‘The children have been visiting Resthaven Malvern at 43 Marlborough Street, Malvern, every … Continued

    Farm animals delight at any age

    On Friday 6 September, residents at Resthaven Westbourne Park were delighted to host the ‘Old McDonald’s Farm’ petting zoo at the home at 30 Sussex Terrace, Westbourne Park. Lifestyle Coordinator, Verona Rix, says, ‘Around fifty residents joined us in the lounge (due to the cold weather), where they were able to touch and hold a … Continued

    A Literary Visit from Author, Maya Linnell

    On Monday 16 September, Resthaven Mount Gambier was delighted to host a guest visit from Australian author, Maya Linnell, at the home at 24 Elizabeth Street, Mount Gambier. Maya is a rural journalist and lifestyle blogger who has turned her hand to fiction writing, with her debut romance novel, Wildflower Ridge. Lifestyle Coordinator, Trudyanne Bedson, … Continued

    Spring has Sprung at Regency Cottage

    Entering into spring, Resthaven Western Community Services is pleased to show off the recent fresh face-lift of Regency Cottage respite service, located at 111 Regency Road, Croydon Park. ‘I was tasked with the project, and am really happy with the result’, says Resthaven Western Community Services Coordinator, Jodi Brabon. ‘The interior décor has been updated … Continued

    Resthaven Limestone Coast clients travel interstate

    Interstate trip the ‘best outing’

    On 9 September 2019, clients from Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services boarded a bus for a much looked forward to trip across the border, to Casterton, Victoria. Clients from Millicent travelled by car down to the James Street, Mount Gambier Community Services office, where they met the Mount Gambier clients. After brief greetings, they hopped on a … Continued

    Kindy Kids Bring Joy

    Children from the Bellevue Heights ‘Montessori Kids’ kindergarten continue to bring joy to residents at Resthaven Bellevue Heights with their regular visits to the aged care home at 47 Eve Road, Bellevue Heights. Lifestyle Coordinator, Susan Klus, says, ‘The students walk from their local kindy to meet with a group of around 40 residents in … Continued