On Monday 28 October, staff at Resthaven Aberfoyle Park organised a celebration in honour of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Indian and Nepalese staff cooked a traditional lunch for all staff to share, and dressed in traditional cultural outfits with accompanying jewellery. Staff then put on a bollywood-style dance for residents, and everyone had … Continued
On Friday 11 October, Mark Thompson, of the University of Adelaide’s Geriatrics Training and Research with Aged Care (G-TRAC) Centre based on campus at Resthaven Paradise, won the ‘Best Oral Presentation: Clinical Higher Degree Students Prize’. Mark was presented the award by the Hon Stephen Wade MLC, Minister for Health and Wellbeing at The Queen … Continued
Diversity is a strong and celebrated aspect of our community. In aged care, as in all society, people may have particular needs because of their individual lived experiences, which can translate to special considerations and personal needs in relation to aged care services. Aspects of diversity to take into consideration include an individual’s cultural heritage; … Continued
Not many people ride to their 90th birthday party on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle – but that’s exactly what Mrs Gloria Watkins of Para Hills did!
Source: 90 Years Young on the Back of a Harley | Aged Care Online
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.
Source: You’re Never Too Old For the Sandpit | Aged Care Online
Tackling eye and mouth care during end of life: A guest blog post by Karen Gregory, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse, Resthaven.
Mrs Janet Paull of the Resthaven Bellevue Heights Independent Retirement Living village ‘couldn’t be happier’ in her two bedroom unit overlooking Sturt Gorge. Before moving to the village at 47 Eve Road, Bellevue Heights, Janet, whose husband passed away several years ago, was living in ‘this big house, all on my own’. ‘I was paying … Continued
Resthaven is holding an open day at 43 Finniss Street, Marion on 30 October 2019 from 10am to 2pm, and everyone is welcome to come along for a free sausage sizzle and Devonshire tea. Resthaven staff from across the site will be available to discuss the full range of services that are available, from wellness … Continued
‘With a hot, dry summer predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology this year, Resthaven is well prepared for the risk of bushfire,’ says CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘Resthaven’s bushfire prevention and preparedness program is in operation. Staff undergo annual training, and our procedures are annually reviewed.’ ‘As part of our business continuity plan, generators have been … Continued