• Community Information Session on Aged Care Rights

    On Tuesday 26 November, senior Resthaven staff presented at a free information session at McCracken Country Club, Victor Harbor, to inform attendees about the new Charter of Aged Care Rights. Resthaven Senior Manager Community Services, Grant White, and Assistant Manager Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services, Joan Martin, were members of the panel who … Continued

    Project PREVENT highlights opportunities to avoid fall-related hospitalisations – Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Resthaven Incorporated and Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences have collaborated to proactively identify new strategies to prevent falls and fall-related hospitalisations.
     
    Source: Project PREVENT highlights opportunities to avoid fall-related hospitalisations – Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Resthaven at the 2019 Feast Festival

    Last week, Resthaven got into the festival spirit by attending Feast Festival family fun days in Adelaide and Christies Beach. Held in November each year, the Feast Festival is a LGBTI Arts and Cultural Festival that celebrates pride and diversity. On Saturday, staff manned a stall at Rotary Park, Christies Beach, taking part in the … Continued

    40 years of crochet – and more!

    Mrs Betty Martin of Resthaven Mitcham is 92 years young. With her youthful approach to life, she continues her 40 year interest of crochet. Resthaven Mitcham Lifestyle Coordinator, Sylvia Ortiz, says, ‘Betty collects balls of wool and remnants to crochet into squares, which she then crochets together to make knee rugs for those less fortunate.’ … Continued

    Farmer Darcy visits Resthaven Port Elliot

    On 8 October, the ‘Farmer Darcy’ travelling farm visited Resthaven Port Elliot. ‘Farmer Darcy’, a regular visitor to the home, brought along a variety of small animals for residents to touch and hold. All are rescued farm animals. They included a calf, baby alpaca, piglet, lamb, several baby goats, and a variety of chickens and … Continued