• Lifestyle Programs Continue Across Resthaven

    Lifestyle teams across all twelve Resthaven residential aged care homes are being proactive in supporting residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff teams are providing a range of lifestyle activities that give residents something positive to focus on, whilst still complying with important infection control and social distancing requirements. Sharon Betty, Lifestyle Coordinator of Resthaven Marion, … Continued

    Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus Visitor Restrictions

    Note: This information is superseded by subsequent notifications. Please visit this page for the latest information.  Effective from 12 noon Wednesday, 25 March 2020, ALL visitors are restricted from visiting any Resthaven Residential Home until further notice. Only the following visitor exclusions apply: Where a resident is on an End of Life pathway, or Where a … Continued

    Happy 100th Birthday!

    100th Birthday Celebrations

    Many happy returns to Mrs Violet Pritchard, who celebrated her 100th birthday on 21 March! Violet, who is supported to live independently in her own home by Resthaven Onkaparinga Community Services, was delighted that Resthaven staff were also able to help her to celebrate this milestone, whilst still ensuring her safety by practicing the social distancing measures that were in place on that date. … Continued

    Community Services Update

    Update on current services

    Resthaven Community Services are an essential service and we continue to support people living at home. We have notified clients outlining the arrangements that are in place for those receiving Resthaven services. All staff observe the protocols for good hand hygiene. The Government has instructed aged care providers to cancel all social group and/or exercise … Continued

    Piano Tuning Donation at Westbourne Park

    Piano tuning donation is music to the ears!

    In early March, Resthaven Westbourne Park was delighted to receive a $5,000 donation from the estate of the late Dr Neville Arthur to tune the site pianos, which were donated by the family several years ago. Manager, Pam Alde, says, ‘Dr Arthur’s parents, Mr and Mrs Ern and Joan Arthur, were both long-term residents at … Continued

    Words of Wisdom from Jean, 105

    ‘Just calm down’ says Jean, 105

    Jean Linehan of Resthaven Bellevue Heights, aged 105, knows all about resilience during times of crisis. Born during the first world war in February 1915, Jean, along with thousands of older Australians, has lived through other global crises, including the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, the Great Depression, several wars, epidemics such as SARS, swine … Continued

    COVID-19: An evolving situation

    In what is an extremely fluid, evolving situation, Resthaven will continue to update the community. Following the announcement on 18 March 2020 by Prime Minister Scott Morrison of further restrictions to minimise the risk of exposure for the vulnerable people in our care, Resthaven has implemented the following restrictions, effective immediately.   Visiting Restrictions in … Continued