• ‘The guilt is gone’, says Registered Nurse Julie

    Over the past few years, Julie Smith’s experience both as a Registered Nurse at Resthaven and as a family member, has given her a well-rounded view of Resthaven Craigmore. Julie began working for Resthaven Craigmore in 2018, primarily as a Documentation Nurse, after an already impressive nursing career surpassing 40 years. ‘I started my career … Continued

    Resthaven Western Community Services newest veggie patch

    From Sarajevo to Woodville

    Since 2014, Resthaven Western Community Services Coordinator, Rebecca Bratovich, has been collecting tomato seeds from all over the world. After years of growing her impressive collection, Rebecca saw the opportunity to start a veggie patch for Resthaven Western Community Services clients and staff to grow and enjoy. ‘The original tomato seeds I collected, had travelled … Continued

    Authentic Friendship

    In the ancient Greek that I learned at theological college, there are seven words for love. The notion of love that I have for residents at Resthaven is from the word ‘philia’. Briefly translated, it means ‘authentic friendship’. That notion of authentic friendship is what, I believe, is at the heart of each staff member … Continued

    World Day of Prayer at Resthaven

    Today, Christians from all around the world are celebrating World Day of Prayer – and that is no exception at Resthaven Paradise and Resthaven Leabrook. Starting as an ecumenical Christian laywomen’s initiative, World Day of Prayer’s motto is ‘informed prayer and prayerful action’. Today, this date continues to be a time for promoting action to … Continued

    Visitor Information – Residential aged care homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday: 1 pm to 3 pm Upcoming public holidays visiting hours are: Monday 8 March –  Adelaide Cup Day … Continued

    Time to show you care about aged care | CEO opinion piece

    After more than two years of thorough investigation, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety delivered its final report to the government on Friday 26 February 2021. It reveals that many older people are not receiving the care that they need and deserve, and that the Australian community expects. Over the past two … Continued