• After 15 years, Community Services Manager Liz steps down

    After 15 years in the job, Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services Manager, Liz Southall, is stepping down as manager as she transitions to retirement – leaving this career opportunity open to the right person! Resthaven Executive Manager Community Services, Sue McKechnie, says, ‘Whoever takes over from Liz will have big shoes to fill, that’s for … Continued

    Resthaven Acquires Luxury Retirement Village | Aged Care Online

    Resthaven’s CEO, Darren Birbeck, is delighted to announce that Resthaven has acquired On Statenborough, an award-winning retirement village at Leabrook to add to Resthaven’s suite of options for older people.
    SOURCE: Resthaven Acquires Luxury Retirement Village | Aged Care Online

    Mr and Mrs Sykes stay together thanks to Resthaven


    Resident, Mr Stan Sykes, couldn’t have been happier to get into Resthaven Bellevue Heights when he did, to stay t ...

    ‘Four years ago, in October, my wife fell and broke her leg and arm at the same time – fell badly. A room became vacant here for her.’ Not wanting to be apart, Stan then applied for a residential aged care place at Resthaven Bellevue Heights and was delighted when a place became available. ‘I … Continued

    Aged care home residents fly to Portugal without leaving home

    Staff at Resthaven Mount Gambier have had the COVID-safe idea of offering residents a unique travel experience, without the need to purchase a plane ticket. ‘Armchair travel takes residents to faraway places without leaving the site. It provides a sensory experience as well as an opportunity to learn about exotic lands and past and present … Continued

    Homelessness can happen to anyone

    This first week of August, we recognise National Homelessness Week. ‘Homelessness can happen to anyone,’ says Lynn Openshaw, Resthaven Senior Manager Service Development. ‘The State Government’s Future Direction for Homelessness report indicates nearly 20,000 people in South Australia are homeless, or at risk of homelessness.’ ‘The notion of homelessness often recalls the stereotypical image of … Continued