• Parkinson’s Walkathon

    Resthaven is proud to be the major sponsor of Parkinson’s SA inaugural ‘Parkinson’s Walkathon’. The event is to be held on Sunday 7 April, in the Soldiers Memorial Gardens, Unley Road, Unley, followed with a family fun day in the park. The aim is to raise funds to support Parkinson’s SA, and as Resthaven supports … Continued

    Carer Support Dementia Carers’ Pamper & Info Day

    Dementia is not just one person’s illness – it has a physical and emotional impact on you, too. Come along to this FREE pamper day and meet other carers who have experience caring for someone with memory loss or dementia. Relax in a casual, friendly atmosphere and enjoy a luxurious neck and shoulder massage, or … Continued

    Closing the Gap Day

    Join us for Closing the Gap Day 2019 at the Adelaide Showgrounds! Closing the Gap Day is a FREE all-ages event which aims to bring together people from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to share information and take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030. The event will feature … Continued

    “The Big Meet” Careers Fair

    Come and say hello to Resthaven at the Big Meet! The Big Meet is a careers fair for undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates from all disciplines of the University of South Australia looking for graduate or casual employment whilst you study. For further information and to register, please visit www.thebigmeet.com.au. To find out more about opportunities … Continued

    Family Carer Workshop Oct 2

    Facilitated by Dementia Australia The workshop provides an opportunity to learn about practical strategies, share common experiences and learn ways to support a person with a diagnosis of dementia living in the community. Family members and friends attend one 4 hour session. Topics include: What is dementia? Effective communication Understanding changed responses Support and services … Continued

    Understanding and Building Resilience to Disasters in Aged Care Settings

    This one-day forum, hosted by the Torrens Resilience Institute, Aged and Community Services Australia, and Resthaven Inc. will discuss the understanding of disasters and resilience and how this applies to aged care settings. 11 September 2018 from 10am – 3pm ‘Understanding Disasters and Resilience’ – Professor Paul Arbon, Director of the Torrens Resilience Institute, Flinders … Continued

    Effective Communication vs Cultural Diversity

    You are invited to the G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series. The Centre continues to run seminars and workshops on key topics relevant to the health and care of older people. Delivered by a range of experts in this field, consumers as well as health and aged care practitioners are welcome to attend. The next seminar … Continued

    Resthaven SALA Exhibition at Lane Cottage

    Art in the (re)Cycle Lane ‘The “Respite Rebels” at Resthaven’s Lane Cottage create individual and collective art works here during respite stays’, says Resthaven Community Respite Services Manager, Carole Matthews. ‘Respite clients participate in a range of group and individual activities. One group is creating artworks with recyclable materials, with the view to “reduce, reuse … Continued

    Family Carer Workshops

    Facilitated by Dementia Australia The workshop provides an opportunity to learn about practical strategies, share common experiences and learn ways to support a person with a diagnosis of dementia living in the community. Family members and friends attend one 4 hour session. Topics include: What is dementia? Effective communication Understanding changed responses Support and services … Continued

    Nutrition and Older Adults

    You are invited to the Adelaide G-TRAC Healthy Ageing seminar series. The Centre continues to run seminars and workshops on key topics relevant to the health and care of older people. Delivered by a range of experts in these fields, consumers, as well as health and aged care practitioners, are welcome to attend. The next … Continued

    Resthaven Aberfoyle Park Open Day

    Resthaven’s brand new site at 100 Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park, will open to the public for the very first time on Thursday 12 July 2018, 11am–2pm. ‘This is an opportunity for the local community to come and have a look around before we open for operations the following week,’ explains Mia Brooks, Manager, Resthaven Aberfoyle Park. … Continued

    UniSA Occupational Therapy Careers Fair for final year students

    Held in the University of South Australia, City East Campus, Corner of Frome Street and North Terrace in the Brookman Hall. Resthaven staff will be available to talk with final year Occupational Therapy students about the services we provide.   We currently have a position for an Occupational Therapist available at Resthaven Western Community Services. … Continued

    Nutrition and Older Adults

    You are invited to the Adelaide G-TRAC Healthy Ageing seminar series. The Centre continues to run seminars and workshops on key topics relevant to the health and care of older people. Delivered by a range of experts in these fields, consumers, as well as health and aged care practitioners, are welcome to attend. The next … Continued

    Carer Pamper and Information session

    Held by Carer Support, Carers and Care Recipients are invited to attend this special pamper day. Come along and meet other carers who have experience caring for someone with memory loss or dementia. Be pampered with a mini seated massage and an introduction to Tai Chi. Speak with staff from Resthaven Community Respite Services and other … Continued