• 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

    Meaningful Ageing Australia Spirituality Seminar Mount Gambier

    You are invited to the ‘Spiritual Care in a Diverse World’ seminar, hosted by Resthaven Mount Gambier and Meaningful Ageing Australia. This seminar is open to anyone who works with or cares for older people in the local community. This session will engage participants in a process of developing and deepening understandings of spirituality and … Continued

    Understanding Parkinson’s

    If you experience Parkinson’s, or support someone living with Parkinson’s, you are invited to attend this FREE community information seminar. Understanding Parkinson’s Refreshments provided – gold coin donation Anne Heard from Parkinson’s SA will present information about Parkinson’s and strategies to live well with the condition. If you would like to attend, please contact Resthaven … Continued

    Dementia – G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series

    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

    Death over Dinner

    Do you like great food and good conversation? The West Terrace Cemetery is hosting ‘Death over Dinner – The Last Word’ Four experts (including Peter Jenkin, Resthaven’s Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner) will be answering your questions, discussing taboos and having frank and honest discussions about end-of-life issues. There will be music, food, the Wheel of … Continued

    Adelaide: Supporting Palliative Care in the Community

    Event Overview: “Having the Advanced Care Planning Discussion” (including the hierarchy of decision making) – Peter Jenkin, Nurse Practitioner (Palliative Care), Resthaven Resources to support Palliative Care in the Community, including: 7 step community pathway Anticipatory prescribing The potential of ‘Your Health Record’ to support good palliative care – Dr Chris Moy, General Practitioner, SA … Continued