• COVID-19 Update – Residential Care


    Visiting Resthaven residential aged care homes

    Current visiting arrangements at Resthaven: Visiting hours are: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm Weekends and Public Holidays between 1 pm – 3 pm  All visitors must comply with the entry requirements and visitor restrictions as required by the South Australian (SA) Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) No. 11) (COVID-19) Direction 2020, enacted … Continued

    COVID-19 Update-Residential Care

    Visiting Resthaven residential aged care homes Current visiting arrangements at Resthaven: Visiting hours are: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm Weekends and Public Holidays between 1 pm – 3 pm  All visitors must comply with the entry requirements and visitor restrictions as required by the South Australian (SA) Emergency Management (Residential Aged … Continued

    Community Services – COVID-19 Update

    Resthaven Community Services continue to support people living at home. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly changed the way we live. To help keep us safe, it is likely that our lives will be different for a while. For everyone’s safety, Resthaven complies with the South Australian Police Commissioner’s Directions under the Emergency Management Act 2004 … Continued

    Older people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect

    Protecting the most frail, vulnerable, older individuals who need specialised and complex care and support in residential care is a major concern for our society, not just aged care providers. As our population ages, the need for these services will continue to grow, and it is imperative that we meet this demand with high-quality care. … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – Residential Care

    Planning and preparation for notification of a confirmed COVID-19 positive person at a Resthaven residential home From observing events elsewhere in Australia and globally, we are all aware that the impact of a confirmed positive COVID-19 test result can be very significant for a residential aged care home community. Resthaven continues to regularly review the … Continued

    Stay vigilant and safe!

    The COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care homes in Victoria and New South Wales are a sobering reminder that we must all stay vigilant during this pandemic. Recent events demonstrate how rapidly circumstances can change. We cannot afford to become complacent about COVID-19. Continue to practice good hygiene and social distancing by staying 1.5 metres apart … Continued

    An update re COVID-19

    At Resthaven, we want to stay COVID SAFE at all times and prevent any risk of a positive COVID-19 case in any of our services. We all need to work hard to maintain this and do the right thing at all times. Thank you for your support with this. Overall, South Australia has continued to … Continued

    Resthaven’s processes for managing resident outings

    On Friday, 19 June 2020, changes under the Emergency Management Act 2004 within South Australia, in respect to the outbreak of COVID-19, under section 25, Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No. 5 (COVID-19) Direction) no longer limits residents from leaving their aged care home. This was a significant outcome. The following day, 20 June … Continued

    Update to the South Australian Emergency Management Direction for Residential Aged Care Facilities

    In March 2020, a major emergency was declared under the Emergency Management Act 2004 due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Pursuant to section 23 of this Act, there have been Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities – COVID-19 Directions in place. Resthaven’s residential services are required to follow these directions. Late yesterday, further updates were … Continued

    Community Services – COVID-19 Update

    Resthaven Community Services provide essential services and continue to support people living at home. Resthaven staff will contact clients to discuss their choices and preferences regarding the support they choose to receive as restrictions ease.  Anyone wishing to access aged care and support at home is encouraged to call 1300 13 66 33 to enquire … Continued

    Information for Visitors to Resthaven Residential Aged Care Homes

    Resthaven continues to monitor visitors to Resthaven Residential Aged Care homes in accordance with the state government direction, which prescribes no more than two visitors, only once per day, for each resident. We request family and friends liaise with each other to coordinate visits to avoid disappointment. Visiting hours are from 1 – 3 pm, … Continued

    Updates to the State Emergency Management Directions – COVID-19

    The South Australian Police Commissioner has updated the Emergency Management Direction 2020 (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 4), with changes effective today. The current daily visiting times of between 1pm and 3pm remain in place. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation to ensure that all the required screening is completed appropriately prior to your visit. … Continued

    Measures for COVID-19 pandemic


    Visiting Arrangements and Screening

    Note: This information is superseded by subsequent notifications. Please visit this page for the latest information.  Older people are more susceptible to contracting and being seriously affected by COVID-19. As we all adapt to the current environment, Resthaven has restricted visitor access to our residential aged care services in line with the SA Police Commissioner’s Directions. … Continued

    Visiting Hours for Mother’s Day: Sunday 10 May, 2020

    For Mother’s Day, this Sunday 10 May, 2020, the visiting time at Resthaven’s residential aged care homes has been extended to 1-5pm. Limited daily visiting arrangements on all other days are between 1-3pm. We appreciate your support, cooperation and understanding in ensuring all of the required entry screening is completed appropriately prior to entry. Please … Continued

    Updated visitor guidelines


    Revised measures for COVID‐19 Pandemic Visitor Restrictions

    Note: This information is superseded by subsequent notifications. Please visit this page for the latest information.  A further update regarding visitor restrictions in Resthaven residential aged care homes, having given formal regard to the Direction as outlined to by the Chief Executive of the SA Department of Health and Wellbeing in recent days. The Direction is … Continued