• COVID-19 Update – Visiting Arrangements for Resthaven Residential Services

    Resthaven complies with government directions and guidelines in relation to visitors to residential aged care. The South Australian Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 22) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 9 January 2021. It provides clear direction relating to Visitors to Residential Aged Care Facilities. The Direction states that“care and support visit, … Continued

    Residential visiting hours extended for January Public Holidays

    We are pleased to announce that visiting hours for all Resthaven residential aged care homes have been extended for the upcoming January public holidays.  The visiting hours for New Years Day (1 January 2021) and Australia Day (26 January 2021) are 10am to 4pm. For all other days, the following visiting times apply for visitors to … Continued

    Visiting arrangements at Resthaven Residential aged care homes

    The following visiting times currently apply for visitors to all Resthaven Residential aged care homes: Visiting hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am to 4pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10am to 4pm AND 6pm to 8pm Saturday: 1pm to 5pm Sundays: 1pm to 3pm January Public Holidays (including New Years Day and Australia Day): 10am to 4pm  Christmas Day … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – Easing of Visitor Restrictions

    The updated South Australia Emergency (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 17) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on Monday 14 December. The key changes in the Direction include: An easing of visitor restrictions: There is no restriction to the number of care and support visits a resident may receive in a day. There is no … Continued

    COVID-19 Update to public activities Direction

    An update has been made to public activity restrictions in South Australia which applies to Retirement Living and Community Services. The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 15) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect Friday 4 December.   Masks in health care settings All people in health care settings must wear a mask (covering mouth and … Continued

    COVID-19 Update-Visiting arrangements at residential aged care homes

    Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management Direction updates, which can occur at immediate notice. There are mandatory entry requirements. The current Emergency Management Direction allows each resident one visit of up to two visitors per day together, with an additional care and support visit on compassionate grounds being available following approval … Continued

    Face Masks now Required

    On 1 December 2020, the South Australian Emergency Management Directions were updated. Information about changes to Directions can be found at: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/response The key change for residential aged care services in the new Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 15) (COVID19) Direction is that everyone onsite at a residential aged care home (excluding residents and children … Continued

    Update on current COVID-19 situation and visiting

    South Australians have had a very challenging week, with many changes to our daily lives due to the COVID-19 cluster in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. On 21 November, the SA Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 14) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect. In response, the following decisions are in effect: Visiting Arrangements: Visiting will … Continued

    COVID-19 ‘circuit breaker’

    As of midnight tonight, the state government is introducing a six-day ‘circuit-breaker’ set of restrictions across South Australia in order to attempt to control the current cluster of COVID-19 from escalating further. All South Australians are advised to follow the directive to stay at home over the next six days from midnight tonight. Resthaven provides … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – Visiting Resthaven residential aged care homes

    Visitors are restricted at all Resthaven Residential Aged Care Homes until further notice. We apologise for the immediacy of this decision, made due to advice from South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier, that there are new cases of COVID-19 as a result of community spread. The situation is changing rapidly and we … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – Visiting Resthaven residential aged care homes

    The South Australia Emergency (Residential AgedCare Facilities No 12) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 5 November 2020. The changes in the above Direction include: There is no longer a restriction to the number of visits a resident receives on a particular day, A person visiting a resident may enter the home when they: … Continued

    Ministerial Announcement at Resthaven Malvern

    Resthaven CEO, Darren Birbeck, says, ‘On Thursday 5 November, Resthaven Malvern was delighted to host a press conference by the Minister for Health & Wellbeing, The Hon Stephen Wade, about the latest changes to the emergency management directions relating to residential aged care homes.’ ‘The press conference was attended by television crews from all major … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – 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