When it comes to solving puzzles and unearthing clues at her nursing home’s weekly quiz, nonagenarian Marj Thornton is a natural.
SOURCE: Marj Thornton played vital role in cracking Enigma code during World War II | The Senior
The Resthaven Marion Community Services ‘Men on the Move’ Social Group recently lived up to their name, visiting the Bend Motorsport Park for a day of hot laps!
SOURCE: ‘Men on the Move’ Go Racing | Aged Care Online
The Resthaven Western Community Services social group is putting their formidable knitting skills into action, creating more than 200 knitted poppies to distribute to friends on Remembrance Day – and they’re still going!
SOURCE: Poppy Power! 200 Knitted Poppies and Counting | Aged Care Online
South Australian aged care provider Resthaven has appointed human resources professional Sylvia Powell executive manager people and culture.
SOURCE: Resthaven makes executive appointment | Australian Ageing Agenda
Lifelong learning is vital according to Mrs Beth Robertson of Resthaven Malvern, who gained a Diploma of Arts – her third tertiary qualification – when she was 88 years old.
SOURCE: Nurse, Social Worker, Author: Beth’s Story | Aged Care Online
Huxley, the therapy dog of Resthaven Marion Community Services*, continues to delight clients. He first started visiting in May 2019. However, he’s not the only animal star at the site: meet ‘Stuart Little,’ or ‘Stuey,’ the ragdoll cat.
SOURCE: Stuey and Huxley a cheerful therapy team | Aged Care Online
Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services has been collecting the small plastic tags used to seal loaves of bread for several years, preventing them from going into landfill to donate to Bread Tags for Wheelchairs.
SOURCE: 10kg Donation to ‘Bread Tags for Wheelchairs’ | Aged Care Online
Mrs Juanita McCallum, a resident of Resthaven Aberfoyle Park, is to thank for a new initiative at the home to provide postcards for residents to send to families and friends.
Source: Picture Perfect Postcards at Resthaven Aberfoyle Park | Aged Care Online
Clients of Resthaven Western Community Services at 96 Woodville Road, Woodville, have created a ‘Tree of Hope’ during their Wednesday Social Group, depicting positive images to remember in these challenging times.
Source: Tree of Hope at Resthaven Western Community Services | Aged Care Online
New Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, Darren Birbeck, who commenced in this role on 1 June, has been visiting Resthaven sites to meet and speak with Resthaven residents, clients, staff and volunteers.
Source: A Trip to the Murraylands | Aged Care Online
Source: Big care factor despite birthdays poles apart | Coast Lines Magazine
On Friday 26 June, Resthaven Marion Community Services, at 43 Finniss Street, Marion, celebrated the return of their ‘Friday Club’ with a visit from special guest, Eddie the Labradoodle, and his human, Nick.
Source: Friday Club Fun with Eddie the Labradoodle | Aged Care Online
The study by Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) has identified a number of issues that increase the risk of infection in residential care. Source: In-house pharmacists, access to hospital in the home, clinical training for carers: Monash University study identifies ways for providers to prevent infections in residential care | The Weekly … Continued
A study by Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) has identified strategies to limit infections in residential aged care services (RACS) and avoid unnecessary hospitalisations.
Source: Preventing infection-related hospitalisations from residential aged care | Senior Australian
Residents, staff and volunteers of Resthaven Aberfoyle Park are continuing their project of knitting warm woollen blankets for the homeless. The initiative started back in early 2019, and continues to go from strength to strength.
Source: Heart Warming: Knitted Blankets for the Homeless | Aged Care Online