• Resthaven Officially Turns 85

    On 11 May, 2020, Resthaven officially celebrates 85 years of high quality care and support to older South Australians and their carers. ‘Rest Haven’ was officially opened at Brighton, on 11 May, 1935, by Lady Isabel Kidman, wife of the famous pastoralist, Sir Sidney Kidman. Resthaven’s humble roots were borne out of the Great Depression, … Continued

    Resthaven Turns 85

    The 11th of May was the day in 1935 that Resthaven was officially opened by Lady Isabel Kidman, wife of the prominent pastoralist, Sir Sidney Kidman. So it is that this year, Resthaven celebrates 85 years of working together with older people and their carers in South Australia. Richard Hearn Resthaven Over the years, many … Continued

    85th Anniversary research uncovers historical photo

    To mark Resthaven’s 85th anniversary, Resthaven is working with noted historian, visiting Research Fellow at The University of Adelaide and author, Dr Rob Linn, to update the history book. This revised edition is the third history book he has written. As part of his research into important developments over the past ten years since the 75th … Continued

    Board President Launches 85th Anniversary Events

    In 2020, Resthaven proudly celebrates 85 years of service to older people living in South Australia. ‘Resthaven’s purpose has always been to serve older people, and understanding this heritage points the way forward to the future,’ said President of the Resthaven Board, Mark Porter, who joined Resthaven Head Office staff and program managers to officially … Continued

    85th Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off!

    Throughout 2020, Resthaven will host celebrations across all sites to mark 85 years of service to older people and their carers. Resthaven Northern Community Services asked 85 clients, “What is one thing you like about Resthaven?” ‘We asked 85 clients, because Resthaven celebrates its 85th anniversary this year’, says Karen Hammond, Manager Resthaven Northern Community Services. … Continued

    It’s Resthaven’s 85th Birthday!

    In 2020, Resthaven celebrates 85 years of service, says former Resthaven CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘As we welcome in the new year, and new decade, we recognise Resthaven’s 85 years of working together with older people and their carers in South Australia,’ says Richard. ‘Over the years, many things have changed. However, our commitment to supporting … Continued