Peter Jenkin wins Nurse Practitioner of the Year!
We are delighted to announce that Resthaven Nurse Practitioner, Peter Jenkin, has been named 2022 HESTA Nurse Practitioner of the Year. The HESTA Nurse Practitioner of the Year award is a prestigious national award that recognises a Nurse Practitioner who has demonstrated outstanding qualities in the areas of clinical work, mentoring and leadership. Peter’s win … Continued
Congratulations to Richard Hearn AM
Resthaven is delighted that former Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hearn, was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List, announced yesterday by the Governor-General, David Hurley AC DCS. The Australian Honours and Awards system recognises the outstanding service and contributions of Australians, and … Continued
Janet Hill: 2021 Volunteer of the Year
Join us in congratulating Resthaven Aberfoyle Park volunteer, Janet Hill, who, on Friday 22 October, was announced as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at the 2021 Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) awards. Manager Volunteer Services, Stacey Thompson, says, ‘This is a wonderful recognition of Janet’s talents, skills and tremendous support.’ Janet is pictured above with … Continued
Resthaven CEO recognised at 2019 ACSA Awards
On Friday 19 July, Resthaven CEO, Richard Hearn, was awarded the ‘Distinguished Service in Aged Care’ award, at the 2019 South Australian Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards. This award celebrates the recipient’s outstanding achievement in aged care, and contribution to the betterment of the aged care sector. With more than 30 … Continued
Award win for Restoring Older People’s Lives
Richard Hearn, Chief Executive Officer, says, ‘On behalf of Resthaven, I was really pleased to receive a Commendation Award by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA) at the 2018 Better Practice Awards in Sydney.’ ‘It is the third year in a row that Resthaven has been acknowledged through the Better Practice Awards for our … Continued
Better Practice Award Win!
On Thursday 23 August 2018, Resthaven was honoured to be awarded the 2018 Better Practice Commendation Award for the project, ‘Restoring Older People’s Lives’, at the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s (Quality Agency) Better Practice Awards reception in Sydney. The award was presented for Resthaven’s planning and implementation of the Commonwealth-funded Short Term Restorative Care program, … Continued
Resthaven Outlines Better Practice
‘Resthaven was proud to win an inaugural Better Practice National Innovation and Excellence in Aged Care Award in ...
As winners of this prestigious award, we have the opportunity to give a presentation at the 2018 Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s (AACQA) Better Practice for the Future National Conference’, says Resthaven CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘I am pleased that Resthaven’s Service Development Manager, Lynn Openshaw, will give the presentation, as she has been integral in … Continued
Resthaven wins Aged Care Provider of the Year Award
On Friday 27 July, Resthaven was named ‘Aged Care Provider of the Year, at the 2018 Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards for South Australia. The ACSA awards give focus to the key contribution of not-for-profit aged care service providers in services, innovation and research that benefit the Australian community. ‘Resthaven is … Continued
Resthaven announced as ACSA Award Finalist
‘Having won two prestigious Better Practice Awards in 2017, Resthaven is honoured to be named as a finalist in the 2018 Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards for South Australia,’ says Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer. ‘The ACSA awards give focus to the key contribution of not-for-profit aged care service providers … Continued
Unley Legends nominated in the 17th Annual Leadership Excellence Awards
We’re getting excited!
On Friday 6 April, Resthaven will join the City of Unley at the Local Government Professionals Australia, SA, 17th Annual Leadership Excellence Gala Awards Dinner, where we will wait with bated breath to see if our joint project, ‘Unley Legends’ can bring home an award! ‘Unley Legends’ was a 2017 co-sponsored initiative between Resthaven and … Continued
‘Spirituality in the Garden’ Program Better Practice Award
This morning, residents and staff at Resthaven Marion gathered to be presented with a Better Practice Award. Resthaven Marion welcomed representatives from the Aged Care Quality Agency to acknowledge in person the residents and staff involved with the award winning ‘Spirituality in the Garden’ program. The program won an Aged Care Quality Agency ‘Commendation’ award … Continued
HESTA awards finalist team
Resthaven was proud to be a finalist in the Team Innovation Award category in the national 2017 HESTA Aged Care Awards. Resthaven staff were delighted to attend the 2017 HESTA Aged Care Awards ceremony on Thursday night. Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, says, ‘Even though we didn’t win, the fact that we were a … Continued
Resthaven named HESTA Awards Finalist
Resthaven has been named a finalist in the 2017 HESTA Aged Care Awards. ‘We are delighted to announce that Resthaven is a finalist in the awards, for a combined effort across our service divisions to support a customer at Murray Bridge,’ says CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘Resthaven Murray Bridge Residential Services, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu … Continued
Palliative Care Australia National Award Win!
Congratulations to Resthaven Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Peter Jenkin, who has won the prestigious ‘Excellence in Palliative Care in an Aged Care Setting’ award at the Palliative Care Australia National Awards. ‘We are so proud of Peter – he is a thoroughly worthy recipient of this award,’ says Resthaven Executive Manager Residential Services, Tina Cooper. … Continued
National Winners in Better Practice Awards
Last night, Resthaven was honoured to be awarded a National Better Practice Award. Run by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, the award was presented for Resthaven’s Wellness and Reablement in Home Care model in the inaugural National Innovation and Excellence in Aged Care awards. This new higher tier of Better Practice Awards recognises providers, nationally, demonstrating leading … Continued
ACSA Employee of the Year Award Win
‘I am thrilled that Peter Jenkin, Resthaven’s Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, won the “Employee” award in this year’s Aged and Community Services (ACS) SA and NT Awards for Excellence,’ says Tina Cooper, Executive Manager, Residential Services. The awards were announced at a gala dinner at the National Wine Centre on Friday 23 June 2017. ‘I … Continued
Resthaven Finalist in Two ACSA Award 2017 Categories
Resthaven is thrilled to be to a finalist in not one, but two categories in the Aged and Community Services (ACS) SA and NT Awards for Excellence this year. ‘Our first finalist is the “Spirituality in the Garden” program at Resthaven Marion, in the “Innovation in Service” Award,’ says Resthaven CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘The program, … Continued
‘Employer Excellence in Aged Care’ Award Finalist
Resthaven is delighted to be a finalist in the 2016 South Australian Community Achievement Awards for ‘Employer Excellence in Aged Care’. Winners will be announced on Friday 25 November at a Gala Dinner at the Hilton Hotel. Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hearn, says ‘No-one sets out in life with a goal of losing capacity or … Continued
Awards season for Resthaven: ‘Better Practice’ and COTA ‘Every Generation’ Award Wins
Resthaven has been raking in the awards this year, winning a ‘Better Practice’ award, and a ‘COTA Every Generation Positive Ageing’ award. The ‘Better Practice’ Award was awarded for Resthaven Community Services project, ‘Managing Medication Risks’, which aims to empower older people living at home to safely manage their own medication, and to educate the … Continued
Innovative medication management project wins Better Practice Award!
We are pleased to announce that Resthaven project, ‘Managing Medication Risks in Community Services,’ has won a 2016 Better Practice Award in the Clinical Care/Medication Management category. ‘The aim of the project was to support the increasing number of older people living in the community who are self-managing their medication, and the staff who work … Continued