• New office for Community Services in Mount Gambier

    Visiting Mount Gambier today, Resthaven Executive Manager Community Services, Sue McKechnie, was pleased to see the new Resthaven Community Services office at 15B James Street, Mount Gambier. Sue says, ‘We are delighted to open this new office, which gives us the ability to support even more older people to live independently in their own homes … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Community Services relocate

    It’s a new year and Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services have moved into their brand new, purpose-built location at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, adjacent the residential aged care home. Emmet O’Donovan, Resthaven Manager, Buildings and Capital Projects, is pleased that the construction work at Murray Bridge is now complete. He says, … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Sculpture by Gerry McMahon

    A custom built sculpture commissioned by Resthaven, and handcrafted by South Australian artist, Gerry McMahon, now greets visitors at the entrance of Resthaven Murray Bridge, at 53 Swanport Road. The sculpture, titled ‘Dream on Flight,’ is described by Gerry as a: ‘Sculptural snapshot of a child, grandmother and pelican, set on a plinth design to … Continued

    Resthaven Community Services expand in Mount Gambier

    With continued increasing demand for aged care support at home in the south-east, Resthaven has recently opened a new office space in Mount Gambier. The Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services office is located at 15B James Street, Mount Gambier, in the heart of the shopping district. ‘We have seen an increase in the demand for … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge 60th Anniversary Celebration

    ‘I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Resthaven Murray Bridge in 2018 than with the completion of the current major redevelopment project,’ says Manager Residential Services, Debbie Lindner. ‘The $16.5m redevelopment that has taken more than two years has completely changed the site. There is a new main entrance … Continued

    Opening of $6m Resthaven Westbourne Park redevelopment

    Mrs Audrey Rice, Marian Greenshields, Tina Cooper On Thursday 15 November, residents, staff, volunteers, and stakeholders gathered at Resthaven Westbourne Park to celebrate the completion of the $6m site redevelopment. Manager Residential Services, Marian Greenshields, was delighted to cut the celebratory cake with the help of Executive Manager Residential Services, Tina Cooper, and resident, Mrs … Continued

    Bushfire Precautions

    ‘With summer just around the corner, and the ever-present risk of bushfire, everyone needs to be vigilant,’ says CEO, Richard Hearn. ‘Resthaven’s bushfire prevention and preparedness program is in operation, with staff undergoing annual training, and procedures annually reviewed.’ ‘Our newest aged care home, Resthaven Aberfoyle Park, is located in the southern Adelaide foothills of … Continued

    New office opening in Mount Gambier to meet aged care demand

    Resthaven provides a range of wellness services, including social groups, therapy and in-home care and support throughout the Limestone Coast. In response to continued demand, Resthaven will soon open a new Community Services office at 15B James Street, Mount Gambier. ‘We are delighted to open this new office, which gives us the ability to support … Continued

    What’s in a name?

    Tomorrow, Resthaven’s 12th residential aged care home at 100 Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park, will be officially opened and dedicated by the Moderator of the Uniting Church in South Australia, Rev Sue Ellis. The $30 million home, designed by Brown Falconer Architects, will accommodate 100 older people at capacity, and is named to reflect the local … Continued

    Resthaven Mitcham Redevelopment Complete

    On Friday 28 September 2018, the completion of the $14 million major redevelopment at Resthaven Mitcham will be officially celebrated with a cake cutting ceremony. Residents and guests will join together to celebrate the end of three years of building work, which has resulted in eliminating shared rooms on site, except for purposefully allocated rooms … Continued

    New community services office for Mount Gambier

    ‘With continued demand for quality aged care support at home, Resthaven will soon expand our services by adding a new outreach office for community services staff at 15B James Street, Mount Gambier,’ announced Sue McKechnie, Resthaven Executive Manager Community Services. ‘Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services support people throughout the region, from a little support at … Continued

    Resthaven Westbourne Park Redevelopment

    Resthaven Westbourne Park’s $6 million redevelopment project is nearing full completion, with an official opening of the new areas planned for November 2018. ‘The project, which began in late 2017, is being completed and most areas have now been handed over’, says Emmet O’Donovan, Manager Building and Capital Projects. ‘Rooms on site continue to be … Continued

    Resthaven Murray Bridge Redevelopment Update

    ‘The $16.5m redevelopment of Resthaven Murray Bridge is well on its way to its expected completion in November 2018,’ says Emmet O’Donovan, Manager, Buildings and Capital Projects. ‘When complete, it will provide an extra 18 places for older people, taking the total number of places at Resthaven Murray Bridge from 78 to 96.’ ‘This expansion … Continued

    Generators maintaining a stable power supply

    Power outages can cause multiple issues for residential aged care homes. Recognising this, Resthaven funded research into resilience-building measures in residential aged care settings. Acting on the research findings, and in order to maintain a stable power supply and to minimise discomfort and risk to residents, Resthaven has installed power generators at all twelve residential … Continued

    ‘Hikers’, a new Gerry McMahon sculpture for Resthaven Aberfoyle Park

    See the new sculpture at Resthaven Aberfoyle Park! Resthaven’s $30 million residential aged care home at 100 Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park is now open. A feature installed at the entrance is a sculpture, titled ‘Hikers’, by Adelaide artist, Gerry McMahon. Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hearn, said ‘We are excited about opening the new Resthaven … Continued