• Building Updates

    Solar project to reduce carbon emissions at Resthaven

    Reducing carbon emissions by 9% across the organisation, Resthaven is rolling out an extensive solar panel installation project that will see solar arrays installed at the organisation’s residential care sites, community services, and corporate offices, with completion of the project expected in July 2024. ‘Resthaven is working to reduce our impact on the environment and … Continued

    Resthaven opens new office at Sefton Park

    With a presence in the area for 30 years, on Monday 20 May, Resthaven Paradise & Eastern Community Services officially opened a new, larger outreach office at 255 Main North Road, Sefton Park. Guests included Steve Georganas MP (Federal Member for Adelaide), Dana Wortley MP (State Member for Torrens), and Claire Boan (Mayor, City of … Continued

    Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services office opening

    On Friday 12 April, Resthaven officially opened the new Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services office at 13 Penola Road, Mount Gambier. The event was attended by Board members, managers and executives, local staff and stakeholders, and the most important guests, Resthaven clients. Manager, Theresa Connor, says, ‘Whilst our office at 15b James Street has served … Continued

    Continued growth in the Fleurieu leads to expansion of Resthaven services

    Every day, Resthaven shares the lives and wisdom of older people and their carers, opening doors to the full range of aged care service options available. Services are provided throughout metropolitan Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, Murraylands, Riverland, Fleurieu Peninsula, lower Barossa region and the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Executive Manager Community Services, Mel Ottaway, … Continued

    Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services office relocation

    With strong demand for home care services, Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services’ Mount Gambier office will soon move to a new, larger office space at 13 Penola Road, Mount Gambier 5290. Manager, Theresa Connor, says, ‘Whilst our office at 15b James Street has served us well, with service demand increasing, we require more space from … Continued

    Resthaven Bellevue Heights redevelopment update

    The $30m+ major redevelopment of Resthaven Bellevue Heights continues into the final building stage, and is on track to be completed this year. Senior Manager Building and Capital Projects, Emmet O’Donovan, says, ‘Stage 2 of the redevelopment, incorporating 23 new rooms, is progressing well.’ ‘After a brief break over Christmas, builders from Sarah Constructions returned … Continued

    Newly built premium single rooms available at Resthaven Mount Gambier


    Get it while it's hot!

    Four newly built premium single rooms will be available soon at Resthaven Mount Gambier, following a renovation at the home at 24 Elizabeth Street. Manager, Belle Kerr, says, ‘The four new rooms are the result of a conversion of two former retirement living apartments, which were part of the original design of the architecturally designed … Continued

    Community Services office move to Sefton Park attracts attention

    Almost 30 years after Resthaven Paradise & Eastern Community Services first opened its doors at 111 Hampstead Road, Manningham, the office will soon relocate to 255 Main North Road, Sefton Park. The former bank building is currently undergoing refurbishment and fit out to house the new community outreach office. Manager, Eli Ulbrich, says, ‘I was … Continued

    Resthaven Bellevue Heights Redevelopment Update — Sept 2023

    Stage two of the $27m major redevelopment at Resthaven Bellevue Heights continues, with the construction of a new service level and a dementia-specific area on the entry level. Manager Residential Services, Leanne Spencer, says, ‘The entry level structure is now being erected, which incorporates 23 new rooms.’ ‘The internal refurbishment of “Banksia” is now complete, … Continued

    Renovations pose creative opportunity

    With Resthaven Mount Gambier currently undergoing renovations, residents have used the temporary internal walls as a canvas for a beautiful spring mural. Manager, Belle Kerr says, ‘Two suites in the wattle wing are currently being refurbished into four large single rooms, which is proposed to be completed in October.’ ‘This isn’t the only improvement being … Continued

    Resthaven Aberfoyle Park celebrates fifth birthday

    On Thursday 20 July, Resthaven Aberfoyle Park celebrated its fifth birthday, with a festive celebration at the home at 100 Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park. Around 100 guests attended the festivities, including Board President, Mark Porter; CEO, Darren Birbeck; and Executive Managers, Tina Cooper, Mel Ottaway, and David Norton. Clare and Eloise played a duet on … Continued

    Resthaven Bellevue Heights Redevelopment

    Stage two of the $27m major redevelopment at Resthaven Bellevue Heights is well underway. The redevelopment aims to bring a new contemporary feel to the home and take full advantage of the sweeping views of Sturt Gorge, and the beautiful native-themed site grounds. Manager Residential Services, Leanne Spencer, says, ‘Stage one of the redevelopment wrapped up … Continued

    Resthaven Bellevue Heights Redevelopment — Stage Two

    Resthaven Manager Building and Capital Projects, Emmet O’Donovan, says, ‘The second stage of the two-year, $27m transformation of Resthaven Bellevue Heights, at 47 Eve Road, is well underway.’ ‘The first stage was completed last year, and involved building a new accommodation area and refurbishment of two others. Residents and staff are enjoying the modern, attractive … Continued

    Resthaven Bellevue Heights redevelopment update

    The first stage of the two year, $27m transformation of Resthaven Bellevue Heights at 47 Eve Road, is now complete. Manager Residential Services, Leanne Spencer, says, ‘Several areas are now finished, and are looking beautiful.’ ‘Recently, Stage 1 (twelve new rooms) was handed over to Resthaven by Sarah Constructions. Residents are now able to move … Continued

    Need some time out? Beachside respite now at Victor Harbor

    On Wednesday 14 September from 10am–2pm, Resthaven Murray Bridge Hills & Fleurieu Community Services will hold an open day to showcase their newest service offering — a beachside respite cottage for older people at 1-3 Newland Street, Victor Harbor. Assistant Manager, Tanya Boakes, says, ‘A short stroll to the beach, Newland House is available for … Continued

    Resthaven Modbury land leased

    Resthaven has leased their land at 122 Smart Road, Modbury, to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, to use as an alternative ‘park n ride’ location during the redevelopment of the Modbury O-Bahn station. Resthaven CEO, Darren Birbeck, says, ‘We are in the very early stages of concept development for the block at Smart Road, … Continued

    Resthaven Community Respite Services Open Doors at Aldinga Beach

    Resthaven’s eagerly anticipated new respite cottage, Aldinga House, has officially opened its doors for older people looking for a ‘seachange’ down south. Mrs Patricia Griffin was thrilled to be invited as the first client to view the property, located at 18 Halcyon Circuit, Aldinga Beach, commenting on the coastal décor, and light, open feel of … Continued

    Redevelopment at Resthaven Westbourne Park

    A redevelopment of Resthaven Westbourne Park will commence in 2023, inspired by the innovative ‘small house’ aged care model, providing a more homely and personalised living environment to the 121 residents who call it home. The redevelopment at 30 Sussex Terrace, Westbourne Park, is the culmination of years of planning and consultation with residents, staff, … Continued