• Resthaven Murray Bridge aged care precinct

    $18m ‘aged care precinct’ heralds new era in aged care

    Opened in 1958, Resthaven’s third-oldest residential aged care home at 53 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, has undergone a complete transformation, heralding a ‘new era’ in aged care in the regional city. New innovations at the fully redeveloped aged care home, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018, include an internet café, premium single rooms with … Continued

    Rotary creates sensory garden for Resthaven Westbourne Park

    Rotary donates time, effort to residential garden project

    Rotarians from the Mitcham Rotary Club have joined forces with the local garden centre to begin work on a ‘sensory garden’ at Resthaven Westbourne Park. Manager Residential Services, Marian Greenshields, says, ‘We are delighted that the Mitcham Rotary Club is so kindly donating their time and energy to create this garden to benefit the residents … Continued

    Murray Bridge ‘Aged Care Precinct’ Officially Opened

    On Friday 18 January 2019, the $18m Resthaven Murray Bridge redevelopment, encompassing both residential and community services, was officially opened by the president of the Resthaven Board, Mark Porter, and dedicated by the Moderator of the Uniting Church in South Australia, Rev Sue Ellis. The landmark site at 37-53 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, is now home … Continued

    New office for Community Services in Mount Gambier

    New office to open to meet aged care services demand

    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

    Sculpture depicts ‘youthful quality within us all’

    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