• Resthaven staff go ‘above and beyond’

    A family recently contacted Resthaven to pass on some beautiful words of thanks regarding the ‘outstanding work’ of staff at Resthaven Paradise, who the family say went ‘above and beyond their call of duty’ in caring for their dad. ‘People are so quick to complain these days, but I would like to commend your nursing … Continued

    ‘Wonderful care’ for respite resident at Resthaven Craigmore

    The family of a Resthaven Craigmore resident recently thanked Resthaven for the ‘wonderful care’ of their mother, who enjoyed a respite stay in early January 2019. The family says, ‘I wish to thank the staff at Resthaven Craigmore for the wonderful care that was afforded to my mother during her recent respite stay.’ ‘I found … Continued

    ‘Thank you’ from a family

    The family of a Resthaven Malvern resident recently contacted Resthaven, to thank staff for the ‘exceptionally professional and caring’ support given to their mother, who passed away in late 2018. The family says, ‘Resthaven Malvern provided everything that Mum needed and wanted.’ ‘She had many happy experiences, and loved the people, the food, the social … Continued

    ‘Thank You’ from a Family Member

    Resthaven Aberfoyle Park recently received a lovely letter of thanks from the family of a resident: ‘It has been five weeks since my mum shifted into Resthaven Aberfoyle Park, and I am amazed at how well she has coped with the change.’ ‘We were preparing ourselves for the shift to set her back, but that … Continued

    Staff integrity at Resthaven

    Thank you, Resthaven

    The family of a Resthaven Malvern resident recently contacted Resthaven to thank staff for the ‘excellent care and attention’ given to their mother, who passed away in late 2018. ‘Everyone treated mum with respect and kindness when she was a resident at Resthaven Malvern,’ says a family representative. ‘We had absolute faith in the integrity … Continued

    Swimming trips with Resthaven Companion Service

    A swim at the local for Greg

    Mr Greg Patterson of Resthaven Craigmore is enjoying twice weekly trips to the local ‘Aquadome’, with support from the Resthaven Companion Service. ‘I meet the carer at 9am on Mondays and Fridays, and we get a taxi together to the Aquadome,’ says Mr Patterson. ‘I go in and do about 20-25 laps. I’ll swim for … Continued

    Resthaven resident paints toys for children this Christmas

    Toys for kids in need

    Mr Colin James of Resthaven Malvern is painting wooden toys to donate to children in need this Christmas. ‘Dad’s always been a Mr Fix It, tinkering in the shed,’ says his daughter, Kaye. ‘Once, he even turned an old washing machine tub into a barbeque! He’s quite the innovator.’ Mr James admits this is true, … Continued

    The music continues at Resthaven Malvern

    When Mr Brian Cheminant suffered a sudden, acute health condition in mid-2017, it was a shock to everyone. ‘We were living a healthy life, we used to walk to the pub for dinner together,’ says his partner of 28 years, Mr Darrel Ridley. ‘Then suddenly, one day, he was in the Royal Adelaide.’ After spending … Continued