• About Residential Aged Care

    Living at Resthaven

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    Move into an active and dynamic community where you are supported by caring staff to continue leading your lifestyle, your way.

    Take a look at our Aged Care Homes

    When you move into a residential aged care home (nursing home) at Resthaven, we are committed to making you feel welcome. Visitors are welcome and encouraged at all reasonable times.

    Our staff are qualified, insured, and police checked, providing dedicated and affordable support. Staff are offered ongoing training. All Residential Services Managers are Registered Nurses.

    “Resthaven is the best place in the world”

    What to expect at Resthaven

    All the comforts of home are provided for, as well as additional services including:

    • Qualified nursing staff, with Nurse on duty 24/7
    • Your own room with private ensuite and telephone/internet connection
    • Dietitian approved meals, cooked fresh on-site, with different menu choices available to suit cultural needs if required
    • Visitors are welcome to join you for meals (please book in advance)
    • Lifestyle social and recreational  programs
    • Meaningful activities that support mental and physical wellbeing, including culturally specific activities on request
    • Bus trips
    • Hairdressing salon
    • Visits from mobile shop vendors and an on-site shop or mobile shop trolley
    • Internet café
    • BBQ area
    • Areas available for family events
    • Personal linen and laundry service
    • Beautifully maintained garden areas
    • Access to health care professionals such as dentists, podiatrists, physiotherapists and speech pathologists (fees may apply)
    • Interdenominational inclusive spiritual services
    • Dementia care design features
    • Qualified nursing staff
    • Pain management programs
    • Highly trained clinical team to assess complex health care needs
    • Specialist Palliative care support and information via our Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
    • If your preferred language isn’t English, there may be staff on site who can speak your language to assist you with your communication needs
    • A Companion Service which supports residents to visit offsite locations in the company of an appropriately skilled Resthaven staff member. This service is provided via Lifestyle Choices Plus.
      Download the brochure here.

    “My experience has been that I am listened to, respected and heard.”

    Learn about our Specialised Services


    Resthaven Lifestyle Choices Plus

    Resthaven Lifestyle Choices Plus offers some additional enhanced services that are available for purchase by, or on behalf of, residents.

    Our Companion Service was introduced in 2017 across all of our homes and was very well received by residents and families. Many residents have taken advantage of being able to book one of our capable and trusted staff members to accompany them on a personal outing, to appointments, or have additional personal visits on site.

    Learn more about our Companion Service

    High Tea brochureIn response to feedback received from residents, we are trialling a new exercise program at some sites aimed at assisting balance, improving core strength and physical fitness. Classes are run three times a week by a qualified physiotherapist and residents with private health extras cover can claim back some of the expense.

    We are also exploring additional catering options such as offering a special High Tea event or supplying a barbeque or picnic pack for a family get together.

    Find out more about High Tea at Resthaven

    We are so pleased to offer these additional services to interested residents and families to further enhance their quality of life.

    Speak with reception staff to arrange.


    Apply for a Resthaven Aged Care Home (nursing home)

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    Your life, your way

    We encourage independence, giving personalised care and support when it is needed.

    Want to find out how to apply? Click here!

    Contact our friendly Accommodations Team on (08) 8373 9113 for an obligation free chat and to discuss your options.


    Residential Aged Care

    Your Rights and Responsibilities

    At Resthaven, we are committed to supporting and protecting the rights of our residents and clients, while recognising their responsibilities as well.

    This commitment is part of our ongoing aim to deliver high quality services, meeting the needs of the people we support.

    Living in a residential community environment at Resthaven involves being accorded certain rights and accepting the responsibilities associated with living with others. Resthaven encourages feedback for quality improvement.

    From time to time, meetings for all residents are held to discuss issues and planning matters. These meetings are a useful forum for issues and opinions to be raised with management.

    Resthaven encourages feedback and welcomes your suggestions for improvement.

    View the Charter of Residents’ Rights and Responsibilities – Residential Care, (Australian Government, Department of Social Services).

    You are welcome to visit our feedback page or send us your comments via email.


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