Tag: aged care

Solar project to cut emissions

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,...

Sewing nook brings comfort for Carmel

When Carmel Holla moved into Resthaven Mount Gambier, she was determined to continue her lifelong love of sewing. So it was that she set about...

New home for home care service provider

Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services’ Mount Gambier office has moved to a new, larger office space to cater for strong demand for home care...

Salmonella outbreak investigation

SA Health is working with an aged care facility in Mount Gambier to identify and manage the cause of a localised Salmonella cluster.
A staff...

Aged care AGM

The annual general meeting of a Millicent aged care facility will be closed to the public for the third consecutive year due to COVID-related...

New Shire care provider named

New providers have been announced for aged and disability services in the Glenelg Shire. In February the Glenelg Shire Council confirmed its decision to withdraw...

Tele-support call answered

Mount Gambier residents took part in an aged care trial recently, in a bid to learn more about a Council on the Ageing program. COTA...

Aged care facility undergoes inspection

Boneham Aged Care Services in Millicent has recently had its three-yearly accreditation unannounced visit from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Owing to COVID,...

Nursing home 
clear of COVID

AMillicent nursing home has been cleared of COVID after almost 30 aged residents contracted the disease in recent weeks. “We are pleased to advise that...

Record donation transforms Millicent aged care space

The largest-ever Millicent Hospital bequest of $150,000 has come from the estate of Mount Burr resident Andrew Zander. It has funded a major makeover of...

Aged care relief workers called in

The latest COVID outbreak at a Millicent nursing home has prompted it to source eight agency staff from Adelaide. The additional capital city workers have...

COVID reported

There has been a surge of COVID cases in the past week at Boneham Aged Care Services in Millicent with 23 residents testing positive...

Care facility praised

Casterton Memorial Hospital’s Glenelg House has received a high rating in new national performance standards for aged care. In May of 2021, the Aged Care...

Aged care centre pays tribute to benefactor

Late Mount Burr resident Andrew Zander will be honoured at a ceremony at Millicent Hospital on January 19. His estate funded a major makeover of...

COVID detected

There have been four residents test positive to COVID in recent days at Boneham Aged Care Services in Millicent. “Anti-viral medications have commenced or are...