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Stitching up a new challenge

June 16, 2017

Lloyd Millar is not one to let gender stereotypes get in the way of a hobby. The former draughtsman and woodwork teacher is also a keen embroiderer. Evidence of his handiwork is everywhere throughout his Magill unit, from exquisite needlepoint embroide … READ MORE

A new era for the Repat

June 9, 2017

ACH Group’s world class health, ageing and Veterans’ precinct at the Repatriation General Hospital will start to take shape later this year, after contract negotiations for the sale of the site were concluded this week. “This is a very exciting time fo … READ MORE

Red lentil soup

June 5, 2017

Stay warm this winter with ACH Group healthy chef Mel Haynes’ delicious Red lentil soup with kale recipe. Ingredients: 1 x 2-litre bottle tomato juice 1 bunch of kale, finely sliced 2 brown onions, finely diced 1 Tbsp minced garlic Ricebran oil, for fr … READ MORE

Mosaic unveiled at Highercombe

May 16, 2017

A colourful mosaic created by a group of residents, staff and volunteers has been unveiled at Highercombe Residential Living. The 2m high mural, which depicts an archway and galahs at a bird bath, has been installed in the Heysen courtyard of the Hope … READ MORE

Are you interested in improving and designing ACH Group services?

May 15, 2017

ACH Group is embarking on an organisational wide review of how we involve our customers in improving and designing services, to ensure that we are able to deliver on our vision of good lives for older people. The review will inform the development and … READ MORE

Doll beds a labour of love for Bill

May 8, 2017

Volunteer Bill Hosszu has a very special reason to help make doll’s beds at ACH Group residential home Perry Park – his grand-daughter, Poppy. Mr Hosszu is one of the dedicated volunteers who spend many hours each week at the Port Noarlunga site’s Men’ … READ MORE

Secrets of a Successful SALA Exhibition at 50+

April 21, 2017

Are you an experienced artist? Or a budding hopeful artist? Have you always wanted to exhibit your artwork but were unsure where to start? On Tuesday night this week, 40 artists gathered at Fullarton to enjoy an Exchange event ‘Secrets of a Successful … READ MORE

Kapara a centre of care during war years

April 16, 2017

Kapara Residential Living, a historic landmark in Glenelg South, played an important role as a centre of care during the war years. Originally a 14-room homestead built in 1895 and set on five acres of grounds, the home was used as a nursing hostel dur … READ MORE

Our NEW Information Guide is out now!

March 30, 2017

This 38 page publication is full of useful information about ACH Group services and initiatives that support older people to live good lives. Topics include: Health and Wellbeing Help at Home Discover and Explore Living Well with Dementia Help for Care … READ MORE

Jan teaches Jed new tricks

March 28, 2017

As soon as Jan Creek met six-month old shelter dog Jed, she knew he would be easy to train. Jan, 84, spent many years as an obedience trainer and dog breeder and was founder and patron of The Rottweiler Club of SA. She hasn’t owned a dog for four years … READ MORE

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