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West Park South Australia

Celebrating contributions of volunteers

When asked what inspires Deb Coligan in her volunteer role, she responds that her own experience with her father living in a residential care home has a major influence. Deb is one of 20 volunteers at ACH Group’s West Park Residential Care Home in Goolwa. National Volunteer Week held from
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Mothers Dorothy, Rae and Yvonne smiling and reflecting on motherhood

Celebrating mums on Mother’s Day

Introducing Dorothy, Rae, and Yvonne. The three women, who live at West Park Residential Care Home, shared their personal stories of motherhood for Goolwa’s local Magazine Coast Lines ahead of Mother’s Day. Dorothy is a mother of three and has four grandchildren. “My dad left us, and my mother had
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NARI director and ACH Group CEO signing a Memorandum of Understanding

ACH Group and NARI partner for aged care research

ACH Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) bringing the organisations together to improve the health and wellbeing of older people. The new agreement aims to strengthen the capacity of both organisations to jointly pursue research goals, provide expert leadership, and promote excellence
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Photo of neighbours from retirement living

Celebrating Neighbour Day

A total of seven events were held across ACH Group Retirement Living communities to mark the celebration. Friendships, having a laugh, and looking out for one another were common sentiments shared at the recent events. More than 250 retirement living residents attended events in their community hub from 22 March
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Rose and Mel in gym

Kapara residents Ride for Wishes for sick children

The kilometres ticked over on the exercise bikes at ACH Group’s Kapara Residential Care Home as a group of residents took part in making wishes a reality for children with critical illness. Sixteen residents of Kapara rode or walked to raise funds for Make-A-Wish’s fundraising campaign ‘Ride for Wishes’ held
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HUR Senso

SA first fitness technology trains brain and body

What is Senso? State-of-the-art fitness technology that reduces the risk of falls is a key feature of ACH Group’s new Health Studio 50+ at Christie Downs.
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Christmas ACH Group

Spreading Christmas joy to disadvantaged children

Residents, their families, and staff at ACH Group’s West Park Residential Care Home are making sure every child in Goolwa has a Christmas gift. For the sixth year West Park’s community will purchase presents for children who otherwise would not have a gift to open on Christmas morning. It is
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Healthia

Aged care, education, and health sectors partner to benefit the north of Adelaide

A health and education hub developed by aged care organisation ACH Group will provide health services to Adelaide’s northern community and feature a state-of-the-art residential care home designed in line with key findings from the Royal Commission. Healthia, a $40 million development adjacent the Lyell McEwin Hospital within the Playford
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ACH Group Chair named on inaugural National Aged Care Advisory Council

ACH Group is proud to announce that our Chair Mary Patetsos is one of 17 prominent Australians named on the first National Aged Care Advisory Council.
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ACH group soccer program

New inclusive soccer program kicking off

A new walking football (soccer) program will offer opportunities for South Australians living with neurological conditions or who have had a stroke to engage with the sport. Everybody’s Game – a first of its kind in South Australia – is run by ACH Group in collaboration with Adelaide United Football
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⚽ “It’s that social aspect that everyone’s having fun. We’re all of different ages, different backgrounds but we’re all coming together just to have some fun,” Sarah – a participant of Everybody’s Game – said.

⚽ Opportunities to enjoy club life, including playing soccer and social activities, was the aim of Everybody’s Game – a walking soccer program for people living with neurological conditions.

⚽ In April, celebrations were had to mark the end of 16-week pilot program. The weather was great and participants were showing off their skills when local soccer players frACH Groupelaide Comets joined Football South Australias GamFlinders Universityoup in partnership with Football SouthAdelaide Comets FCndAdelaide United Thank you to all involved including Adelaide Comets FC, Adelaide United, everyone who helped spread the word, and most of all participants who made that leap of faith, signed up and showed up!

⚽ In great news, the program will re-commence on Saturday 21 May, so if you know someone who could be interested to join, please let them know! 🔗 bit.ly/3l520qA
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