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ACH Group to further upgrade residential care homes

August 7, 2019

ACH Group is set to invest more than $1 million to upgrade its residential care homes at McLaren Vale and Rostrevor. The upgrades are set to commence in August and will include a new reception and welcoming entry at Colton Court, McLaren Vale, and a ne … READ MORE

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Take a trip around the world this SALA

August 1, 2019

ACH Group’s arts community is set to take a trip ‘Around the World’ at this year’s South Australian living Arts (SALA) Festival. In its ninth year as part of SALA, ACH Group’s community of customers, volunteers and staff has submitted over 240 works to … READ MORE

Two ACH Group finalists in ACSA Awards

July 22, 2019

ACH Group has been recognised as finalists in two categories in the Aged & Community Services (ACSA) SA & NT Awards for Excellence announced at the National Wine Centre on Friday. The ACSA Awards promote and recognise excellence in a range of a … READ MORE

Diabetes – know the symptoms

July 11, 2019

For every 100 people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, at least 25 may be undiagnosed and living with complications of the illness. ACH Group’s Kate Dobie says it is important to be aware of the symptoms and to take steps to minimise the risk of developi … READ MORE

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ACH Group welcomes Aged Care Quality Standards

July 10, 2019

As of 1 July 2019, the Australian Government have introduced Aged Care Quality Standards and Charter of Rights, giving customers a stronger voice. The new Standards bring together Home Care services and Residential Care under one set of standards. This … READ MORE

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New Charter of Aged Care Rights

July 10, 2019

On July 1 2019, the Australian Government introduced a new and simpler Charter of Aged Care Rights (the Charter). This replaces previous charters to make it easier for older people receiving Australian Government funded aged care services, their famili … READ MORE

Know your neighbours

July 8, 2019

Research has found that regular contact with their neighbours, even if it is to just say hello, can have a big impact on how safe and happy people feel and improve their wellbeing. Here are some ideas to help you connect with and look out for your neig … READ MORE

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Stay healthy this winter

July 3, 2019

When the days are shorter and the temperature drops, it can be tempting to stay indoors, be less active and eat calorie-dense comfort foods. But it’s important to look after our health all year round. Here are our top tips for keeping healthy this wint … READ MORE

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Residents have their say on driverless technology

July 1, 2019

A group of residents from ACH Group’s Kapara Residential Care Home at Glenelg South experienced the latest in transport technology when they participated in the driverless bus trial at Glenelg last week. The residents, aged from 72 to 95, caught the bu … READ MORE

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Green thumb Don lends a hand

June 26, 2019

Highercombe resident Don Ellis is lending his expertise to help grow lemon trees at the Hope Valley residential care home. He’s also taken charge of a raised garden bed, adding fertiliser and working to improve the soil before planting 70 daffodil bulb … READ MORE

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