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Foundation Programs

The ACH Group Foundation works to empower older people to make constructive and dynamic contributions within their community today, while influencing positive change for the future.

We want to create an exciting world to grow older in today, while ensuring our collective learning and achievements shape a healthy future for everyone.

The ACH Group Foundation Programs

Thanks to the support of people like you, The ACH Group Foundation for Older Australians has already funded over 90 innovative programs concentrated on health and wellbeing including:

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Sing for Joy

The Choir program was established in 2010 and now includes four choirs. These professional Choirs are trained throughout the year, culminating in a performance at Adelaide Festival Centre. Sing for Joy enables older people to continue to remain active in the local communities.

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Arts Programs

The Arts in all forms have featured across many projects promoting creative expression through photography, painting, and mosaics. Exhibitions and inclusion in Arts Festivals such as SALA (South Australian Living Artists Festival) have captured media attention over the years and provide inspiration to many older people.

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Yards and Gardens

This is our longest continuously running program and connects valuable skills development for students with practical support for older people who need it to maintain their independent outdoor living spaces.

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Foundation Room

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we have been able to establish emergency respite facilities for older people. This project offers a complete, responsive service for individuals in the community.

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Outdoor Gyms

Outdoor Gyms at Yankalilla and Rostrevor provide opportunities for older people to stay fit and healthy either on their own or with their family, friends or as part of a fitness group.

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Men’s Sheds

The establishment of raised garden beds and the Men’s Sheds all provide ongoing enjoyment for growing numbers of older people in their local community. Many participants are supported by dedicated volunteers who perform a range of tasks from transport to mentoring.

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1 day ago
ACH Group

SALA Festival kicks off today across the state throughout August and we're excited to be part of 2021 program!
This year, our theme is 'From little things big things grow'. A big shout out to our customers, residents, volunteers, staff and family for your contribution this year. We couldn't do it without you.
Save the date to come and enjoy the beautiful artworks of the creative talents of our arts community. We're looking forward to another great year of sharing and celebrating art and our wonderful artists.
Learn more about ACH Group's exhibition venues: achgroup.org.au/event/sala/
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SALA Festival kicks off today across the state throughout August and were excited to be part of 2021 program!
This year, our theme is From little things big things grow. A big shout out to our customers, residents, volunteers, staff and family for your contribution this year. We couldnt do it without you. 
Save the date to come and enjoy the beautiful artworks of the creative talents of our arts community. Were looking forward to another great year of sharing and celebrating art and our wonderful artists. 
Learn more about ACH Groups exhibition venues: https://achgroup.org.au/event/sala/
#SALA
2 days ago
ACH Group

What's been your favourite moment of the Tokyo Olympics so far? Share in the comments below 👇

ACH Group customer Chris has shared his!

"Australia's soccer team the Olyroos had a great first round win against Argentina, winning 2-0. It was not expected, they played very well," Chris said.

"The female swimmers who have won Gold - you need to put those moments at the top, and the swim that South Australian Kyle Chalmers had in the freestyle relay was incredible. He went into the last turn in about fifth place and brought it home in the last lap to win the Bronze. I think if he had another 50m to swim, he would have won the race.

"I have also enjoyed watching the Hockeyroos - I do enjoy team games, over individual sport."
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Whats been your favourite moment of the Tokyo Olympics so far? Share in the comments below 👇

ACH Group customer Chris has shared his! 

Australias soccer team the Olyroos had a great first round win against Argentina, winning 2-0. It was not expected, they played very well, Chris said.

The female swimmers who have won Gold - you need to put those moments at the top, and the swim that South Australian Kyle Chalmers had in the freestyle relay was incredible. He went into the last turn in about fifth place and brought it home in the last lap to win the Bronze. I think if he had another 50m to swim, he would have won the race.

I have also enjoyed watching the Hockeyroos - I do enjoy team games, over individual sport.
5 days ago
ACH Group

As we’re coming out of the 7-day lockdown in South Australia today, mask wearing remains mandatory. Here are some instructions on how to wear a mask.

Need to make your own mask? Here’s how www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/07/coronavirus-covid-19-how-to-make-a-cloth-...

Stay safe everyone!
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5 days ago
ACH Group

Take a virtual tour and discover ACH Group's ViTA residential care home at Daw Park. Centrally located in easy reach of local amenities including Mitcham Shopping Centre, and the cafes and
services along Goodwood Road, ViTA offers premium residential care with hotel-style accommodation. ViTA also provides respite options for carers to take a break or to trial residential care to see if it’s right for you. ViTA's striking architectural design includes on-site facilities you expect in contemporary residential care including landscaped courtyards, a cafe, indoor and outdoor dining, hairdresser, gym and BBQ area for all to enjoy. With a focus on healthy ageing, residents receive individualised care and a wide range of activities such as exercise groups, art groups and social events.
Take a virtual tour today to discover the heart and soul of ViTA!
Learn more: achgroup.org.au/location/vita-daw-park-residential-care-home/
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I spent a preplacement day here and very impressed with the layout before doing my placement.

Pooza Neupane check this out 😊

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