14 May 2013
ACH Group volunteer Helen walking with residents to a healthier future
Volunteer Helen Vincent’s love of travel and keeping fit is inspiring a new generation of walkers at ACH Group’s Highercombe Residential Services.
13 Apr 2013
Ministers help lay foundations for an innovative aged care approach
On April 12th, Federal Minister for Ageing Mark Butler, and South Australian Minister for Health and Ageing Jack Snelling were part of a ceremony to mark the laying of the first foundations for a $46 million state of the art 120-place health, teaching and research facility at the Repatriation General Hospital.
10 Dec 2012
Never too old to study!
ACH Group Volunteer Jennifer Tosolini was recently presented with the Every Generation Outsanding Achievement Award by COTA SA at the Every Generation AwardsFestival award for outstanding achievement.
05 Dec 2012
Good Lives Celebrated at Alberton Oval
On December 5th ACH Group hosted the fourth Good Lives Event for 2012, showcasing programs and intiatives to support good lives for older people.
30 Jul 2012
ACH Group residents exhibit in SALA Festival
Participation in Art programs is a real focus at ACH Group and residents from Milpara, at Rostrevor, recently exhibited their artwork in the 2012 SALA Festival.
21 Jul 2012
Yankalilla Centre still going strong
Ten years after what can only be described as a community doing its bit to ensure older people have every opportunity to continue living their lives in their local surrounds, the Yankalilla Centre is still going strong.
26 Apr 2012
Milpara hosts inaugural Good Lives event
ACH Group’s inaugural Good Lives event at Milpara provided guests with a unique opportunity to learn about the array of options that are available to people living in their 70s, 80s and 90s in the Rostrevor community.
05 Apr 2012
Murray Bridge history displayed "In the Flow"
Sharing personal stories and seeing them come to life through art was a most inspiring experience for Amilda Stead, a participant of the “In the Flow” Murray Bridge community art project.
27 Feb 2012
Championing good lives for older people with dementia
ACH Group is continuing to support people with dementia through its Dementia Champions program which equips staff with expert knowledge.
30 Nov 2011
“Sing for Joy” Choir Recognised in National Awards
ACH Group’s “Sing for Joy” program has been shortlisted in this year’s national Music in Communities Awards.
The Awards reward and promote community music groups, the ‘unsung heroes’ of Australia’s cultural life.
28 Nov 2011
Inaugural Good Lives Awards 2011 Recipients
A number of staff were congratulated at the 2011 ACH Group End of Year Event for their efforts and achievement throughout the year.
The theme of the night was "Join The Green Team" as evidenced here by Employee of The Year Tara McArthur, receiving her award from ACH Group CEO Mike Rungie.
21 Nov 2011
Residents and staff at Highercombe Lead the way in Active and Healthy Living
Aged care provider, ACH Group has been awarded two awards for its exemplar better practice in high quality residential aged care by an internationally recognised accreditation body, the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency.
17 Oct 2011
Pumping weights to better community links
A new community outdoor gym at Yankalilla is helping older people rediscover their fitness and create new friendships
14 Oct 2011
Milpara 'Strength for Life and Fitness'
Are you over 50 and want to get fit for summer? ACH Group Milpara is now offering ‘Strength for Life Fitness’ classes.
09 Aug 2011
Milpara residents get the SALA treatment
In a first for South Australia's community based visual arts festival, the South Australian Living Art Festival or SALA is coming to ACH Group Milpara, with a group of 12 residents exhibiting their artworks at the residential home from August 11 - 28.
22 Jul 2011
Power to the people!
For ACH Group client and Port Power fan Shirley Cartwright, training at Alberton Oval is a dream come true. She thoroughly enjoys Life Exercises, a partnership program between ACH Group and Port Adelaide Football Club.
21 Jul 2011
Introducing Idea of the Year
The ACH Group Foundation for Older Australians funds small grant initiatives that enable older people to enjoy activities they love and try new ones.
We want to hear all your genius ideas! Applications are now open, so put your minds together and create something wonderful.
Participation in Art programs is a real focus at ACH Group and residents at Milpara residentail care facility, Rostrevor, recently exhibited a range of their artworks in the SALA Festival.