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Good Lives Event: Free Community Information Day at Milpara

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FREE sausage sizzle, coffee van and cooking demo

ACH Group will throw open the doors of Rostrevor landmark Milpara as part of a FREE community Information Day about aged care on Sunday 28th of May, 2017.

From 11am to 2pm, all are welcome to come along and enjoy the relaxed family-friendly setting.

Meet with a range of experts who will be happy to answer any questions you may have, Radio Italiana will be broadcasting live and you can catch a fun cooking demonstration with healthy chef Mel Haynes. There will also be a FREE sausage sizzle and coffee van onsite.

"We recognise that navigating aged care can be a daunting and complex task," says Milpara's manager Graham Harding. "We want to bring people together people in a relaxed setting so that they can ask questions and seek advice from people who understand the complexities."

During the day, you can find out more about:

  • Navigating aged care services

  • Health services to keep you independent and living at home

  • Local community groups and activities

  • Motoring advice from RAA

  • Planning Ahead services

  • Pharmacy advise from Chemist King

  • Understanding finances what it will cost

  • Retirement housing how it works

  • Services for people living with dementia

  • When is the right time for Residential Care
  • Built in 2008, Milpara sits in the foothills of Rostrevor close to shops, community services and Morialta Conservation Park, and offers accommodation and care for 90 people. It embraces ACH Group's Healthy Ageing Approach, promoting healthy, active ageing, and is fully accredited for five years. Milpara has a strong artistic focus with its active art group producing many quality works of art and publicly exhibiting at SALA each year.

    "We offer a safe, secure and welcoming environment and regular and constant access to a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, including GPs and 24-hour registered nursing staff," Mr Harding says. "Our residents remain socially and physically active, with access to an on-site gym, community garden, artist in residence, coffee shop and club, and are connected to their local community."

    Milpara is part of ACH Group, a leading not-for-profit aged care organisation trusted by South Australians since 1952.


    The Good Lives Event: Free Community Information Day at Milpara will take place at ACH Group Milpara Residential Care, 147 St Bernards Road, Rostrevor on Sunday 28 May, 11am to 2pm.

    Entry is FREE - if you would like to attend, please register by calling 1300 224 477 or visiting www.achgroup.org.au and completing the online form by Friday 26th May 2017.

    For further information on this event, please visit www.achgroup.org.au/news/events


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    When: Sunday 28 May, 11am to 2pm
    Phone: 1300 224 477
    Where: ACH Group Milpara Residential Care, 147 St Bernards Road, Rostrevor
    Cost: Free
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