News & Events

Life Care's Call Assist featured on Channel 9 News.

Published: 14 May 2018

Life Care's Call Assist call system is a significant innovation for the aged care industry, replacing traditional 'nurse call bells' with a wearable device that tracks resident and staff movement, and enables residents to call for support wherever they are located. This new technology was featured on 9 News Adelaide's 6 o'clock news along with a few our Gaynes Park Manor residents and our CEO, Allen Candy.

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Grand Opening of Gaynes Park Manor

Published: 11 May 2018

This was a significant day for Life Care as we celebrated the official opening of our newest Residential Living community, Gaynes Park Manor. Around 70 staff were joined by dignitaries including The Honourable David Pisoni MP, Minister for Industry and Skills, and Senator Lucy Gichuhi.

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Exporting our Expertise to China

Published: 30 Nov 2017

Life Care, in partnership with Southern Cross Care SA & NT and Eldercare, has formed a new company to tap into China’s rapidly growing aged care industry by exporting sought after knowledge-based services.

The leading South Australian aged care providers have announced the new joint venture entity named Australian Ageing and Wellness Services (AA&WS) which recently secured its first contract to deliver coaching and development services over the next 12 months to a new aged care provider in Yantai, Shandong.

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MediMap - An Australian first that delivers more personalised medication management

Published: 09 Nov 2017

Life Care has partnered with TerryWhite Chemmart and Procura Software to introduce Australia’s first truly paperless medication charting system.

The medication charting system, known as MediMap, is an electronic prescribing and medication charting tool for the aged and community care sector.

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Life Care Welcomes National Reforms

Published: 01 Mar 2017

The Australian Government rolled out landmark changes on Monday 27 February that will improve the way that home care services are delivered to older South Australians. Life Care at Home currently supports close to 1,000 older South Australians requiring support in their own home and assistance with opportunities outside of the home such as transportation to and from appointments.

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Best Practice in Dementia Care Program 2016

Published: 22 Dec 2016

​In November 2016 Life Care welcomed Shirley Law back to Australia.  Shirley is Head of Learning and Development at the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) which is part of the Social Sciences Department of Stirling University, Scotland.

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Partnership to Benefit all Generations

Published: 24 Jun 2016

Life Care together with Pedare Christian College have formed a partnership that will see the creation of a modern integrated living community, built upon vacant land situated at the corner of Surrey Farm Drive and The Golden Way in Golden Grove.

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The Adelaide Crows and Life Care – We Fly as One!

Published: 25 May 2016

Life Care is again proud to be a sponsor of The Adelaide Football club. We have enjoyed a long and successful relationship with The Crows and love having players interacting with our clients when they visit our various residential locations throughout the year.

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Celebrating Life Care Volunteers

Published: 25 May 2016

Life Care celebrated National Volunteer Week 9th - 15th May with 100 of our Volunteers at a lunch at Pavilion on the Park on Friday 13th May.

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Life Care Family Day

Published: 25 May 2016

 Life Care hosted the Adelaide Crows at a Family Day at Parkrose Village.
 
A gathering of more than 150 clients, families and friends shared the experience with guest appearances from Adelaide Crows footballers Eddie Betts and Andy Otten.

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