Anglicare SA

The Guesthouse

High-quality, daytime respite for up to 15 guests per day with a focus on wellbeing and enhancing social independence… to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals aged over 65 years and their carers.

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What the service offers

The Guesthouse, situated at Elizabeth East, is focused on making guests feel as comfortable as they would in their own home with activities facilitated under the direction of a qualified coordinator.

The Guesthouse program of activities is focused on enhancing social independence and making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and their carers.

The Guesthouse is a place where everyone is treated with respect. It is a safe place for guests to explore and be themselves. Experienced and caring staff provide a welcoming
environment and support guests in all aspects of social engagement, skills development, wellness activities and excursions.

In consultation with guests and their carers, a program of activities is developed, tailored to the individual’s health needs, social interests and personal preferences.

Our Wellness Program features:

  • Massage
  • Hairdressing
  • Exercise
  • Daily living skills

Our Social & Skills Program includes:

  • Art & craft
  • Technology
  • Indoor cinema
  • Gardening
  • Community excursions
  • Men’s shed

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided, with specific dietary requirements catered for.

Who can access the service

  • People aged 65 and older.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 50 and older.

Steps on how to access the service

Guesthouse services can be accessed through the My Aged Care gateway at www.myagedcare.gov.au or 1800 200 422. The Guesthouse is open from 8am to 5pm, Thursday to Saturday. Regular weekly or fortnightly bookings are available for half or full days, along with individual one-day only bookings.

Please contact The Guesthouse to meet with our friendly staff and make a time for a tour on (08) 8256 2132 or HCNGuesthouse@anglicaresa.com.au.

What’s new at the Guesthouse

In late December, staff and guests at the Guesthouse got into the Christmas spirit. See what happened at www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQpsuiBM1dw

Costs

Guesthouse services are accessible and affordable. The service is available via the following funding options:

  • Package Care Service – $15 per hour
  • HACC Respite Support funding – $15 per day
  • Self-Funded – $15 per hour

Please contact The Guesthouse for more information on these funding options.