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Maintaining Health Treatments

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Welcome back to Wellness!

ECH Fitness Leader Avril talks about welcoming back Allied Health Group Programs at Henley Beach, Morphett Vale and Victor Harbor ECH Wellness Centres.

Maintaining exercise is a proven and effective way to not only improve fitness, strength and balance, but also a great way to increase your overall wellbeing in body and mind.
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Welcome Back to ECH

What crafts have you taken up throughout COVID-19? ECH Complementary Therapy Coordinator Koruna believes art can be made out of anything.

 

Koruna talks about different types art and craft ideas for people to keep busy at home. You could even decorate wooden objects with decoupage, or turn old clothes into mats with some weaving.
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Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line and Hygiene Tips

Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line and Hygiene Tips

A new dedicated support line has been launched to help older people and carers with any questions or concerns they have regarding COVID-19. The line has staff available to answer questions on a range of topics including aged care and At-Home services, advice for people living with dementia during...

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Caring for Carers

Caring for Carers

There are currently 245,000 South Australians who identify as carers. The recent impact of COVID-19 and the restrictions put in place have made taking a break from a caring role more difficult and many carers may be overlooking their own wellbeing. While the ECH Short Stay Respite Centre continues...

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Nutrition Tips for a Strong Immune System

Nutrition Tips for a Strong Immune System

Eating healthy to ensure your body gets all the vitamins and minerals it needs is especially important during winter, as this helps to keep your immune system strong. ECH Dietitian Lauren Stribley provides some great tips below on how you can do this: Stay hydrated – As the cold weather hits, it...

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 10 minutes Serves: 4 *Tip: Any leftover soup can be frozen for up to 2 – 3 months Soup 50g unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 750g brown onions, peeled and sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons plain fl our 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine...

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Welcome to Retirement Living

ECH Resident Liaison Officer James talks about some of the lovely examples of kindness ECH has witnessed during COVID where family, friends and neighbours have come together to help each other.

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Welcome Back to Wellness

If you’ve always wanted to start gardening, now is a great time to observe what your garden might need and develop new gardening skills.

ECH Horticultural Therapist Dean talks about gardening possibilities that people can do while COVID-19 restrictions are being eased.

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Keep Connected Magazine

The ECH Keep Connected magazine has been put together to help clients, residents and volunteers stay connected to ECH and the broader community as we continue to deal with the impact of COVID-19. The magazine is packed full of useful information and advice on how people can stay connected, hygiene advice from SA Health, exercise and nutrition tips plus activities to do whilst you’re home and much more!