Discover the Possibilities
Stay Independent with ECH
Stay who you are, where you are with tailored services and support.
Retirement Village Living
Enjoy the freedom, friendships and security of ECH retirement living.
Home Care Package Management
Dedicated care management tailored to your needs.
Welcome to Wellness!
Introducing College Grove at Walkerville, designed to provide holistic care services.
LGBTI Connect – Live your true colours
Get some help to access aged care services in a culturally safe way.
Are you a Carer?
ECH offers a range of respite options so you can confidently take a break.
ECH Care Hotel
An Australian first, the ECH Care Hotel is changing the landscape on how we can support older South Australians.
Discover our range of social activities
ECH offers a great range of social activities so you can meet likeminded people, learn new skills and regularly visit interesting destinations across metropolitan Adelaide and regional areas.
Trusted Service Provider since 1964
ECH is one of the largest integrated providers of retirement village accommodation and ageing care services in South Australia. The purpose of ECH is to promote self-determination and enable people to live confidently at home and have the best possible life as they age. All ECH programs and services are provided by more than 800 employees with a wide range of skills. The ECH team of home support workers, health professionals, maintenance teams, administrators and volunteers are committed to enabling people to live the best life possible as they age by delivering services with Integrity, Respect and Empathy. ECH is committed to providing quality services that enhance the independence of clients and has established a sound financial base to support its operational and growth aspirations.
`I see many people in my age group with walking frames and it's something that can be prevented. I feel lively and healthy, have kept a good sense of humour and my mind active.´Dorothy, Retirement Village Resident
`It’s such a perfect location, close to all the services I need and in an area I am very familiar with.´Barb, Retirement Village Resident
`The rewarding part is when you see what people who have never drawn before can achieve.´Joan, ECH Volunteer and Retirement Village Resident
`It felt right from the start...You really couldn’t find a more convenient place.´Eva, Retirement Village Resident
`The security of living in an ECH unit enables me to enjoy worry-free retirement.´Judy, Retirement Village Resident
Make a difference. Volunteer.
Volunteers have provided tremendous support to ECH ever since it was established back in 1964. Thanks to the ongoing commitment from volunteers ECH has been able to offer its clients additional support and benefits such as increased independence and the opportunity of building long-lasting friendships.
ECH sponsors a number of festivals as well as running various monthly events. These events provide a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn new skills and keep active, find out how you can get involved today.
ECH is highly committed to being inclusive of clients and staff with differing backgrounds. ECH is constantly tailoring its services to reach diverse social groups, such as culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people living with a disability. ECH both celebrates and embraces diversity. ECH is also non-faith based and welcomes people from all religious backgrounds.