Live independently at home

Just like Tom and Maureen, all you have to do is ask.

2020 National HESTA Excellence Awards

ECH Wins Outstanding Organisation Award

ECH is proud to be announced a winner in the 2020 National Hesta Excellence Awards category of Outstanding Organisation.


To have a good life until the very end

All you have to do is ask ECH.



A new vibrant, vertical village at Smart Road Modbury featuring 77 2-bedroom apartments.

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Make the move today!

Check out the current ECH vacant units.


Discover the Possibilities

Stay Independent with ECH Essential Care™

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 Encore Apartments

A new vertical village at Modbury featuring 77 spacious 2-bedroom apartments. Register your interest today!

College Grove Now Open!

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.

New Technology = Peace of Mind!

Find out about new innovative ways to help you remain living at home.

Trusted Aged Care Services 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 650 staff 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

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Embracing Diversity

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), and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


ECH Events

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.


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.


Office Locations

ECH Inc Head Office is located at 174 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063. ECH also has a number of other corporate offices located throughout metropolitan Adelaide.