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May 10, 2021

ECH teams up with Active Ageing Australia in new partnership

Leading South Australian ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) has teamed up with Active Ageing Australia in a bid to develop and enhance its work in promoting the importance of older Australians maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. ECH Chief Executive Dr David Panter said that the two organisations were highly aligned through their respective vision and values of empowerment, wellbeing and independence. “ECH and Active Ageing Australia are both not-for-profits promoting healthy and active lifestyles in the community, so the decision to embark on a partnership was an obvious one.” “One of our key philosophies at ECH is ensuring our clients are provided with every opportunity to enjoy an active and fulfilling life to support their desire to live confidently and independently at home for longer, and this partnership will create even more opportunity in this space.” Active Ageing Australia has a proud 40-year history in supporting lifelong physical activity to optimise independence, health, well-being and quality of life. It works both locally and nationally to build capacity and advocate for greater investment to support older Australians to remain physically active. Active Ageing Australia President Laura Perdue said its evidence-based resources, programs and workforce development initiatives would embed seamlessly into the broad range of exercise and wellness programs that ECH runs. “We are thrilled to partner with such an influential organisation in ECH. Its work in empowering people to lead healthy and fulfilling lives is fully aligned to our core values and ethos. “Ensuring people remain connected…

January 27, 2021

Alberton Art Trail Wins Australia Day Award

The Alberton Art Trail has won the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Australia Day Award for Best Event. The joint project from The Pear Coffeehouse and leading South Australian ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home), features a walking trail of art created with Alberton residents exploring the meaning, experiences, memories and future of ‘HOME’.

October 22, 2020

What Makes Us So Uncomfortable When A Resident Wants To Take A Risk With Their Life?

Leading South Australian ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) has today announced that accomplished Adelaide business leader and Board Director, Rosina Hislop has been appointed Chair of the organisation.

October 8, 2020

An Innovative Union

In an innovative step for the industry, Leading South Australian ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) has acquired one of Australia’s leading aged care start-ups, Billy. Read more...

October 5, 2020

Uncap the care and let elderly stay put

IT has taken the COVID pandemic to enable telehealth to be recognised as a key part of a modern health care system. Read more...

August 26, 2020

‘Billy’ helping keep the elderly at home

ECH Chief Executive Dr David Panter recently talked to The Wire explaining the importance of technology in aged care and how the new Billy technology enables older people to stay living independently at home.