Living in Good Company with RSL Care SA

RSL Care SA is a proud not for profit charitable care provider serving the veteran and wider community for 100 years, celebrating our centenary in 2015.

We offer a number of options for residential aged care, retirement living and affordable housing in various locations throughout South Australia.

Our mission is to support veterans, their dependents and the broader Australian community through a range of integrated retirement living and aged care services.

The source of RSL Care SA’s origins in 1915 was to provide accommodation and care for diggers returning from World War 1 requiring recuperation and assistance with daily life. Today, RSL Care SA continues to provide accommodation and care services for older veterans and Australian’s, as well as being the principal funder for Homes for Heroes, a program providing housing for contemporary veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

RSL Care SA has a wide range of retirement living options co-located with residential aged care at the War Veterans Home site in the leafy eastern suburb of Myrtle Bank with access to a variety of services and support.

You can be assured you’ll be living in good company with RSL Care SA.

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A special thanks to our contributors

Jill Donaldson


Jill has been practicing as a clinical physiotherapist for 30 years. For the last 13 years she has worked solely in the Aged Care sector in more than 50 metropolitan and regional facilities. Jill has also toured care facilities in the US and Africa and is a passionate advocate for both the residents in aged care and the staff who care for them. She researches and writes for DCM Media.

Chris Baynes

DCM Media, agedcare101

Chris has been a journalist and publisher in the retirement village and aged care sectors for 11 years. He has visited over 250 retirement villages and 50 aged care facilities both within Australia and internationally. Chris is a regular speaker at industry conferences plus is a frequent radio commentator.

Annie Donaldson

Nurse and Carer

Annie has a long career in both nursing and the media. She has planned and co-ordinated the medical support from both international TV productions and major stadium events. In recent years she has been a primary family carer plus involved in structured carer support.