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About Us

Para Hills Residential Care is a family owned 60 bed Residential Aged Care Facility established in Para Hills, Adelaide August 1983.

Our Director of Nursing and her extensive team made up of a Registered Nurse on duty at all times plus our dedicated Enrolled Nurses, a Continence Nurse, Personal Carers, Diversional Therapists, Physiotherapist Assistants and a number of visiting Allied Health Professionals including Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Podiatrists, Speech Pathologists, Dental and Hearing Services are committed to meeting the present and future requirements of our community.

  • A passionate stable team focused on creating a friendly homelike community atmosphere;
  • A long term program to develop large, spacious and sunlight filled internal living spaces;
  • Secure, safe and easily accessible outdoor areas;
  • Delicious fresh home cooked meals prepared daily by our qualified cooks who work with consulting Dieticians catering to our residents individual dietary, cultural and religious needs;
  • Maintain a consistent loyal long term staff group committed to continuous improvement of their skills and ongoing professional education;
  • A dedicated Diversional Therapy team to cater for residents individual lifestyle needs, promoting fun, friendship and freedom.
  • We provide extensive and regular in house entertainment such as theme days, concerts, dance troupes, plus bus trips, zoo visits, library visits, river cruises, casino trips and more;
  • Secure outdoor sensory garden with daily Sundowner program;
  • A comprehensive Physiotherapy Program catering for both remedial and rehabilitation needs providing treatment 4 days a week as well as developing exercise programs and rehabilitation plans with our dedicated physiotherapy assistants;
  • Side by side bedrooms for couples or siblings;
  • Hairdressing Salon;
  • On site Laundry, Cleaning and Maintenance Services;
  • Pet Therapy visits by external volunteers;
  • Year round Respite Care placements;
  • Weekly Multi Faith religious services;
  • An ‘Open Door’ policy for easy access to all management.
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  • A belief by management and staff that they are privileged to be working for residents in their home.
  • A belief by action that each of our residents welfare is of paramount importance.
  • Everyone living, visiting and working here is to be treated with respect and dignity with understanding of each person’s diverse cultural needs.
  • Anyone entering and working here is entitled to feel safe and secure.
  • Everyone is able to have a say and be heard.
  • Bullying or discrimination of any form will not be tolerated and no one will be subject to such behavior.
  • Every staff member will work with professionalism and honesty and be personally accountable for their conduct.
  • Staff members who continuously seek improvement, take pride in their work, take leadership and have a strong work ethic are valued and will be nurtured.
  • Loyalty and trust has always and will continue to be valued and nurtured.
  • A workplace that provides all staff with opportunities and a happy safe environment.
  • In the early 1980’s Dr Bruno Rositano was invited and then successfully applied to the Australian Government to establish a new high care nursing home for the under serviced northern suburbs.
  • With the local Para Hills pharmacist Mr Colin Prisk, Uncle Sam (a resident here in his later years) older civil engineer brother Tony and younger sister Rosanne a large land parcel at 50 Kesters Road, Para Hills West was purchased.
  • The original 35 bed high care nursing home was home to its first resident Mrs Freda L Height from South Brighton, South Australia on the 1st of August 1983.
  • Today, with 25 beds added in 2006 and 2015 on additional land purchased in the 1990′s, we are still a proud South Australian family owned aged care facility.
  • The current owners comprise a partnership of two sisters, lawyer Rosanne Rositano and dentist Dr Silvana Rositano and two brother’s civil engineer Tony Rositano and architect Lello Rositano.
  • In 2023, our 40th year, Para Hills Residential Care enjoys an established and trusted reputation having looked after over 870 frail and elderly South Australians along with their families and friends.
  • In 2025, we are planning to add another 15 beds to satisfy our long term development plan to service the needs of our local area well into the future.