Eldercare is one of South Australia’s largest and most experienced not-for-profit aged care providers.
Eldercare has been caring for older South Australians since 1959.
We are a values-driven organisation affiliated with Uniting Church SA. Our culture and our service delivery is focused on our core values of respect, accountability and connection and on our purpose of delivering peace of mind with our care; this is what underpins our strategic directions and business planning. We always put purpose before profit and strive for constant improvement and innovation in our practice.
The wellbeing of our residents is central to everything we do. We recruit, train and support our staff according to our values to ensure quality resident care. We strive every day to maintain the ‘heart’ in our organisation while responding to a rigorous and evolving regulatory framework.
We are a diverse community. Our commitment to living our values everyday has created a culture that respects difference, promotes inclusion and supports everyone to feel safe and welcome.
Eldercare at a glance
Eldercare is one of South Australia’s largest and most experienced not-for-profit aged care providers with:
- Approximately 1000 residents cared for at 11 aged care homes across South Australia.
- 200 self-contained independent living units across 12 retirement villages.
- More than 1600 staff and over 350 passionate volunteers.
- An allied health service assisting over 300 clients at Eldercare’s day therapy centre in Hendon.
Purpose, values and strategic directions
Eldercare is a values-driven organisation with a clear purpose and well defined strategic directions.
Eldercare's position on aged care matters
Eldercare has strong positions on many aged care matters, many of which impact the broader South Australian aged care sector.
Board and leadership teams
Eldercare's strong, focussed leadership group sets our strategic direction and makes sure we meet our goals and achieve our potential.
ElderPRIDE is Eldercare’s commitment to supporting our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTIQ) residents, family members, staff and volunteers to ensure they feel welcomed and safe.
Media and publications
Access details to Eldercare's contact for media requests and its Eldercare Matters publications.
Donate to Eldercare
Eldercare is a not-for-profit aged care community service associated with the Uniting Church in Australia and a registered charity.