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New Chair at ACH Group Having served on the ACH Group Board for more than 10 years, most recently as Deputy Chair, Mary Patetsos’ elevation follows the retirement of outgoing Chairman Geoff Holdich.

ACH Group welcomed Mary Patetsos to the position of Board Chair earlier this year.

Mary is looking forward to building on ACH Group’s 65-plus year history as a leader and innovator in aged and disability care. “It is my firm belief that older South Australians from all backgrounds should have the opportunity to

Healthia vision coming to life ACH Group is moving ahead with plans to develop a new health and wellness precinct in the City of Playford. To be known as Healthia, the $35 million precinct will sit alongside the Lyell McEwin Hospital in a dedicated health zone. The unique development will combine residential, medical, restorative and other health, wellbeing and support services for people aged 50 years plus and younger people with a

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disability, along with education and training facilities. The heart of the precinct will be ACH Group’s flagship ViTA development, a 4,940 square metre state-of-the-art health, aged care, teaching and research facility modelled on the internationally innovative concept ViTA, at Daw Park.

live at home for as long as possible, or in high quality care homes as needed. All should receive support if and when required that takes into account their individual needs and respects cultural traditions, culture and music. For more than 65 years ACH Group has led the way in creating opportunities for all South Australians to live good lives, and I am excited about the possibilities that lie ahead.”

Find out more at achgroup.org.au/ key-initiatives/ healthia

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