Ru Rua Nursing Home opened in North Adelaide in 1978. It provided convalescent care for children and adults. In 1981 Estcourt House at Grange was renovated. When children were moved to the upgraded premises from North Adelaide, Estcourt House became known as the Ru Rua Nursing Home. Ru Rua Nursing Home closed in 1989.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'DIRC - Timeline 1900-1999', in History of Disability in South Australia, Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc, 2007, http://web.archive.org/web/20140223025317/http://history.dircsa.org.au/1900-1999/timeline-1900-1999/.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 6 May 2014, Last modified: 1 November 2017