Southern Cross Care News

August 8, 2023

Events|Residential Care

Oldest Southern Cross Care resident Lillian turns 107

Born on 7 August 1916, Lillian is our oldest resident at Southern Cross Care (WA). She grew up in England and immigrated to Australia with her husband in the early 1950s. On arrival in Australia the couple moved to Melbourne and lived in the Camberwell and Box Hill area. Lillian now lives at SCC (WA)’s […]

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August 7, 2023

Aged Care|Careers

Celebrating our extraordinary people this Aged Care Employee Day

At Southern Cross Care (WA), our people are at the heart of our organisation. Today, and every day, they make an extraordinary impact to the lives of the clients and residents we care for – and for that, we say a heartfelt thank you. From nurses to personal care workers, allied health professionals to lifestyle […]

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August 1, 2023

News, Aged Care|Events|Volunteers

Contribute to shaping the future of aged care services 

Southern Cross Care (WA) are seeking consumer input into our aged care service model and design. We want to plan for a future aged care model and design that is: We would like to hear consumers ideas and opinions about what is important to them, both in the way care is managed and organised, and […]

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July 25, 2023

Aged Care|Media release, Aged Care|Residential Care

Southern Cross Care (WA) is proud to affirm the rights and needs of LGBTIQ+ people in aged care

Joint Statement between LGBTIQ+ Health Australia and Australia’s Aged Care Sector on LGBTQI+ rights in aged care. Part of the statement reads: “It is everybody’s business − across all aged care services throughout Australia − to ensure that the rights and freedoms of LGBTI older people are upheld. This requires inclusive and respectful aged care […]

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July 14, 2023

Uncategorized, Aged Care|News

Celebrate the extraordinary impact of our people this Aged Care Employee Day

Everyday Southern Cross Care (WA) (SCC(WA)) aged care workers support people to live an extraordinary life connected to communities.   Every individual at SCC (WA) plays a significant role in making a meaningful difference to our resident’s and client’s lives. From nurses to personal care workers, allied health professionals to lifestyle coordinators, hospitality teams, drivers, cooks, […]

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May 26, 2023

News, Events

National Reconciliation Week 2023

Today marks the start of National Reconciliation Week 2023. The theme for National Reconciliation Week 2023, Be a Voice for Generations, urges all Australians to use their power, their words, and their actions to create a more just, equitable and reconciled country for all. At Southern Cross Care (WA) we know our country’s past cannot […]

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May 26, 2023

News, Home Care

Home Care clients and families invited to join discussion group

Home Care clients and families invited to join discussion groups   How will research be conducted?    Research will be conducted in two stages which will include discussion groups, telephone interviews and an online survey.   Stage 1 – Discussion Groups  The discussion groups will be held at the SSC Tony Quinlan Respite Centre, the SCC Donovan Respite […]

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May 18, 2023

Aged Care|Media release

Housing the Elderly Homeless at Villa Pelletier  

For most of us, having a roof over our heads, a full fridge and access to a shower is a given, but unfortunately it is something many people go without. These basic needs shouldn’t be a luxury. Everyone deserves safe and secure housing, no matter their age, demographic or financial status.    Sadly, elderly people […]

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April 11, 2023

Aged Care|Events|Residential Care

Connect the 40%

We know that as people get older they can become lonely due to change in lifestyle, loss of independence and mobility, and even a lack of connection with family and the wider community. But did you know up to 40% of older people living in residential aged care homes do not receive regular visitors? In […]

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April 6, 2023

Events, Volunteers

Consumer Advisory Committee

Expressions of interest are now open for Southern Cross Care (WA)’s new Consumer Advisory Committee We are seeking interested clients, residents, carers and family members to join our Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC). Nominations are now open! Would you like to be a part of improving the aged care, mental health and retirement living sectors? Would […]

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December 22, 2022

Aged Care|News

Nominations for the 2023 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open!

Nominations for the 2023 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open! We are inspired by the work our extraordinary nursing staff do to provide the best care for our residents and think we have many worthy recipients. Our nursing staff not only play a vital role in responding to the health needs of […]

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April 4, 2022

Care Advice|Southern Plus

Accessing home care – the ‘how to’

As you age, living independently in your own home can become more difficult. If you’re finding it harder to do the things you used to, support at home might be just what you need. Home care refers to the wide range of services that support the independence of over 65s to age well in the […]

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