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Affordable housing for over 55’s a step closer at Ridgewood

A range of affordable housing options for over 55’s at Ridgewood, being developed by Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC) in partnership with the Department of Communities, became another step closer to reality after the formal announcement today by the Minister for Housing, the Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA.  The first stage of the development,…

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Southern Cross Kalgoorlie wins Regional Achievement Award

Jessie Ho, Head of Residential Care presents cheque to Kalgoorlie’s Victoria Park Nursing Home Southern Cross Care (SCC), one of Western Australia’s leading aged care providers, has been recognised with a national Regional Achievement and Community Award. SCC’s Kalgoorlie-based team won the Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award on Friday night, thanks to initiatives…

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New buses for Southern Cross Care

Residents from Southern Cross Care’s  (SCC) Success Retirement Village and Frank Prendergast House can enjoy being able to get out and about, and remain connected to the local community thanks to the purchase of two new buses. The buses, which are driven by SCC volunteers, will be used across all of SCC’s villages and residential…

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Southern Cross Care launches new health and wellness brand in WA

Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC), one of Western Australia’s leading providers of quality care, health and lifestyle services has launched a new brand – Southern Plus – which will offer the next generation in health and wellness. SCC Acting CEO, Jane O’Halloran said SCC had developed Southern Plus in response to clients’ increasingly complex…

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Preparing the Elderly for Summer

During summer we are all at risk of dehydration however if you are older you are at more risk of severe heat stress and dehydration. During a heatwave it is vital to monitor fluid intake to ensure you drink cold drinks regularly, such as water and fruit juice. Tea, coffee and alcohol should be avoided.…

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Children’s Book on Dementia Launched

A Southern Cross staff member’s daily contact with the anguish which dementia causes to families has culminated in the launch today (September 26) of a moving children’s book on the subject. Sheryl Munday, a nursing home manager, said she was driven to produce the book after witnessing the confusion experienced by children with relatives suffering…

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