Southern Cross Care News

May 13, 2024
International Nurses Day

Aged Care|Events|Residential Care

Celebrating our extraordinary nurses this International Nurses Day

As we celebrate International Nurses Day, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our extraordinary nurses at Southern Cross Care (WA). International Nurses Day is celebrated on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. On this significant day, we recognise the invaluable contributions that nurses make to our communities and […]

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October 30, 2023

Aged Care|Events|Residential Care

Creating intergenerational connections to reduce isolation 

Intergenerational visits between children and aged care residents are not only a heart-warming initiative but one with profound benefits for both the elderly and the young. The simple joy and laughter that children bring naturally uplifts the mood of older people, often diminishing feelings of loneliness or boredom.    In celebration of International Day of the […]

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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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October 4, 2018

Aged Care|Events|Residential Care

Frank Prendergast House hosts annual art exhibition

As part of Dementia Week, on September 19th SCC’s Frank Prendergast House (FPH) hosted its annual art exhibition for residents, friends and family with 75 pieces of residents’ artwork on display. Each of the 18 residents who participated in the exhibition received a certificate and a small potted plant. All guests and residents were also […]

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