Southern Cross Care News

June 11, 2024
brian standing with moped for men's health week

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Spotlighting men’s wellbeing during Men’s Health Week

This Men’s Health Week, we are spotlighting our services and communities that have empowered many of our male clients and residents to live happy and healthy lives. Men’s Health Week serves as a critical reminder of the importance of addressing both the physical and emotional wellbeing of men, highlighting areas where support and community can […]

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May 30, 2024
World MS Day - Nicole's story

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Celebrating World MS Day: Nicole’s Journey

Nicole’s Journey and our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion  Today, we celebrate World MS Day, a Global Day of Action to raise awareness for the multiple sclerosis (MS) community and campaign for everyone affected by MS. The 2024-2025 theme, Diagnosis, focuses on advocating for early and accurate diagnosis, highlighting the barriers people face, and sharing personal […]

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May 24, 2024
Schizophrenia

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Spotlight on Schizophrenia

For Phil and many people like him, living with schizophrenia is a constant battle that affects every part of his day.  Diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teenager, Phil openly speaks about the challenges he faces living with the condition, which he describes as a “cruel disease.”   “It’s not easy, but I’ve learned to live with […]

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May 22, 2024
National Volunteer Week

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Celebrating our volunteers this National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week and is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. It celebrates the diverse passions and talents everyone brings to volunteering. This year’s theme is ‘Something for Everyone,’ highlighting that there is a place for everyone in the world of volunteering.  Over the past year, we have been fortunate to have […]

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May 13, 2024
International Nurses Day

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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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May 5, 2024
Laughter

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The benefits of Laughter Yoga

You may have heard the saying ‘laughter is the best medicine’, but did you know a daily dose of laughter has many health benefits and can be a great form of aerobic exercise? Faulkner Park Village resident Janni Goss says her life changed for the better when she decided to prioritise her health and wellbeing […]

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April 22, 2024
lemon delicious

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Lemon Delicious

Every day, Southern Cross Care (WA) (SCC (WA)) employees make an extraordinary difference in the lives of the people we support. But what does it mean to make an extraordinary difference? It’s not about grand gestures or big acts; sometimes, it’s the simple things that have the most profound impact. It’s about taking the time […]

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March 19, 2024

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National Advance Care Planning Week 2024

When is the best time to discuss aged care with a loved one? Aging and aged care are difficult topics for many families, and it’s very common for people to avoid thinking about and discussing where they plan to live as they begin to need more help and care. But by avoiding a conversation about […]

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March 8, 2024

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Celebrating inclusion on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is about celebrating women’s achievements and advocating for women’s inclusion and equity. The theme this year is Inspire Inclusion. At SCC (WA), we Inspire Inclusion every day by working to create an environment that celebrates inclusion and recognises the unique contributions each person brings to our community. Through awareness, flexible working options, […]

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July 14, 2023

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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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