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and live life in full.

Dementia Care

If you are affected by Dementia, we are here for you.

Living with dementia presents a continuous challenge.

Adjusting to rapid behavioural changes, emotional frustrations or skill loss can sometimes feel overwhelming.

The dedicated Dementia Care Team at Southern Cross Care WA work closely with your family by providing a support network that understands, appreciates, and empathises with what you’re going through.

We will share your struggles and help you find solutions that are specifically tailored to your situation.

Southern Cross Care WA is at the cutting edge of Dementia Care.  The “Positive Approach to Care” (PAC) that has been implemented across the organisation, is a leading Dementia care approach and is recognised globally.  It focuses on the skills that remain, rather than what has been lost.

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The key to survival for families affected by Dementia is to have a support network.

For the person with Dementia, they need someone to:

For carers, they need
someone to:

Our team at Southern Cross Care WA plays a vital role in helping families change, what is not working well into success, so that everyone can live life in full.

We make a positive difference to your unique situation.

Every journey with Dementia is unique because every person, family and situation is different.

Your personality, learning preferences, life experiences, and understanding of Dementia will be ever-changing and we are committed to supporting you and finding solutions tailored to your unique situation.

The Dementia Care Team at Southern Cross Care WA consists of:

By seeking our support, you will be taking advantage of a highly trained and compassionate team that will help you and your loved one thrive, survive and live life in full.

Southern Cross WA Respite Centres

Our Respite Centres offers valuable support to carers of people living with Dementia.

By creating a ‘home away from home’, our Respite Centres are an alternative to traditional services. They are warm, comfortable, and welcoming and can be used on a planned, regular basis or as an emergency service.

Our Respite Centres also offer Carer Support Sessions. 

These are designed to help people in similar situations connect and learn about practical tools and resources to help you find quality and balance and live life in full.

Residential Care

Quality Residential Care from a dedicated, compassionate, and supportive Dementia Care team.

All our specialist Residential Care facilities are designed to help our Dementia Care residents live life in full. 

In addition to the spacious rooms, each of our facilities are specially designed for activities, socialisation, and family visits, as well as create an environment more like home.

Residents with Dementia Care receive:

Southern Cross Care WA provides the best quality Dementia Care and Residential Care accommodation throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia.

FAQs

Dementia Care:  Our Dementia Care team provide a range of services to support and educate people living with all forms of Dementia (including Alzheimer’s Disease), as well as their families and carers. Respite Care:  We offer a range of flexible Respite Care Options to suit you and your loved one’s needs, including:

Southern Cross Care WA has nine Residential Care facilities designed to help our Dementia Care residents live life in full.

Please visit the map to find the nearest Residential Care facility.

The cost will depend on the type of Dementia Care, Respite Care or Residential Care you choose and your eligibility for Government funding. Southern Cross Care WA also offers casual and ongoing private care. To find out more about pricing, please contact us.

You may be eligible for Government-subsidised Dementia Care depending on your needs and preferences.

Southern Cross Care WA can help you find out what services are available and ensure you receive the best Dementia Care package.

To find out if you are eligible for Dementia Care, including Respite Care and Residential Care, you must be assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).

Please contact your GP for an assessment.

Southern Cross Care WA is at the cutting edge of Dementia Care. 

The “Positive Approach to Care” (PAC) that has been implemented across the organisation, is a leading Dementia care approach and is recognised globally. 

By seeking our support, you will be taking advantage of a highly trained and compassionate team that will help you and your loved one thrive, survive and live life in full.

We’re here to guide and can assist you with selecting the best options for you.

Please contact us regarding Dementia Care, Respite Care or Residential Care by completing the form or by one of the following:
Phone:  1800 986 758
Email:  info@scrosswa.org.au
Physical Address:  15 Rowe Avenue, RIVERVALE WA 6103
Mailing Address:  PO Box 76 BURSWOOD WA 6100

Testimonial

“I support the staff, and they support me, it’s a team effort. It’s this approach, which really makes the difference. Because I can contribute to decisions about Lynette’s care, I feel included in the care process, which gives me peace of mind that this is the best place possible for Lynette."
Graham Lowe

About Southern Cross Care WA

For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care WA has been supporting the social, health and wellbeing of our ageing population and those living with Dementia Care in Western Australia.

We plan to deliver more innovative and sustainable Dementia Care, Respite Care and Residential Care facilities in the future, that support our ageing community, so they can live their lives in full with access to the services they need, as and when they are needed.

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