Melinda shares her experience of her aunt’s stay at Margaret Hubery House

Elaine Chapman moved into Margaret Hubery House in August 2015. She had always been fiercely independent and...

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Lionel in sidecar

Lionel’s sidecar adventure

Frank Prendergast House resident, Lionel Hollands had the chance to relive his sidecar-racing career with a spin...

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Living well with Arthritis

1 in 6 Australians have arthritis. That’s approximately 4 million people.   Do your joints ache more...

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Safe Space Art Exhibition

Are you are looking for something fun to do this weekend? To celebrate @MentalHealthWeekWA, why not visit...

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Artwork exhibition at nursing home

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...

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Senior man with GP

Success Retirement Village residents to benefit from new on-site Health and Wellness Clinic

Residents at Southern Cross Care’s (SCC) Success Retirement Village are set to benefit from access to convenient...

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Happy multi-generational family

SCC launches new real estate business

Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. is excited to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative, Southern...

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Graham and Lynette

Transcending dementia through love and support

Happily married for 55 years, Graham 77 and his wife Lynette 76 have enjoyed a long and...

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What is dementia?

What is dementia? Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a number of illnesses...

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Come and meet the neighbours!

Come and meet the neighbours!   Retirement is a new beginning to be enjoyed – one where...

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Intergenerational Group at JDH

Intergenerational group at Jeremiah Donovan House

For the past three years, the young and the young at heart have come together at SCC’s,...

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Retired, not expired; why you should consider retirement living

Gone are the days when retirement living was tied to the stigma of rundown facilities and old-fashioned...

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Southern Cross Care to develop an innovative aged care community in Ballajura

Southern Cross Care is excited to announce the development of an innovative aged care community in Ballajura....

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Bunnings visit at Frank Prendergast House

Bunnings Workshop at Frank Prendergast House

Bunnings Cockburn recently visited Frank Prendergast House in Success for a gardening activity. The visit was combined...

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Southern Cross Care stalls at the 2018 Care & Ageing Expo

2018 Care and Ageing Expo

Southern Cross Care spent the weekend at the Care and Ageing Expo held at the Perth Convention...

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Staying healthy in winter

While the cooler weather is often a welcome change for all of us after the warmer summer...

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Ross Bartlett

Resident Feature: Ross Bartlett

88 year old Ross Bartlett has been living at Thomas Perrott Village for the past 12 months,...

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Raising a cuppa at Southern Cross Care WA

Success retirement village hosted ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ in aid of Cancer Council; $3,260 raised taking fundraising total...

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Football gives Stephen ‘a new lease of life’

A Wanneroo mother has hailed a Football West program which she says has given her son “a new...

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Tony Quinlan Respite Centre open day highlights benefits of respite care

On Thursday 10 May, Southern Plus’ Tony Quinlan Respite Centre in Hilton hosted an open day for...

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How Harry found his calling through volunteering

A chat at a party two years ago was the trigger for a young student to change...

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Southern Cross Care salutes our Anzac heroes

Residents, family members and staff at Southern Cross Care locations across Western Australia commemorated Anzac Day (25...

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What to consider when choosing a retirement village

There are many benefits to living in a retirement village including being in a community of like-minded...

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What’s good for your heart is good for your head!

Some of the strongest evidence about maintaining your brain links brain health to heart health.  Even though...

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Baby, its hot out there!

Although so far Perth’s summer has been relatively mild, we can still expect some hot weather this...

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Don’t let dementia stop you celebrating love this Valentines Day

By Ro Hogan – Head of Clinical Services  In my role at Southern Cross Care, I often...

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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...

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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),...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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