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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.

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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. Carers should also make sure the older person has a phone that will work during a power failure.

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SCC Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship Winner 2016

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Errol Turner, CEO Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. with scholarship winner Lucy Aslin

Lucy Aslin has been awarded The Southern Cross Care Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship to continue her studies in Nursing at The University of Notre Dame Australia.

Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. celebrate 50 years

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2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC).

As a not for profit organisation, Southern Cross Homes was created by a group of men from the Order of the Knights of the Southern Cross in 1966 who shared a common desire to improve the lives of frail and vulnerable people in Western Australia.

Germanus Kent wins aged care award for Aboriginal pastoral care

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To listen to a podcast of Rosemary Hogan, Head of Residential Care at SCC talking about our award winning pastoral care approach click here.

Germanus Kent House in Broome has been recognised by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency for its Galiya Mabudyan, or “Life is good”, pastoral care approach designed to meet the needs of Aboriginal residents.

SCC Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship Winner 2015

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Errol Turner, CEO Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. with scholarship winner Monique Caridi

Monique Caridi has been awarded the Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc.’s most Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship to study at The University of Notre Dame, Australia.

New Chairman of the Board for Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc.

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At the October 2015 Board meeting, Mr Brad Prentice was appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board for Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC).  

Southern Cross Care Offering Much Needed Time Out for Carers

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New social networking groups are being introduced to Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc.’s (SCC) respite and dementia services program.  The monthly support sessions offer carers of people living with dementia the opportunity to access much needed dementia clinical support, meet and connect with like-minded people and build a supportive, long-term network within their local community.