Melbourne Archbishop marks beginning of Southern Cross Care (Vic) and Mercy Health's shared mission
8 September 2017
Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart blessed the Southern Cross Care (Vic) Support Services Office in Hughesdale on 7 September to acknowledge the organisation's shared mission with Mercy Health.
Support our 2017 Tax Appeal
21 June 2017
Help us make a difference to the lives of older Victorians by supporting our tax appeal for 2017. All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.
Launch of new home-based dementia advisory service
23 January 2017
Southern Cross Care (Vic) has launched a new Dementia Advisory Service in the southern metropolitan region of Melbourne for people living with dementia and their carers.
Southern Cross Care (Vic) and Mercy Health to explore possible merger
14 December 2016
Southern Cross Care (Vic) has signed an agreement to explore a possible merger with Mercy Health, potentially creating the largest aged and home care provider of its kind in Victoria.
Southern Cross Care (Vic) wins Organisation Award at 2016 ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards
6 October 2016
Southern Cross Care (Vic) took home the Organisation Award at the 2016 ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards for its 'Valuing Every Person' philosophy of care.
Southern Cross Care (Vic) is now a White Ribbon Workplace
20 June 2016
Southern Cross Care (Vic) has been accredited as a White Ribbon Workplace on 15 June 2016, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to men's violence against women.
Southern Cross Care (Vic) wins Outstanding Organisation Award at 2015 Hesta Aged Care Awards
30 September 2015
Southern Cross Care (Vic) has been honoured with the top accolade by winning the Outstanding Organisation Award for our Employee Development and Empowerment Program at the 2015 HESTA Aged Care Awards.
Inquiry into end of life choices – Southern Cross Care (Vic)'s response
1 August 2015
Read Southern Cross Care (Vic)'s response to the "Inquiry into end of life choices".
Good receipes for people with Alzeimer's
1 July 2015
Don't give me eggs that bounce: 118 cracking recipes for people with Alzheimer’s is a breakthrough cookbook that was recently launched by Maggie Beer. It celebrates older people, people with dementia and those with eating difficulties by offering nutritious food across a range of dietary needs.
Alzheimer’s Australia video to reduce stigma
1 Feburary 2015
Alzheimer’s Australia launches new video challenging Australians to end dementia stigma and create dementia-friendly communities.
Awards Success for Southern Cross Care
1 December 2014
Southern Cross Care (Vic) is excited by the recognition that has been provided to our organisation and staff through recent sector awards, including the LASA Organisation Award for Excellence and the ACSA State Volunteer Award.
Southern Cross Care (Vic) pilots China cross-cultural exchange
27 June 2014
Southern Cross Care (Vic) recently sent ten staff comprising care workers, nurses and managers to Changchun, China, to share Australian best practice in aged care with the Changchun Medical College and Be Loved Nursing Home.
Official MP3 research launch
3 September 2013
A world-first study into the effect music played on a MP3 has on the carers of people living with dementia has found it to be a significant coping strategy.
Southern Cross Care (Vic)’s response to Lateline report on aged care crisis
This is Southern Cross Care (Vic)'s response to ABC's Lateline program aired on 15 July 2013, which painted a very grim and alarming picture of aged care in Australia.