Our Stories

Kitty and Rudy's story

The right support at home has enabled Kitty Smutny to continue caring for her husband Rudy in their own home for the past four years.

 

Jim and Beth's story

When the separation proved too much to handle, Jim moved to the same aged care home that his wife, Beth, lives in.

 

Mary's story

During Mary's respite at Macleod Cottage, staff use the tablet to recite the rosary and comfort her to sleep.

 

Rozanne's story

Attending the Wellness Centre at Preston has helped Rozanne to strengthen her muscles and improve her balance.

 

Val's story

Val believes in active ageing  and proves that people living in residential care can still enjoy their favourite pastimes and live the life they want.

 

Liz's story

Our pastoral care service responds to the spiritual and religious needs of residents and clients. Here, pastoral carer, Liz, shares her experience supporting residents at Ave Maria Village aged care home.

 

Sue's story

A career in aged care can be highly rewarding, as what Sue has discovered, working as a Community Support Worker for Southern Cross Care.

 

Jan's story

A cultural exchange program to China by Southern Cross Care has provided new perspectives to Jan, a Community Support Worker, who was able to share her aged care experience with her counterparts.