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Kalgoorlie team wins Regional Achievement and Community Award

We have just received some exciting news for our Southern Cross Care Victoria Park Nursing Home in Kalgoorlie… The team was announced the winner at the Regional Achievement and Community Award on the 20th of October 2017. The award was for Prime Super Employee Excellence in Aged Care, which supports working parents re-entering the workforce.…

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Matt Fuller’s 24 hour Cycle for Telethon

This year marked 50 years for Telethons aspiring fundraiser in Western Australia. Matt Fuller, retired professional rugby league player, directs his support for Telethon by participating in a 24 hour spin bike challenge. This gruelling challenge consists of Fuller cycling solo for 24 hours straight in order to raise money for Telethon. This year marked…

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Holiday Season Recipe Ideas

With the silly season around the corner, we thought we would celebrate by giving you some delicious recipes to serve at home if you are entertaining (or even just for yourself). Let’s start with Martha Stewarts Hand Pies (yum). Easy to make and easy to eat, just serve with sauce and dig in! Ingredients: 500g…

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Sally’z Art Exhibition

Sally Bosenburg, a recovery partner in our community mental health team, held her first art exhibition on Saturday, 28 October. Sally has been drawing for years, and this year decided she would like to share her creations with others.  She uses Facebook as a platform to showcase her work. She posts photos and details of…

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A better life is closer than you think

Are you looking for a new place to call home? Are you seeking a connected and supportive community? Moving to Southern Cross Care Success Village is a move to a better life without leaving the location you know and love. Set amongst landscaped gardens, there are a range of beautifully designed two and three-bedroom homes…

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Ivy’s 100th Birthday at Margaret Hubery House

We would like to wish a very special Happy Birthday to one of our residents at our Margaret Hubery House. Ivy Fielder celebrated her 100th birthday last month on the 28th of August. Ivy’s daughter, Rosemary Fielder, has kindly contributed to some beautiful stories about her past that we would love to share. “Ivy’s favourite…

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Homemade Granola Recipe

Do you love granola for breakfast but are wary of the high fat and sugar content from most store-bought options? The solution? Make your own, delicious, crunchy granola at home. This recipe is loaded with nuts and seeds to keep you fuller for longer. Pair it with some fresh fruit and Greek yogurt for a…

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Same Face Promise

Receiving a little extra help from someone you know and trust is the single most important way we help our clients enjoy a life in full in the place they love best. Home. This week, Southern Plus has launched our new Same Face Promise. What does this mean for you? It means a regular Support…

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Zesty Beetroot Salad

Wake up your taste buds with this fresh and zingy beetroot salad. The sharp mustard, warming pepper and vibrant lime make this salad perfect to prepare for the upcoming summer weather. Serves: 2         Prep time: 10 minutes              Cooking time: less than 5 minutes You’ll need for the dressing: Juice 1 lime 1 tsp wholegrain mustard…

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Flag raising event brings community together

On Monday the 18th of September, Southern Cross Care’s, Victoria Park Kalgoorlie, welcomed the local community to watch the raising of both the Australian and Aboriginal Flags at their nursing home. Joining Victoria Park’s staff and residents were members of the local community and notable local dignitaries, including John Bowler, Mayor of Kalgoorlie Boulder and…

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