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You're Never Too Old for Technology

Showing that you are never too old to learn something new! Residents at Castra, Southern Cross Care’s aged care service in Murgon, are using technology-based Brain Trainers to engage and challenge each other and themselves. Brain Trainers is great as a one-on-one activity or for small groups. It involves long and short term memory activities…  Read more

Southern Cross Care (Qld) Staff Roster Realignment

5 July 2017 MEDIA RELEASE The recent changes to the Australian Government’s funding of aged care have forced Southern Cross Care (Qld) to review its operations. As a not-for-profit provider of aged care, Southern Cross Care takes great pride in the service it delivers, but even not-for-profit providers have to ensure ongoing operations are sustainable.…  Read more

Retirement, how it's meant to be.

Retirement really should be all about choice and hassle-free living. It truly is your time and you’ve earnt the privilege to enjoy it exactly how you wish to. Freedom to choose what you want to do and when in a friendly community setting is just that at Stretton Gardens. According to Village Manger, Kelly Krause,…  Read more

Relaxation in the perfect setting – isn’t it about time?

If it’s time to start thinking about retirement, then it’s time to start thinking about “Edens Landing Retirement Estate”. Set amongst beautifully maintained gardens with a lovely bushland backdrop, Edens Landing Retirement Estate with its convenient location is the perfect solution for a relaxed lifestyle. Here you can enjoy all the convenience of being close…  Read more

2015/2016 Annual Report

Southern Cross Care Queensland is pleased to share the news of the past year through the 2015/2016 Annual Report. In the report you will hear from our Chairman, CEO and Treasurer along with stories from our sites, staff and residents, information on programs that Southern Cross Care Queensland have participated in during the year and…  Read more

Knitting for charity

Commencing back in 2004, Noosa Waters Retirement Estate residents began the ‘Knit for Charity’ crew with 20 enthusiastic knitters. Since then many of the original group have passed away, leaving only two of the original members remaining. However, as new ladies have taken up residence the places left by the missing ones have been filled with just as much zeal. Over…  Read more

WELL and Truly Learning

Southern Cross Care (Qld) applied for WELL (Workplace English Language and Literacy) program funding in 2013 with the intention of providing opportunities for staff to gain confidence in all areas of their work life. The funding was granted in 2014 and TAFE Queensland has been working with Southern Cross Care since to provide a wide…  Read more

Viva la Vida - Live the Life - a fresh approach to retirement living

There is a major change happening quietly but rapidly in the seniors and retirement accommodation sectors. The stereotypical image of the cardigan-clad retiree gazing wistfully at a rose bush is very much a thing of the past. There is a new consumer coming through and they are more adventurous, spirited and looking for a place…  Read more

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