Leading the way in dementia-specific care

Leading the way in dementia-specific care

  Southern Plus East Fremantle is leading the way with the very best in dementia-specific care offering dementia-friendly residential aged care combined with exceptional memory support services.   In addition to the nurses and care teams who provide 24/7 care and support, the highly-trained dementia specialists work with residents, families, and staff to create individualised dementia care plans, reflecting residents’…

Protecting against dementia with exercise

Protecting against dementia with exercise

  Physical exercise is essential for maintaining good blood flow to the brain and may encourage new brain cell growth and survival.   Rejane Le Grange, SCC’s Dementia Services Manager said physical exercise is an important component of a care plan for clients living with dementia   “As part of our commitment to the overall health and wellbeing of our…

Minister Wyatt launches the Charter of Aged Care Rights at Southern Plus East Fremantle

Minister Wyatt launches the Charter of Aged Care Rights at Southern Plus East Fremantle

  We were pleased to welcome the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care to Southern Plus East Fremantle this morning, where he launched the Charter of Aged Care Rights.   The comprehensive new Charter covers 14 fundamental protections – from safe, quality care, to independence, information, personal privacy, control, fairness and choice.   Minister Wyatt…

Southern Plus East Fremantle welcomes pet therapy

Southern Plus East Fremantle welcomes pet therapy

  Every fortnight, residents and staff at Southern Plus East Fremantle welcome a very special furry guest, two and half-year-old therapy dog Nema, who along with her owner Julie are providing pet therapy to  Southern Plus East Fremantle residents.         The benefits of pet therapy for residents in aged care homes are widely acknowledged, with research showing…

Southern Plus East Fremantle – The best in clinical aged care

Southern Plus East Fremantle – The best in clinical aged care

At Southern Plus East Fremantle, our clients’ health, well-being and happiness is our highest priority, so we are committed to providing exceptional clinical care in a welcoming, home-like environment.   Errol Turner, Southern Cross Care CEO, said the team at Southern Plus East Fremantle had the clinical expertise to care for all residents regardless of their care needs. “Our dedicated, compassionate…

Delivering the next-generation of residential aged care

Delivering the next-generation of residential aged care

Having purchased the former Kaleeya Hospital site in 2014 from the State Government, Southern Cross Care began the redevelopment of the site in 2016, and it is due to open in 2018. Southern Cross Care CEO Errol Turner said nearly every aspect of the site is being redeveloped and renovated to create an outstanding innovative aged care centre. The key…