Carers Day Off

Carers Day Off

We understand the importance for carers to feel supported in their vital role. This includes having a much-needed break or time away to focus on their own health and wellbeing. If you have found yourself saying no to social events, not getting enough exercise or losing touch with your own sense of well-being because you are a carer for an…

Interim Bundles

Interim Bundles

At Southern Plus, our range of in-home health and wellness services help you to remain independent and stay living in the place you love most – home.   We know that when people have been in hospital, their recovery is faster when they choose to recover at home.   That’s where we are a bit different to other providers. We…

2018 Care and Ageing Expo

2018 Care and Ageing Expo

  Southern Plus spent the weekend at the Care and Ageing Expo held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.   The expo was a showcase of products, services, technology, information and education and provided an opportunity for people to have an informed choice about aged care. With a focus on innovation, there were over 80 exhibitors on show and…

Observations from the finish line

Observations from the finish line

Someone I admire and respect described life once as a race. It’s a great description and one that has relevance for us no matter our age. I used to imagine the race to be a sprint, but I am more inclined these days to view it as a marathon. My efforts, lately, have placed me at the finish line in many respects. I work now in aged care, or more specifically in pastoral care in aged care. I get to join people for part of their race, especially as they near the finish line. Perhaps it might help to share some observations from there.

Staying strong on your feet

Staying strong on your feet

Did you know that in Australia each year, nearly one quarter of people over 60 will experience a fall, with some resulting in serious injury? I’d like to share with you some tips to keep you strong and on your feet as  I have many clients who come to me after having experienced a serious fall. I see first hand…