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New General Manager for Southern Cross Care WA

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC), one of the largest and leading aged care providers in WA today announced that Chief Property Officer, Ms Rita Sheridan has been promoted to General Manager of Property.

Ms Sheridan has managed the Projects and Asset Management team since 2007. She held the responsibility for the SCC Property portfolio which included developments, sales and asset management.


New South Wales Provider Wins ‘Most Outstanding Specialised Business’ Award

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

New South Wales aged care provider Huntingdon Gardens has won the “most outstanding specialised business” category in the St George Business Awards for 2013.

The Bexley-based provider was judged over two stages and won against 80 nominated businesses. The first stage involved the community voting among the 80 nominees and the top five were then chosen to participate in stage two.


Resthaven Mount Gambier reaches 100 Employees

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Resthaven Mount Gambier has reached 100 employees and 20 volunteers after only two years in operation at the residential aged care facility in Mount Gambier.

The $24 million aged care facility opened in July, 2011 and is now close to capacity with 88 residents. ‘There was a real need for aged care and accommodation in the area,’ said Resthaven Mount Gambier Manager, Pam Alde.


iPhone Device Could Prevent Strokes

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Researchers at the University of Sydney have developed an iPhone app and case which measures heart rhythm, and may help aged care workers across the country to prevent strokes and heart problems in residents. Senior author of the study and Professor of Cardiology at Concord Hospital and the University of Sydney Ben Freedman, said he believed that the device and application would help those who work in aged care.


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