Vision and values

Southern Cross Care (Vic) is a respected Catholic aged care service provider that has been providing aged care services for older people throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria for nearly 50 years.

Within our Christian ethos, Southern Cross Care (Vic) is committed to serving and supporting older people and their families by:

  • making a difference in their lives
  • continuously improving the way we work
  • encouraging individual choice and independence
  • promoting integrity and dignity
  • embracing diversity.

When engaging and working with clients, their carers and families, other organisations and each other, Southern Cross Care (Vic) bases its practice on the following values:

DIGNITY

Our actions embrace the true worth of each individual client, carer, family member and member of the general community.

INTEGRITY

We demonstrate honesty, trustworthiness, and ethics in all that we do; treating others fairly and making responsible decisions.

RESPECT

We show care, compassion and consideration in the way we work with clients, their carers and families, and each other.

Why choose us?

Southern Cross Care (Vic) is a leading home care provider dedicated to helping older people stay independent and enjoying the best possible life at home.

Why choose us?

Founders

Our founders were the Knights of the Southern Cross, a lay Catholic men’s organisation with a strong social welfare focus that has existed in Australia for nearly a century.

Founders

Catholic identity

We hold firm to this heritage and ethos today. We have a particular focus on caring for older people who are living with dementia and other complex needs, regardless of their financial situation. We demonstrate our Catholic identity most profoundly in our determination to treat all people with dignity, integrity and respect. We are also...
Catholic identity