• Celebrating 110 years of care in Western Australia

    Celebrating 110 years of care in Western Australia

    We are pleased to announce that this year we are celebrating 110 years of caring for Western Australians. From our humble beginnings as a small district nursing service in 1905, today we provide care to 84,000 people every year across Australia.

  • Expanding palliative care into Peel

    Expanding palliative care into Peel

    People in the Peel region of Western Australia will have access to an expanded and enhanced palliative care service when Silver Chain begins operating in the area.

  • Providing a gateway to better health for the homeless

    Providing a gateway to better health for the homeless

    Our vision is to help homeless people access crucial health care services and a partnership with St Patrick’s Community Support Centre can help us make this vision a reality.

  • Consumer Directed Care starts 1 July

    Consumer Directed Care starts 1 July

    On 1 July 2015, home care in Australia will change. These changes are part of the Federal Government’s Living Longer, Living Better aged care reforms and are all about creating a fair and equitable aged care system for older people.

  • Centre clients get social

    Centre clients get social

    Silver Chain’s Centre Based Day Care Centres in Mandurah and Fremantle have undergone a name change, with the new title of Social Centre set to be launched to the community in the coming months.

  • Silver Chain moves into Mackay

    Silver Chain moves into Mackay

    Silver Chain is continuing to expand its reach and impact in Queensland with the commencement of a new Hospital in the Home (HITH) service in Mackay during March.

  • Diabetes education pilot

    Diabetes education pilot

    Thanks to funding from WA Country Health Service and the Perpetual Foundation, Silver Chain has been able to pilot an innovative diabetes education service for clients of the Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation in South Hedland, Western Australia.

  • New look Eucla Health Centre reopens

    New look Eucla Health Centre reopens

    One of Silver Chain’s most remote health centres at Eucla, on the border of Western Australia and South Australia, was officially re-opened by Federal member for O’Connor, Rick Wilson during March.

  • Nine steps to reduce your risk of falls

    Nine steps to reduce your risk of falls

    Slips, trips and falls can happen to anyone but unfortunately, falls and their associated injuries are a serious health issue and are the leading cause of injury hospitalisation for older people.

  • Clients recognised for participation

    Clients recognised for participation

    We want our clients, carers and other members of the community to be involved in the evaluation, design and continuous improvement of our services and over the past six months, we’ve been inviting people to register to do just that.

  • Thanks for your support

    Thanks for your support

    Welcome to our Silver Chain Newsletter Winter 2015. We'd like to thank many people for the support that we have received during this period. Find out more!

  • Donating just got easier

    Donating just got easier

    Donating to Silver Chain just got easier. If you have a smartphone, laptop or tablet you can donate anytime, anywhere via our website.

  • Your feedback counts

    Your feedback counts

    If you currently receive services or are a former client, family member, advocate or unpaid carer, the Silver Chain Group welcomes your suggestions on how we can improve our services.