• Life changing wound treatment technology

    Life changing wound treatment technology

    At any given time approximately 400,000 Australians suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. Wounds of this nature can last for many months or years and have a detrimental impact on a person’s quality of life.

  • Medical care in the community

    Medical care in the community

    Did you know Silver Chain’s metropolitan Perth workforce includes a large number of highly trained doctors? The majority of these sit within multidisciplinary teams across our Hospice Care and Home Hospital programs.

  • Summer competition winner

    Summer competition winner

    In the Summer edition of Link, we invited our current clients to provide us with their mobile numbers and email addresses for the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 16GB.

  • Breaking down the barriers of social isolation

    Breaking down the barriers of social isolation

    Social isolation, or loneliness, can affect people of all age groups but as we get older we become more vulnerable because of the social, economic and health changes that often happen later in life – changes that may result in a decline in the quality and quantity of relationships.

  • Social Centre activities connect generations

    Social Centre activities connect generations

    This year has seen staff and volunteers from Silver Chain’s three Social Centres across metropolitan Perth busy organising and hosting various intergenerational activities with local schools and playgroups.

  • ETS a life saver for Lancelin tourist

    ETS a life saver for Lancelin tourist

    For Perth resident Michael Murphy, who was holidaying in Lancelin with his family, a beach fishing expedition quickly became a day he would never forget. Just a few hours later he would be airlifted to Perth for emergency medical treatment.

  • Health Navigator comes to Albany Health Campus

    Health Navigator comes to Albany Health Campus

    Silver Chain now has a Health Navigator Nurse based at the Albany Health Campus, to support those living with chronic conditions of diabetes, heart failure or heart disease or long term lung conditions, to manage their health.

  • Our focus on safety

    Our focus on safety

    To prevent injuries in the workplace and improve the health and wellbeing of our staff, we have been trialling a program that measures the impact of everyday activities on the body.

  • Collaboration with Emergency Care Paramedics

    Collaboration with Emergency Care Paramedics

    The Extended Care Paramedic (ECP) service now allows our South Australian clients to be treated at home without being transported to a hospital emergency department if it is not necessary to do so.

  • Your feedback counts

    Your feedback counts

    We welcome your suggestions on how we can improve our services.

  • A Life Celebrated website relaunched

    A Life Celebrated is a website that allows you to celebrate the life of a loved one with a lasting memorial that can be kept private or shared amongst friends and family. Relaunched with simplicity in mind, the new and improved website is free and easy to use.

  • Thanks for your support

    Thanks for your support

    Welcome to our Silver Chain Newsletter Winter 2016. We'd like to thank many people for the support that we have received during this period. Find out more!