Monday 18 February 2013 Stanhope Health Care Services Pty Ltd name will be changed to KinCare Home Care Services.
As part of Dementia Awareness Week, KinCare applauds the Australian Government’s decision to recognize dementia as an Australian Health Priority.
The KinCare team stood out in full colour as the largest team entered in a record crowd at the Alzheimer’s Australia NSW Memory Walk and Jog on Sunday 6 May at Leichhardt Park.
The Australian Government has announced reforms of Aged Care services in response to the recommendations of the Productivity Commission report on Aged Care. The government aims to create a more stable and sustainable future for the industry and improve services and choice for older people.
Fair Work Australia has awarded pay rises of beteween 19% and 41% over the next 8 years. This provides important recognition to community care workers but also has profound implications for the community care industry.
This week saw the release of the long-awaited report of the Productivity Commission, "Caring for Older Australians", that is likely to reshape the Aged Care industry over the next 10 years. So what might older Australians expect from the aged care model proposed by the Productivity Commission compared to the current system?
The CEO of Healthcare Australia, Mr Andy McRae, and the CEO of KinCare, Mr Jason Howie, have come to an arrangement where Stanhope and Private Care will become divisions of KinCare. By bringing three of Australia's leading providers of in home care and nursing services together, KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care can increase the range, depth and coverage of their services nationally.
A pampering massage or relaxing manicure at a peaceful beauty parlour can be an exciting thought for anyone, but for local women who are caring for loved ones, it is a very special treat.
Barbara and John recently started receiving support through a government funded Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) Package that is provided by KinCare. These packages enable people to keep living in the homes they love. Attend a 'Living the Life You Love' Seminar and find out how community care services can help you continue living in your own home.
40 staff and family members of KinCare participated in the Alzheimer's Australia memory walk to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's support services and research.