The CEO of Healthcare Australia, Mr Andy McRae, and the CEO of KinCare, Mr
have come to an arrangement where Stanhope and Private Care
will become divisions of KinCare. The transfer
settled on July 18, 2011.
These three organisations will continue delivering quality in home
care services with no immediate changes to operations. Please
continue to contact the three organisations
using your existing phone
numbers and contact people.
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.
KinCare works closely with the health and aged care industry and Government to improve outcomes for older people, people with a disability and their families and carers. Combining the resources of KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care is a strategic move, which will increase our capacity to improve the quality of life for these groups in local communities across Australia.
"KinCare was attracted to Stanhope and Private Care as organisations with similar values, a good reputation and a commitment to improve the lives of older Australians choosing to live independently at home", said Jason Howie, Chief Executive Officer.
The combined resources of KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care will bring a wide range of benefits for clients, carers, staff and the Australian community.
operations will represent one of the larger groups of community and nursing health experts nationally, providing
services to over 10,000 Australians across seven states and territories: the ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC and
The delivery of high quality in home care and nursing services by professional and caring staff remains our focus during the settlement period and into the future.
Stanhope and Private Care will work collaboratively to ensure the integration capitalises on the existing
strengths of each organisation, including staff expertise to add depth to product offerings and increase consumer
Combining the resources of KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care, there will be opportunities to further increase the investment in skilled and specialist staff.
KinCare and Stanhope are amongst Australia's leading providers of Government subsidised services and packages and we will continue to work closely with the Government to identify opportunities to improve outcomes for older people and people with a disability.
KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care will continue to work in close partnership with industry colleagues and stakeholders. Relationships with Area Health Networks, Hospital staff, Medical teams, Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres, other service providers, specialist cultural groups and other key stakeholder groups will continue to be nurtured and developed.
KinCare, Stanhope and Private Care will continue to provide high quality staffing solutions to customers across Australia and will work collaboratively to ensure the integration capitalises on the existing strengths of both organisations, maximising business support systems and leveraging infrastructure to achieve enhanced results. KinCare are committed to utilising the expertise of each team of staff to add depth to our product offerings and service provision.
For further information and enquiries, please contact: Jason
Howie, Chief Executive Officer, KinCare on 1300 733 510.
KinCare is a family operated group of companies incorporating KinCare
Community Services, KinCare Health Services, National College Australia and TeleResponse Australia.
KinCare specialises in providing support services to older people and people with a disability in their own homes. Established in 1992, KinCare has grown rapidly and is now Australia's largest family operated in home care and nursing service provider.
KinCare is a trusted provider of Australian Government and State and Territory Government funded services and packages with a strong track record in improving clients' quality of life.
KinCare works closely in partnership with Area Health Networks, Hospital staff, Medical teams, Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres, other service providers, specialist cultural groups and other key stakeholder groups.
KinCare offers a variety of services including help with
housework, assisting with daily personal care needs, providing social support and nursing services through
Government subsidised services and packages, and private services.
Packages of care can be tailored to individuals who have low level or complex and high support needs. Services may be as short as 30 minutes or fulltime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; allowing older people and people with a disability to remain at home. KinCare’s service models are underpinned by a "Quality of Life" philosophy and a holistic approach to care, which addresses the things that matter most to each client.
KinCare also provides staffing solutions to many of Australia's leading church, charitable and community organisations.
Stanhope is a privately owned homecare service provider with offices in every state of Australia. Since 1978, Stanhope has provided care services to people, supporting them to continue living in their own homes and communities. Stanhope provides in home care services and nursing services.
Private Care has been providing high quality health care services for over 35 years. Private Care offers experienced Registered Nurses who undertake an initial clinical assessment in consultation with each client, their family and other healthcare practitioners. Private care offers dedicated carers who receive full clinical support from our Registered Nurses who are available in emergencies 24 hours per day.
As the number of Australians reaching 80+ years
increases, more and more are choosing to remain at home rather than entering residential aged care. In response,
the Australian Government and State and Territory Governments are directing an increasing proportion of aged care
funding towards community care.
In home care and nursing services are an important and growing contributor to the health, independence and wellbeing of individuals and communities across Australia.