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Weighing up residential aged care and in-home care during the pandemic?

Whether we like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us live. KinCare can help you understand what might be best for your situation as we learn to live through the pandemic.

Marcel’s switch from airlines to aged care

Marcel’s life was turned upside down when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and global air travel shut down. Securing a team leader position with KinCare was a big career move for Marcel – but a life change he doesn’t regret.

Planning for your future care

While it’s not something any of us like to dwell on, having an Advanced Care Plan (ACP) lets your loved ones know how you’d like to be treated and where you want to spend your final days if you lose the capacity to communicate your wishes.

A rewarding role in aged care physiotherapy

Getting to know her Customers well and seeing them achieve their health-related goals, no matter what they may be, makes Claire’s role as a KinCare Physiotherapist rewarding and special.

Taking a break with our respite care

When you care for someone close to you, it can be hard to take a break and trust somebody else to be there for your loved one. But looking after yourself by taking a break, or having a few hours each week to tackle your own to-do list, can make you a better carer.

Uttara thrives on variety in her role

Accepting a role at KinCare has allowed Uttara to move closer to her family. Professionally, it’s given her the opportunity to continue her passion for caring and supporting older people while also furthering her career.

Looking after yourself this Christmas

After the year we’ve all had, it’s not surprising if you’re feeling a mix of excitement and anxiety about seeing family and friends for Christmas. To make sure you can have a safe, social and stress-free festive season, we’ve pulled together some tips and advice.

The benefits of napping

Nothing beats a relaxing afternoon nap if you need a little pick-me-up to get you through the day. And now you don’t need to feel guilty for it! According to a recent study, a short nap is good for overall health and can lower the risk of heart disease.

Tales from our Customer Joachim

Joachim has lived an amazing life, growing up in Germany before moving to Australia in 1951 to work on the Hydro Dam Project in Tasmania. The 92-year-old loves to share stories about all his adventures and misadventures.

Home Care services at the heart of KinCare

KinCare have reached agreement with Programmed Care to look after our Disability Customers and Support Workers.

Keeping our community safe

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, but it hasn’t changed KinCare’s commitment to ensuring the health and safety of Customers and staff.

Marion keeps on moving!

When our Queensland Customer Marion noticed her sight was starting to deteriorate due to macular degeneration, she took steps to ensure it wouldn’t slow her down.