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Planning for your future care

Having a plan in place for your future and end-of-life healthcare is an important step as you get older. 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 career move with rewards

You probably couldn’t get two careers further apart than outdoor education and in-home aged care. But for Alice, one of KinCare’s Team Leaders, that didn’t stop her from making a career switch.

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.

Community Award for community icon

KinCare team member Rachel worked in several different careers and jobs before landing on her feet in community nursing with our Sydney team. She says the variety each shift and the appreciation and gratitude she receives from her Customers – is what makes being a KinCare Community Nurse the perfect role for her.

A sewing surprise for Stephanie!

Our Customers love to show their Home Care Workers how much they appreciate their support and care. However, there are few as creative and talented as Rosanna from Western Australia, who surprised her KinCare worker, Stephanie, with a beautiful handsewn reading cushion!

Customer care comes first for Natasha

The chance to explore different roles in the supportive environment provided by KinCare nudged Natasha onto a different career pathway and she couldn’t be happier.

Rachel’s connection to community nursing

KinCare team member Rachel worked in several different careers and jobs before landing on her feet in community nursing with our Sydney team. She says the variety each shift and the appreciation and gratitude she receives from her Customers – is what makes being a KinCare Community Nurse the perfect role for her.

From KinCare Nurse to General Manager

When Natalie joined KinCare 10 years ago in a part-time nursing role, she never dreamt she would one day become a manager, let alone be responsible for KinCare’s services in South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. But here she is – and loving it!

Understanding Power of Attorney

When you’re beginning your journey into aged care or supporting a loved one, understanding Power of Attorney can be a good place to start.

Living at home with dementia

A KinCare in-home care plan can give you or your loved one living with dementia the right support to continue living independently at home with improved quality of life.

Understanding Enduring Guardianship

When you’re beginning your journey into aged care or supporting a loved one, understanding Enduring Guardianship can be a good place to start.

Merle and Rick get an honorary granddaughter

KinCare Customers, Merle and Rick, first met Keenor when she was just two years old. The couple befriended Keenor’s family, who had come to Australia from Ghana, and were soon helping out by picking Keenor up from daycare when her parents were busy at work.