Category: In-home services

COVID-19 vaccinations – what you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is in full swing across Australia. As you may know, there have been some hiccups with the rollout, so knowing when and where you can get your vaccination can be tricky. This article explains when you may be eligible to have the vaccine, how to book your appointment and what you need to take with you on the day. With winter coming, we’ve also included information about getting the flu vaccine.

Look and feel your best

Some extra support with personal care tasks like showering, dressing, taking medication and maintaining your appearance can help you look good and feel good. It can also give your loved ones peace of mind about your health and wellbeing.

Customers come first for Ashleigh

With almost nine years of service under her belt, Ashleigh is one of our most experienced and passionate. We talked to her recently about working for KinCare and what it means to support older Australians to stay living in their own homes.

Gardening offer for Customers!

Do you live in a small space and love gardening? Or perhaps you’re not as confident as you used to be kneeling down to tackle those pesky weeds? A raised container garden bed from Vegepod might be just the solution for you.

Christina finds beauty in helping others

A career switch from the beauty industry to aged care made perfect sense to our Tasmanian team member, Christina, who has a love of service and helping others.

My job makes me feel appreciated

The deep gratitude Isabella receives in her job as a Home Care Worker reminds her that what she does each day truly matters.

Supporting Carers to take a break

Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but exhausting. As the holidays approach, some planned respite can give you that much-needed time to tackle your long to-do list – whilst knowing your loved one is in capable hands.

Teamwork makes all the difference

After a stay in hospital, all our Customer Joan wanted was to return to her beloved home. She had missed the care and friendship provided by her family and team of KinCare Home Care Workers. Joan’s family credits KinCare’s Home Care Workers with lifting their mother’s spirits and supporting her back to good health.

Our 83-year-old master chef!

When our food-loving Customer Robert mentioned he had never learnt to cook, his carer Michelle saw an opportunity to prove you’re never too old to learn something new.

Alternatives to residential care for your loved one

If you have an elderly relative or friend you support, you may have noticed changes to their way of life that mean it may be time to consider alternative living arrangements or extra support so they can stay happy and healthy in their own home.

Needing care quickly during COVID-19

Life is anything but normal at the moment. At KinCare, we’re here to help you maintain your routines as much as possible, while continuing to live safely and independently in your own home.

Tips for carers during isolation

While nothing beats a face-to-face to visit, there are lots of other ways you can stay connected with elderly family and friends and continue to support their health and wellbeing.