Category: In-home services

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.

Staying healthy and happy during isolation

Because it’s more important than ever to stay at home during the pandemic, we’ve put together this list of ideas to help you stay healthy, happy and socially connected in your own home.

Creative ways to use your HCP funds

While saving up your funding package might feel like a sensible thing to do, there are lots of creative ways you can use your allowance to help you live comfortably in your own home for longer

Understanding the Benefits of In-home Care

Choosing the right type of care for your loved ones is difficult. Someone who understands that more than most is Christiane.

The caring people on the other end of the line

We put a face to the names of our Customer Service Representatives, Maria and Kyle, who discuss the rewards of being the voice of KinCare for our Customers.

Even heroes need a helping hand!

Annette, aged 94, really is a hero to the KinCare team. Annette is a fiercely independent lady and daring globetrotter. Annette is also wise and knew when to seek KinCare’s help with daily tasks that were getting too much.

New Aged Care Quality Standards explained

On 1 July, following an extensive community consultation, new national Aged Care Quality Standards were launched. They reflect the level of care and services the community can now expect.