Category: In-home services

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.

Home still where the heart is for Betty and Bill

It felt like home the minute Bill and Betty met and 70 years on, sparks still fly. Spending quality time remains a priority – and support from KinCare to stay in their home together lets them do just that.

Joan celebrates 100 years at home

St Kilda was very different when Joan was born here 100 years ago. She loves her vibrant beachside village dearly – and with regular help from KinCare– she can still enjoy an independent life at home.