Category: Home Care

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.

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.

COVID-19 vaccinations – what you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is in full swing across Australia. 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.

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.

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.

Bright as a button

Our Customer Joyce recently celebrated her 101st birthday with some quiet festivities. Described by her daughter Zoane as “bright as a button”, Joyce still lives in her family home on the NSW Central Coast and is certainly an inspiration to us all.

A smooth transition from hospital to your home

Connecting with KinCare’s hospital to home transition service through the hospital discharge planner gave Catherine access to the care and support she needed at home to regain her confidence and independence.

How times flies when you love your work

When Astrid started in community and aged care in 1995, she was motivated to find a role that would work around her three school-aged children. Today, 25 years on, she’s one of KinCare’s longest serving Home Care Workers. We spoke to her about what she loves about her role.

How to be social this Christmas while staying safe

Christmas is a time for being together with family and friends. While this year’s celebrations might look a little different, there are ways to enjoy the festive season safely. We asked some experts for their tips on staying safe this Christmas.

Teamwork makes all the difference

After a stay in hospital, our Customer Joan wanted to return to her beloved home. She had missed the care and friendship provided by her family and team of KinCare Home Care Workers.

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.