Category: Home Care

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, including Dr Kirsty Short, a specialist in infectious diseases at the University of Queensland and occupational health practitioner Anita Patturajan, for their tips on staying safe this Christmas.

Supporting our team to grow with us

Career growth is one of the top priorities applicants look for in a job. It’s certainly a reason our new Junior Customer Care Managers, Lucy and Prue, were attracted to KinCare.

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.

Over the airwaves

With 60 years in radio behind him, our Queensland customer Graham has more than a few stories to share about life on air.

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.

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.

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.