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5 tips for visiting family and friends with dementia

We’ve compiled 5 tips to help make visiting family and friends who are living with dementia relaxed and stress free.

Get a good night’s rest with these carer’s tips

Reclaim your nights with our specialist sleep tips so you are well rested when caring for someone with dementia.

Using Facebook to stay in touch

Facebook is great way to stay connected with others. KinCare can help you set up your Facebook account and keep in touch with family and friends.

Care and companionship can make all the difference

Our Customer Christel admits she wasn’t ready to ask for help after her husband’s death. Weekly visits from KinCare have changed her life.

Happiness is a slice of cake

Our Home Care Worker, Margaret loves getting to know her Customers, especially when she learns the little things that can bring joy and happiness to another person’s day.

Having time to smell the roses

With a few hours of help each week for odd jobs, Maureen hasn’t yet given up her independence or her beautiful rose garden.

Bringing fun and laughter into homes

Our live-in respite worker, Irene, loves to see her Customers laugh and smile. She goes to great lengths to make everyone feel comfortable and cared for.

Discovering the world through her work

Our Home Care Worker Abby hasn’t yet had the chance to travel overseas. She loves discovering the world through stories from her customers.

New Flexible Respite Programme shifts the focus to carers

KinCare has launched the country’s first ‘truly flexible’ respite model designed to work around carers’ needs and schedules.

Demystifying ‘My Aged Care’ letters

To make things a little easier for you, we’ve put together a simple guide that explains the importance of each letter you’ll receive from My Aged Care and what you need to do next.

Five reasons you should get online

Learning basic internet skills, such as using email, surfing the internet and participating in social media, can provide lots of benefits for your health and wellbeing – without even leaving the house.

Still a player

Cliff Sexton, 100, of Perth retirement village St Ives in Kallaroo, WA, has been with KinCare for a year and often performs for his carers.