Tag: Flexible Respite

Taking a break with our respite care

When you care for someone close to you, it can be hard to take a break and trust somebody else to be there for your loved one. But looking after yourself by taking a break, or having a few hours each week to tackle your own to-do list, can make you a better carer.

Looking after yourself this Christmas

After the year we’ve all had, it’s not surprising if you’re feeling a mix of excitement and anxiety about seeing family and friends for Christmas. To make sure you can have a safe, social and stress-free festive season, we’ve pulled together some tips and advice.

Living at home with dementia

A KinCare in-home care plan can give you or your loved one living with dementia the right support to continue living independently at home with improved quality of life.

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.

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.

Managing Christmas and Dementia at home

By modifying some of your traditions in simple ways you can create a beautiful Christmas experience for your loved one, friends and family.

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.

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.

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.

Taking care of yourself: Self-care for caregivers

Caring for a spouse or family member can be demanding, which is why it’s important to take care of yourself too. When you need a break, KinCare can support you to enjoy some ‘me’ time.

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 sleep tips so you are well rested when caring for someone with dementia.