Tag: Health & wellbeing

Planning for your future care

Having a plan in place for your future and end-of-life healthcare is an important step as you get older. While it’s not something any of us like to dwell on, having an Advanced Care Plan (ACP) lets your loved ones know how you’d like to be treated and where you want to spend your final days if you lose the capacity to communicate your wishes.

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.

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.

Merle and Rick get an honorary granddaughter

KinCare Customers, Merle and Rick, first met Keenor when she was just two years old. The couple befriended Keenor’s family, who had come to Australia from Ghana, and were soon helping out by picking Keenor up from daycare when her parents were busy at work.

Reward for a life of service

KinCare Customer David was recently acknowledged for his tireless community work when Kingborough Council in Tasmania awarded him Citizen of the Year.

COVID-19 vaccinations – what you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is in full swing across Australia. As you may know, there have been some hiccups with the rollout, so knowing when and where you can get your vaccination can be tricky. 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. With winter coming, we’ve also included information about getting the flu vaccine.

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.

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.

Virtual Education and Information Sessions

KinCare’s new Virtual Education and Information Sessions offer you the chance to learn about some important topics. Join in and gain valuable insights from our experienced speakers.

Helping you maintain your connections

Maintaining meaningful relationships that can help you lead a happier and healthier life can be difficult at the moment. We want to assure you that KinCare is here to support you if you are experiencing loneliness or feeling disconnected from your family and friends. Now, more than ever, it’s important to stay connected.

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.