Tag: Keeping connected

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.

Stories and memories

Our Customer Sent has had an amazing life. Born in the Netherlands, he came to Australia at just 19-years-old with nothing more than an empty suitcase and the clothes on his back. With vivid memories of his childhood, time in the war and travelling to Australia, Sent was one of the first Customers we encouraged to create a Life Story Memory Book through our Virtual Connections service.

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.

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.

Keeping socially connected online

Staying physically distant doesn’t mean you have to be socially isolated. KinCare has created fun and creative ways for Customers to stay connected online through its new Virtual Connections Services.

Tips for your telehealth appointment

Recent COVID-19 restrictions and technological advancements are changing the way many people consult their G.P. Thanks to telehealth, you now don’t have to see your doctor in person if you don’t want to. Your appointment can be conducted over the phone or online.

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.

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.

Mary’s iPad is keeping her connected

Family means everything to our Customer Mary and her husband Jack. Although getting out and about isn’t as easy for the couple these days, since learning to use an iPad, Mary, aged 87, says her family and friends are never far away.

Why being social is good for you

Being social by keeping in touch online or having regular catch ups with friends can support your mental and physical health.

Technology – Apps Explained

KinCare helps you understand what apps are all about, and highlights some of the apps our Customers are currently using.

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.