Tag: Keeping connected

Weighing up residential aged care and in-home care during the pandemic?

Whether we like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us live. KinCare can help you understand what might be best for your situation as we learn to live through the pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccinations – what you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is in full swing across Australia. 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.

Stories and memories

Our Customer Sent has had an amazing life. Coming to Australia at just 19-years-old with nothing more than an empty suitcase and the clothes on his back. Sent was one of our 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. 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.

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.