Tag: My Aged Care

Your guide to our Home Care Package services fees

This article aims to give you a better understanding of the wide range of services you receive when you access your Home Care Package through KinCare.

Residential aged care or 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.

Planning for your future care with an Advance Care Plan

While it’s not something any of us like to dwell on, having an Advance Care Plan (ACP) lets your loved ones know how you’d like to be treated if you lose the capacity to communicate your wishes.

A rewarding role in aged care physiotherapy

Getting to know her Customers well and seeing them achieve their health-related goals, no matter what they may be, makes Claire’s role as a KinCare Physiotherapist rewarding and special.

Take 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.

The benefits of napping

Nothing beats a relaxing afternoon nap if you need a little pick-me-up to get you through the day. And now you don’t need to feel guilty for it! According to a recent study, a short nap is good for overall health and can lower the risk of heart disease.

Tales from our Customer Joachim

Joachim has lived an amazing life, growing up in Germany before moving to Australia in 1951 to work on the Hydro Dam Project in Tasmania. The 92-year-old loves to share stories about all his adventures and misadventures.

Keeping our community safe

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, but it hasn’t changed KinCare’s commitment to ensuring the health and safety of Customers and staff.

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.

Community Award for community icon

KinCare team member Rachel says the variety each shift and the appreciation and gratitude she receives from her Customers – is what makes being a KinCare Community Nurse the perfect role for her.

A sewing surprise for Stephanie!

Our Customers love to show their Home Care Workers how much they appreciate their support and care. Rosanna from Western Australia, surprised her KinCare worker, Stephanie, with a beautiful handsewn reading cushion!