Tag: My Aged Care

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.

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.

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.

Over the airwaves

With 60 years in radio behind him, our Queensland customer Graham has more than a few stories to share about life on air.

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.

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.

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.

Creative ways to use your HCP funds

While saving up your funding package might feel like a sensible thing to do, there are lots of creative ways you can use your allowance to help you live comfortably in your own home for longer

Ralph rewarded for his outstanding contribution

We were thrilled to hear that Sydney-based KinCare customer, Ralph, was awarded the Order of Australia medal recently. We spoke to him to find out all about it.

Let’s start talking

Nobody likes talking about end of life, but starting a conversation with your loved ones about their wishes is perfectly healthy. In fact it’s the key to giving them the peaceful and dignified end that they deserve.

Hitting the right notes

A chance meeting at a social club has given Victorian KinCare customer, Beryl, a chance to reconnect with a hobby she loves – singing. We chatted to her recently to find out how it happened.