Tag: Tips for carers
Chris, now aged in his 70s, was a young man when he first encountered an aviary full of budgerigars. It was the start of a love affair that has lasted a lifetime, bringing him endless joy and satisfaction.
Although you may have concerns about your loved one’s health and safety, there are lots of resources to help you navigate what can be a challenging time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It doesn’t matter what age you are – everyone should make a Power of Attorney because you never know when you’ll need someone to help you with decision-making.
When you’re beginning your journey into aged care or supporting a loved one, understanding Enduring Guardianship can be a good place to start.
KinCare’s hospital to home transition service gave Catherine access to the care and support she needed at home to regain her confidence and independence.
Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but exhausting. Our respite can give you a much-needed break while confident that your loved one is in capable, caring hands.
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 for their tips on staying safe this Christmas.