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What Are Three 3 Examples of Activities of Living in Aged Care?

As we reach our golden years, the ease with which we once completed our daily activities can diminish. Ageing can lead to a reduction in strength, mobility, and cognitive abilities, necessitating additional support for individuals to continue living independently. Assistance with activities of living is imperative for maintaining the dignity, well-being, and quality of life of the elderly. Here, we’ll explore three critical activities of living that caregivers, such as those from Kinder Caring, may provide to support an older person.

Personal Hygiene Assistance

The Importance of Hygiene Maintenance

One of the most intimate forms of help involves aiding with personal hygiene. Maintaining good hygiene is essential not only for physical health and warding off infections but also for an individual’s mental and emotional well-being.

How We Help

At Kinder Caring, assistance can include help with showering, bathing, grooming, oral care, and toileting. By ensuring that personal hygiene is managed, caregivers facilitate older adults to feel refreshed, confident, and comfortable.

Nutritional Support

Ensuring Dietary Health

Another fundamental activity of living is nutrition and hydration management. As bodies age, they need well-balanced meals to sustain energy levels, support immune function, and manage chronic conditions.

Our Approach to Nourishment

Our caregivers are skilled in preparing nutritious and appetising meals that cater to the dietary requirements and personal preferences of the elderly. This includes shopping for groceries, meal planning, cooking, and assistance with feeding if needed. Good nutrition is critical for sustained health and recovery from ailments.

Mobility and Exercise Assistance

The Role of Movement in Elderly Care

Staying active is crucial for preserving joint mobility, muscle strength, and balance, reducing the risk of falls, and promoting cardiovascular health. However, physical limitations can make movement challenging for many older adults.

Kinder Caring’s Supportive Role

At Kinder Caring, we assist with safe exercises, walking, and transfers from bed to chair. The goal is to encourage movement within the individual’s comfort and capability range. This type of support not only aids physical health but also boosts mental health by fostering independence and a sense of achievement.

Kinder Caring, Your Trusted Partner

In summary, when providing care for an older person, it is essential to facilitate their independence through assistance with personal hygiene, nutritional support, and mobility. Kinder Caring’s dedication to delivering compassionate and professional support ensures that the elderly can continue to live dignified and fulfilling lives. Our experienced team is committed to customising care plans to meet the unique needs of every individual, creating a trusting and safe environment for our clients. Together, we work tirelessly to preserve the self-reliance and contentment of those in our care.

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Tradition of Trust & Excellence

At Kinder Caring, we stand as guardians of a 25-year heritage, offering top-notch home care services. Our deep understanding and vast experience make us an ideal choice for those seeking excellence in community care.

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We specialise in creating personalised care plans, understanding each client’s unique needs. Our Care Managers ensure every care aspect is bespoke, valuing each individual’s distinct preferences and requirements.

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Kinder Caring respects your decision-making freedom. Choose between our in-house experts or skilled independent contractors for care that perfectly fits your lifestyle, providing genuine flexibility.

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Decades of Service

Over 25 years, Kinder Caring has dedicated over 2.5 million hours to supporting more than 7,400 individuals, reflecting our commitment to impactful, high-quality care.

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A Community of Professionals

Our team, chosen for skill and compassion, forms the backbone of Kinder Caring. We focus on building a strong, caring team committed to your comfort and well-being.

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Accreditation & Improvement

Kinder Caring’s adherence to the ACIS and investment in ongoing staff development reflect our commitment to providing care that meets the highest quality and contemporary standards.

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Building Trusted Relationships

We’re more than care providers; we’re partners in your health journey. With a widespread network and collaborations with funding organisations, we offer accessible, superior care across NSW, QLD & VIC.

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Our happy clients

Bridging the gap between you and an enhanced quality of life, Kinder Caring is committed to nurturing your independence, and delivering compassionate care in the comfort of your home.

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We’re immensely grateful for Kinder Caring’s assistance over the past months. A special shoutout to Nicole Coupland, who has been an exceptional carer for Mum. Thank you for your unwavering support.

- Carolina,
Willoughby, NSW
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We are so pleased with the care Dad has been receiving from Kinder Caring, especially from Aster. She has shown professionalism and dedication. We appreciate the company’s flexibility in accommodating our requests, like Aster wearing a mask and gloves. The temporary rail adjustments and the proactive approach in ensuring the best care for Dad is commendable. Thank you, Kinder Caring.

- Karin,
Kealba, VIC
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Kinder Caring has been exceptional in their service. They provided a wonderful carer who is exceptional at what she does. Not only did they promptly get my quote approved, but they also took care of my window cleaning needs and organized transportation for my medical appointments. I couldn’t be happier!

- Maria,
Melton, VIC
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There was so much more to caring for Dad than we ever thought. Kinder Caring provided everything we needed to support us; they became part of our family… they made a difficult time so much easier for us.

- FIONA,
Lindfield NSW
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A huge thank you to all the nurses at Kinder Caring. Having your expertise, caring attitude and ongoing advice meant we did not have to place Dad into a nursing home or send him to hospital and therefore his last days spent with Mum and the family were very special for us all.

- JOHN,
Mt Waverley Vic

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