Companionship Care

Companion Care Services

This carer will not provide hands-on care for the client (such as feeding and dressing, or medicating) but will provide companionship, provide respite for the main caregiver, offer encouragement and perform light housekeeping tasks. Duties may include:

  • Washing dishes

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Light cleaning

  • Mopping and vacuuming

  • Changing bed linens

  • Watering plants

  • Preparing meals

  • Grocery shopping

  • Recreational activities such as taking walks, playing games and reading

  • Performing miscellaneous errands

  • Taking care of pets

  • Taking the client to appointments

  • Transportation

  • Reading a book aloud

  • Playing games

  • Letter writing

  • Monitoring the home

Benefits of Companionship Care

From helping with loneliness and isolation, to ensuring proper nutrition, companionship care has many benefits for patients.

Here are just a few of the benefits these services offer:

  • Mental (cognitive) stimulation and maintenance

  • Increased mobility due to transportation services

  • Socialization

  • Improvement in health, both physical and mental well-being

  • Safety supervision

 

You can reach out to your local HomeHealth24x7® coordinator with any questions you have about companionship care for your loved one.   We will compare your needs to the qualifications, experience, and personality of our carers, to find the ideal person to assist.