Our In-home companion care services for both the elderly and people with developmental disabilities involves visit hours that range from 4 to 12 hour per day with specific goals such as meal prep, assistance with bathing, or transportation to appointments or to do grocery shopping.
The impact our companion care services is often a longer and healthier life with improved wellbeing. When people live alone, they suffer from loneliness and are at higher risk of dementia and forgetfulness with also a lack of ambition which can be associated with depression and the loss of the will to live. Companionship for the elderly and or people with developmental disabilities is so important because it is the fuel that brings meaning back to their lives and with that comes the willingness to do more.
The role of our companion care assistant is to respond to the needs of our clients in their homes, home hospice or in an assisted living facility. The goal of companion care as a service is to:
- Provide emotional support
- Improve the quality of life of the senior and or people with developmental disabilities
- Provide companionship for the senior and or and people with developmental disabilities
The job of our Companion Care Assistant includes physical care such as grocery shopping, house cleaning, and chores that support or that maintain the independence of a senior and or person with developmental disabilities. Our Companion Care Assistant should enable the senior and or person with developmental disabilities to enjoy life.
- Medication reminders
- Assistance with daily routines such as getting out of bed and getting in and out of the car.
- Performing light housekeeping duties
- Preparing and cooking meals
- Transportation assistance to the grocery store, doctor’s appointments, and errands.
- Help with planning, scheduling and keeping appointments.
- Encouraging and planning social activities. This can include local sightseeing trips, movies, shopping, visits to family and friends, and anything that keeps the client busy and enjoying life.
- Exercising to keep a healthy body, mind, and spirit. This can include walks in the neighborhood, swimming at the local pool, and anything that keeps them active.
- Entertaining with hobbies, games, etc.
- Interacting with family members to keep them abreast of their loved one’s condition.