-A Companion Caregiver can help the client retain their independence and afford them the ability to maintain a social life by providing transportaion to social functions, medical appointments, community events, running errands and more.
-Having a Companion Caregiver who can assist with following doctor’s orders, medication reminders, safety, nutrition and hydration can help to reduce a client’s hospital readmission. Read more about Reducing Hospital Readmissions.
-Knowing that their loved one is in the good hands of a trusted Companion family members can carry on with their daily lives including work responsibilities, family obligations, maintaining their homes and having a bit of a social life. Companion Caregivers provide a client’s loved ones some much needed respite and peace of mind.
-Companion Caregivers provide socialization, friendship, companionship and the freedom to enjoy life which helps in reducing the feelings of loneliness, isolation and hopelessness and depression.
– at home
– an Assisted Living or Retirement Community
– a nursing home
– a hospital
– Rehabilitation Center
The goal in companionship is to establish a trusting, stable friendship between client and companion. This provides stability and the comfort of knowing that a “friend” will be there, no matter what.