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Home Services Companionship

Senior Companion Care

Senior companion care is the best alternative when you are not always present to care and support your senior loved ones as they get older. Home companions for the elderly are much needed to monitor the safety and health of the seniors or simply to offer respite to a primary caregiver.

Our elderly companion services carefully match skilled, compassionate and responsible professionals to deliver quality care for clients who are:

  • Enduring pain or recuperating from sickness or surgery
  • Having limited scope of mobility to ambulate safely
  • Socially withdrawn
  • Suffering from severe dementia or depression
  • Just unable to care for themselves anymore
  • Having no local support for their regular needs

What Is a Senior Companion?

Senior companions are individuals, either paid or volunteers, who provide the required and consistent company in a senior’s life. The responsibility of a senior companion involves maintaining the link between the older adult and the rest of society. They approach their work in such a manner to provide emotional support and in some cases, reduce the burdens that ensue with age, loss of mobility and mental decline, through physical care and assistance.

Senior companions are not necessarily medically qualified or certified, and their job can be as easy as accompanying a senior to grocery shopping or a medical clinic appointment. It can also be a regular sitting down with a senior and enjoying conversation.

Why Companion Care Matters for Seniors?

Elderly care companions manage and watch over a senior’s overall health and well-being, deal with everyday household tasks, and offer desired social interaction. Senior companions fulfill your elderly parent’s social needs in the following ways:

  • Friendly & supportive conversation
  • Plan & boost social activities
  • Encourage light exercise
  • Inspire active thinking

What Does Companion Care Consist of?

Our elderly companionship services comprise of non-medical care, management, and socialization activities delivered on a one-on-one basis to an adult. Professional caregivers provide reliable companion care for the elderly while offering a sympathetic ear and skilled hands. Your loved ones will benefit from consistent social interaction in the company of such senior home companions for the elderly. Plus, you will get your peace of mind, realizing that your family member is in safe hands and cared for through companion care from Newport Home Care.

Our right at home elderly companion services offered includes but are not limited to:

  • Caring companionship and conversation
  • Help with hobbies
    • Scrapbooking
    • Artistic pursuits
    • Playing games
    • Gardening
    • Sports & news
  • General shopping and errands
  • Transportation
    • Doctor visits
    • Religious services
    • Community events
    • Visiting family and friends
  • Assistance with pet care
  • Reminder services (medications, dates, routines, etc.)
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Errands
    • Prescription pickup
    • Dry cleaning
  • Grocery shopping
  • Home safety evaluation

Benefits of Companion Care

There’s so much that elders gain from senior companion services. They can remain strong both physically and mentally, and their family members find their peace of mind, knowing someone is always present for their loved ones, whenever they need it.

Some more noticeable benefits include:

  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Releasing stress-reducing hormones
  • Enhanced nutrition and digestion
  • Controlling the body’s blood sugar level
  • Higher self-esteem.
  • A decreased span of hospital stays

The last point is most important because when seniors comprehend they have something to return home to, it influences their recovery. A major aspect of senior companion care of Newport Home Care services is about ensuring a presence, and encouraging and helping seniors indulge activities they love.

To learn more about our elderly companion care services delivered by our skilled professionals, or to create a customized plan for a senior loved one, please contact us today.