Companion Services

two elder man smiling each otherOur Companionship service includes non-medical care, socialization and basic supervision to ensure consumer safety and well-being. Companions may provide light housekeeping tasks, which are secondary to the care and supervision of the consumers.

Agency provides Companion/Sitter services to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions.

Companion/Sitter services include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

  • providing companionship, friendship and emotional support;
  • talking listening, sharing experiences;
  • playing games/cards, reading to consumer etc.;
  • helping keep consumer in contact with family, friends and the outside world;
  • providing transportation to medical appointments, grocery store and errands;
  • accompanying consumer to recreational and/or social events;
  • assisting with plans for visits and outings;
  • writing or typing letters/correspondence;
  • organizing and reading mail;
  • planning local trips and out-of-town travel with consumer;
  • teaching/performing meal planning and preparation;
  • performing light housekeeping;
  • accompanying consumer on walks;
  • reminding consumer to take medication;
  • reminding consumer to start or finish meals; and,
  • assisting with pet care.