Companionship Care for Your Loved Ones
Finding the right care to prevent loneliness and isolation
Companionship Care for your loved ones
Companionship care is a great option for a loved one, as it means they can stay in their own home yet also receive the support and company they need. Our carers can assist in daily tasks whilst also supporting an Elderly persons emotional needs. Companionship and emotional support is a very essential element of life especially as we get older. Elderly people can struggle with loneliness and isolation which may lead to mental and physical health problems.
Research shows that loneliness is likely to increase your risk of death by 26% (Holt-Lunstad, 2015), and is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day (Holt-Lunstad, 2010).
A shocking half a million older people go at least 5 or 6 days a week without seeing anyone. And about 3.9 million say that there television is there main company. The number of people over 50 years of age experiencing loneliness is to reach two million by 2025 – that’s a growth of 49% in 10 years. We want to help prevent this as much h as we can.
Some things we can help with:
- House work
- Looking after pets
- Helping prepare for hosting friends or family
- Going to appointments
- Helping with food shops or general shopping
- Washing and dressing
Companionship helps let your loved one live the way they want to live. Many of our carers become friends and can spot any change in a person’s health or behaviour, meaning we illnesses can be found and diagnosed a lot quicker, before it’s too late. A carer provided the ultimate peace of mind for the whole family. Your loved one will receive the best care and will never be without a helping hand.If you are interested in live-in or domiciliary care for your loved ones, contact us today.
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