Interpersonal companionship is proven to enhance health and happiness in seniors, therefore improving the quality of life. Often seniors suffer from symptoms of depression due to lack of interaction and the inability to be active in a social community. Advantage Homecare Caregivers can assist with providing clients critical companionship services which improve quality of life, decrease loneliness and depression and allow seniors to stay in their homes longer.
In addition to the list of items below, some of Advantage Home Care’s most popular services are meal preparation, tuck-in, and entertainment.
For those who no longer can, or wish to, cook for themselves. Clients can sit down with a caregiver for a warm delicious meal as well as dinner conversation.
Nights are often lonely for our clients. Now a caregiver can come in, prepare a snack, get the client dressed for bed, assist them into bed, and spend time with them until they fall asleep.
Our caregivers play games, cards, work on puzzles, create scrapbooks and other crafts, as well as participate in hobbies of interest to the client.
Other companionship services include:
- Answer the door or telephone
- Monitor a calendar for appointments and other important events
- Monitor TV usage
- Organize mail
- Arrange appointments
- Monitor diet and eating
- Buy magazines, books, newspapers
- Record family history
- Clothing selection assistance
- Conversation and fellowship
- Help with letter writing and correspondence
- Rent and watch movies
To find our more about how Advantage Homecare’s companionship services might improve the quality of life for your loved one, contact us today by calling 1.855.The.VNAs.