According to Age UK, almost a million older people in the UK go for more than a month without speaking to anyone. We've found that many clients don't necessarily need a lot of help, but would sometimes like a companion to support them during various activities.
One of our Care Workers can visit you or accompany you and add a vital human element to your day. They will become a trusted, friendly face, someone to share your interests with, while offering companionship.
Clients have found that getting together with a companion bring They feel revitalised and energised when they spend quality time with someone who understands them and is genuinely interested in them.
What is companionship?
Typical activities that N C Care clients enjoy with a companion include:
- Walking the dog
- Going to collect pension or visiting the bank
- Shopping for food, clothes or other items
- Going to leisure activities
- Enjoying a chat over a cup of tea
- Company while doing crafts or hobbies
- Going to a day service
- Visiting a community centre
- Using public transport
- Company and transport for doctor and hospital appointments.
What do we offer?
As well as offering companionship it's nice to know that your care and support worker is willing and able to spend time helping you to master the difficulties of modern life, such as:
Learning how to use a mobile phone, TV remote control or computer
Paying bills and understanding financial documents
Getting funding advice or help with claiming benefits
This is all about you
The above are only examples, please ask us about your personal needs.