The purpose of companionship care is to offer company and friendship. Companions may help with certain household chores, such as laying out towels before a shower, but their primary purpose is to spend time with the patient. Grown children may want to hire companions to keep an eye on their aging parents, for example. Some of the services offered by companionship care include:

Light housekeeping, errands, appointments, shopping, meal preparation, medication reminders, and outings, Plus

  • Transportation

  • Reading a book aloud

  • Playing games

  • Accompanying the patient for a walk outside

  • Letter writing

  • Monitoring the home

  • Medication Reminders

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