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Home Care Services can Provide Companionship

Home care is much more than a certified professional making sure that the health needs of your loved one are met. Although that is an important aspect of home care service, another large part is companionship. Companionship means that your aging loved one will always have a friend and company while you can’t be there. Loneliness can be damaging to an aging or chronically ill individual. Having a trusting and compaCompanionship | Home Care Services in Florida | Florida First Senior Home Caressionate companion to socialize with help to stimulate mental function and keep the brain active and healthy.

Along with socializing with the caregiver, home care means being able to socialize with friends and family because of increased transportation. Caregivers can arrange meetings and provide transportation to social events that would otherwise be missed opportunities. They can also provide companionship to events your loved one would previously attend like doctor’s visits and church.

A Few of the Many Companionship Services Caregivers can Provide Include:

  • Monitor diet and eating
  • Check food expirations
  • Stimulate mental awareness
  • Assist with entertaining
  • Answer the door
  • Participate in crafts
  • Reminisce about the past
  • Assist with clothing selection
  • Care for houseplants
  • Provide reminders for appointments
  • Supervise home maintenance
  • Provide respite care
  • Record and arrange recipes
  • Oversee home deliveries
  • Prepare grocery lists
  • Clip coupons for shopping
  • Monitor TV usage
  • Mail bills and letters
  • Plan visits, outings, and trips
  • Visit neighbors and friends
  • Read religious materials
  • Maintain calendar
  • Record family history
  • Discuss current and historical events
  • Play games and cards

Companionship | Home Care Services in Florida | Florida First Senior Home CareCompanionship Offered as a Home Care Service

Need a trusted companion that also helps with the daily general, medical, and household needs of your loved one? A caregiver referred by Florida First Senior Home Care is licensed and passed an FBI-level 2 background screening as well as other checks as required by the state of Florida. This can give you peace of mind the caregiver offering companionship to your aging or special needs loved one offers compassionate and professional care whenever you and your family require it.

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