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Companion / Homemaker

Companions provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability or other inflictions. Home care may include light housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, respite and advice on such things as nutrition, cleanliness and household activities. They are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

Responsibilities Include

  • Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions for improved patient outcomes
  • Following written plan of patient care
  • Maintaining records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service
  • Bathroom tasks
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Companionship, friendship and emotional support
  • Talk, listen, share experiences, play games / cards, read aloud
  • Helping to keep patients in contact with family, friends and the outside world
  • Transportation to medical appointments, grocery store and errands (if applicable)
  • Accompany clients to recreational and / or social events
  • Assisting with plans for visits and outings
  • Organize and read mail
  • Meal planning and preparation.
  • Performing light housekeeping
  • Monitoring household supplies and resources
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with family and friends
  • Problem solving
  • Assistance with pet care
  • Ensuring service is delivered in accordance with Agency policies, procedures and industry standards