We treat our patients like family

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 afflictions. 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

  • Bathroom tasks
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Meal planning and preparation.
  • Companionship, friendship and emotional support
  • Talk, listen, share experiences, play games / cards, read aloud
  • Helping to keep patients in contact with family, friends, and their community
  • Transportation to medical appointments, grocery store and errands (if applicable)
  • Problem solving
  • Accompany clients to recreational and / or social events
  • Assisting with plans for visits and outings
  • Organize and read mail
  • Performing light housekeeping
  • Monitoring household supplies and resources
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with family and friends
  • Ensuring service is delivered in accordance with Agency policies, procedures and industry standards
Community Care HHS