Companionionship and help at home for older people

What I offer

I offer a range of companionship and lifestyle services tailored to your requirements. These could include:

  • Visiting you to provide companionship, maybe have a coffee or lunch; have a chat; play cards, chess or Scrabble; do some cooking or arts and crafts – whatever you enjoy

  • Taking you shopping or to the hairdressers

  • Accompanying you on visits. For example, to local clubs for social events; to meet up with family and friends; to a local garden centre; to the theatre, opera or cinema; to a restaurant; to local places of interest, such as Clandon Park, Polesden Lacey, and RHS Wisley

  • Taking (and accompanying you, if required) to medical appointments

  • Running errands (with or without you), such as taking items to the dry cleaners; taking your pet to the vets; collecting prescriptions

  • Accompanying you on a walk (with or without your dog and/or mine)

Or helping you with:

  • Light household chores, such as taking the bins and recycling in and out; changing light bulbs and fuses; organising storage; fetching and replacing items in the loft or shed; removing and hanging curtains; decluttering and taking rubbish to the dump and/or helping you sell unwanted items (using local auction houses, eBay, local Facebook selling pages etc.) or dispose of them to local charities or via social media sites, such as Streetlife and Freecycle

  • Pet care

  • Reducing your household bills, including utilities and insurance, especially by use of online comparison sites

  • Modern technology, such as online shopping; emails, the internet and social media

  • Finding reliable tradesmen for home and appliance maintenance and repairs

  • Household administration, such as sorting and filing; taking and submitting meter readings and form filling (including online)

  • Light gardening, such as planting up pots and hanging baskets, or mowing the lawn

  • Writing letters and greetings cards, and wrapping presents

  • Reducing nuisance phonecalls and unwanted mail

  • Finding local groups for social activities, help with transport, and other support

In addition, I will respond in urgent situations whenever possible. I will make you as comfortable as possible and keep you company until the emergency services arrive  - or, if it will be quicker and is appropriate, I will take take you to Accident and Emergency at hospital myself and, if you wish, stay with you until you are seen by medical staff

I am also happy to offer a local emergency key holding service

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