companionship service

companionship service

(kŭm-păn′yĭn-shĭp)
The provision of personal home-based protection, assistance, and company for those who cannot or do not frequently leave their residences. Companionship services include conversation, reading aloud, or running light errands and are most often provided to the aged or infirm.
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Based in Yarm Road, 3Scoreyears&10 CIC can provide a level of companionship service to suit any individual.
Warm Heart, Britain's first canine companionship service.
A companionship service is also available for customers finding it difficult to leave the house alone.
Sharon Bird from West Derby is adding her voice to NHS Merseyside's Action on Cancer Campaign, having spent the past six years helping to refurbish relatives' rooms in Aintree University Hospital in Fazakerley and setting up a companionship service where volunteers take time to sit and talk with patients in hospital who are at the end stages of their life.
com is a Trust-e accredited site, and is a subsidiary of Interactive Media Group (Canada) Limited (iMG), North America's leading electronic companionship service provider.
com is fully owned and operated by Interactive Media Group (Canada) Limited (iMG), North America's leading electronic companionship service provider.
com is fully owned by Interactive Media Group (Canada) Limited (iMG), North America's leading electronic companionship service provider.
VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of health care services, including skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, home health aide and companionship services, behavioral health, services for children and families; hospice and palliative care; and community mental health services.
The DOL first proposed the final rule qualifying those who perform in-home companionship services for minimum wage and overtime pay under the FLSA on September 17, 2013.
The recruitment open day provides an opportunity for people who are interested in a career in care and for families to find out more about the support and companionship services that Carewatch offer.
The company's services include personal care such as assistance with bathing, dressing, eating and medications; home help covering all aspects of day-today housework, shopping, meal preparation and household duties plus companionship services that can involve everything from escorting clients to appointments through to simple conversation and good company.
Domiciliary care should take into account both your physical and emotional needs, so, as well as practical help and personal care, care and companionship services are provided to help support your emotional wellbeing too.