Perhaps you just need company?
According to Age UK, almost a million older people in the UK go for more than a month without speaking to anyone. We’ve found that many clients don’t necessarily need a lot of help, but would sometimes like a companion to support them during various activities:someone they can chat and discuss things with, at home or out-and-about.
If there’s room in your life for someone like that, we can help. One of our team of Care Workers can visit you or accompany you and add a vital human element to your day. They will become a trusted, friendly face, someone to share your interests with, while offering companionship.
Clients have found that getting together with a companion bring. They feel revitalized and energized when they spend quality time with someone who understands them and is genuinely interested in them. Typical activities that UK Star Care Ltd clients enjoy with a companion include:
Walking the dog
Going to collect pension or visiting the bank
Shopping for food, clothes or other items
Going to leisure activities
Enjoying a chat over a cup of tea
Company while doing crafts or hobbies
Playing cards, chess, draughts, etc
Going to a day service
Visiting a community centre
Using public transport
Company and transport for doctor and hospital appointments
And it’s good to have someone to ask… As well as offering companionship it’s nice to know that your care and support worker is willing and able to spend time helping you to master the difficulties of modern life, such as:
Learning how to use a mobile phone, TV remote control or computer
Paying bills and understanding financial documentsor doctor and hospital appointments
Getting funding advice or help with claiming benefits
This is all about you It’s your choice how much and what kind of companionship support you have, and how often you want it. The above are only examples – feel free to ask us about your personal needs.