Companionship

A shocking number of over 9 million people in the UK – almost a fifth of the population – say they are always or often lonely, but almost two thirds feel uncomfortable admitting to it (British Red Cross and Co-Op, 2016) and over half (51%) of all people aged 75 and over live alone (ONS, 2010)

Companionship can help improve the mental and physical health and wellbeing of a person. By having social interaction even once a week can be an important factor in preventing isolation and loneliness in the elderly. We believe that companionship is important and recognise that whilst completing daily activities, having a friendly and trusted visitor to talk to can really put a smile on someone’s face.    

Our team are available to support however and whenever they are needed. We aim to match our support workers personalities with our customers' so they can build trust and a genuine friendships. Companionship can allow you to regain or enable your independence at home or by getting out in the community and boosting your self-esteem. 

We provide bespoke care and support suited to your needs.

Some of the things our companionship services include:

  • Integration back into the community

  • We can contact local clubs and centres to find out what social events are on

  • Support with using public transport and escorting on journeys

  • Respite sitting service for family members

  • Support with hobbies and interests

  • Food preparation

  • Emotional support

  • Help with everyday tasks, shopping for food or clothes

  • A friendly ear to listen and talk to

  • Day trips

We help people to stay connected, promote well-being and support with any other support needs, We believe in creating a person-centred and engaging companionship and support environment suited for you.

Our companionship services are not just for much valued older people of society; we can help support adults over the age of 18 with daily or general activities to promote your independence, well-being and help prevent the feeling of loneliness and isolation, which can have a big impact on a person’s mental health, physical health and wellbeing. 

You’ve got a friend in us…

Registered Office:

EarlyBird Lifestyle Support Ltd

BG Futures & Enterprise Centre

Longdales Road

Lincoln

LN1 3DY

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