Marianne - Garden City, NY
"I don't know what we would have done without the help we received. Having other people handle some of the tasks let us concentrate on being a family together, loving and supporting each other through a tough time."
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Role of the Companion

Home Care, Hospital Care, Assisted Living

Our comprehensive services can accommodate your schedule on a short or long term basis seven days a week by the hour, week, overnight or on a live-in basis. Specific care plans are designed for each person.

The services include:

Home Care
Assistance with meal planning and preparation, shopping, laundry, grocery shopping, social support, transportation and errands, medication reminders, light housekeeping, drive you to appointments. In addition, companions are encouraged to provide mental stimulation engaging the client in conversation, reading books, sharing a game of cards, and escorting them for walks and to family gatherings.

Hospital Care
Even though the patient is being treated by medical staff, many older people still need the personal attention of a companion to oversee their day to day needs. During a hospital stay, people become debilitated and incapacitated so they may not be able to feed themselves or contact a doctor or nurse if necessary. A companion provides that extra measure of protection, and can brighten the hospital stay.

Assisted Living Facility
At times, a resident may benefit from the company of a personal companion, thereby enhancing their experience at the facility. A companion can provide company to the resident, read to the resident, watch T.V. or movies with the resident, retrieve mail or do light shopping for the resident, accompany the resident on trips, provide advice on dressing and escort the resident to meals or activities.

The process begins during our first telephone call when we schedule a free in-home assessment. When we meet, we will review the home for safety hazards, get to know you and your family's concerns and objectives and discuss a Care Plan
Client Care Coordinator
201-09 East Merrick Road
Valley Stream, New York 11580
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Phone: (516) 837-3388
Fax:     (516) 837-3389
service@saracompanions.com