Companionship Program: Renfrew County

Providing Support at Home

Carefor client enjoys companionshipCarefor's Companionship Program assists clients and families by assuming the responsibility for a client's practical, emotional, and/or social support. The service is offered in long term care or retirement homes, in a hospital, or as a private home care service.

The main purpose of the program is to provide the client with:

  • Companionship
  • Interaction
  • Supervision for safety

There are many ways companions assist clients. These include:

  • Light cleaning
  • Helping with meal preparation
  • Companionship
  • Shopping with client
  • Monitoring safety
  • Respite for families
  • Assistance with activities program (i.e. walk program)
  • Supervision / assistance with personal care
  • Accompanying clients to appointments or social activities
  • Accompanying clients via ambulance to medical appointments

Our hours of service depend upon the needs of the client receiving care. Currently, the Carefor Companionship Program offers the following shifts:

Day: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Evening: 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Night: 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Services can be arranged on a one-time basis or for a period of time.

For more information call (613) 732-9993, or e-mail infopembroke@carefor.ca.

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