Good Companion Services

Administration

  • Checking and arranging payment of household bills
  • Sourcing best deals for gas and electricity
  • Creating Christmas card list and helping to write cards
  • Ordering shopping online
  • Setting up mobile phones and email accounts
  • Party and holiday planning
  • Setting reminders for birthday cards and presents
  • Helping to write your life story
  • Collating photographs into albums
  • Household

  • Shopping for food and clothing online or in person
  • Checking contents of fridge and restocking
  • Helping with light meals
  • Vetting tradespeople
  • Fresh eyes in the house
  • Organising recycling and putting out bins
  • Decluttering home
  • Checking safety in the home
  • Companion Support

  • Popping round for a cuppa and a chat
  • Trips out for coffee and cake
  • Going to theatre, cinema, museums or other events
  • Reading aloud from the newspaper or a book
  • Simply taking a drive or a walk in the country
  • Taking the dog for a walk
  • Phonecalls (by prior arrangement)
  • Personal

  • Attending hospital and other medical appointments
  • Sourcing medical and supportive equipment
  • Picking up prescriptions
  • Recommending and sourcing care
  • Driving to meetings
  • N.B. There is no personal care provided.

    Family Support

  • Checking on older relative on agreed regular basis to allow family to enjoy a break away
  • Texting an update to next of kin after every visit
  • Taking pressure off younger relatives to accompany to health appointments
  • Waiting in for tradespeople
  • Taking on some of the necessary chores that get in the way of quality family time
  • For our services, the first half hour meeting is free.

    After that we charge £25 an hour, or £20 an hour if 5 hours are purchased at one time.

    Car journeys will incur an additional charge of 45p per mile. Payment should be made at the end of each visit in cash, cheque or by BACS. Any expenses whilst “out and about” are to be paid for by the client.

    Contact Good Companion

    E: sarah@goodcompanion.uk
    P: 07792 860164




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    Making a difference to the lives of the older generation, supporting them to live independently and giving them precious time with their families.