So many of us will have a get together with the people we love. The children will be excited to see how many Easter Eggs they ate, forgetting that last year they had so many that they felt sick!
Family meals will be made special, and there will be some relief that winter is over. The clock will have changed and therefore it will be lighter in the evenings which always cheers us up.
There will still be many who are on their own, lonely and wondering whether life is worth it. Certainly, my mother felt like that when she became bedridden and she had plenty of people around her. Imagine what it would be like when nobody calls or comes to see you. Imagine you are not able to manage on your own and would just love a helping hand every so often and some company. Maybe your family lives far away and you may only see them once in a while.
What you need is a companion
Some of our long-standing carers have decided to pull back from high level, full-time care, and offer their services as a Companion Housekeeper. They are of course very experienced and trained but would like to continue helping those in need. Some have been with the agency for over 20 years.
We have just launched a new service called “Friendly Faces”. These ladies are available for a couple of hours a day, or whenever you need them. They will help you with your housekeeping, shopping, cooking or even take you out for a day trip. The clients who already use this additional service say it has changed their lives. Just waking up in the morning knowing that someone is coming to see you appears to have made all the difference.
Help us make a difference
If you have had experience of looking after vulnerable people, why not spend a few hours a day providing some companionship to those who are lonely and would love to see a “Friendly Face”, once in a while? Please get in touch with us.