One of the most heart breaking comments we frequently hear from the elderly clients we work with concerns how lonely they are. According to Age UK, over 2 million people in England over the age of 75 live alone, and more that 1milllon older people say they go for over one month without speaking to anyone.
Clear Guide very much enjoys providing companionship services to older and vulnerable people in the community. Clear Guide are able to support your clients with medical and social appointments, shopping trips, as well as taking them out for day trips, lunch or simply just having a cup of tea and chat.
There is a great deal of evidence to suggest that social stimulation can help preserve capacity and reduce anxiety in those living with dementia. Just because someone may not remember a social visit, does not mean they won’t remember the enjoyment they felt that day.