Home Care Companion


  • – Home Care Companions provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Home care may include light housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, respite, and advice on such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.
  • – Home Care Companions are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

reporting relationship

  • – Reports to Home Care Supervisor

Responsibilities and Activities

  • – Reports to Home Care Supervisor
  • – Provide companionship, friendship, and emotional support.
  • – Talk, listen, share experiences, play games/cards, read to client etc.
  • – Help keep clients in contact with family, friends, and the outside world.
  • – Provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery store and errands
  • – Accompany clients to recreational and/or social events.
  • – Assist with plans for visits and outings.
  • – Write or type letters/correspondence.
  • – Write or type letters/correspondence.
  • – Plan trips and outings and possibly travel with clients.
  • – Teach/perform meal planning and preparation.
  • – Perform light housekeeping.
  • – Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
  • – Ensure service is delivered in accordance with Agency policies, procedures, and industry standards.
  • – Monitor supplies and resources.
  • – Evaluate the program and make recommendations, as indicated.
  • – Follow the written care plan.
  • – Assist in basic client transfers providing the client has been assessed as being capable of ambulating without assistance; and/or, providing another trained caregiver (including family) is involved in the transfer.
  • – Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • – Observe the client’s functioning and report to Supervisor.
  • – Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
  • – Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • – Make decisions and solve problems.
  • – Assist with pet care.
  • – Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.
  • – Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.

Responsibilities and Activities

  • – Knowledge of home management skills.

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    inquiry@genesiscaregiving.com(for careers)
    2123 Chandler lane , Glenview Illinois 60026