Companion for Seniors
Comfort Keepers Halton
Burlington, ON
Company Overview

Comfort Keepers is a National Home Healthcare company accredited with Exemplary standing that provides service in the Oakville and Burlington area. For over a decade, clients and their families have entrusted Comfort Keepers to provide care that improves the quality of life of seniors and enables independent living.

Job Summary

Comfort Keeper's Companions are responsible for non-medical, in-home support services which provide for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients as well as home management services. They provide companionship to those individuals requiring socialization and/or minimum guidance to assure a safe, protected, clean, and orderly environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

Provides companionship for the client including, but not limited to: talking and listening, reading aloud, providing social and emotional support. Promotes the client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest. Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being.

Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members. Provides light housekeeping tasks such as: vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping of floors, cleaning bathrooms, laundering of client's garments and linens.

May prepare and serve meals as directed. Ensures that dishes are washed and kitchens clean after each meal.

Assists client in completing necessary phone calls, letter writing, etc. Accompanies client on walks, community trips, doctor's office, bank, beauty salons, etc.

Provides general attention to the clients non-medical needs in accordance with an established Plan of Care.

Observes and reports any changes in the client's mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.

Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum of high school diploma. Must hold and maintain certification in CPR and First Aid. Applicant must hold and annually renew a Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check. A valid drivers' license is an asset.

Benefits and Perks

There are many advantages to working for Comfort Keepers including:

Supportive Work Environment – a culture of appreciation and recognition

Competitive Pay

Create your own schedule – flexible shifts

Work close to home

One-on-one client relationships

Continuing education

24/7 support. Help is only a phone call away

All of our employees are covered by general liability insurance and WSIB