Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Bridgend

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Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Bridgend

From a recent survey we conducted, it has been observed that the chief hobbies amongst companionship carers in Bridgend are walking, cooking and baking, and indulging in music.

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  1. The Impact Of Shared Hobbies
  2. The Link Between Hobbies And Companionship Care
  3. The Top Hobbies Of Companionship Carers
  4. Taking A Closer Look At Top Hobbies
  5. Find Your Perfect Match

The Impact Of Shared Hobbies

Having shared interests could be an amazing catalyst for building a strong, enriching relationship between a carer and the person they're caring for. A common hobby or interest could make the companionship care experience liven up. It's something beyond the necessary day-to-day tasks - it's an interpersonal bond that brings delight, shared stories, and mutual understanding.

This piece talks about shared hobbies and how these could enhance your experience while finding the apt carer for your needs through PrimeCarers.

Companionship care is not nearly about meeting the physical and medical needs of an individual. It's about providing emotional support - providing someone a companion through their journey. Participating in shared hobbies can be a lovely way to foster this relationship between a carer and a client.

Besides, daily activities could become so much more enjoyable when done together. Participating in favourite hobbies can stimulate memory, assist in maintaining motor skills, and create opportunities for socialisation and fun.

Read 'Can Carers Take You Out?' and 'Activities to do with a Carer' for more ideas about possible shared activities.

The Top Hobbies Of Companionship Carers

To help you familiarise with your potential match, we present the statistics derived from the recent survey of Companionship Carers in Bridgend. Below are the top hobbies of our carers:

| Hobby | Percent of Carers | | --- | --- | | Walking | 67.7% | | Cooking & Baking | 52.0% | | Music | 51.2% | | Reading | 43.3% | | Watching TV | 42.5% | | Socialising | 41.7% | | Dancing | 40.2% | | Puzzles | 38.6% | | Gardening | 34.6% | | Sports | 33.9% | | Card Games | 29.1% | | Decorating | 26.8% | | DIY | 25.2% | | Volunteering | 19.7% | | Photography | 18.9% | | Painting | 18.9% | | Board Games | 17.3% | | Yoga | 16.5% | | Writing | 12.6% | | Knitting | 12.6% | | Fishing | 11.8% | | Embroidery | 8.7% | | Video Games | 8.7% | | Collecting | 6.3% | | Scrapbooking | 3.9% |

Taking A Closer Look At Top Hobbies

To give you a glimpse into the shared experience, let's explore the three most popular hobbies in detail.


Almost two-thirds of our carers in Bridgend enjoy walking. This low-impact exercise is something that everyone can enjoy. Bridgend has an array of beautiful places to visit for a refreshing walk. It gives you the opportunity to explore local nature, enjoy fresh air, and engage in heart-to-heart conversations. Also, walking is known for its mental and physical health benefits.

Cooking & Baking

Who doesn't love a tasty home-cooked meal or the smell of fresh baking? Over half of our carers love to cook and bake. This can be a wonderful bonding activity, allowing carers and their clients to create and enjoy dishes together. It also provides a fantastic chance to fulfil dietary requirements with delicious meals.


More than half of our carers enjoy various aspects of music, be it singing, playing an instrument, or simply listening. Music is a universal language, and it can evoke memories, stimulate emotions, and simply create an enjoyable atmosphere in the home. Whether it's playing old classics, exploring new genres, or even creating your music together, it can provide a shared joyous experience.

Find Your Perfect Match

So, if you find yourself desiring a companionship carer with shared interests to enhance your daily experiences and create lasting memories, PrimeCarers can help get you matched. We consider hobbies as part of our matching algorithm to make sure that you can find a companionship carer that not only meets your care needs but also aligns with your personal interests.

To find more information about the cost of home care in Bridgend or more about how companionship care works, you can read our comprehensive guide on companionship care.

Acquiring care doesn't mean giving up on hobbies or personality. Choosing a carer who shares your hobbies can make your daily routine more enjoyable, and turns everyday chores into shared experiences. Start your search today on 'Find Companionship Care in Bridgend' and find a carer who not only takes care of you but also loves what you love.

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James Bowdler


I founded and manage PrimeCarers, a Platform that connects Private Clients with Private Carers near them.

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