Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Islington

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Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Islington

In the Islington area, the most popular hobbies among companionship carers are walking, cooking and baking, dancing, music, and watching TV.

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Why Hobbies Matter

A mutual interest in hobbies can be a powerful connecting force between carers and those they care for. Shared activities not only build trust, but they also enrich the quality of life for both parties. Hobbies can play a crucial role in our matching algorithm at PrimeCarers, helping us pair you with a carer that not only meets your physical and emotional needs, but also shares similar interests.

Here's a full breakdown of hobbies among companionship carers in Islington:

| Hobby | Percent of Carers | | --- | --- | | Walking | 48.4% | | Cooking & Baking | 45.5% | | Dancing | 33.8% | | Music | 31.6% | | Watching TV | 29.6% | | Puzzles | 28.7% | | Socialising | 26.6% | | Reading | 26.3% | | Gardening | 25.8% | | Card Games | 24.4% | | Decorating | 23.4% | | Photography | 20.2% | | Sports | 19.4% | | Painting | 16.0% | | DIY | 14.4% | | Board Games | 13.0% | | Yoga | 11.9% | | Volunteering | 11.7% | | Writing | 10.9% | | Knitting | 10.1% | | Fishing | 8.7% | | Embroidery | 7.2% | | Video Games | 6.6% | | Collecting | 4.0% | | Scrapbooking | 3.4% |

Benefits of Shared Hobbies

Engaging in shared hobbies carries significant benefits for the wellbeing of those under care. Activities such as walking, cooking and baking, and playing music can stimulate mental activity, improve physical health, foster emotional connection, and keep spirits high.

Among the various hobbies listed, walking, cooking and baking, and dancing emerge as the top pastimes among carers in Islington.

Hiking & Walking

Well over 48.4% of our carers in Islington cite walking as a favourite hobby. Companionship carers can accompany you on pleasant walks in one of Islington's many beautiful parks. Bring a thermos of tea and spend an afternoon inhaling the fresh air, birdwatching, or simply enjoying the peaceful outdoor scenery. Walking is also an excellent light exercise that benefits both cardiovascular and bone health.

Cooking & Baking

Cooking and baking are other popular pursuits, with 45.5% of carers cherishing these culinary arts. Your carer could share unique recipes or dietary tips, transforming meal preparation from a daily chore into a vibrant social event. Maybe you may unearth a newfound appreciation for baking or finally conquer that tricky pasta dish you've always wanted to try.


Dancing, enjoyed by 33.8% of our Islington carers, is more than just moving to a rhythm. It's a fun and sociable way of maintaining fitness and coordination. Whether you love a good jive or wish to master the waltz, hiring a carer who shares your passion for dance can add a joyful note to your companionship care.

How Does PrimeCarers Use This Information?

At PrimeCarers, we understand that companionship is rooted in shared interests and experiences. That's why we incorporate these hobbies into our matching algorithm to connect you with carers who not only have the necessary professional skills, but also share your personal interests.

Finding a carer who connects with you on a personal level can make a significant difference in your quality of life. Whether it’s accompanying you on your favourite routes in Islington or trying a new seasoning in an adventurous recipe, PrimeCarers are there for you, turning simple everyday activities into cherished shared moments.

Browse here to find a companionship carer in Islington who shares your hobbies. Remember, life is a lot more exciting when it's shared.

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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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