Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Milton Keynes

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Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Milton Keynes

The most popular hobbies among companionship carers in Milton Keynes are walking, cooking and baking, dancing, completing puzzles, and listening to music, as outlined in our hobby-to-carer matching system at PrimeCarers.

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Making Connections through Shared Hobbies

The importance of having common interests or hobbies with your companionship carer can't be overstated. Let's dive deeper into some of the hobbies preferred by most Milton Keynes-based carers using the PrimeCarers platform.


With 48.0% of carers stating that walking is one of their hobbies, one might say that this pursuit aligns well with the ever-green and picturesque landscapes that Milton Keynes offers. These carers are likely to have an appreciation for nature, outdoor spaces and the tranquillity that comes with countryside walks. Notably, walking is an excellent exercise that encourages general wellbeing, and can be tailored to suit all fitness levels. A shared love of walking between a carer and the person being cared for can mean shared outdoor experiences, nature exploration and a routine of daily gentle exercises. Simply put, copious amounts of fresh air and scenic landscapes could be integral parts of your companionship care with PrimeCarers.

Cooking & Baking

It's worth noting that 46.0% of companionship carers in Milton Keynes enjoy cooking and baking. This hobby could tie well with providing homely care, where the creation of meals forms a part of daily routines. Having a carer who takes pleasure in creating culinary delights can add warmth to the home-based care setting by infusing it with the comforting aromas of home-cooked food and freshly baked goods. Furthermore, the cooking process can be an enjoyable activity to engage in with a carer, providing both an opportunity to bond and to enjoy the results of your collective efforts.


Dancing, the choice for 33.8% Milton Keynes carers, can add an element of joy and liveliness to the care environment. Whether it's listening to golden oldies and swaying rhythmically, or learning new dances together, this hobby can serve as a therapeutic and fun outlet. Moreover, dancing helps with balance and mobility and can promote good cardiovascular health.


Carers who choose puzzles are usually individuals who enjoy a challenge and have a strategic problem-solving approach. This hobby, which 29.9% carers in Milton Keynes prefer, can provide interesting cognitive stimulation for both carer and care receiver. Those crossword or Sudoku challenges can be a source of fun competition and intellectual engagement.


Music, a universal language, is enjoyed by 29.6% of carers. Whether it's shared moments listening to classic hits or exploring new genres together, music can break barriers, spark conversations, and create a soothing ambience.

The PrimeCarers Matching System

PrimeCarers utilises these hobby preferences in an innovative matching algorithm, which aids in connecting care seekers with carers who share their interests. This can significantly enhance the care experience by ensuring a mutual understanding and shared activities between the care recipient and the carer. More can be learned about our unique approach to delivering companion care in Milton Keynes on the PrimeCarers website.

A Snapshot of Milton Keynes Carers

To provide a numerical representation of the different shared hobbies of carers in Milton Keynes, the following table outlines the exact percentage of carers who engage in each hobby:

| Hobby | Percent of Carers | | --- | --- | | Walking | 48.0% | | Cooking & Baking | 46.0% | | Dancing | 33.8% | | Puzzles | 29.9% | | Music | 29.6% | | Watching TV | 27.8% | | Gardening | 26.2% | | Socialising | 25.4% | | Reading | 25.0% | | Card Games | 24.4% | | Decorating | 23.4% | | Photography | 20.3% | | Sports | 17.2% | | Painting | 15.6% | | DIY | 14.3% | | Yoga | 12.0% | | Board Games | 12.0% | | Volunteering | 11.1% | | Knitting | 9.6% | | Writing | 9.4% | | Fishing | 8.6% | | Embroidery | 7.2% | | Video Games | 5.7% | | Collecting | 3.6% | | Scrapbooking | 2.4% |

Perusal of this table reveals an array of exciting pastimes that can align with the varied interests of individuals seeking companionship care in Milton Keynes. It's all about creating shared moments and having a companionship carer who doesn't just care for you, but one who cares about you.

In conclusion, everyone has hobbies unique to them, and connecting with someone who shares those hobbies can make all the difference. PrimeCarers taps into these shared hobbies to create connections that do not merely serve care needs, but also foster a joyful camaraderie. To find out more about companionship care and the cost of home care in Milton Keynes, visit the PrimeCarers website.

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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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