Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Perthshire and Kinross

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Most Popular Hobbies Among Companionship Carers in Perthshire and Kinross

Companionship carers in Perthshire and Kinross most commonly enjoy walking, cooking, and gardening, and these hobbies have the potential to enhance the quality of care they offer. At PrimeCarers, we consider these shared interests as part of our matching algorithm to help you find the ideal private carer.

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Companionship Care and Shared Hobbies

Shared hobbies are a significant factor in creating that special bond between a carer and those they care for. The conversation is enriched, the shared experiences create mutual enjoyment and there is often a sense of reward in shared achievements. Therefore, understanding the most popular hobbies among companionship carers is key in ensuring we find the right carer for our clients.

Here is a table that outlines the most popular hobbies among companionship carers in Perthshire and Kinross:

| Hobby | Percent of Carers | | --- | --- | | Walking | 69.0% | | Cooking & Baking | 55.2% | | Gardening | 41.4% | | Photography | 41.4% | | Watching TV | 41.4% | | Reading | 41.4% | | Dancing | 37.9% | | Decorating | 37.9% | | Music | 37.9% | | Socialising | 34.5% | | Painting | 31.0% | | Card Games | 31.0% | | Puzzles | 27.6% | | Knitting | 17.2% | | Board Games | 17.2% | | Sports | 17.2% | | DIY | 13.8% | | Fishing | 13.8% | | Video Games | 13.8% | | Volunteering | 10.3% | | Writing | 10.3% | | Embroidery | 6.9% | | Yoga | 6.9% | | Collecting | 3.4% |

Let's look further at a few of these hobbies and discuss how they could enrich companionship care.


Walking is the most common hobby for companionship carers in Perthshire and Kinross. Involving physical activity, it is both healthy and allows opportunities for engaging conversations. Exploring the local area together can be a real bonding experience. Regular walks can often result in increased physical stamina and a more positive mindset for those under care.

Cooking & Baking

More than half of the carers listed cooking and baking as their hobbies which lends a warm, homely feel to the care provision. A carer who enjoys cooking or baking can bring those talents into the home, encouraging healthier meals, promoting the enjoyment of food, and perhaps also sharing the joy of cooking together.


Gardening, enjoyed by 41.4% carers, is a wonderful and therapeutic hobby. Whether it's growing vegetables, tending beautiful flower beds, or simply sitting outside enjoying nature, gardening has been shown to enhance mood and encourage a more positive outlook on life. If you enjoy your time outside, a carer enthusiastic about gardening might be an ideal match.


Dancing isn't just a hobby that requires physical dexterity or a particular level of fitness; it's also a social activity that involves music and often results in much laughter. A carer who enjoys dancing can introduce light-hearted fun and stimulate a lively atmosphere. Be it some simple seated dancing exercises or a nostalgic groove to old favourites, dancing can be adapted to suit all abilities.


Photography enthusiasts will often find beauty in everyday surroundings that others might overlook. This can be a stimulating hobby to share with those under care, promoting discussion about beautiful places, nature, or different photography styles.

Choosing the Right Carer for You

At PrimeCarers, we consider these shared interests as part of our matching algorithm to make your search easier. Our aim is to ensure that a strong, positive and uplifting relationship is built between carer and the person under care. The depth and scope of our database allow us to selectively match carers based not only on their professional qualifications but also their personal interests.

Choosing a companionship carer doesn't just have to involve ticking off items on a checklist; it involves making sure there is that engaging element of shared hobbies or interests between the carer and the individual they would be caring for. This aspect of care is what contributes to the warm, loving environment that PrimeCarers is renowned for.

To explore more about how PrimeCarers can help match your interests and care needs with the perfect carer, review our Comprehensive Guide to Companionship Care. You can also check the Cost of Home Care in Perthshire and Kinross and discover what Activities to do with a Carer. The ideal carer for you or your loved one is just a few clicks away. Join us at PrimeCarers, where companionship is as important as care provision.

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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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