Welcome to Practical Companions

Our purpose is to provide a service, mainly companionship, to those who do not readily have anyone to call on.
Through this site you can find out the kind of activities we offer and answers to any questions you may have about our service.

Social interaction is and always has been a very important part of daily living, and the lack of it can quickly have a detrimental effect on many individuals.
It is a source of “national shame” that as many as 800,000 people in England are “chronically lonely” Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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