Senior assistants enable senior citizens to live in their familiar surroundings as long as it is possible. They are experienced, empathetic and either trained or have experience in the field of senior care. The tasks of a Senior Assistant include loving care, light household tasks such as shopping, cooking, loading and unloading dishwashers, emptying dryers as well as light paperwork, coordination of appointments, driving and messenger services, escorts on excursions, social events or travel companionship.
Salary levels vary according to qualification, experience, references and region.
More extensive housekeeping or cleaning work is not part of the duties of a senior assistance and is covered by the housekeeper.