Light domestic help and companionship for well traveled elderly lady in a converted farmhouse centrally located in the Algarve , Portugal




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    Mature and calm Lady sought for some help around the house, light gardening, watering, meal preparation, some driving and shopping trips and companionship playing games, etc for a maximum of four to five hours a day in exchange for accommodation and board in a converted farmhouse centrally located in the Algarve in private old fig and almond farm. It's a great spot - within walking distance to a central village, a short ride to a shopping center and 4 klms from the beach. The host is in her nineties is in possession of all faculties. The daughter lives next door. In addition to the upstairs large bedroom, shower bathroom, and uncovered terrace you have full access to the kitchen, and basic food is provided to you- and you are free to choose to eat with the host or independently. International Driving license necessary.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Elderly Companionship
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    English, French and Portuguese language, culture and cooking. Christiane has taught all the languages she speaks and has many interesting photo albums. Learn to play Rummikub - a game for life.

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    Light domestic help and companionship for a wheelchair-bound elderly host, including help, getting up and ready, making meals, playing rummikub, and help to get settled down for the night.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Own Bedroom upstairs in Farmhouse with large terrace and shower room

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Little village is 10 minutes away on foot. Some public transport at end of the road (somewhat erratic but available) and plenty of lifts possible. Many beaches within 4 klms, birdspotting, riding, watersports at Marina, shopping Mall some 2 klms away - Town of Albufeira some 8 klm away with lots of everything. Would suit tranquil country loving person.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 441527365799