$18 – 45/hr
About who needs care: Mrs. J. suffers from dementia and has difficulties walking up and down stairs. She lives with her husband who is mobile and 87 years old. Mrs. J. requires assistance bathing and dressing. The ideal candidate must be able to assist her with these tasks. Further she needs a care giver that can perform light cooking, cleaning and can drive to Dr. Visits. Mrs J. likes to have morning coffee and dress. She enjoys listening to music and spending time with her husband. At the end of the day she enjoys bathing, a light dinner and watching T. V with her husband.
About the care needs: The caregiver must be friendly, patient, upbeat and sympathetic. The person should be familiar with the care of patients with dementia.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, and bathing / dressing.