About who needs care: CHF, Peripheral Artery disease. Uses O2 and walker but needs assistance getting up to bathroom, bed and in recliner. May have slight bladder incontinence (rarely)but wears pull-up briefs. Petite weighs 87lbs, limited mobility due to PAD. Must sit most of time in recliner legs elevated. Has home health nursing, PT and OT.
Writes stories and poems & loves to tell them, does artwork. Will watch TV after 6 p.m.
Late to rise in morning 11am, light breakfast, help with dressing&hair, in home appointments, light lunch, dinner 7-8 p.m. Nightly bedtime 12 a.m. -1:30 a.m.
About the care needs: Friendly, cheerful, caring and compassionate. Mom can be feisty about sitting in recliner legs up!
Someone whom understands elderly stages and ages day to day needs. Cooking and meals prepared nothing elaborate but healthy and lower sodium.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, and mobility assistance.