I am a 42-year-old female C5 quadriplegic who has been injured for 17 years. I am paralyzed from the armpits down & weigh 140 lbs. I am able to use my arms better than would be expected.
I need an aide every other weekend to work Sat & Sun AM shifts from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Fri & Sat Evening shifts from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
During the morning shift, I require assistance with daily living activities such as: Range of motion, showering, bowel and bladder care, dressing, transferring to wheelchair, meal prep, and light housekeeping. The evening shift requires: Transferring, undressing and dressing into pajamas, additional range of motion, bowel care and bladder care, & light housekeeping of straightening up bedroom after.
I have two teenage step daughters that visit occasionally & a 10 yr old girl pug