Immediate Help Needed Overnight (2-3 nights/week) for Elderly Woman with Dementia (Revere)
Care is for a very sweet 96-year-old woman who has Dementia and is no longer able to walk on her own. We are looking for someone who has a calm, patient, and loving demeanor. She is not physically violent, just very confused, especially in the evenings, and needs someone to keep an eye on her and make sure she is safe and well-rested! Once she's in bed, she typically doesn't need to get up until the morning. This wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother has a very loving family, who all live locally, and would like to keep her in her home as long as possible. She is currently under Hospice care.
Ideal person will have some experience in, or, have a medical/nursing background; a CNA or HHA. Must be able to help lift her in and out of bed at night (she is not walking on her own and weighs approx. 165 lbs). Home is located on a quiet side street and plenty of driveway parking is available. All living areas, kitchen, bathroom, and bedrooms are on 1 floor.
Compensation is $15-20 per hour; Schedule is flexible, 2-3 overnights per week, from 10:00pm-8:00 a.m. The length of this position is unknown, but we are predicting 1-2 months.
Must be willing to undergo a criminal background check.