Seeking care for my mother (62). Services needed: companionship, bathing , feeding, meal prep, light housekeeping, errands. She has a urine bag and colostomy bag. Female preferred. My mother: she is anxious, is bed-ridden due to lower-body paralysis, and has effective upper body usage although still requires assistance with eating, usage of handheld items, etc. She is very kind but somewhat depressed from her condition and can come across as needy and highly anxious, repetitive concerns of small issues, etc.
The ideal caregiver must be very patient, respectful, but also firm. She has a cat who is old and requires minimal attention (feeding, etc). Important- the aide will not be paid via private pay. She is on Medicaid ($12. 5) and aide must be willing to work with us and fill out appropriate paperwork to act as a caregiver.