$15 – 25/hr
Seeking care for my father in his 70s. Services needed: bathing / dressing, mobility assistance, transportation, light housekeeping, errands / shopping. Looking for someone with 5+ years of experience caring for seniors. Specialized care needs: CPR/first aid training, nursing experience, support for memory care. A little more about my father: he can be pleasant, reserved. Moved to Oregon from Mississippi 3 years ago to be closer to daughter and her family as care needs increased. Was in peace Corp. direction of children's rehabilitation center. Master in public health. Congestive heart failure and late onset Alzheimer's. Recently got out of hospital after fall with broken ribs. Increased falls in last couple of months. I'm looking for someone who is patient, strong. Respectful, good critical thinking skills, patient with anxious elders, kind. Wife has insomnia and PTSD. Overwhelmed and stressed out. They usually don't get up til noon and stay up til midnight. The client sundowns intermittently. Needs close supervision as he has gotten up without a device and fallen. He is unable to get himself up. The house is still unpacked from the move. Helping organize a little would be helpful although my mother may be resistant.