$10 – 20/hr
Need reliable caregiver for 59-year-old man who has been living with ALS for 16 years. The disease has left me a quadriplegic and largely unable to speak. Position requirements are below and we are willing to train.
Transfer 150 pound man between wheelchair, bed and toilet - using stand and pivot - I can bear my own weight.
Shower, normal hygiene and dress.
Administer medications and food via G-tube.
Set up communication computer.
Perform range of motion stretches.
Administer respiratory therapies.
Change adult diapers.
Transport in our vehicle to appointments and meetings.
Light housework - laundry and dish washing
Occasional errands using our vehicle.
Must be comfortable with small dogs.