$11 – 15/hr
Seeking care for my father in his 80s. Services needed: companionship, meal preparation, medication prompting, help staying physically active, mobility assistance, transportation, light housekeeping, errands / shopping. Specialized care needs: support for chronic illness. Female caregiver preferred. A little more about my father: he can be lethargic, pleasant, outgoing. He is a very easygoing, kind man with a very nice sense of humor. He physical issues are that he has parkinsons he walks with a Walker is a little weak in the legs. He is a retired policeman. He does sleep a lot because of the parkinsons and the medications. He is very respectful of others as well as kind. Ge is a little hard of hearing. I'm looking for someone who is patient. We would mostly like them to be with him because of falling must also be kind and have a sense of humor nobody bossy easy to get along with is kind and caring. He does wear depends and needs help changing them. He spends most his time in a lift recliner likes to watch tv. Someone who can cook and clean up after dinner. If he would have a accident in his depends would not have a problem helping him clean up. He is not bossy at all. If the caregiver would need a reference they may gladly speak to the caregiver who is with him during the day she is very happy with my father and my family we are very understanding. We would want someone who could cover for the other caregiver if for some reason she leaves early or takes off. She would do the same. My father lives on the border of Fountain Hill and Salisbury Township in a very quiet clean area. He needs some reinforcement on walking around the house for some slight exercise. He usually lays in his bed for 2 to 3 hours. He does need help urinating in a cup but he does use the toilet to move his bowels. He does require ointments and cream out on his rear end do to pressure ulcers from sitting. He is completely with it mentally he is a very pleasant man and is very understanding. We would need someone who is willing to work every other weekend we are also looking for a caregiver to work night shift every other weekend.