About who needs care: So mom is prone to bladder infections due to medication. Has had a previous stroke , and 2 brain bleeds. However , is still very alert and intelligent. Cannot walk due to previous fall causing fracture to femur and shoulder. Cannot transfer from bed to wheelchair, or wheelchair to toilet and vice versa. Unable to bathe herself. Will need help with cooking , cleaning after meals and daily routines. And of course just be an ear and company , mom love to knit, crochet and play her organ too up until bedtime. At which time aide can leave for the night after placing mom in bed and assuring her nighttime meds and and safety in bed are complied prior to aids departure. Calling me at my home and informing me of aids departure. So I am aware mom is in bed and by herself until the new day.
About the care needs: Looking for a professional, personal caregiver with a eye / ear detecting oncoming issues with moms health and able to call for help or get help asap. As well as notifying me. Be a good listener and able to carry on a decent conversation for a elderly lady.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.