$8 – 15/hr
About who needs care: Severe Arthritis with wound on heel requiring a little help for self care and mobility and some memory issues. Loves to putter and do paperwork. A sense of humor but its important for him to be treated with respect. Until wound heels all care is at bedside. His wife needs assistance to care for him and manage home.
About the care needs: Prefer a laid back personality with a positive outlook that likes to joke around and understands my Dad's ability to control small things is important when so much has been lost while needing to stay in bed to let the wound heel the next 2-3 months. Able to boost my dad up in bed and give him a little lift to move bed to bedside commode. He likes to exercise and it is important to him to maintain what movement her still has. Cleaning and laundry will be helpful. Hobbies have always been fixing things and thinking outside the box to reuse things. Likes to be busy and moving all the time.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.