$15 – 25/hr
About who needs care: She has congestive heart failure, is incontinent, has advanced macular degeneration, needs assistance transferring to the bedside commode and to her wheelchair. She is generally good natured and likes to be as independent as she possibly can be. Typically, she has a lot of support from her family, but needs someone here at all times in case she needs help.
About the care needs: Ideally, a caregiver would be easygoing, enjoy visiting with her, be mindful of her being legally blind, have experience with assisting with changing her brief in bed, and adjust to erratic sleep patterns. No one who talks too loud or too fast.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.