About who needs care: Needs reminders to eat, drink & use the restroom.
Has been recently diagnosed with dementia.
Needs to be encouraged to get up
& move around.
7am-get up (use toilet, change brief, wash hands, face & brush hair & teeth- this is when I make drinks)
7:15am-go to couch to drink coffee & shake (give morning meds) while I make breakfast
9am- Home visits (not daily)
9:30-lay down on side (pressure sore on coccyx)
10:30- potassium snack (sit up), drink
11am- lay on other side
Noon-toilet, upstairs to watch tv while I make lunch
12:30-1 eat lunch
1pm/2pm- back downstairs, toilet, lay down
3pm/4pm- toilet, back upstairs while dinner is being made
6pm/7pm- toilet upstairs (hall restroom), back to recliner for dinner
9pm/10pm- back downstairs, toilet, bed
About the care needs: Firm, not soft, assertive, introvert around mom but willing to talk if Dad is around.
Mom was a self employed RN with her own care facility
Likes peace & quiet, scriptures, music
Likes her nails to be polished
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, and mobility assistance.