$21 – 30/hr
About who needs care: Diminished memory, bladder incontinence, weakness. She likes coffee. Her ideal day is mostly sleeping, waking up to go to the bathroom, then back to her chair to sleep again. She likes the dog.
About the care needs: Mostly need someone who is patient and not too concerned with diminished memory and word finding. She embellishes her stories especially when she forgets what she was trying to say, makes hand gestures to try to spark her memory. She tried to turn on the TV with the telephone this morning. Has forgotten how to use but loves coffee. Is now requiring more assistance with medications.
Services needed include: companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.