$15 – 16/hr
About who needs care: Paraplegic, advanced dementia, Lymphademia, diabetic, back pain (scoliosis), high blood pressure, legally blind, left shoulder pain ( screws and plates migrated into tissue), obese, hospice care in residence.
Reading romance novels ( not sexually explicit).
Wake 9ish, breakfast ( needs assistance with eating),
Sponge bath, game shows ( Price is Right) in morning, companionship, and listening to book.
Researching at home care costs, respite care in the future. Ideally last 2 months of life.
About the care needs: Friendly, positive, good listener, empathetic.
Dementia awareness, capable of caring for psychosis, anxiety, and depression episodes. Assistance with ADL'S.
Services needed include: companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.