$15 – 30/hr
About who needs care: Age 83 and lives in her own home. She had surgery to remove a tumor on her liver a couple months ago and is struggling to heal due to an abscess that developed in her abdomen. She needs assistance with driving her to medical appointments, taking her medications properly, driving her for errands and food shopping, possibly helping change dressings on her wound site or assistance with her colostomy bag, and other general care. She is very friendly and communicative and can normally drive and take care of herself, but this complication from the liver surgery has been a big setback.
About the care needs: Some nursing or caregiving background would be preferred. Caring, friendly and helpful person needed.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.