$10 – 20/hr
Patient needs help when first awakening with rigid spine due to severe scoliosis. This entails serving light breakfast over the course of an hour as spine gradually relaxes. Aide will. then help patient to bathroom, using safety belt.
Patient will also need assistance showering every two/three days, and to have a sandwich prepared for lunchtime , if necessary.
Obvious light house keeping duties arise from the above, as well as keeping toilet, sink, etc., clean. Patient and her cat will also need fresh water, the latter, some dry food,
As the patient will be in pain in the morning, an aide who is patient and encouraging will be important.