Senior Transportation in Shelbyville

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Average rate: $11.50/hr.

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Shania G.|shelbyville, TN

$10-20/hr 3 yrs exp 28 yrs old

Full-Time In Home Care, Certificated Medication Tech., Caregiver

I love taking care of people, It gives me great happiness. I have a loving and caring personality! I don't look at my job as work more as fun! I love talking and getting to know my residents. When I cook, clean, or do ADL's for/with my resident(s) I make sure I put lots of love in it. JOB DUTY 1) Administers prescribed medications to patients and maintains related medical records under supervision Of Nurse, General Duty : Verifies identity of patient receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records. 2) Presents medication to patient and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures. 3) Takes vital signs or observes patient to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions. 4) Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered. 5) Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, and assisting in examinations and treatments. 6) May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for administration to patient. 7) May record and restock medication inventories. Home care assistants are expected to make their patients' lives easier and more comfortable. Their duties may include transporting patients to doctor's appointments, making beds, doing laundry, preparing meals, giving patients their medications, or running errands. They may change the patient's bandages, check vital signs. Some light cleaning may also be part of the job of a home care assistant, even if only to maintain sanitary conditions in the home environment. Patients may need help bathing themselves, and it will be up to assistants to get them into the bath or shower. Assistants may also need to help patients get to and from the toilet, and sometimes it is necessary to change a patient's adult diaper if he or she is bed-bound. It is extremely important that the patient be allowed to maintain his or her dignity during these times. For recreation, assistants can play card games or board games with patients, because it is a way of keeping them mentally active and alert. Crossword puzzles or arts and crafts are equally helpful activities because they can absorb the patient's attention or liven up the day. Even sitting with patients in the backyard or on the front porch for a couple of hours can be beneficial. The fresh air and sunshine can do wonders for the patients' outlook and well-being.
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FAQs for finding senior transportation in Shelbyville

How much does a senior transportation provider cost in Shelbyville, TN?
The average rate for a senior transportation provider in Shelbyville, TN as of September, 2020 is $11.50 per hour. This cost will fluctuate depending on the person's level of experience, how far you will need them to drive, and the level of assistance your loved one needs.
How can I find senior transportation services near me?
Care.com has 3 providers in Shelbyville, TN that can provide transportation for seniors to medical appointments and other engagements. To start searching for providers, create an account by answering some basic questions to find candidates that meet your needs. You will then have the option to either post a job and receive applications from candidates, or search for providers on the website. You can compare results based on hourly rate, availability, experience and distance from Shelbyville, TN. After you have selected your candidates, you can schedule interviews, check references, request background checks and hire the provider that suits your needs the best.
What services do senior transportation providers offer in Shelbyville, TN?
The primary duty for any senior transportation provider is usually getting your loved one to the appointments they have. But many providers can also take them to places around Shelbyville like the grocery store, hair salon or the bank. Some providers in Shelbyville may have more experience with physically assisting seniors than others, so the mobility your loved one currently has should play a role in who you ultimately hire.