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230 special needs adult care are listed in Philadelphia, PA

The average rate is $18/hr as of July 2024

The average experience for nearby special needs adult care is 5 years

Special needs adult care in Philadelphia, PA

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Dora S.


Philadelphia, PA

$17-25/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Care

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hello I have worked with the elderly who have dementia. I am happy to do meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping, and errands.
5.0
"Dora did a 1 month overnight care role for my elderly mother three times a week. She was lovely to interact with, kind, compassionate, communicative, punctual, and patient with my mom who could become very anxious at night. Dora played my moms fav game, Rumikub...

Marilyn B.

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Leslie M.


Philadelphia, PA

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Special Needs Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have 15 years+ experience in education, and for the past five years, have learned to care for my Grandson, who has a Rare Brain Disease. I'm now experienced with setting up G-tube feedings, administering medications through a port, CPAP setup, Physical Therapy exercises for immobility, respiratory treatments including using a...
5.0
"Leslie has worked for my family for this school year as my son's in-school educational aid. Leslie is knowledgeable, professional, and caring. She has built a special relationship with my son where he is supported in school, and we are kept fully informed of his...

Rebecca S.

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Dietra W.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Special Needs Care Giver

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hello, I am an experienced special needs care giver. I've been working with children & adults for over 7 yrs. I have a dependable vehicle and I am CPR & first aid certified. I have experience with upper respiratory clients, diabetic clients, quadriplegic clients & clients who have who have had seizures. I also have worked with...
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Gabrielle N.


Philadelphia, PA

$35/hr10 yrs exp

Looking To Help In Whatever Way I Can To Make Your Life Better

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hello, I care for adults/ seniors and children with disabilities/ physical limitations. I have a certificate for completing a course for advanced senior care and I am CPR certified and I own my own defibulator, dechocker, pulse ox, Portable nebulazer. I have experience with Hoyer lifts for those who are bed ridden. I am very...
Gabrielle can also help with: Errands, dementia, hospice services, home modification, companionship, light cleaning & more
Skills:

CNA

Home Health Aide

5.0
"Gabrielle/ I call her Ellie, is the most kindhearted, compassionate caregiver. Ellie has such a beautiful heart and has such empathy for others. She radiates kindness and goes above and beyond to make someone feel special. Absolutely recommend Ellie to care for...

Renee C.

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Towana M.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Nursing And Hospice Assistant

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I believe my qualifications and experience make me the ideal candidate for this job. I have over 20 years of nursing experience in personal care and rehabilitation for hundreds of patients. I am very reliable, responsible, compassionate, and I specialize in providing comfort care and emotional support for my patients and their...
Towana can also help with: Personal care, dementia, hospice services
Skills:

CNA

Home Health Aide

5.0
"Towana is very pleasant and easy to work with. She is extremely helpful with any tasks I’ve needed done. She’s also a self-starter-she’ll do things that need to be done without having to be told, always remaining cheerful and pleasant. She maintains good...

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Andrea L.


Philadelphia, PA

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Fully Trained And Experienced End Of Life Death Doula.

Hello! My name is Andrea. I was born to be a caretaker. A caretaker who is kind, caring, respectful and loves listening to stories. I care for children and adults. I have way more experience than most with a very warm bedside manner. Take a look at all reviews from childcare, special needs and senior care to see the care I...
Andrea can also help with: Light cleaning, hospice services, dementia, companionship, meal prep, errands & more
Skills:

Home Health Aide

CPR

5.0
"Andrea is exceptionally caring, patient and most understanding of the needs of the elderly. She cared for our 92 year old mother who is dealing with advanced dementia in a joyful manner that respected and preserved our mom's dignity and sense of safety. Andrea is a...

John B.

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Melissa H.


Philadelphia, PA

$20-50/hr18 yrs exp

Caregiver/MA

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I'm a mother of 4 children.. 1 has special needs. I work as a ABA in Special education full time during the school year & I work part time as a home health aide. I have my Medical assistant diploma which wound care & vitals are taught. I started as a home health aid at the age of 21 yrs old. I'd describe my personality as...
Melissa can also help with: Errands, companionship, hospice services, light cleaning, dementia, meal prep & more
5.0
"Melissa manages a busy schedule very well, arrives on time and ready to work, brings extensive experience to the job of senior caregiver. She is versatile and capable, and was able to manage my elderly father's challenging moods. She is also a patient and lovely...

Andrew P.

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Mary F.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Caregiver for Infants and Toddlers

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am a licensed nurse, looking for a change of pace. My career in nursing has provided me with 25 years of experience, caring for people in an acute care setting, as well as in their homes. Additionally, I have been fortunate to have had the pleasure of working in a facility for children with special needs. The children that...
5.0
"We have known Mary for over two years and she has always gone above and beyond our expectations with the level of care she provides for our children. She is dedicated, hard working, and devoted to our family. She creates a safe and loving environment that allows us...

Mark S.

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Kyle S.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-30/hr6 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I've been working with elementary aged students with behavioral problems in and out of the school setting for 6 years. I enjoy playing drums and a little guitar in my spare time and sometimes like to incorporate them into my work with kids. I have some experience working with kids on the spectrum. I work full-time in a school...
5.0
"Kyle is very professional and reliable. I have three sons, one of whom is autistic and each with some behavioral challenges at times. They really enjoy having Kyle stay with them and seem to be on their best behavior those days."

James F.

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Stephen M.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part Or Full-Time Caregiver Available

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I've had the opportunity to work part-time with a gentleman with a form of progressive MS for the past 10 years. My goal is to enhance his quality of life by assisting him with everyday activities and promoting his physical well being. Daily activities include: Providing physical therapy exercises for strength and range of...
5.0
"If I had a family member who needed care, Steven would be my first choice. He is compassionate and of impeccable integrity. He's also strong physically and very gentle and sympathetic. You couldn't do better."

Deborah S.

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Yuan T.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Special Education Teacher Available To Provide Care

I am an energetic, patient, reliable, and fun certified Special Education teacher with over 16 years of experience of working with students with a wide range of disabilities. In my teaching career I have worked with elementary, middle, and high school students. My students have various needs ranging from Autism, learning...
5.0
"Yuan is a kind, friendly, experienced educator. She excels at catering her teaching to the individual needs of the student. Yuan taught my son for 2 years in a home school setting. She is amazing! She is very knowledgeable about different teaching methods and...

Cathy H.

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Jenice S.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-35/hr8 yrs exp

Responsible And Caring Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a nurses aide (CNA) with 8 years experience in healthcare including both at home and in a long term care facility. I'm able to provide assistance with all aspects of daily living and checking vital signs too. I've worked with children and adults with both physical and mental disabilities. I cared for my great grandmother...
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Catherine M.


Philadelphia, PA

$28/hr10 yrs exp

Super Positive, Fun And Caring Companion

Hello, I welcome you to message me after you have read my profile and after all parties have agreed to hire a caretaker. Hello! I am a former Special Education Teacher with experience in a multiple disability classroom for children ages 5 through 18. I also have 5 Years Experience with Senior Citizens who need companionship,...
5.0
"Cathy is not only dependable, but also has high moral standards and integrity."

Peter D.

I have assisted with the care of my brother who has cerebral palsy. The care consisted of bathing, feeding, and changing him when needed, and taking him for walks, reading to him, and taking him to doctor appointments.
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Vincent B.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr5 yrs exp

Hey, my name is Vincent. My experience with supporting people includes: working as a camp counselor and sports director for four years, babysitting for a family with four kids for one year, living and working in an intentional community, as a direct support caregiver to adults with disabilities for three years, nannying for...
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Nadine I.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have over 4 years of experience working with students with cognitive and physical disabilities in the classroom and even at a horse stable! My goal is to practice therapeutic play techniques as well as cognitive behavioral techniques to help your child succeed and progress.
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Matthew R.


Philadelphia, PA

$25-40/hr9 yrs exp

I have experience working with the elderly in home since living in Santa Cruz, California. I moved to Philadelphia and have enjoyed very much my experience working for some great families. My references will show that I have developed outstanding relationships with my employers and have proved that I can relate well and adapt to...
5.0
"Matthew helped to take care of my husband and was always very upbeat, responsible and willing to help with different activities and learn how to better adapt to my husband's needs. He always took interest on their conversations and was a good companion in outings,...

Monica R.

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Theresa B.


Philadelphia, PA

$15-30/hr3 yrs exp

PT/FT Caregiver For Infants & Toddlers

I have a absolute passion for caring for people, which is what originally brought me to this site. However, I also have 7 years of experience working with infants and toddlers. My 3 year experiences at a daycare/summer camp educated and gave me the experience I have. During school hours, I was responsible for not only ensuring...
5.0
"I would love to provide you with a review for Theresa. She help me to take care of my youngest daughter from a newborn and now as needed. My daughter is now 5 years old. I have knew Theresa for over 14 years. She also worked at my friends day care center. She is...

Erica B.

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Irene H.


Philadelphia, PA

$15/hr3 yrs exp

Experience, With Mental Illness, Dementia, Diabetes

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Patience is my Virtue... I am highly adaptable, love caring for those with special needs, and ready to begin helping a new family...
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Rustal J.


Philadelphia, PA

$20-35/hr5 yrs exp

Assistant

Hi ! I know it is very hard to put your trust to anyone specially leaving your love ones to them but I guarantee you that I will do my very best to take care of them. I am a CPR CERTIFIED and FIRST AID CERTIFIED. I have a knowledge in doing this job for almost 5 years now which is caregiving is my only source of income. I would...

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Recent special needs adult care reviews in Philadelphia, PA

Dora S.

5.0

Dora did a 1 month overnight care role for my elderly mother three times a week. She was lovely to interact with, kind, compassionate, communicative, punctual, and patient with my mom who could become very anxious at night. Dora played my moms fav game, Rumikub with her, had nice chats snd reminded...

- Marilyn B.

Leslie M.

5.0

Leslie has worked for my family for this school year as my son's in-school educational aid. Leslie is knowledgeable, professional, and caring. She has built a special relationship with my son where he is supported in school, and we are kept fully informed of his progress. I wholeheartedly...

- Rebecca S.

Gabrielle N.

5.0

I spoke with 10 applicants and interviewed 5. Of all the applicants Ellie was the most qualified by far especially with my mom's medical condition (diabetes). Ellie had all the certifications we were looking for and more. She immediately developed a relationship with my Mom and was always available...

- Brian G.

Towana M.

5.0

Tawana has been working for me for a couple of months. She always pleasant and a hard worker, willing to do whatever is needed.

- Marie P.

Andrea L.

5.0

Andrea is exceptionally caring, patient and most understanding of the needs of the elderly. She cared for our 92 year old mother who is dealing with advanced dementia in a joyful manner that respected and preserved our mom's dignity and sense of safety. Andrea is a true professional who cares deeply...

- John B.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Special Needs Adult Care in Philadelphia, PA are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 77 reviews of the 230 listed special needs adult care.