Looking for an occasional caregiver for our Adult family member (18 yr) with a chromosome anomaly (18q-), Sensory Integration Disorder, Autism, Cognitive Disabilities, Developmental Delays, Speech Delay in San Jose.
Helpful skills: Strong communication skills, a swimmer, enjoy Disney movies, willingness to sing kid songs (especially the Alphabet song), good video and app gaming skills such as Mario Kart, Candy Crush, Fruit Ninja, etc.
Tasks: Companionship, assist in preparing small meals (every 2 hours), assist in toileting, delivery of measured medication, and supervise small home tasks such as feeding animals, etc.
Our caregiver is willing to use a whiteboard and gestures to communicate and some knowledge of behavior techniques. The ideal candidate is a friendly/smiling individual who is patient, observant, and empathetic.