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Hands-on Care Needed For My Mother In Utica

Part Time
About who needs care: My Mom is physically very healthy & has no mobility needs. She has a colostomy, so need a care giver with this type of care experience. She is physically able to perform colostomy, dressing, tooth brushing tasks but requires verbal cues as she presents with mild confusion/confidence issues. Needs assistance/support with choosing outfits and guidance to don clothing. Also some assistance with upper clothing/bra due to limited range due to some shoulder arthritis. A lot of assistance in shower. Previously an excellent cook/baker who took great pride in this and all household activities for her family but now needs guidance/encouragement to participate in these tasks. My Mom is very creative and enjoys adult coloring books, word games, and creating characters with clay & different medias. Really enjoys puzzles! She is a former reader, still enjoys magazines & her books. She is working on copying sentences and this can certainly be expanded upon. She enjoy participating in cooking/baking activities with guidance. Also light household actives such as vacuuming, arranging her china closets/silverware, polishing silverware, dusting. She loves nature, animals (has a pet cat named Crystal) and children. Looking for new, innovative & motivational actives to build enthusiasm & confidence and to expand on creativity. Would like to see her more involved with cooking/baking activities. About the care needs: 1) Kind, patient, motivated & creative caregiver 2) Youthful energy 3) Proficient in Colostomy care 4) Must be bonded 5) Proof of COVID vaccination 6) Memory care experience 7) Display of patience and compassion for the special care of seniors Services needed include: companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.