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ID: 100049652
Full-Time • Live-In

Live-In Caregiver For 81 year-old Female With Mobility Challenges

FL
Active: Yesterday

We are seeking a live-in caregiver for an 81-year-old female who was recently diagnosed with Vascular Parkinson's and has mobility problems, particularly in her lower body. She is originally from the Caribbean. She has lived in the Oak Bay area of Victoria with her husband for 40+ years and worked at the University of Victoria as a professor for several years. Some important qualities for her caregiver are a friendly personality, flexibility and a helpful spirit. The live-in caregiver responsibilities include: Assist with activities of daily living, including: -     administering her medication, -     bathing, -     dressing, -     grooming, -     toileting, -     transferring (that is, providing mobility assistance, such as, helping her in and out of bed, a chair, the wheelchair, or her rollator). -     accompanying her on grocery shopping trips -     accompanying her on doctor's appointments -     Assisting her with her daily exercise routine which sometimes will include walks organized by her husband -     Providing emotional support and encouraging her to do as much of her own care as is possible. -     Providing her with companionship -     Keeping her as well as her living environment clean and tidy. -     Monitoring and reporting any changes in her health, behaviour, or needs. -     Having a willingness to work flexible hours which will usually include waking up at least once during the night to let her urinate. No driving, cooking, or house cleaning.

Salary $18/hour

Greater than 50 hours/week
Schedule
Desired start date immediately
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Overnight
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Caregiver is responsible forProfessional skills
Assist with Walking
Escort to Appointments
Plan Visits, Outings, & Trips to Visit Neighbours, Friends, Family
Bathing Assistance
Palliative Care
Parkinson Care
Willing to work with or have experience withWork with diagnoses
Parkinson's
Arthritis
Additional requirements
Have carNot Applicable
Active: Yesterday • Member since: March 2024

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