We are looking for a Live-In Caregiver/companion & Housekeeper to help us take care of our 76 year old father who has Early Stage Dementia. He is quite self-sufficient and independent so we are looking for more someone who can be a companion for him and also someone who likes cooking/housekeeping to help make food for the family.
Our father lives with us in the basement apartment of our home.
-Caring for a male senior with dementia.
-Cooking meals for the family and cleaning up
-Going for walks in the neighbourhood and/or taking him on the bus to square one or other local venues
-Doing other crafts/games/activities with him.
-Getting him meals & cleaning up.
-Ironing/folding & putting away laundry as needed.
-Making daily vegetable juices, cleaning up
-Giving vitamins/supplements per schedule
-Vacuum/tidy basement apartment only regularly i.e. do dishes, clean stove, bathroom, mop floor.
-Assistance with other tasks as needed for the family including cleaning the family home once a month.
We are looking for someone who is mature, patient, calm and can be understanding with someone living with mild dementia. A driver's license/car would be a bonus although not required for the position. Someone who is a self-starter, can work independently and is trustworthy and positive. Since meal preparation is a big part of this job, you must be someone who likes cooking, and has a genuine interest in food preparation.
Prior experience working with a senior with dementia would be an asset.
Please apply with your resume and a letter/email indicating why you would a great fit for this position and how your skills and experience can support our family's current needs.
COMPENSATION - Monthly salary to be discussed