AAging Better In Home Care Post Falls, ID
- Posted: over a month ago
- $12 to $16 Hourly
Experienced in providing care for the elderly and disabled, including Alzheimer and dementia patients. Six months of experience in a healthcare environment caring for the elderly, such as in-home, nursing home, or assisted living facility is highly desirable. Desirable skills include knowledge of transfers, gait belts, food preparation and proper storage; nutritional needs of the elderly; bathing assistance; monitoring health and mental status of clients; medication reminders, and light housekeeping. In addition, a CPR or First Aid certification is a plus. Must be able to bend, twist, lift, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push/pull at least 25 lbs., grasp, complete repetitive motion movements and combine standing/walking for up to 2-hour intervals. Must possess a valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance. Must be able to clear a federal-level background criminal check. This is a variable hour position. *Pay depends on clientele worked with and experience.
- Assist or performs activities of daily living for client, such as bed bath, showering, oral care, and/or shaving;
- Provide for grooming hair and filing nails to assure cleanliness;
- Provide passive range of motion movements/exercise as needed or directed;
- Assist client with dressing as needed
- Provide appropriate skin care and prevention of pressure sores/ulcerations—not to include foot care for diabetics; only filing of nails is allowed—no clipping!
- Perform light housekeeping on a weekly basis or as needed to ensure clean, neat, and safe environment. This may include light snow-shoveling;
- Plan, prepare and store meals and snacks that provide safe, healthy and nutritious meals on a consistent basis;
- Do laundry weekly, or as needed;
- Provide grocery or miscellaneous shopping as outlined in client’s care plan;
- Supervise clients to ensure safety and prevent falls;
- Remind clients when medication is due
- Provide companionship, game-playing, walks, or outings as requested by the client;
- Legibly and clearly document services provided to the client on the time-sheet and progress notes reflecting the plan of care;
- May be required to lift up to 50 lbs without physical limitation;
- Be knowledgeable of and consistently utilize universal/infection control precautions.
- Be able to assist the client with ambulation via a Gait Belt if needed, use transfer techniques appropriately or use a Hoyer Lift correctly (after appropriate instruction).
AAging Better In Home Care
AddressPost Falls, ID
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