Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.
The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following:
Assisting with bathing
Assisting with grooming
Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
Alzheimer's & Dementia CareAlzheimer's & Dementia Care services are based upon specialized training which maximizes the ability of both the CAREGiver and Client to cope with the ramifications of this family of degenerative diseases.
The primary responsibilities of Alzheimer's & Dementia Care services include the following:
Possess an understanding of the disease and its effect on clients and their families
Monitor and optimize the physical environment to be supportive and safe
Maintain effective communication and manage difficult behavior using specialized techniques
Assist in activities of daily living to preserve and maximize independence and dignity
Secondary responsibilities include the following:
Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life
Performing other reasonable duties as assigned
Reporting hours according to office policy
Reporting any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions
Regularly communicating with supervisor and office staff
Attend all monthly in-services and quarterly meetings
This position must have an understanding of and uphold the policies and procedures established by Solicitude, Inc., (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise). An individual must possess the minimum education, experience and skills to perform the primary and secondary responsibilities the job requires.
Additional qualifications include:
Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reach
Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor
Ability to drive
Must have a valid and unsuspended WI Driver’s License
Must possess valid auto insurance
Must have a serviceable Vehicle with which to provide incidental transportation services
Must have a minimum open availability of at least 56 hours per week (spread across at least 3 days per week in blocks of availability of 4 hours or longer)
A full-time CAREGiver is defined as a CAREGiver that has indicated a preference of 32-40 hours of work per week.
Pay is dependent on experience and service level of individual clients - (i.e. work with client requiring total personal care is compensated at higher rate than a client requiring only companionship) call to discuss details.