URGENT: Caregiver Wanted
Posted on: August 7, 2022
This position would be a companion position for my 96 year old
mother. I plan to move her to Bandon Pacific View in the fall. My
mother has dementia (generally chatty and happy) and she will need
companion support from approx 9a-9p, 7 days, so I will need to find
a team to help.
She may not want to leave her apartment, or dress, preferring to
sit watching TV. So the companion will possibly need to bring her
meals to her room from the dining room if she doesn't want to
leave, keep her company, watch TV with her, chat, make snacks. She
likes to eat on a tray on her lap. She can walk with a walker.
My mother takes meds and vitamins twice a day, with meals. Showers
twice a week and needs help getting dressed every day (although she
prefers nightgown and robe). She may need toilet help with bowel
movements. Pacific View does provide care if the personal care is
out of range of services you would provide, and they are available
on call. Also I would like someone who would encourage my mother to
get dressed and be with the general population occasionally. Her
mind is more active with social interaction.
My mother also likes to go back to bed for naps after breakfast,
lunch and before dinner, so the companion would need to be
comfortable with times alone in the apartment, perhaps doing her
laundry as needed. And needs to be there when she wakes up. It's
not a difficult job. But a caring and patient personality is a
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