About who needs care: Mom needs support in getting up at 9 a.m. bathing; dressing; getting meds and meal on board and taking her to various activities/appointments and being with her; then getting her home in time (4pm) for 5 p.m. dinner and making sure her room is ready for bed. There is light housekeeping and cooking. Mom enjoys things like Hula lessons; playing Bingo; coffee shop and going out for ice cream and yogurt as well as lunch at local lake areas; gardening.. just to name a few. There is periodic need for overnight support/respite support; which is typically once a month .
About the care needs: Mom needs someone who is patient; uplifting and has some specialized skill in dealing with dementia. If you have a hobby or interest that is easy to share that mom can learn and engage in with you thats good..
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.