About who needs care: I am a 28-year-old disabled woman. I have severe Gastroparesis and will be having an NJ tube placed on 11/18/20. I am wheelchair bound due to several autoimmune issues that have drastically affected my mobility. I have to have assistance with all personal care, toileting, bathing etc. as well as laundry and light cleaning. There may be occasional transportation needed to and from appointments and grocery shopping. I have a maximum of 29/hrs a week available and paid for through agency at $14. 29/hr.
About the care needs: Someone seasoned and very thorough. Experience with feeding tubes is preferred. Ability to help transfer 160lbs safely to and from wheelchair.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, medication prompting, mobility assistance, and help staying physically active.
Preference for a caregiver who is female.