About who needs care: My mom has Orthostatic Hypotension, so she can't walk around much without passing out. We have a bedside commode for her that works well. We have a wheelchair, walker, and a Lift in case she falls. She is a Disabled Veteran, Air Force Nurse. She is mentally very alert and loves to chat.
She is able to feed herself and move around in her bed. She has been totally bedridden for 2 weeks since she twisted her ankle. I'm her daughter and having been giving 24/7 care, she lives with my husband and I. She is overweight 275 lbs and doesn't have any strength to help lift herself. I need a few days of in home care so I can run errands and relax. I hope this description helps.
About the care needs: She Loves talking about her travels in her Military life overseas, she was very active and adventurous into her early 70's. She loves to learn new things and hear about others life adventures/dreams, she is a very Cheerful Woman.
Specialized skills would be someone use to working with a person that has Orthostatic Hypotension, her dizzy spells come on with No Warning.
Services needed include: feeding, and bathing / dressing.