$17 – 30/hr
About who needs care: Several chronic health conditions, possible undiagnosed dementia, sadness
Hobbies include watching Star Trek and tennis, talking about (and to) granddaughter.
If in a better headspace, he would wake at 9am, have meds and breakfast, exercise, shower, rest, eat lunch and have meds, do some activity (watch TV or chat/tell stories), rest, eat dinner and have meds, go to bed.
About the care needs: Someone who is understanding and gentle, even in the face of anger and frustration. Strong and wont give up on him, no matter what. Hes going through a difficult time with his latest diagnosis.
Someone who is consistent and reliable. Who will do simple exercises and walk around with him. Who will let him do as much of his ADLs as he can, and then help him the rest of the way. Someone who can be a companion to my father. The care is for my dad.
Services needed include: companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.