$16 – 25/hr
Port Saint Lucie, FL
About who needs care: Medical Conditions:
Moderate dementia (only pcp diagnosis. Have been trying to get neurological appt for over 6 months).
Seizures (controlled with meds).
Lymphoma issues with legs (currently in therapy).
Mobility issues (uses walker, very unstable on feet).
Hobbies: bird watching, butterfly watching, dogs, and enjoys botanical gardens.
Morning: coffee and breakfast, discuss interests, eat lunch or go out to lunch, be driven to parks to birdwatch (from car because of mobility issues, unless the carer is comfortable taking her on boardwalks in wheelchair), likes to occasionally shop for clothes at Macy's and bakery items at publics, then home for dinner.
About the care needs: Experience with dementia.
Friendly, upbeat (but not condescending) personality. She doesn't mix well with clinical/nurse like personalities.
Main hobby now, due to her mobility issues, is Bird or nature watching. She also used to garden so enjoys the botanical gardens.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.