$20 – 38/hr
Silver Spring, MD
About who needs care: ST memory challenged. Recently released from rehab facility currently needs physical assistance, but expected to improve. Pleasant personality with sense of humor. Likes social interaction. Daily activities include reading, and being included in daily routines and feeling needed. Does not like watching TV.
About the care needs: Pleasant, earnest, personality, with good sense of humor. Skills include: patience, willingness to listen to life stories; can speak in moderate volume, slowly, and distinctly; can introduce and encourage interesting and engaging subject matter, activities, and physical fitness. No special hobbies or interests needed, but should NOT rely on TV as a significant source of daily entertainment.
Services needed include: companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.