Shirley P

Always Kind, Super Helpful, Hands On and Positive Caregiver Required

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Family in Kanata

We seek a wonderful friendly and always kind person to assist our lovely Mom and be a true friend to her. Looking out for her, treating her nicely all the time and looking out for her, as our Mom means ALOT to us :) At this time she needs lots of hands on help, and the person we are looking for must really be a person who cares about other people and the well being of the person they work with. Someone who is very dependable and committed by nature. Looking for a person that won't treat Mom as a child ... but instead treat her always as a fully functioning elder woman. Who will talk TO HER ... not above/around her, when in the company of other people. Looking for someone who "gets that". Location is in Kanata. At first availability must be somewhat flexible until we develop a routine, as this is all new. Must have car and drive. Must be normal car, not an SUV or truck etc. Require criminal check / vulnerable person check, plus solid references. Speaking fluent English and Reading and Writing English properly is a must. * Duties include ... but not limited to ... *Helping Mom in shower assisting hands on and keeping her safe. Drying her well and her toes etc... *Helping Mom dress every day (shoes, clothes, underthings etc...) * Helping Mom in any way you can with her hygiene...washing her face, brushing her teeth daily. * Checking that she has her minitran patch on in morning and taking it off in evening and gently rinsing arm with damp kleenex area (upper arm). * Occasionally prepare medications for daily use. * Doing Moms exercises with her... making sure she is doing them properly and safely. They are fairly simple and basic, but you would need to learn them and help her stay safe and watch over her while she is doing them. * Placing her in her chair and putting two pillows under her feet so they are elevated properly once or twice each day. * Making sure Mom is eating well and properly. Some meal heating up and preparation required. Also getting good size meals from service offered in complex she lives at for her...or going with Mom and sitting with her in main dining room for her meal (This is not all the time). * Often will be getting her good size meals from complex food diningroom and also meal preparation. * Occasional laundry, straightening up and light housekeeping/cleaning. *Errands Occasional picking up of items from store, dry cleaner, medical office etc. So having a car and driving is a must. * On rare occasion ... Take Mom in your car to doctors appt, hair appt (examples) and return her home.

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Phone Number 416-889-... Confirmed
Postal Code K2K...
Preferred Applicants Individuals
Work Eligibility
Start Date: Asap Yes
Day To Work: To Be Determined Yes
Languages English


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