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Zeljko M

ALS Patient seeks caregiver -companion
Calgary, Alberta
Active over a week ago

Elder Care Job in Calgary, Alberta

I'm an
Individual
I am 70 years old psychotherapist looking for a live-out caregiver. I have been diagnosed with ALS. I am mobile with a power wheelchair and I use assisted communication device. I am looking for a compassionate and engaging person. Minimum qualification as a Health Care Aide is required. Ability to communicate and comprehend English well is very important. We have wheelchair accessible van for my outings. Valid Drivers license and own car is preferred. The job would start as part time, with the possibility of becoming full time. Duties include : Using lift to transfer Personal hygiene care, showering and toileting, Cooking and food prep Assisting with eating pureed food by mouth and tube feeding Administration of medications Light household cleaning and laundry, Companionship and assistance with organizational tasks and on outings Driving to appointments or shops Physical activity like range of motion exercises We are an absolute non smoking home, and have a cat. We are located in West Hillhurst NW.

Availability

Work schedule:
Start ASAP
Schedule TBD

Services needed

Personal care
Nursing care
Responsibilities will include:
Provider has own vehicle
Bathing
Administer medication

Required qualifications

Access to vehicle
Drivers license
CPR

Required training

Certified nursing assistant (CNA)

Job details

Location of care:
In private home
Additional info:
Comfortable with family pets

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