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Jennifer T

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Daytime caregiver wanted - 3 days per week including Saturday.
Toronto, Ontario
Active 2 days ago | Posted over a month ago

Elder Care Job in Toronto, Ontario

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Job Overview: Currently we are looking for a caregiver 3 days per week including Saturday. 9am-7pm. Start date October 1 ** We do not pay cash ** We are looking for an experienced and dementia trained (or experience with Alzheimers) elder caregiver for elderly woman - Looking for someone with experience in activation of seniors and in dealing with resistance/sundowning behaviours - Individual must be conscientious, good humoured, creative, social and accommodating - enjoyment of cooking and gardening is appreciated - Duties would include assisting with evening personal care, monitor waking during the nighttime, conversation, activation, medication reminding, walking dog, meal prep, housekeeping, - Interests include sports: hockey, baseball; politics, current events, classical music, bird watching and love of nature, walks in neighbourhood - Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach to care preferred with experience with sundowning - looking for someone who is a good conversationalist who is able to manage someone who can be resistant to care - must be able to distract and provide diversions when needed in order to maintain safety and maintain positive mood - must like dogs ** Only detailed and qualified replies will receive response. Please send detailed qualifications and specifics regarding availability ** Location is mid-town Toronto on Yonge subway line.

Availability

Work schedule:
Start ASAP
Live out
Part-time

Services needed

Personal care
Dementia care
Physical therapy
Companion
Home care
Responsibilities will include:
Bathing
Medication/blister packs
Administer medication
Housekeeping
Laundry
Meal preparation
Groceries
Errands

Required qualifications

Background check
Close to transit
CPR
First Aid

Job details

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

Education

Required level of education is
Completed high school

Languages

You can speak:
English

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