Caregiver

As a Caregiver, you will support our clients with difficulties completing basic tasks, like people with disabilities, the elderly or patients suffering from mental disorders. Your main duties include administering medications, helping patients complete personal care tasks like bathing, dressing, eating or grooming and following the patients’ prescribed healthcare plan.

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a Caregiver, you will support our clients with difficulties completing basic tasks, like people with disabilities, the elderly or patients suffering from mental disorders. Your main duties include administering medications, helping patients complete personal care tasks like bathing, dressing, eating or grooming and following the patients’ prescribed healthcare plan.

Requirements

  • Training in any special areas of care you provide

  • Experience with Alzheimer’s or dementia care

  • Empathy and the ability to care for the client’s social, emotional, physical and mental needs

  • An understanding of what to do in an emergency

Duties and Responsibilities

* Serving as a companion to clients
* Transporting clients to and from appointments, errands, activities, etc.
* Managing medication
* Preparing meals
* Interpersonal skills, including exceptional patience and listening skills
* The ability to provide care across a variety of settings, including group homes and day service programs
* Performing light housekeeping duties (e.g., keeping room clean, laundry)
* Providing bathing and dressing assistance
* Keeping proper care records and reporting changes to nursing team
* Encouraging socialization and participation in community activities
* Following patient care plan
* Communicating with families, co-workers and supervisors regarding care
* Assisting with transfer and mobility
* Shopping and running errands
* Maintaining a safe and comfortable home environment