Caregivers of all types are needed
Position Requirements & Responsibilities:
Provide the required care that is detailed out in each clients personal plan of care.
Provide personal care:
Grooming, including oral care
Assist the client with dressing and undressing
Assist the client with toileting activities
Assist in feeding the client, if necessary
Feed clients who are unable to feed themselves
Support good skin care to prevent skin breakdown (i.e. turn and reposition client, actively encourage movement)
Provide client with help walking and transferring
Observe client's physical, mental and emotional conditions
Report any change to the immediate supervisor; Document observed changes
Measure and document intake and output, if necessary
Assist client in the self-administration of medication (medication reminder)
Perform light housekeeping
Perform meal preparation and clean up
Change bed linens and make up the client's bed
Maintain an orderly client environment
Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions.
Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.
Provide transport to doctor appointments, outside activities and shopping.
Participates in client teaching according to the client's plan of care.
Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
Ensure client's rights are adhered to. These include but are not limited to:
the right to privacy and dignity while care is being provided
the right to accept or refuse care
the right to confidentiality of their information
Respond rapidly and appropriately in an emergency situation
Use equipment properly and in a safe manner.