17.5 hours per week
We are looking for personal assistants to help a 87 year old female with her personal care. The individual has dementia and mobility issues which means she walks with a walking frame. She would need help with getting up, showered, washed/changed and reminded to use her walking frame. She is a gentle soul who would need reminding to go to the toilet and to eat or drink. Light housework such as wiping the bathroom round after use would also be helpful. This lovely individual requires assistance to get up in the morning, showered and changed. Light cleaning such as wiping around the bathroom after use would also be helpful.
Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Having experience within the caring field and knowledge of how dementia impacts people is a must.
This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).
Duties & Responsibilities
• Provision of personal care
• Assisting client to shower; dry; change clothes.
• Supervised to prevent falling.
• Assistance with keeping house tidy