Live In Caregiver Job at Civility Home Care, New Britain, CT

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  • Civility Home Care
  • New Britain, CT

Job Description

Description

  • Live- In Care Attendants provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. live- in Care may include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite,
  • Live-care Attendants are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.
  • The live-in care attendants take care of there residence in there home, lives on the premises for no additional fee.
Reporting Relationship * Reports to Supervisor. Responsibilities/Activities: * Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:
  • bathing - shaving - ambulation
  • mouth care - dressing - exercise
  • hair care - feeding - toileting
  • nail care - positioning - medication reminding
  • skin care - transferring - vital signs and Blood Pressure
  • Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment.
  • Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
  • Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind.
  • Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans.
  • Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor.
  • Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan.
  • Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan.
  • Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.
  • Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
  • Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices.
  • Monitor supplies and resources.
  • Evaluate the program and make recommendations to it, as indicated.
  • Follow the written care plan.
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
  • Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.
  • Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
  • Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Make decisions and solve problems.
  • Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.
  • Observe, receive and obtain information from relevant sources.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • .
Required Skills/Abilities
  • The ability to competently assist clients with their activities of daily living.
  • The ability to be aware of other people’s reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationships.
  • The ability to teach others.
  • The ability to listen actively.
  • The ability to identify problems and determine effective solutions.
  • The ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.
  • The ability to monitor and assess themselves, clients and effectiveness of service.
  • The ability to understand written and oral instructions.
  • The ability to communicate information orally so others understand.
  • The ability to communicate in writing so others understand.
  • The ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • The ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.
  • The ability to suggest a number of ideas on a subject.
  • The ability to perform activities that use the whole body.
  • The ability to handle and move objects and people.
  • The ability to provide advice and consultation to others.
  • The ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with clients/families/co-workers.
Physical and Mental Demands:
  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Physical ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear and see.
  • Mental fortitude and stability to handle stress.
  • Physical and mental ability to drive a vehicle.
Qualifications/Education
  • Certification in Personal Care
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Proper Vehicle Insurance Coverage.
Training/Experience:
  • May require related experience.
  • On the job training for new activities.

Job Tags

Full time,

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