SuperCarers - Live in Care Request - Richmond
Training and food allowance
Care Requirements - Support Needed by Client
Personal Care: washing, dressing, continence care and shaving
Companionship: watching films and TV together, going for short walks, good conversation.
Helping with mobility and transfers: using a stand and turn, use of a sliding sheet and in the future hoisting.
Light housework: Meal Preparation, laundry, light cleaning.
Medication support - administering medication from original packaging and pharmacy blister packs.
Care Requirements - Previous Condition Experience Needed by CAREGiver
High or low blood pressure
Respiratory or breathing difficulties
Care Requirements - Previous Equipment Experience Needed by CAREGiver
Stand and turn (aka rotunda)
Oxford Medi hoists
Portable overhead (gantry) hoists
How to role a person and use sliding sheet
Our client who is an 81 year old gentleman who lives with his wife. He was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP or Parkinsons Plus). As a result, he moves extremely slowly and requires help. He was a mathematician by career, a lover of Motown, going outside, western films, musicals and has travelled a lot in his life.
The Live In CAREGiver will be working alongside our domiciliary team in the mornings and lunchtime as 2:1 support is required. Tea time and bedtime the clients wife wishes to work alongside our Live In CAREGiver.