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SuperCarers - Live in Care Request - Medway

National Office Full-time 112.50 - 115 per day Closing date: 30/09/2021
Company Description

Care Requirements - Support Needed by Client 

Select from the list below the support required by the client by deleting any that are not appropriate: 

Companionship 

Prompt with daily routines including waking-up prompt, preparing clothing for a morning wash (if the client requires this), and getting fresh clothes ready.

Help keeping active 

Light housework 

Meal preparation 

Medication reminders/prompt only 

Running errands 

Trips out of the house 

Daily Routine

The client is a female in her 80s, lives with her husband, and has a diagnosis of dementia so requires orientation around time and place as his short memory has been impacted but can engage on things in the past. The client is very pleasant and polite. She spends a lot of the day either watching tv, spending time in the company of her husband, or participating in indoor activities. She doesn't seem to go out much due partly to her dementia but on occasion, the family will take her on outings. she gets around well indoors.

The client usually wakes up mid-morning and will require prompting to attend to her personal hygiene which she can complete independently. The CAREGiver will need to prepare items required for this activity including towels and clean clothes.

The CAREGiver will support with preparing breakfast and other meals for the day 

LIC will prompt the client for her medication

Once the client has completed her morning routine, LIC can then complete some light housework according to schedule and also be able to schedule some breaks during this time.

LIC with support with subsequent meals for the day. 

The client also enjoys doing indoor activities and board games. LIC can plan short activities around this a few times a week.

The rest of the time is offering companionship and orientating and engaging the client.

The LIC will also offer low-level support to the client's husband for example including them in meal planning, offering drinks as required.

Job Description

Care Requirements - Previous Condition Experience Needed by CAREGiver

Select from the list below any previous condition experience needed by the CAREGiver by deleting any that are not appropriate. Please note if you are able to train the CAREGiver and they do not need prior experience please delete all of the above options as it could limit potential CAREGivers.

Experience of working with clients with dementia is desirable but not essential.

 

Qualifications

Care Requirements - Previous Equipment Experience Needed by CAREGiver

Select from the list below any previous equipment experience needed by the CAREGiver by deleting any that are not appropriate. Please note if you are able to train the CAREGiver and they do not need prior experience please delete all of the above options as it could limit potential CAREGivers

Additional Information

Client Description

Enter any additional information below (including if role requires supporting more than one person), and any interests or preferences that may help finding the best CAREGiver for the role.

A female client with dementia. Requires prompting/reminding with daily routines otherwise able to attend to all her needs. The client enjoys watching tv and sports particularly. The husband will also require minimal support and uplift for this will be paid to LIC.

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