Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant/Personal Attendant

Supervises, feeds and dresses clients who, by reason of advanced age, physical disability or mental deficiency, need supervision.  Also assists clients with other activities that are related to the clients' independent living and which cannot be performed by the clients alone due to health and or age limitations. 

Essential Functions

Performs personal care activities that assist the client with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):

Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to):

Caregivers must spend at least 80% of their work time providing fellowship, care and protection for clients.  Any general household work must be less than 20% of the caregiver's working time during each shift. 

Qualifications

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Right at Home has provided a continuous level of superior, professional companionship service to our 82-year-old mother who is afflicted with several Alzheimers-related medical issues. Through 24/7 supervision, Right at Home thoughtfully selected and assembled a qualified team of caring companions and nurses who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment and compassion, often in a challenging environment. Tasked with several responsibilities ranging from grocery shopping, to light house keeping, medical appointments, and personal assistance, Right at Home's caregivers have dramatically improved our Mother's overall socialization, disposition and well-being.

D. Mauch