The Personal Attendant performs assistance with daily living, companionship activities, meal preparation, and other such tasks that allow the clients to remain independent in their homes. These activities include bathing, dressing, feeding, exercising, personal hygiene, grooming, transferring, ambulating, positioning, toileting and incontinence care, assisting with medication that the clients administer, meal planning and preparation, clients’ laundry, transportation, correspondence, making telephone calls, shopping for personal care or groceries, and light housekeeping of areas that are directly occupied by the clients.
Strong communication skills
High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred.
Must have a compassion for caring for the elderly
Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must have a current and valid driver s license and be able to safely operate a vehicle in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations with or without reasonable accommodations.
Adheres to Company policies and procedures
Performs work under the supervision of the Staffing Coordinator/Operations Manager.
Spends at least 80% of time on tasks that directly benefit the clients.
Prepares meals and snacks for client according to client/family and supervisor s instructions. Provides companionship for the client including accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
Completes necessary logs reflecting services provided.
Refers all questions to the office.