Looking for a caregiver for a male client in Shelton, CT. Client lives with his wife who is independent but needs help with her husband. Client has stage 4 prostate cancer. He is bedbound for most of the day, he sits up in the bed. He may transfer from bed to wheelchair once a day. Client needs to be fed, drinks and eats very little. Wife manages all medications. Client wears depends, incontinent of bowel and bladder. Client speaks Russian and English.
Client is on hospice, is bed bound, she needs to be fed, food is pureed, her depend needs to be changes at 3 am. Client gets a sponge bath everyday. Medications are prefilled, pain medications are in syringes. Client is on oxygen most of the day. Client has a hospice volunteer 2 hours a week. Driver's License/car not needed, but if the caregiver has a car, caregiver can go out when the volunteer is with the client. The night shift hours are flexible. Client has a live-in caregiver who needs to be relived at night.
Client has hydrocephalus (water on the brain), also has had falls because of low blood pressure, fractured a shoulder because of one of the falls. Client is mentally sharp, uses a walker. Client needs supervision with transfers, remind him to use walker, medication reminders, meal preparation, companionship. Private bedroom for caregiver, caregiver must have Driver License and clean driving record.