Monroe, CT
(203) 261-5777

Live-In Caregivers

Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes. Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to): 
    • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Performs patient-specific activities . These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Reinforcement of dressings
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
    • Application of an external catheter
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms. 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred. 
  • Six months experience as a Live - In
  • Current CPR Certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English is needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.


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