Louisville, KY
(502) 897-0580

Live-in Companion/Caregiver (Louisville)

A live-in companion for the elderly provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.  Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation, companionship activities and personal care for aging adults, seniors and the elderly in their residences.  

Essential Functions

  • 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.
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions. May shop for groceries.
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
  • 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

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.
  • Completion of, and passing,  a written Competency Evaluation.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as 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.
  • Possess valid automobile insurance
  • Possess a clean police record
  • Possess or obtain a valid TB test
  • 2 years recent, valid, verifiable work experience
  • 2 work references
  • Ability to complete the RAH orientation training and testing
  • Possess a telephone


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