Wallingford, CT
(203) 269-4400

Live-in Caregiver (Middle Connecticut)

Provides various personal care services in accordance with an established plan of care. Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation and companionship activities for clients in their residences.  

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 that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
  • 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. 
  • Lives in the client's home for 4-7 days per week (EITHER to fill-in occassionally OR for extended permanent position)

Qualifications

  • Experience as a Personal Care Assistant (in homes or facilities). 
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or  Personal Care Assistant course.
  • Current CPR certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Valid driver's license and use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job


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