ACL Home Care LLC CNA/HHA Lake Station, IN · Part time

In home care for the elderly or disabled

Description

We are looking for dependable, self-motivated In Home Caregivers to help patients live independently in the comfort of their own home. The In Home Caregiver should have a background working with seniors and should be comfortable performing duties such as escorting the patient to appointments, grocery shopping, assisting with personal hygiene and providing companionship. We are looking for candidates who have a positive attitude and a willingness to help others, and we offer an excellent benefits package to all full-time hires.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment
  • Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry
  • Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance, and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind
  • Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans
  • Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor
  • Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan
  • Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping, and outings as specified in the care plan. Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them
  • Participate in the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions to improve care for our clients
  • Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures, and practices
  • Monitor supplies and resources
  • Evaluate the program and make recommendations for it, as indicated
  • Follow the written care plan
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Observe clients and their environments and report unsafe conditions to Supervisor
  • Observe clients and their environments and report behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes, and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor
  • Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service
  • Be willing to work shifts as needed such as night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Have experience working with elderly patients.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Providing ADLs and Light housekeeping.


Salary

$12 - $15 per hour