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Care Professional

Company: Home Instead
Location: Midland
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

These services generally fall under three categories:

  • Companionship
  • Home Helper
  • Personal Care
  • Specialized CareCompanionshipCompanionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual.The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include the following:
    • Providing companionship and conversation
    • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
    • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
    • Providing medication reminders and appointment remindersHome HelperHome Helper services generally involve light housekeeping, errands or incidental transportation.The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include the following:
      • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
      • Washing and ironing laundry
      • Running errands
      • Accompanying clients to appointmentsPersonal CarePersonal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following:
        • Assisting with bathing
        • Assisting with grooming
        • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issuesSpecialized Care
          • Conducting frequent care- -planning assessments to identify new challenges and provide solutions.
          • Accompanying a client on doctor visits to be the family's eyes and ears when they need a respite.
          • Providing family education and support so families can learn about aging and use effective techniques with their loved one.
          • Assist with medication administration, wound care, and home dialysis, among other services
          • Provide hospice and palliative care to assist clients through end of life in the home setting.In addition, Specialized Services may include more skilled, home health-adjacent services to assist a client to remain safely in their home as their health declines or through end of life. Specialized services may include RN delegated tasks such as:
            • Medication management and administration
            • Diabetic/glucose testing management
            • Wound care
            • Incontinence care/catheter care
            • Feeding tubes
            • Oxygen therapy
            • Vital signs tracking and interpreting
            • Foot and nail care
            • Physical therapy/physiotherapy
            • Massage
            • Home dialysisSecondary ResponsibilitiesSecondary responsibilities include the following:
              • Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life
              • Performing other reasonable duties as assigned
              • Reporting hours according to office policy
              • Reporting any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions
              • Regularly communicating with supervisor and office staff

Keywords: Home Instead, Midland , Care Professional, Other , Midland, Texas

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