Live In Caregiver Couple or Team - Ventura County, CA

Live In Caregiver Couple or Team - Ventura County, CA

Posted: 4/14/2017 - 1:32 pm

Live-in Caregiver Couple needed to care for Quadriplegic man and also offer minimal assistance for his elderly mother-in-law.  The position offers some flexibility with schedules, as long as someone is available most of the time.

Responsibility is mainly to provide care for the paralyzed man who suffered a catastrophic medical injury over 6 years ago.  He is G-tube dependant, and has a suprapubic catheter. Caregiver must provide administration of medicine, feeding, bathing, transferring (approx. weight 150 lbs), personal hygiene, positioning, range of motion exercises, accompanying patient to medical and therapy appointments. Despite his pain and physical limitations, patient is very verbal and highly intelligent. He rides in a power wheelchair and has a wheelchair accessible van for transportation.  No driving is required.  Knowledge of spinal cord injury an advantage, but not necessary.  Wife will train the right person in all areas of care.

The elderly mother-in-law requires assistance with bathing and dressing. She uses a walker. No dementia, but hard of hearing. Other duties would be houskeeping, laundry and assistance with meal prep, but no shopping or actual cooking. 

The home  is located in a lovely residential area that offers an ideal climate, with pubic transportation nearby. The family will provide a private room and full bath, furniture, linens, utilities, cable TV and WiFi. Salary negotiable.  Wife will be present to manage all aspects of care and household duties.

Must have excellent references, resume, and be able to pass background check.

 

 

 

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