Dementia-friendly Live in Helper & Companion

Private Employer

3 days ago

£135.00 - 150.00/per day

Job Description

Seeking a private, self-employed, female live-in helper to support my elderly mother who has Alzheimers-Mixed Dementia (late stages of moderate phase).

Client is mobile and manages her own personal care. She has a strong desire to retain her independence but due to declining cognition is unable to manage on her own. The role is support her in managing her house (household chores, ironing), doing bits in the garden, going for walks, cooking and eating together, conversation and companionship.

Seeking someone with good understanding of dementia and how to manage associated cognition challenges (confusion, agitation and delusional thinking). Training in 'Contented Dementia' would be an advantage.

Double vaccinated, non-smoker. Driver (UK licence) preferred - manual car can be provided. Good spoken English as the client likes to chat.

Candiate will be calm, patient, flexible and able to understand things through the eyes of a person living with Alzheimers. Happy demeanour and sense of humour desirable.

2 hour breaks each day. Sleeping nights. Working schedule to be agreed.

Guidance and support provided by family.

Job Details

Job Ref:

LICJ060921

Start Date:

17/09/2021

Location:

Hertfordshire, UK

Salary:

£135.00 - 150.00/per day

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Self Employed