Home Care Aide

HomeStay Home Care - Indianapolis, IN (30+ days ago)


Attendant Care:

Job Description: Assist elderly or disabled adults with daily living activities at the person's home or in a daytime non-residential facility; as well as provide hands-on assistance for aging adults and persons with disabilities. These services are provided to allow aging adults or persons with disabilities to remain in their own homes and to carry out functions of daily living, self-care, and mobility; while allowing the individual to remain in a clean, safe, and healthy home environment.

Duties performed at a place of residence may include but are not limited to:

Provision of assistance with personal care, which includes:

  • – Bathing, partial bathing
  • – Oral hygiene
  • – Hair care, including clipping of hair
  • – Shaving
  • – Hand and foot care
  • – Intact skin care
  • – Application of cosmetics

Provision of assistance with mobility, which includes:

  • – Proper body mechanics
  • – Transfers
  • – Ambulation
  • – Use of assistive devices

Provision of assistance with elimination, which includes:

  • – Assistance with bedpan, bedside commode, and toilet
  • – Incontinent or involuntary care
  • – Emptying urine collection and colostomy bags

Provision of assistance with nutrition, which includes:

  • Meal planning, preparation, clean-up

Provision of assistance with safety, which includes:

  • – Use of the principles of health and safety in relation to self and individual
  • – Identifying and eliminating safety hazards
  • – Practicing health protection and cleanliness by appropriate techniques of hand washing
  • – Waste disposal and household tasks
  • – Reminding individuals to self-administer medications
  • – Providing assistance with correspondence and bill paying
  • – Escorting individuals to community activities that are therapeutic in nature or that assist with developing and maintaining natural supports

Homemaker/companion

Job Description:

Assist elderly or disabled adults with daily living activities at the person's home or in a daytime non-residential facility; as well as provide hands-on assistance for aging adults and persons with disabilities. These services are provided to allow aging adults or persons with disabilities to remain in their own homes and to carry out functions of daily living, self-care, and mobility; while allowing the individual to remain in a clean, safe, and healthy home environment.

Duties performed at a place of residence may include but are not limited to:

Provision of housekeeping tasks, which include:

  • – Dusting and straightening furniture
  • – Cleaning floors and rugs by wet or dry mop and vacuum sweeping
  • – Cleaning the kitchen, including washing dishes, pots, and pans; cleaning the outside of appliances and counters and cupboards; cleaning ovens, and defrosting and cleaning refrigerators
  • – Maintaining a clean bathroom, including cleaning the tub, shower, sink, toilet bowl, and medicine cabinet; emptying and cleaning the commode chair or urinal
  • – Laundering clothes in the home or laundromat, including washing, drying, folding, putting away, ironing, and basic mending and repair
  • – Changing linen and making beds
  • – Washing insides of windows
  • – Removing trash from the home
  • – Choosing appropriate procedures, equipment, and supplies; improvising when there are limited supplies, keeping equipment clean and in its proper place
  • – Clearing primary walkways

Provision of assistance with meals or nutrition, which includes:

  • – Shopping, including planning and putting food away
  • – Making meals, including special diets under the supervision of a registered dietitian or health professional

Running the following essential errands:

  • – Grocery shopping
  • – Household supply shopping
  • – Prescription pickup

Provision of assistance with correspondence and bill-paying

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school Diploma or Equivalent
  • Relevant working experience
  • Lift 30 pounds
  • Must be 18 years of age or older. Ability to communicate both verbal and written.
  • Capable of working responsibly with confidential information.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must have at least 6 months of hands-on experience.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have valid Driver's License
  • Must have proof of current auto insurance.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $10.00 to $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Caregiving: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school (Required)

License:

  • CPR/First Aid (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)