Essex Group Management Corp. Homemaker - Mendon in Mendon, Massachusetts
Homemaker - Mendon
Title: Homemaker - Mendon
Blaire House of Milford Home Care is part of an esteemed family owned and operated care organization that has been providing senior services in Massachusetts for over 50 years. We are dedicated to helping clients manage their care in the privacy of their own home. We are committed to caring for and monitoring our clients’ health and personal needs.
Provide companionship to client.
Prepare and serve meals and/or snacks.
Provide grooming and dressing guidance.
Provide light housekeeping.
Provide laundry and linen service to include washing, ironing and folding clothes.
Provide shopping service to client to include grocery and clothes shopping.
Provide incidental transportation for client which includes visits to doctor appointments, friends, family members, or stores.
Provide assistance and planning of client’s recreational activities and events.
Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Case Coordinator.
Document services delivered in accordance with Home Care policies and procedures
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Ambulates, positions, transfers and turns residents at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Turns, crouches, kneels, stoops, bends below waist and reaches above shoulder height frequently. Climbs stairs frequently. Walks, sits and stands frequently. Lifts and/or carries objects at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Pushes and/or pulls equipment at a minimum of one hundred (100) pounds frequently. Uses sight and auditory senses. Possesses good finger and hand dexterity as well as good body mechanics. Must have a genuine interest in geriatrics.
Is at least 18 years old.
Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable and able to cope with emergencies.
Is able to read and write English.
Able to carry out and understand direction and instruction.
Is able to document and keep records.
High school education or equivalent is preferred but not mandatory.
No certification required.
Must have completed orientation, non-medical training program and competency.
Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.