Family ID: 1326501

Children: 1 Children, 15+ years old

Need Caregiver for elderly for:
Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Errands/Shopping

City: London / Big City | More ⇩

Name Richard

State Greater London

Postal code Only Premium members

Job Start: Jul 2020 - Sep 2020

Time of stay: 4-6 months

Last action: 1 Days ago

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Elena is 84 and of Italian origin . She lives in London N14 . She is partially sighted and has Charles Bonnet syndrome which leads to hallucinations. She resides in a nice house in North London N14 well connected to trains tubes etc and shops and a park are nearby ( take a look on google maps) . The guest room(s) are nice. There is a garden. She is supported by an adult son and daughter who live nearby. Elena currently spends most nights at her childrens houses but would like to spend more time at her own home. This is currently difficult as she can get disorientated and her vision is very poor. Aside from that she is fine medically and mentally. We would feel safer if there was someone in the house with her, if she is at home without us .At 84 years old one never knows how the future will unfold. The right candidate will need to strike up a rapport with Elena. Elena has routines . As a family she value our mother and though she will spend time with us we eat to keep her home as her primary home. It may be you would like a trial period to see if this is a suitable situation for you. Happy to discuss via facetime/whatsapp/skype or in person.
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Job Description

Minimum a few months . Maximum long term . We don't want mama to have to many changes . Physically present during working hours and nights to assist with finding things and to provide reassurance when she sees things. To provide conversation and companionship and help around the house mostly being her eyes . You will not be a cleaner or cook ( though helping mum see food items and small tasks such as peeling vegetables which she can not do and keeping an eye on the stove so she does not burn thinks is helpful ) Elena does not have dementia but like many 84 year old ladies who have lived through hard times has set ways of doing things. To assist her to make lunch and to tell her children ( us) if she is not eating properly. A walk maybe to the local park and similar. WE don't require a nurse. Basically we are looking for someone who appreciates grandmothers.
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Family Information

Taking care of special needs children/people required - Yes

Family has pets No

Family lives in Big City

Parent's Age Group 55+

Are you a single parent? Yes, I am a single mother

Nationality English

Languages spoken at home English, Italian

Religion Catholic

Importance of religion Important

Employment Retired

People living in the house 1

Children's/people's age and gender 85yo Female

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Job Requirements


Earliest Starting Date Jul 2020

Latest Starting Date Sep 2020

Duration of Stay 4-6 months

Looking for Caregiver for elderly and Granny Au Pair

Children's/People's Age 15+ years old

Children/People to take care of 1

Minimum Childcare Experience No preferences

We need a tutor who can teach

How old are the students the Tutor should teach?

We need assistance and support in Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Errands/Shopping

Preferred Gender Female

Preferred Nationalities Italian

Required Language Skills Sufficient

Required Education Level No preferences

Working Hours (per week) 25 - 30

Pocket Money (per month) 1000 GBP

Willing to pay/share travel expenses? yes

Required Age 18-65

Accepts Smokers Yes, not at home

Taking care of special needs children/people required Yes

Taking care of pets required No

Swimming required No

Riding a bike required No

The Applicant can attend language courses Yes

First Aid Training required No

Driving required No

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Accommodation

Yes choice of nice room, garden wiify etc
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