Becoming a Caregiver

As a Caregiver, providing senior care,  will have a direct impact on the quality of life of our elderly clients. You will be able to witness the rewards of your work by knowing that the client is cared for and is experiencing life to the best of their abilities. This can be a very rewarding and gratifying career choice that requires a strong commitment to serving others.

The Role of the Caregiver

Elder Care Home Connections mission is to provide a long lasting and trusting relationship with our clientele and enhance the quality of life for any client we serve by providing top quality care. Our services include companionship, homemaking, medication reminders, errands, and transportation, meal preparation and clean-up, assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming and toileting, and respite care. As the relationship between the caregiver and client develops the caregiver will be asked to help with most if not all of the above.

Benefits and Rewards of Caregiving

A variety of shifts are available including overnights, day shifts, evening shifts, long and short hour shifts for senior care. The work is varied and allows for a great deal of creativity and independence. Elder Care Home Connections Caregivers benefit from an extensive orientation and training program that includes universal health precautions, proper body mechanics, and HIPPA guidelines. In-service training, job shadowing and one on one training are also part of the on-going training program. Written training and testing materials are available for topics including providing personal care, client mobility and transfers, client safety and fall risk, and Alzheimer’s and dementia. Compensation is competitive and increases contingent on performance reviews.

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