SUMMARY: Cares for person served who are New Opportunity Waver participants, who live independently by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but not limited to the following.
The following responsibilities shall adhere to the person served plan of care:
All Home Care Waiver staff will create a caring environment for person served through good relationship building, proper planning of activities of daily living, assistance with cooking and a standard level of cleanliness, and attractiveness of the home.
All staff should be conscious of safety and prevention of potential hazards for person served.
S/he will likewise be responsible for the monitoring the health of person served during their assigned shift.
Assist and supervise in preparing all meals and snacks as per plan of care
Assists and monitors person served into and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs.
Assists person served to bathe and groom self properly, and dress appropriately.
Accompanies person served outside home, serving as guide, companion, and aide, participates when necessary. Monitors person served at all times, knowing there location.
Maintains record of services performed and document apparent condition of person served.
Staff may administer medication as prescribed by physician s order. Any PRN medication must be approved by the supervisor on call before administering such medication.
Staff should always monitor person served who self-medicate. All medication whether administered by staff or person served should be documented on medication administration record form and progress notes.
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Must provide transportation to persons served, if specified in that individual s plan of care.
Responsible for knowing and carrying out the established policies and procedures of the Lafayette Association for Retarded Citizens.
Required to attend on-going in-service training.
Maintains person served rights and confidentiality at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned by CSS Director.