Seeking A Punctual Caregiver in Berkeley, CA for Male Friend

hours per week28.0 hours/week
cityBerkeley, CA
start date8/14/2016
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Job description

Temporary opportunity for a an experienced caregiver located near Berkeley, CA to help care for 80 yr old partially paralyzed male. Assistance is needed August 15, 16 and 17 for 2 hrs in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. Alternatively 3 hrs mid morning or mid day. Possible future 2 day shifts available. The caregiver is expected to help with walking & exercise, grooming, meal prep, assist with wheelchair walks in Berkeley. Serious applicants only.

About this Care Recipient

80 yr old male with partial paralysis in wheelchair lives alone in Berkeley apartment. Friend and caregiver needs a week vacation beginning this Sunday August 14. Needs are: exercise each day; walking with walker down interior hall. Also arm exercises. Prepare meals (rice and chicken or potato, oatmeal or cereal - very picky). Needs to get out the apartment for guided wheelchair walks around the area. Possible shopping. Grooming (not keen on allowing help with personal care). Cleaning commode, possible laundry. Always has lived alone, used to be major hiker until stroke in Jan 2016. Home only since July 1. Manages amazingly well with a bed on the couch in the living room, a stand-up pole and commode. Wheels himself around very well. Cannot leave apartment without another person.


Care Needs

  • Exercise
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders


  • 28.0 hours/week
  • Ideal start date: August 14, 2016
  • Flexible 7 days a week. Mornings and afternoons.

Caregiver Qualifications

  • Live-out preferred
  • Speaks English
  • Any gender preferred
  • Passed background check
  • Access to vehicle
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