YOUNG WOMAN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY SEEKS COMPANION/CAREGIVER on MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS - Ardmore, PA
Posted by Talya F. on 9/18/2019
Start date: ASAP
- $13.50 per hour
Cheerful 29 yr old woman with cerebral palsy needs female helper in and around Ardmore home. Mondays, 9 AM-6 PM Wednesdays, 9AM- 6PM Client is in a wheelchair and communicates with "talker", i.e., assistive technology device. You must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and a good driving record, but you need not have a car, as her home is a short walk from the SEPTA R5. Drive her wheelchair-transporting van & accompany her to volunteer work at a school or a rehab center, and to physical therapy sessions, swimming, bowling, museums, shopping, library. Assist her ride her adapted tricycle and walk in Gait Trainer. Play board games, IPAD, music, do art projects. Parents or peer trainers will show you how to feed, shower & assist with personal hygiene. Valuable & fun learning opportunity for students of PT, OT, SLP, Recreation Therapy, Social Work, Special Ed., Nursing, Medicine.
- Number of special needs care recipients: One care recipient
- Cerebral Palsy