Crawford County Commission on Aging is a local governmental entity charged with serving older adults living in Crawford County.
the position of Homemaker is a part-time position working approximately 25 hours per week and is represented by the AFSCME Union. Vacation time and paid sick leave are available after a 6 month probationary period. Employees also eligible for 10 paid holidays. Mileage between clients is reimbursed at $0.535 cents per mile. Hours are scheduled during Monday thru Friday 8am - 5pm.
Provides in-home care including homemaking, personal care and respite care to adults of Crawford County as specified in individual care plans and allowed under Office of services to the Aging Operating Standards.
Assist homemaking clients with basic light housekeeping tasks including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, making beds and laundry.
Assist personal care clients with activities of daily living including assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, eating and ambulation.
Assist caregivers in their absence with respite care including the provision of companionship, supervision and/or assistance with activities of daily living for persons unable to be left alone.
Encourages clients to be self reliant helping to retain feelings of independence and self esteem.
Solicits feedback from clients at each visit to ensure all tasks are completed and to the clients satisfaction.
Maintains client confidentiality only sharing information with appropriate COA staff on an as needed basis.
Keep Assistant Director informed of client progress or problems as they arise.
Maintains work records in a neat and orderly fashion indicating accurate time spent for each client also indicating appropriate program(s).
Observes safety and security procedures for the protection of both employee and client.
Contacts appropriate COA staff with referrals for clients requesting assistance in locating resources.
Promote, advertise, and publicized programs of the Commission on Aging to foster and encourage participation.
Distribute the monthly Senior Gazette, receipts for client donations and other items needing to be delivered to clients served.