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New London County** Direct Care Staff

Company: Change Incorporated
Location: New London
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Reports To: -Care Supervisor Purpose: -Services are in place to provide services to the participant in his/her home and in other community settings. We will train! - Responsibilities: Performing the following tasks if the participant (by reason of physical or psychiatric disability) is unable to perform them, or assisting, or cueing the participant to perform them:Meal planning and preparation, shopping, housekeeping (e.g., changing linens, washing dishes, vacuuming/ dusting, laundry, mending clothing repairs), basic household tasks (e.g., regulating home temperature, storing food appropriately, resolving issues about bill paying). Dressing, personal grooming and hygiene. Appropriate use of emergency medical services. Assisting or cueing the participant to perform or become engaged in:Family, social, recreational activities. Appropriate use of natural community supports (e.g., social clubs, faith-based supports). Appropriate use of routine medical/ dental services Use of medications as prescribed, including self-administration of medications. Healthy habits (e.g., healthy diet, exercise, and behaviors designed to alleviate stress). Fulfillment of personal commitments, and adherence to scheduled appointments/ meetings (e.g., clinical, vocational, educational, and judicial/court) Assisting or cueing to avoid:Risky behaviors (e.g., unprotected sex, smoking/excessive use of tobacco products, unsafe driving/ driving without a seat belt, unsafe relationships, and criminal activities). Substance abuse Overspending Unnecessary conflicts Supportive and Problem solving-oriented discussions with the participant Establishing and maintaining a helpful, supportive, companionship relationship with the participant that involves such activities as:Escorting the participant to necessary medical, dental, or personal business appointments Reading to or for the participant Engaging in or discussing recreational, hobby, or sport-related activities Other activities directed at reducing disability, restoring participant functioning and achieving independent participation in social, interpersonal, family, or community activities and full community re-integration and independence - Flexible Schedules - Incentivised Fill Ins - Sick Time Accrual - Employee Events

Keywords: Change Incorporated, New England , New London County** Direct Care Staff, Other , New London, Northeast

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