ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Complete Job Description #2: Part 3 of a series on Personal Care Assistants: A Guide to Hiring, Training, and Firing

Updated on May 3, 2012

Alternate Job Description

This job description comes from a friend of mine. He is also a quadriplegic in his 50s. I thought it might be useful to see how someone else does it.

Get My Book on Adult Diapers

The Complete Guide to Adult Diapers
The Complete Guide to Adult Diapers

This easy-to-understand guide covers the different types of diapers available and explains how they are used.

The electronic book can be read on any computer or electronic device with a free app available from Amazon.com.

 

TK's Job Description

PARTIAL LIST OF DUTIES

Note – this IS NOT a comprehensive list

Personal Care

BOWEL & BLADDER CARE- Bowel program every 3 days and as needed, External “Texas” catheter

BATHING - Partial bed bath (from waist down) and sink bath (from waist up), occasionally assist in shaving, clean electric razor, shampooing hair, soaking/washing feet

DRESSING

TRANSFER – Transfer from bed to chair and occasionally back to bed using Hoyer lift

FOOD PREPARATION - Breakfast, lunch and occasional dinner

CLEANING - My bedroom (sweeping, dusting, trash can, etc.), bathroom (inc. Floor), kitchen, Sweeping living room, dining room and hallway (sweeping area where my wheelchair rolls), van (occasional sweeping), wheelchair

LAUNDRY - Mainly folding and putting away clothes, occasional washing and drying

INVENTORY - Listing supplies

SHOPPING - Drive me to store and assist in buying items (i.e. putting items in cart, stacking items at the check-out, carrying bags into house, putting away groceries, etc.)

Other Duties

DRIVING - driving van to various locations, gassing up, keeping me informed of the need to gas up

Empty & Clean Spittoon

Keeping Table Areas Uncluttered

Business Duties

Folding, Cutting, Retrieving Paper, Stacking, Packing, Putting Together Boxes, Etc.

Basically the business duties would be anything I could normally do if I didn't have my injury, but because of my injury I can no longer accomplish.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)