A Live-In Caregiver can be described as someone who lives and works in a Patient’s home to administer necessary care. Typically, this type of Caregiver works with elderly or special needs Clients.Duties of a Live-In Caregiver vary depending on each Patient’s individual needs. The Caregiver may cook meals and remind the Patient to take their medication. Depending on the Patient’s abilities, the Caregiver may be required to feed, dress, and/or bathe the client. The Caregiver might also assist with household duties, such as maintaining a clean environment, doing laundry, and washing dishes.Minimum physical requirements may be necessary, as the Caregivers are required to carry out household tasks to some capacity, and might need to help lift the Patient. If possible, the live in Caregiver might help rehabilitate the Patient so that the Patient might eventually achieve independence.In regards to compensation, typically the Live-In Caregiver would receive a salary in addition to free room and board.A valid driver’s license might be required, because in some cases the Caregiver will assist the Client in shopping, and might provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, therapy programs, and other destinations upon request.

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