When Dementia Patients realise that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel vulnerable and begin to need support and reassurance.
CareChamp can assist people with dementia in supporting them with their daily needs and caring for them throughout the dementia progression. We offer short and long term dementia care needs, so if you need a permanent care provider or just someone for a few hours or a weekend, our Champs will be able to assist you.
OUR CARECHAMPS ARE TRAINED IN AND ASSIST CLIENTS WITH THE FOLLOWING:
- Bath in Bathroom or Bedbath
Personal Hygiene, grooming, and appearance.
- Mouth Care
Mobility / Exercises / Safe Lifting and Handling of Patients
- Assisting clients to exercise and use appliances and aids for mobility.
- Assisting clients to be involved in recreational activities.
- Some of our Champs have drivers licenses. We also offer the option for you to purchase an UBER credit in your booking which will be loaded on our UBER business profile and reported back to you as per the rides used and excursions made (locations and times are restricted hence we can control usage)
Pressure Care and Positioning of the Patient
- Assisting clients in being lifted and moved in order to relieve discomfort or pressure.
Meeting Nutritional Needs
- Meal Preparation
- Helping clients who need assistance with eating and drinking / Feeding
Contributing to the health and safety of the care environment
- Contributing to the maintenance of health and safety of clients and self
- Ensuring that critical areas relevant for the health of the client are clean
- Being aware of, and contributing to the limitation of hazards in the environment.
- Contributing to the prevention and management of incidents or accidents
Light housekeeping to ensure hygiene of critical areas.
Contributing to the maintenance of security and confidentiality. Respecting the importance of:
- Maintaining confidentiality
- Safety of clients
- Security of premises
- Clients belongings and valuables
Respecting a client and their possessions
- Basic competence in the communication and interpersonal skills.
- Respecting basic values including patient's rights to make their own choices, and to have their own beliefs and customs.