Respite care aide will provide care in the home of the consumer, enabling the family caregiver to have free times.
- Assistance with personal hygiene;
- Provide a safe environment for the consumer;
- Provides companionship in the consumer’s home;
- Meal preparation; and
- Light housekeeping.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
- Be acceptable to the client;
- Be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and thereafter obtain CPR certification annually;
- Demonstrate that he or she is free from communicable disease as confirmed by annual PPD Skin Test or documentation from a physician stating that the person is free from communicable disease;
- Have the ability to communicate with the client;
- Be able to read and write the English language;
- Have a high school diploma or general equivalency development (GED) certificate;
- Be able to recognize an emergency and be knowledgeable about emergency procedures;
- Agree to carry out the responsibilities to provide homemaker services consistent with the client’s IHP or ISP;
- Complete Phase I and II orientation training approved by DDA;
- Meet the minimum training and qualifications of a personal care aide, as set forth in Section 938 of Chapter 9 of Title 29 DCMR.
4130 Hunt Place, NE
Washington, DC 20019