Connections Care Partner/Care Manager

The Kensington White Plains
Kensington, MD
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time
All Kensington employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Flu Availability: Weekends - Day, Evening, and Night Shifts Summary: The Care Manager provides direct care to residents in our Memory Care and Assisted Living neighborhoods, including activities of daily living, therapeutic activities programs, and restorative programs with a special emphasis on providing for the unique needs of residents with mild to severe dementia. Assistance may be total, partial, or stand by depending upon the physical and cognitive ability of the resident. Duties and Responsibilities: Assures the maximum quality of life for all residents by maintaining privacy, accommodating individual preferences, promoting independence, encouraging and assisting participation in facility activities and events, and communicating respectfully at all times. Assists residents with mobility issues. Assists residents in and out of bed and chair/wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt (gait belt). Depending on residents' weight and physical abilities, may require the assistance of another aide or the use of a mechanical lift to move the resident. If a resident is unable to reposition themself, the aide may be required to turn and reposition the resident intermittently. Assists residents in bathing as assigned. Monitor hygiene continuously and assist as needed to assure that each resident is clean Assists in personal grooming of residents including brushing hair, brushing teeth, trimming fingernails and toenails, and assisting residents in dressing or undressing. Fold or hang clean clothing items and place soiled items in the hamper. Removes soiled bedding and replace with clean linens as needed Assists residents in using bathroom and peri-care. May be required to provide, remove, and clean bedpans, urinals catheter bags, and bedside commodes. Takes and records vital signs of residents, eg temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate, and records information. Assists residents to the dining area for meals or provides meals in the room as required. Assists in delivering dining service to residents and documenting intake of nourishment. Serves between-meal nourishment and assists as needed. Records amount eaten. Except when contraindicated, maintains clean pitcher and cup, and fresh water at the bedside of each resident. Assists in maintaining cleanliness, condition, and supplies in resident apartments by observing and reporting housekeeping and maintenance needs and obtaining care supplies from the facility or family as needed. Maintains all work and service areas in clean and orderly condition. Assists in maintaining resident charts. Communicate all changes and unusual observations concerning residents' physical and psycho-social functioning. Attends training courses and participate in other professional development activities as required. KPKM22 PI191412643

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