PRIVATE NURSE / CAREGIVER

Responsibilities from one household to another may be very different depending on the formality level and employer's lifestyle.


The Caregiver

WHAT IS A CAREGIVER?

Here's a common description of this profession:

Caregivers, also known as home health or personal care aides, give assistance to people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile. Caregivers work in the home and help the household member with daily activities that include:

  • Bathing and bathroom functions.
  • Helping with personal care such as grooming.
  • Ensuring medications are taken.
  • Responsible for meal preparation, sometime assistance feeding,
  • Light housekeeping and laundry.
  • Chauffeuring duties or arrange transportation (e.g. appointments, activities).
  • Providing companionship.
  • Performing errands.
  • Report to the household's principal or another member of the family.


Salary range: $30,000 to $60,000+
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The Private Nurse

WHAT IS A PRIVATE NURSE?

Here's a common description of this profession:

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Generally hired for patients needing extended hours of continuous care, such as bed ridden patients or patients unable to be left on their own.
  • Responsibilities may include giving injections, caring for wounds, checking vital signs such as blood pressure, blood glucose level. etc.
  • Provides health education for the caregiver such as patient's family or maid.
  • Assists in daily activities for elderly and temporarily disabled patients.
  • Responsible for palliative care and management of terminally ill patients (pain management. counseling therapy for the patient and family, etc.).
  • Report to the household's principal or another member of the family.


Salary range: 80,000 to $110,000+
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