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Homes of Residents of Dakota CountySt. Paul, MN55118
Support a family caregiver by spending time with an older adult who has a chronic illness or disability. You’ll provide supervision and socialization for the older adult while the caregiver receives a break. You may play games, read, or do other various activities with the senior while their caregiver is away.
Provide respite support by visiting and supervising care receiver.
Provide a stimulating activity if appropriate.
Stay with care receiver until caregiver or other relief is present.
Report all changes in care receiver status and concerns about the caregiver to assigned Service Coordinator.
Participate in DARTS orientation & training, evaluation and on-going communication with Service Coordinator.
Understand and follow the DARTS Volunteer Guidelines.