She can't lift her hands over her head. I’m looking for 2 hours in morning and 2 hours at night. All of the organizations have a min of at least 3 hours per visit and are too expensive at $30 per hour to sustain long term home care
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Getting dressed doesn't take more than 15 minutes, what are her other needs?? If the only thing you really need daily is assistance dressing then it would be much more cost effective to buy new adaptive clothing that she can handle on her own .
Call the area agency on aging to see what services may be available.
Most CG companies will charge for 4 hrs whether the CG is there for 20 minutes or the full 4 hrs.
If you can't find gowns that open in the front, ask around to find a seamstress that could make something that would work. I sew all the time and made daddy 'hospital gowns' when he was at the EOL with Parkinson's. I found a simple pattern and adapted it to his height, etc. He felt better in 'real clothes'. His tied in the back, but these could be easily adapted to your mom's needs. If I were making these for a LO, I would put a zipper in the front that would run most the length of the gown.
Using lovely fabrics that feel good next to the skin and pretty, age appropriate patterns would maybe lift her spirits a little. (I'm remembering that mother bought Mickey Mouse material for dad's gown and he HATED it.)