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Hi, Welcome to Just Answer. I'm Chris, a small animal Vet based in the UK. I am reviewing your question and will get back to you as soon as possible
Sorry for the delay in responding to your question. African greys are certainly a species which need a lot of care and attention. It will be difficult for someone who is bedridden to provide this unless they have significant help. Ideally the parrot needs to have free flight out of the cage every day, really they should only be in the cage to sleep and when the owner is not there. The cage will need to be cleaned out at least weekly. The bird will need a UVB Light source for 10-12 hours per day and will also need 10-12hours of complete quite and darkness to sleep. They are very intelligent birds and require a lot of mental stimulation to prevent boredom. They can mimic sounds and talk. A happy bird should not be squarking often, however a stressed or bored bird could make an awful lot of noise which would carry through much of the building.
They shouldn't typically carry diseases which would affect humans, although rarely they can carry Psittacosis, see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/psittacosis
The typical lifespan is 30-40 years.
I hope that helps? Please let me know if you need any further advice.
Yes ideally uneaten food should be removed each day to avoid it spoiling and a thorough full cage clean at least weekly depending on the level of buildup. African greys actually need a fairly warm room 21-24 degrees is an optimum temperature for them