Portia N.

$. / hr

Birmingham, AL

About Portia

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

    Job Interests

      Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

      Skills & Expertise

      • Senior Care
      • Elder Care
      • Home Care

      Languages

        Experience & Education

        Direct Support Professional

        Dec 2016 - Present
        Community Options Inc
        * Supervise and provide care to individuals with intellectual disabilities based on their ISP; improving their quality of life * Teach, supervise and encourage clients' participation in all aspects of their activities to build their confidence and independence whist tracking their progress. * Take precautionary measures to prevent known triggers. * Manage outbursts effectively * Redirect clients appropriately when they attempt to make undesirable decisions * Accompany clients to day programs, encourage and ensure their full participation * Close observation/monitoring of individuals for abnormal behaviors and institute prompt and appropriate actions to prevent chaos. * Accurate Administration and documentation of medication * Compile and submit daily progress notes
        Dec 2016 - Present
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