Find a Caregiver
376 caregivers with Arthritis experience found near Hamden
Showing 1-15 of 376 caregivers found
I'm caring and compassionate. Well organized and a self starter. I have a strong respect for the elderly, and became interested in working with them when I was a chef/assistant manager of the dining facility at an independent living center. Since then, I've worked in several different types of living facilities, and then became an activities director to be more hands on. I started my own in home care business in Texas. I'm new to Connecticut. I have extensive experience in different dietary needs, as well as physical and mental needs. I do require my clients be at least partially mobile, and able to assist in their maneuvering.
Highly trained nursing student with hands-on training in the hospital, long term, and rehabilitation setting. Committed to patient recovery and wellness, working in collaboration with clinical staff to facilitate customized care plans. Desired to utilize my skill-set to enhance my diversity in an analytical and systemic environment.
My philosophy on care, as an extremely compassionate person naturally, is to take as equivalent as possible to how i would want someone to take care of me. Being originally from Africa, we were taught patience and compassion all our life. I was attracted to being a caregiver by the fact that it is care that someone needs but it is an act of love, a constant good deed with which one can earn a living.My peers usually lament about how patient, how considerate and how cool, calm and collected i am under any and all circumstances. I deeply care about people and i always make sure i exhibit such.
Responsible and highly dependable Health Aide with a successful track- record of providing bedside care, nutritional assistance to clients, excellent communication skills demonstrated by years of experience in healthcare. Recognize for ability to communicate with customers in the Retail Field; able to make difficult decision in a stressful situations; highly organized and productive with efficient work habit; exemplary problem solving skills with enthusiasms, confident, energetic and eager to bring administration skills to a fast growing company.
I'm a caregiver with 5 years of experience in geriatric care within homes and assisted living environments. Recognized for the ability to monitor and provide emotional and physical support to patients and staff. Possess exceptional communication abilities, as well as cultural sensitivity to deal with diverse population...
Reliable, service-focused nursing professional with excellent patient-care and charting skills gained through ten years of experience as a CNA. Compassionate and technically skilled in attending to patients in diverse healthcare settings. BLS and CPR certified (current). Nursing Skills Patient Care & Safety Diagnostic Testing Medical Terminology Electronic Medical Records Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring Medication Administration Privacy / HIPAA Regulations Patient Advocacy and Support
I have a passion/ patience for taking care of the elderly. I started taking care of my own grandparents and thats when i knew my help was needed. My greatest joy about helping the elderly is listening to the stories they tell about their childhood. Be able to be there for my family. I'm very responsible, trustworthy, honest, reliable and I love to read and learn new things.
I feel I am a great caregiver because I care about the person as a whole and do not treat them as an object. Also, in almost 25 years I have a wide variety of experiences in a variety of settings. I have taken care of all age groups and have enjoyed all of it for various reasons. I began 5 years after my mother had passed and I had assisted in her care. My training began after leaving the printing industry. Now, I have come to a pinnacle and am attempting nursing school.
I've been an active caregiver for the past 15 years or so, both as a live-in and live-out caregiver. Most of my working experience comes from outside of the US. I started working as a caregiver because needed a job and earn money(do not let yourself fooled by anyone that says otherwise ) and as a single mom of three you can guess that i had no choice in choosing what i considered at that time that i would like. During the years i earned so much more than money. I started out with a job and ended up with having more and more family members as each and one of the patients that i assisted become in some way my mother/father, my daughter/son and a challenge to build up my empathic skills . Ended up understanding that caregiving is not a JOB although it's paid. You treat not just people but a very fragile class of people. They definitely need our assistance in daily chores but that is not enough , they need somebody that does not define them only trough their disability. Caregiving it's not just about taking care of a body it is a 360 degree assistance which consider the person in a holistic way (body,mind and spirit) As a caregiver i might fail in some chores(nobody is perfect) but one thing that i am proud of is that as much as i could i tried to bring joy. Hard but necessary was when I had to assist patients in an point where life comes to an end. In some cases I sing their favourite song, hold a hand, give a caress to the person in need and explain to family members that it is perfectly normal to be scared or to suffer and to assure them that they are not alone.
Am patient:because I know and understand there will be Changes in care plan. Am trustworthy,I don't take advantage,I keep all the records and receipt. Dependable: I show up all time to provide Care and Am attempting: I pay attention and notice changes. Am a good Care giver because I have empathy,am reliable,flexible,companionate,caring,patient and I make sure all my clients are safe and clean. I make lives better through home Care I enjoy my job because I naturally have urge to help,I wanna make a difference I somebody's life,well I wanna make this world a better place by giving love to those who needs it. Am a high school graduate,attendant some college,CNA . Gold medal for humanity..
I am a Registered Nurse of 38 plus years who retired two years ago. I have worked on medical, surgical ( with pediatric) units as well as labor & delivery, nursery & care of mom's recovering from deliveries. I have personal experience caring for immediate family members as well as patients with mental illnesses, diabetes, stroke, heart attack, kidney failure , dialysis & dementia. I worked at a local hospital for 18 years, then at a physician's office doing phone triage. I then became a school nurse for 11 years caring for grades 3, 4 & 5. I knew I wanted to be a nurse since I was 3 years old & never wavered. I began working at 16 years old as a nurses aid. I am a compassionate caregiver who gives her heart & soul to whom ever I am caring for. My job performances have always been average to above average. My job as an RN did not stop when I got home. I cared for my brother for 35 years till he passed from a multitude of illnesses, many of which are mentioned above. I cared for my Mom when she became ill with dementia. I want very much to continue helping & caring for others but in a different capacity as a companion. Less paperwork & more time with your loved one no matter their age. My focus is always on the individual I am with & my care is individualized according to whom I am caring for. I have never had any compliments during my tenure. I treat my patients the same way I would hope my parents, children and siblings would be. I have passed my criminal record check. I look forward to hearing from you! Thank you for considering me as a candidate to care for your loved one.