Kathleen D.

$15.00 / hr

I lost both my parents before I turned 30 and I realized that I would never be able to help them as they grew older; to pay back all they had done for me. I was a young, single Mom at the time and my parents had always been there as my my sole support system. My son grew up to be an amazing adult primarily because of the wonderful upbringing I received and the lessons my parents taught me. In 1998 I join my mother-in-law, caring for other seniors, helping them to remain in their own home, in a safe and healthy environment so they get the most out of their "Golden Years." I enjoy being with these folks, seeing them rise up each morning to face whatever challenges the day may bring and overcoming those challenges. I have had many careers in my life but find this one the most rewarding. I succeed and remain a caregiver because I do it with love in my heart for each client I have the pleasure of helping. ... more

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Team Leader / Caregiver

Mildred Crawley

Jul 2010 - May 2014

Fully responsible for maintaining Mr. Frank's home, assisting with his ADL's and medications, preparing healthy meals, monitoring his diabetes, transportation, hiring and guiding the 24/7 staff.

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Companion / Caregiver

Pam Eldean

Sep 2008 - Mar 2010

Meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, assisting with medications, incontinence and bathing.

Education
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Cactus Wren Training Program

Certified Caregiver

2014 - 2014

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Community College of RI

Part-time

1974 - 1980

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King Phillip HS

GED (1972)

1966 - 1970