Marion D.

$15.00 / hr

First thing to say would be I absolutely love to take care of our older generation . It's an amazing experience learning there history because they lived it. I'm a very caring individual , I treat my clients the way I would hope to be treated when my time comes to have a need for care . I have work and cared for Alzheimer's an dementia clients for the past 12 years my only wish is that I wish I had started this carrier when I was younger . With my CPR first aid training I had the wonderful opportunity to save one of my clients lives with the Heimlich Maneuver as he chocked . I was very calm I said to hi m Can you breath ? He shock his head slamming his hands on the table . I got up told him standup reached around the stomach with an up word thrush out flew the obstacle and he said I feel a lot better thank you ,this took place in a restaurant after it was over everyone congratulated me on such a fine job . But I was so surprised how calm I was , I know I had practiced this over and over on the dummies in class . The gentle man is doing great now 8 months later . I really care for my people I have never had a client fall I know how to guide a person down slowly if need be always wear a gait belt for a fall risk transferring from bed to wheelchair is second nature for I refuse to let any one get hurt on my watch . I am very concerned about dignity and cleanliness pericare and rashes . I love the stories they can tell you about back in their day . I look at old photos ... more

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care from the heart / encore senior living Alzheimer's dementia assisted living

Jan 2002 - Present

I am a caregiver that keeps on giving , I actually love the people I take care of . And pray I have someone like myself to take care of me when I'm in need of care . I go above and beyond when it comes to care and cleanliness and dignity , pari care . I plan to also continue working with CFTH , they have been very good to me as I have to them depending on hours available and wages . Thank you for your interest and I look forward t o hearing from you . Sincerely Marion deClercq ... more

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Cypress jr. College

Incomplete

1978 - 1978