Cassandra D.

$8.75 / hr

I believe I am a great caregiver because of my strong sense of humanity. These days you see a lot of people in the same field of work that just don't have any feelings of sympathy for the one the ones they are supposed to be caring for. I've seen this growing up and I just couldn't understand why. I've been working as a caregiver for almost 2 years now because i want there to be at least one person out there , me, that still cares and actively wants a persons soul to feel at ease. I want the people that are under my care to know that they don't have to feel embarrassed, ashamed, of have feelings of gui lt for asking me for help. I went to visit a previous clients mother in a home to deliver some presents and what i heard from the nurses there was surprising. They did nothing but complain and wanted nothing but to count down the seconds till their shift was over. They couldn't deal with the patients, they were too "immature" for them. Not one of those ladies were taking the time to make sure they had every thing they needed and that they were comfortable. It broke my heart, but its not an uncommon thing to see in homes or hospitals. Humanity is not just about being a human, its also about caring and supporting our fellow man when they are in need, and i think a lot of us forgot about that somewhere along the way. I have never forgotten because it was a constant reminder growing up with my grandparents who were always will to help out where they could, and now its my turn and i ... more

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Caregiver

IHSS

Dec 2011 - Dec 2013

Disabled persons who can no longer do every thing or nothing at all on their own any more and that are on disability are approved to receive help from IHSS so that they may stay home instead of having to go to a home. I do cleaning, cooking, feeding, dressing, and cleaning. Im not aloud to medicate but to remind. I also accompany to the doctors appointments, i also will go grocery shopping for the client.

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Butte community college

CNA

2014 - 2015