Leann N.

$20.00 / hr

Citrus Heights, CA

About Leann

Enthusiastic, patient, compassionate, and caring care provider who provides quality care with the highest of standards. What help's me to be a great caregiver is patience. My expertise comes from experience and knowledge. In college my field of study was Allied Health Care. During college I provided full-time care to my grandmother. After college, I went to work as an in home care provider. I do my best to lead a healthy life style with a balanced diet, plenty of rest, and exercise. My biggest achievement...my children. My oldest is nineteen, and he has lots of charisma. He is quiet charming. My youngest is 15, and he loves to play baseball. He is a worthy athlete. I have achieved three AA Degrees. One in Allied Health Science carrying a 4.0 GPA and In Liberal Arts, and Foreign Language. Currently I am employed on call. Please see work experience for more details. I am willing to negotiate wages; it depends on the duties.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Depression
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience & Education

Home Health Aid

May 2014 - Present
In Home Supportive Srv
Duties include post - op care. Assist with mobility, rom exercise, light house work, transportation, transporting, meal/prep/plan, vs, bp, medication administrator, errands, documentation , companionship, bathing/grooming. Scheduling appointment. Providing quality care with care plans. Chores like dishes, vacuuming, laundry, dusting. Ran errands and picked up medications at pharmacy. Provided a safe and clean environment for my clients. Supported my clients with compassion, understanding, empathy and hope. Worked with hospice while providing end of life. Communicated always updating family member and health care team. Respected the wishes of family member's and clients, for example, DNR. Provided comfort on a daily basis. Kept a journal of clients about what foods they liked, how they responded after medication, what they were like on good days and bad days. How well they respond to exercise, how much help they needed with mobility. This would allow me to assess how much time it may take at the grocery store or even how long it might take a client to eat a meal. Engaged in games with client to keep the mind working. Get my clients moving a little bit to keep blood flowing. Encourage exercise to support balance, strengthen muscles, and provide oxygen to the brain. Really making my clients feel as independent as possible is very important. This supports the clients well-being, gives them dignity, and provides respect.
May 2014 - Present

In Home Supportive Serivces

Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014

In Home Supportive Services

Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014

American River College

Jan 2006 - Jan 2013
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2006 - Jan 2013

IHSS

Mar 2006 - Mar 2012
In Home Support Care
Provided quality care and support for my client. Advocated to health care team members about the care being being provided. Was a companion and listened to my client. Scheduled all appointment while providing transportation, assisting with mobility, and accompanied to medical appointments. Made sure living quarters and environment was clean, free of clutter, and disinfected. Made meals/planned/prep proper diet for medical condition. Administrated medication making sure it right time, place, route, dose, and evaluated the effects. Documented for next care provider what was done and what needed to be done. Messaged frequently, vs, bp. Kept journal of clients dislikes and likes. Notified family members if there was a change in clients condition. Respected privacy by closing doors and windows. Provided safety, for example washing hands often. Using pre-cautions by checking equipment to make sure it was as well as disinfecting it. Respected clients wishes. Promoted exercise and walks.
Mar 2006 - Mar 2012

American River College

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2008 - Jan 2010

American River College

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
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