Sherry M.

$17.00 / hr

Escondido, CA

About Sherry

Care giver with 20 years of experience in geriatric care as in-home care-giver and assisted with living environment. Experienced and able to provide emotional and physical support to elder. Possess exceptional communication and organizational skills to provide all medical needs, as well a cultural sensitivity to deal with traditional diversity as needed. Assisted with daily need including personal hygiene, dressing, cooking, feeding, shopping, paying bills, light cleaning, making doctor appointments. I am familiar with safety precautions needed for client's well being. I have also recognize their individuality with kindness and provided specialized care. maintained highest level of honesty and integrity in all dealings with clients and employer; and Lastly I cared for all of their medical needs such as following care plans, communicating their need with health care professionals, administering medicine, monitoring home regulations and safety practices. As an immigrant, social justice and advocating for vulnerable individuals to receive protection, compassion and healing have always been subjects of interest of mine. I have Occasionally worked with younger clients; they are also fragile and vulnerable, however extremely brilliant. If useful treatment and information provided to them they learn quickly and apply it to their daily life. I have learned elder community are very similar to children; every day I had to reach out and touch someone with kindness. They also love warm hug, or just a friendly pad on the back. This job taught me that people might forget what you have said, or what you did, but they don't forget how you made them feel. I also know that I still have a lot to learn; therefore I am willing to be trained to comply with all the rules and regulations related to this position.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Toileting
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

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

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • Persian
  • English

Experience & Education

Research Biologists

Jun 1998 - Jan 2013
UCSD Pathology and infectious diseases
Jun 1998 - Jan 2013

San Diego State University

Jan 1990 - Jan 1995
San Diego, CA
Jan 1990 - Jan 1995
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