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I am a very nurturing and kind person. I am very sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of those around me, very empathetic, gentle, good sense of humor. Treating people with respect is very important to me and I know it is to you as well. Currently I have been serving 2 female clients for one year. My morning client is 97 with visual and hearing impairments, diabetes and mild dimentia. I am responsible for taking daily glucose readings, keeping records of her medical data/appointments/medication dispensing. I cook her a hearty breakfast and we eat together. I introduced her to a game called "WordCross" and she loves to play every day with me. It is great for her mind and is a good social experience as well. My afternoon client has early stage Alzheimers, but is highly functional. I provide companionship, meal preparation for her and her husband, fix her hair, walk outside with her, do their grocery shopping, and occasionally we enjoy shopping/lunch trips together. At this point (starting May 6, 2019)she will need to transition to fulltime care. *** I'm looking for a new afternoon client and hope to set up an interview soon. I have more experience that we can discuss in person and/or on the phone. What made me most aware of the needs of seniors was when my own grandmother was near the end of her life and I helped her daily with dressing, grooming, feeding at one point, and eventually accompanied her through her last days in hospice. I understand how important it is for families to feel confident that their loved one is being treated with gentleness and respect. I want to help seniors to have the best quality of life possible.
I am a 52 years, with 12 years experience working with many different clients, including parkinson's stroke, multiple sclerosis, dementia, and hospice clients. I am considered a great companion by many. My experience includes assisting with transfers, including from sit to stand, wheelchair assistance, and bathing, and Hoyer lift help with bathing or showering, or bed bathing, dressing, toileting, and incontinence care. Taking clients in my car or theirs to appointments and errands, Help with meal planning, meal prep, cooking, and feeding, for multiple sclerosis clients. Remind clients when to take their medication. I am bonded, a clean driving record, a clean TB test. I am a registered home health aide. I also have a certification in Alzheimer's through the Alzheimer's Association. And dementia certification, the different levels of dementia and how to apply the appropriate care. As a private caregiver, I provide the highest form of constant support at a cost-effective rate. My care for clients includes activities to support their quality of life as well. Record keeping daily for family members to be informed. A weekly graph that shows various progress/concerns of your loved one. I believe by my staying in your own home makes the most sense! I will meet all your needs to ensure that you age gracefully in an environment that you prefer the most. My Service as a Live in Caregiver will provide you 1. Discreet personal care, assistance with bathing, oral hygiene, eating, dressing and toileting 2. Physical assistance with transfers and ambulation - ( hoyer lift, bed board or stand assist) 3. Help with household chores: cooking. light housekeeping, and laundry. 4. Transportation to doctor's appointments or other activities 5. Medication reminders, errands...and much more