Melissa G.

$17.00 / hr

Gilroy, CA

About Melissa

I became a caregiver when a family friend had a stoke and couldn't find someone to help or keep her company or enrich her time somehow. After her passing i realized that this was something I wanted to do and have done so for the past eight years

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • 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
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience & Education

Home health aid/ caregiver

Oct 2015 - Present
Visiting Angels
Making daily, weekly and monthly schedules to build structure in the clients life and accomplish goals/tasks set by doctors. Take clients to and from appointments, errands, etc...Manage and organize medications. Maintaining discretion when dealing with sensitive and personal information in written or verbal form. Developing and improving clients behavior and habits.
Oct 2015 - Present

Gavilan College

Jan 2020 - Jan 2024
Gilroy, CA
Jan 2020 - Jan 2024

PCA/caregiver

Feb 2012 - Sep 2015
Westmont
Worked in assisted living and memory care. Assisted people with mental health issues under the dementia umbrella . Explained and advised family members about their loved one's situation. Communicated any concerns to doctors in order to maintain the clients well-being . Assisted in their day-to-day needs
Feb 2012 - Sep 2015
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