Sailimanuia T.

$18.00 / hr

Hayward, CA

About Sailimanuia

Hello my name is Sailimanuia Tafu and i'm Samoan. I'm also known as Birdie. I learned all about caregiving when i cared for my parents. To see them struggle daily not being able to stay independent, helped me to pursue a career in nursing. I became a certified nurse assistant 8 years ago at a nursing home and I loved it. Being a caregiver helped me to reach out and give as much support not only for elderly people but for those who are sick and lonely. Besides caring for loved ones, I love to keep them company and entertain through singing. I'm a team player and dependable. My priorities is to make sure my patients are comfortable and in a safe environment. Their needs are very impotant to me because they are impotant to their families as well. I've experienced diifferent needs from clients because of their situation and to help them to be independent, i know i'm there to assist them. I'm blessed to be a caregiver because I have love and patience for the work I do. It brightens my day to see happiness in my patients face, it shows they are well taken care of.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight

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
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Matafao elementary

Jan 1970 - Present
Jan 1970 - Present

caregiiver

Jun 2014 - Sep 2015
Home Instead care
Assist client with medication, meal preparation, light house keeping, transferring, record daily activity, diaper change, run errands.
Jun 2014 - Sep 2015

CNA

Nov 2007 - Oct 2013
Jones Convalescent Hospital
Answer call light, change residents (incontinent and continent), transfer, ambulatory, feeding, laundry, record ADL's (activity daily living), vital signs, report any changes on residents, assist charge nurse and answer phone calls when needed
Nov 2007 - Oct 2013

Laney College

Jun 2004 - Aug 2005
Jun 2004 - Aug 2005

Oakland CNA school

Jan 2003 - Oct 2003
Jan 2003 - Oct 2003

Samoana High School

Sep 1979 - Sep 1983
Sep 1979 - Sep 1983

Everett junior high

Jan 1977 - Dec 1979
Jan 1977 - Dec 1979
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