Michelle A.

$16.00 / hr

Los Angeles, CA

About Michelle

I am an excellent Caregiver, no challenge or task when it comes to my patients needs are refused (unless detrimental to the patient.) I never take chances when lifting or transfer patient with special special needs I'm a good listener. Respect is big thing when it comes to caring for the sick. "They are not children" and should treated and respected as adults I have a way of respectfully getting them to exercise, take the medication, bath, exedra. Because I know these patients that. An also suffer from depressed, I try really hard to keep their spirits up and remind them they are loved and cared for. Have the abilities to speak with doctors and articulate whats needed for the patient. Make appointments. Order and prepare medications. Check vitals, including blood sugar. Give insulin shots. The for knowledge of gastric tube feeding and maintenance of the tube. Full knowledge and experience using a Hoyer lift. I'm able to guide an electric wheelchair while patient is in it, good with getting him patients out the house, shopping walking. I'm an excellent and caring care giver. I am specially proud of working with quadriplegic patient that only giving 5 years. we shared 13 1/2 wonderful years together.

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
  • Short Term
  • 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
  • Arthritis
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Care giver personal assistant

Sep 2006 - Mar 2020
Gertrude Chism
Assisting patient on the in bathroom providing assistance with bathing, dental care personnel hygiene eating I mobility escorting resident activities shopping, movies, doctors, visits with family. I have experience with Gastric tube, able to give medication and use with operating liquid formula for feeding. Clean blocked tubes, Insulin shots, blood thinner shots use of hoyer lift, help with navigating electric wheel chair, very with communicating with doctors social workers, personal issues.
Sep 2006 - Mar 2020

Compton Community College

Jan 2003 - Jan 2005
Compton, CA
Jan 2003 - Jan 2005

Reviews (4)

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October 2020
Monica R.
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Wonderful. We appreciate you!
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September 2020
Cathleen J.
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"I really like her! My husband likes her too. She was just really pleasant and really seemed capable. I've had bad luck with couple of other agencies that I've tried. She was great!
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August 2020
Danette E.
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Awesome!
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June 2020
Art S.
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You are terrific when working with my husband!!!!!
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