Lauama T.

$17.00 / hr

Caregiving was something I've wanted to do since I myself didn't have any of my grandparents growing up. They lived in Hawaii & Samoa, so when I started in this field of work, it filled that missing spot of building a relationship w/ the elderly. What I love about caregiving is the fact that I'm able to build a friendship with the elderly. I enjoy long talks w/ them, learning new things about their history and so forth, and making sure they're ok & in good spirits. Not to mention, learning new recipes to cook and introduce my family to a new meal :) I am a mother of 4, and am of a Polynesian descent.

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

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  • Hourly rate
    $17.00Wages
    $5.80Taxes & Fees
    $22.80You pay
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Companionship Caregiver

Private Family

Oct 2012 - Jul 2017

Duties consisted of assisting patient with activities of daily living which includes bathing, dressing, and transfer from bed to wheel chair. Also kept inventory of household items, medication and driving patient to and from appointments and accompanying on family outings and vacations. This job required patience and time management skills to assist and provide quality care for the patient.

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Companionship Caregiver

Private Family

Mar 2010 - Sep 2012

Duties consisted of assisting patient with activities of daily living. Companionship was the important factor to deliver due to patient not having near- by relatives. Other duties consisted of keeping track of important appointments with doctors, vendors, and keeping the patient organized with daily itinerary.

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Education
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Prospect High School

1999 - 2003