vivian n.

$16.00 / hr

support for individuals with disability. Many of the approaches and techniques are applicable for people with disabilities of any age. Caregivers come in all shapes, sizes, ages, talent and background level. Some are volunteers, some are family members…others are professional with designations such as a Certified Nursing Assistant. My writings and presentations concern the role of care giving and not specific positions or titles. The role of the caregiver, whether professional or personal, is Do It Yourself? Providing personal care yourself to a loved one becomes very time-consuming, stressful and requires much thought and preparation; some of which will be included in a future essay. I heard recently, "If you are planning to care for a loved one yourself, prepare yourself to give up your life for them". The actual and specific duties of a professional caregiver or Aide are regulated by state and are not included in our essay today. The bottom line--- are the needs of your loved one(s) being met adequately by family members, friends and/or professional Aides. Care giving can be rewarding, either part-time or full-time. Family members and friends learn how to provide quality care over time. Time to smell the coffee—(the realities of the job) • Duties can be messy, demeaning and very basic (depending on the needs of the patient/loved one being served.) • Compensation can be disappointing, especially when one utilizes an agency for contractual work. The agenc ... more

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Direct support professional and and registered with the home care Aid

Easter Seals

Dec 2015 - Present

-medication administration ,preparation of meal ,grooming, ADL, doctors appointment..


PYSCH tech

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