I became a caregiver because I'd had a first hand experience taking care of an aunt for over seven years and was training to become a nurse, so it seemed natural to start with home care and I've enjoyed it ever since. I get a sense of accomplishment and reward from caregiving and have always appreciated the holistic aspect of care that I give to all my clients. Caregiving is very personal and intimate in the sense that you're in the client's home, the most vulnerable space, so it is very important to me to provide the client with a comfortable, reliable, and compassionate care that you'd get from a loved one. A personal achievement I am proud of is putting myself through nursing school, it was one of the toughest periods of my life and I thought I'd never make it through. I am very loyal caring and understanding. I will go out of my way to do things that may not be in my job description if I can do it and if not I don't rest till I find a way to get the problem solved. I am very respectful and ask for the same in return. If I am ever faced with a problem, I don't waste time worrying about it, rather I find ways to change the outcome. I believe that I am a great caregiver because every client that I've had in the past have enjoyed my care and we're very sad to see me go, I've never been asked to leave any home and have had most clients entrust me with their home keys and other personal items and most other clients have been very generous during holidays or birthdays without my
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.
1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.
2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.
3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.
4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.