Barbara "Blanche" B.

$30.00 / hr

San Francisco, CA

About Barbara "Blanche"

My name is Blanche. I live in San Francisco, California and I have enjoyed being a caregiver for over thirty five years. I focus on maintaining my clients well being and quality of life. My clients receive my wise, undivided attention, gentle loving care, and great sense of humor. My clients have told me I'm good at what I do and if I may, I'll say, I'm the best.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Overnight
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Home Health care provider

Oct 2013 - Present
Self Employed as a Caregiver
Experienced with all aspects of senior care. Familiar with all aspects of personal and non personal care for people with all types of physical and developmental disabilities. Engage clients in thought provoking conversation and activities. Especially adept at meeting client care needs. Joyful companionship. Communicates with clients family members. Assess clients' abilities and make care recommendations.
Oct 2013 - Present

Indiana University Northwest

Jan 2008 - Jan 2013
Gary, IN
Jan 2008 - Jan 2013

Student Assistant

Jan 1989 - Jun 1993
UCB's Disabled Students Program
Taught independent living skills to physically disabled students in a one year long program called The Residence Program.
Jan 1989 - Jun 1993

Laney College

Jan 1986 - Jan 1991
Oakland, CA
Jan 1986 - Jan 1991

Hospice Attendant

Mar 1988 - Aug 1990
Alta Bates Hospice
Provided emotional support and personal care to terminally ill individuals.
Mar 1988 - Aug 1990
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