Therese D.

$12.00 / hr

I am a young woman who believes strongly in the dignity of the human person, no matter what their condition. I have had personal experience growing up with people with disabilities (Down Syndrome, Autism, and Schizophrenia) and have come to recognize the beauty and dignity of people who live with such difficulties. I believe strongly that all people deserve the best possible care, not just for their physical needs, but for their entire person. These beliefs, combined with an excellent work-ethic and a compassionate and patient personality have led me to look for a career in caregiving through which I ho pe to help improve the lives of others by providing the best care possible. ... more

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Primary Live-In Caregiver

Client's Daughter

Dec 2012 - Present

I am the live-in caregiver Mon-Fri for an elderly woman with Alzheimer's. I take care of both her physical and emotional needs and treat her with the respect and dignity she deserves as a human being. Some of the tasks I perform in my daily duties include: - Changing - Bathing - Toileting - Preparing Food - Feeding - Administering Medicine - Light Housework - Pressure Sore Prevention - Provide Companionship and E mtional Support - Daily Record-Keeping - Continuous Evaluation of Changing Needs Most importantly, I do not treat this woman as though she were just a job to be accomplished, but strive always to treat her as a person so as to help make her life as comfortable and happy as possible. ... more

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