Louise L.

$18.00 / hr

Torrance, CA

About Louise

I am a French/African woman. I took care of my grandparents and parents until they passed away. Highly-dependable, nurturing caregiver who has good values, compassionate nature and 8 years extensive experience in providing prompt and friendly care. A warm-hearted individual with good judgment and emotional maturity. Eager to make a difference in client's everyday life. Along with my elderly care training, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications and 8 years of work experience as a caregiver with different private homes, I am eager to leverage my compassion and experience to contribute to your bottom line. Through my past experiences, I acquired skills and abilities highly relevant to the Caregiver position : * Track record of providing assistance to elderly in activities of daily living. * Well-versed in motivating clients to enjoy their independence. * Committed to perform housekeeping tasks; washing clothes and dishes, cleaning bathroom and making beds. * Competent at creating a tidy living environment for clients through sanitation, ventilation, proper lighting and furnishings arrangement. * Adept at implementing care plans provided by the care manager and client's family. * G-tube experience. * 10 (ten) years experience as an Administrative Assistant. * 05 years experience in Alzheimer, Dementia, Parkinson, Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes. * 06 months as a Medical Assistant. SPECIAL SKILLS * Meal Preparation * Ambulation * Transportation * Bath Assistance * Personal Hygiene * Soft and Gentle Massage * Light Housekeeping * Laundry * Record Keeping * Errands Running and Shopping * Communication * Customer Service * Sanitation * Medication reminders and vital signs monitoring procedures * Companion care * Recreational activities

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term

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
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • French
  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Feb 2015 - Present
Accredited Homecare
Total personal and hygiene care for Stroke, Cancer, Terminally ils, Diabetes Patients. Bathing, dressing, healthy meal preparation according to special diet, feeding, medications reminders, range of motion exercises, recreational activities : walking, games board, breathing exercises for relaxation. Laundry, light housekeeping, communication
Feb 2015 - Present

Senior Caregiver

Feb 2012 - Sep 2018
Private Clients and Home Health Agencies
Performed personal care activities in a compassionate and friendly manner that maximized residents' independence and dignity in a home-like environment : Prepared nutritious meals and served to clients Washed dishes and cleaned kitchen after meal Supported clients in personal hygiene and care such as bathing, grooming and toileting Created and maintained a clean, safe, and healthy environment Helped with laundry and performed light housekeeping duties Provided ongoing companionship to clients Transported clients to and from appointments and social gatherings Shopped grocery and ran errands Prepared and maintained documentation about the client's condition and care provided Key Accomplishments Achieved 100% targets of resident care plans Created and maintained a continuous fun environment for elderly Timely observed and reported a change in the emotional condition of client which saved life.
Feb 2012 - Sep 2018

Los Angeles Technology Center

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017

Caregiver Night and Day Shifts

Feb 2013 - Feb 2016
LivHome Care
Total care including personal care, bed bathing, medication reminders, making beds, cleaning bathrooms, washing dishes, staying awake all night, changing diapers if needed, maintaining the clients' dignity, safety and security, assisting in bathing/personal hygiene
Feb 2013 - Feb 2016

Caregiver Live-Out

Jul 2013 - Aug 2014
Home Instead Senior Care
Personal care include oral hygiene, hair care, bed bathing, incontinent assistance, medication reminders, meal preparations, feeding, range of motion exercises, use of Jeri Chair, transferring, turning, repositioning every 2 hours, companionship, housekeeping, laundry.
Jul 2013 - Aug 2014

Casa Loma College School of Nursing and Allied Health - Hawthorne, California 90250

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

Caregiver Live-Out

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013
Always Best Senior Care
Total care including meal preparation, feeding, bathing, changing diapers, dressing, making beds, transportation to doctors appointments, medication reminders, running errands and shopping, recreational activities, physical exercises, companionship, light housekeeping, laundry.
Mar 2013 - Jun 2013

Caregiver Live-In

Sep 2010 - Jan 2013
24Hr HomeCare
Total care including medication reminders, making beds, cleaning bathrooms, washing dishes, staying awake all night, changing diapers if needed, maintaining the clients' dignity, safety and security, assisting in bathing/personal hygiene.
Sep 2010 - Jan 2013

Immaculee Conception - Paris, France

Jan 1976 - Jan 1980
Jan 1976 - Jan 1980
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