Nikki D.

$22.00 / hr

Ukiah, CA

About Nikki

Hello I am a very experienced caregiver who is knowledgeable in many areas of providing care for the elderly. I have worked in health care as a Medical Assistant so I have solid understanding of different conditions and working with doctors regarding health needs of patients. I am a very compassionate person who values integrity and communication. I really enjoy helping people and being of service to older folks I tend to understand and appreciate them. I am really proud to be a Reiki Master Practitioner it is a dream to help people feel the benefit of peace and relaxation.

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
  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Personal Care Assistant

Jun 2010 - Present
Nikki Derr
Privately paid caregiver for multiple families and elderly clients. Caring for people at home and in residential facilities. Experience with parkinsons dementia and other health conditions. Duties include coordination of care doctor visits advocacy on behalf of client and families. Daily personal care assistance, transportation and assistance with medication.
Jun 2010 - Present

Reiki Master Practitioner

Mar 2015 - Present
Nikki Derr
Reiki is a Japanese holistic healing method used for relaxation and stress relief. Eases pain and discomfort for people and animals. I have helped older clients with COPD and anxiety relieve their symptoms.
Mar 2015 - Present

Mendocino County Office of Education

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
Ukiah, CA
Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

Regional Occupational Program

Jan 1990 - Jan 1990
Ukiah, CA
Jan 1990 - Jan 1990

Ukiah High School

Jan 1984 - Jan 1988
Ukiah, CA
Jan 1984 - Jan 1988
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