I am a devout Christian. Caregiving is my passion. I have been a Nurse/Caregiver for 30+ years. I am 8 credits away from an R.N. degree, though not currently enrolled in school. I have contributed to a successful nursing facility through excellent/professional care, referrals and word of mouth. And that, I am proud of! Due to having a burden for people, I am always compelled to help those in need. As a Caregiver, I have always assisted children and elderly, the like. I was a Therapeutic Foster Parent for 8 years, having had the toughest cases to meet me at my doorstep. The challenges brought sweet rewards. I originally became a Caregiver when I assisted my mother with activities of daily living for mentally challenged, teenaged boys. It was so natural for me, that I immediately knew, this was my calling. I do my very best to meet all the needs of each individual, thereby, going above and beyond the call of duty. I have never been in trouble, of any kind. I never have: drink/smoke/profanity/drugs/alcohol/diseases/partying or anything of the such.
I am very active in the church. I am very passionate about serving others, and even randomly assist my sister, who has MS, when she visits TX. I have a broad range of experience from MS, ALS, MSA, Cancer Recovery, Autism, Parkinson, and so much more!I've been helping others for 31 years, non-stop! I'm here to help your loved one live AT home, not IN a home! All of these aspects mentioned above, and many more, makes me an awesome Caregiver! I am a Prime Factor caregiver Seeing the need of another and providing the care in which a client need. I have over 20years experience with a sense of empathy, patience, attentiveness very respectable. I am also honest, trustworthy, very dependable, reliable, compassionate, and have a Realistic outlook on caring for the elderly. I love working with the elderly my main goal in this field is to treat my clients like I would like to be treated. My specialty is Alzheimer's/Dementia I am very experience with a lift and bathing , observe medication dispense, and very good with meal preparation, I also engage and encourage daily activities, and follow the care plan. I also provide light house cleaning, provide companionship to clients needs, I also maintain a safe,clean and healthy environment. What attracted me to this field as a young girl I was raised by my grandparents and my grandfather had a major stroke and he had to learn everything all over and @ the age of 12 I told him we would get threw this so I told my grandmother to schedule every therapy after school in which she did so everything they did I wrote down and practice with him the days and weekends they did not come and also speech therapy so this what got me into care giving. I took care of him as well as my grandmother so to me this is why things comes so natural for me in this area of work. If you would like references I can provide during interview. Being a caregiver (CNA) it giving me the opportunity to help another elderly person or love one in need, taking on the role of the primary care. with the Activities of Daily Living.
Perform personal care activities; hygiene, ambulation, eating, dressing, toileting and shaving, Talk and give company to clients and participate in resident activities
Prepare hygienic meals and snacks, provide clients or residents with transfers and assist them moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or cars.
Change bed linens, laundry and assist keep residents clean and secure at all times. But the most important issue is to try to put your self in there needs and give love.