Naromie E.

$15.00 / hr

A caregiver is a profession that offers assistance to make elderly convenient. Also any person Any person with a health impairment might use caregiver services to address their difficulties. As a caregiver you have to learn the skills and knowledge in taking care of elderly needs, For instance: caregiver might include taking care of someone who has a chronic illness or disease; managing medications or talk to doctors and nurses on the elderly's behalf, going the bath or dress, toilet, taking care of the household chore, prepare meals or bills for someone who cannot do these things alone. The caregiver you are required to run errands for the elderly the most important thing you have to serve with positive attitude because the elderly's life is more convenient and more appropriate. Caregivers are recommended to help people find alternatives to using appetite stimulants or food supplements high in food energy. These treatments are not proven to provide benefit over alternatives but they do increase the risk of various health problems. One alternative to using appetite stimulants is to provide social support, as many people are more comfortable eating when sharing a meal with others. People who have trouble eating may appreciate assisted feeding from their caregiver. Depending on the situation, a caregiver, patient, and physician may decide to forgo any dietary restrictions such as a low sodium diet and feed the person what they enjoy eating despite the hea ... more

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    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

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    $20.18You pay
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CNA

New York center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

May 2006 - Jun 2014

Assisting with bathing and grooming - This can include but is not limited to: shampooing hair, finger , brushing teething, and shower assistance. Light housekeeping – It’s important for caregivers to keep a safe and clean environment. Duties related to housekeeping will typically involve making the bed and and cleaning the bathroom and kitchen Transferring the client – This refers to transferring the client from chairs, from the toilet, from bed. Toileting – It’s important to assist with using the toilet to encourage comfort and prevent any infections Monitoring changes in client’s health – When following the care plan, the supervising nurse will want to know if there are any changes in health that are concerning and that may need medical attention. Companionship – Possibly the most important of all caregiver duties, caregivers will be with the elder all day and it’s mutually beneficial if they enjoy each other’s company. It’s a very important part of a caregiver job! ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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High School

GED

2009 - 2009