bingEssence M. | Professional Caregiver in New London, CT | CareLinx
Essence M.

Essence M.

$14.00 / hr

New London, CT

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About Essence

I became a caregiver because i understood how it felt to have a family member need to be looked after. It all began when i was about the age 13, my grandmother had 2 strokes causing her entire left side of her body to be paralyzed. My little sister and i volunteered to help care for our grandmother being taught from nurses and our mother whom was a CNA. Different routines and safety precausions to care for our grandmother. We took care of her for about a year before her condition worsened she was then placed in a nursing home. We still went in and changed her as well as fed her. Back then i realized how important it was to me to help others. During Highschool I did a 3 month internship for patient transportation in L & M Hospital. After that in 2011 I Trained to become a Connecticut certified nurse's assistant. The past 4 years i have worked in 3 different nursing facilities ; New London Rehab And Care, Kindred Crossings West Campus and, Mystic Manor And Rehabilitation Center all of which had long term - short term residents, also rehab residents. I Have also worked in home care caring for clients in homes with different health issues.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

    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
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

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