Shaneka A.

$15.00 / hr

I am 26 i live in the Washington metro area. I became interested in being a care giver at 15, when I seen my grandmother go through a brain tumor surgery successfully. After she recovered i be gained taking care of her learning different techniques to get her to eat, learning her diet helping her walk. At 18 i ventured out and be gained volunteering at a nursing home near by my neighborhood there i fixed patients lunch dinner breakfast i delivered it to there rooms, i got them dressed out of bed everyday took care of there personal hygiene. That is were i discovered I wanted to do this forever. Oh how h umble this profession makes you and very mindful on how you treat others one achievement i am proud of during my years of experience is convincing a 80 year old woman to get out the bed and go out side to the park with me. You see she had not been outside as far as to a doctor's appointment for over 4 years. I stayed with her and cared for everyday I told her that going out side an seeing the birds and water was very soothing it took me about 20 times. Then one day she called me on the phone as i was on my way to her and she said take me outside today, I said sure but what changed she said a young lady that I know who has never let me down or lied to me said it would be worth my time. ... more

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Medical team

Apr 2016 - Present

assist the elderly in home with activities and duties around the house Meal prep Feeding Walking Post office runs Etc

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Care giver

Sunrise senior living

Sep 2014 - Feb 2016

Assist elderly residents with daily living activities including Bathing,Toileting,feeding,exercise,pre meals, cook meals,grociery shopping,walking etc

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Care giver

Value home health aid

Jun 2010 - Sep 2014

In home care/live in Assist every day needs and activities Cooking,feeding,exercise,grociery store runs etc

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Home Care Aide (HCA)

Education
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Upper hand community , Arlington va

Pca/caregiver

2014 - 2014

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Arch ged program

Ged

2010 - 2010