Yllama D.

$15.50 / hr

Washington, DC

About Yllama

The reason I become a caregiver because I enjoy taking care of the elderly, sick, and handicapped. I enjoy making sure client are safe, healthy, and comfortable and will treat my clients and family members with respect. I started home health aide in 2000 and I have excellent letters of recommendation from clients and my past work history. I am dependable, honest, work well under pressure, I enjoy doing activities with my clients, and playing educational games. I have been during home health aide for eight years and currently working with my current client. I am certified in American Heart Association, Certified in under the DC Board of Nursing in Home Health Aide and also have a certificate in activities assistant. I graduated from Penn Foster Career School for physical therapy aide at www.pennfoster.edu. I am a very good caregiver and to do the best job that I can. God bless You! Have a nice day. I am also a Reiki Level Practitioner 1 and also studying for my Reiki Level 2 and Master Certification. One of the greatest Reiki healing, health benefits is stress reduction and relaxation, which triggers the body's natural healing abilities (immune system), aids in better sleep and improves and maintains health. Reiki also balances the mind and emotions.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time

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
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Self Employed

Dec 2017 - Present
Amazon Mechanical Turk
As a freelancer, I complete online work for various third-party requesters, via the online platform known as Amazon Mechanical Turk. Some of the work includes data entry and processing, image processing, and filtering online media content for general consumption. This position requires me to be a self-motivated individual, (as I have no direct supervisor), to achieve success. Amazon Mechanical Turk is a work at home company.
Dec 2017 - Present

Personal Direct Worker

Aug 2016 - Present
Consumer Direct of DC
Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Presently Working! Not a Home Care Agency
Aug 2016 - Present

Penn Foster College

Jun 2016 - Nov 2016
Jun 2016 - Nov 2016

Home Health Aide

Mar 2015 - Aug 2016
Immaculate Health Care Services
Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff.
Mar 2015 - Aug 2016

Home Health Aide

Feb 2014 - Mar 2015
Capital Care Agency
Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff.
Feb 2014 - Mar 2015

Home Health Aide

Jan 2009 - Jan 2014
ASAP Home Health Agency
Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Accomplishments Excellent? clients letter of recommendations and won Employee Of The Quarter for 2011. Skills Used Learn how to maintain all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Worked with all types of medical condition and different personalities.
Jan 2009 - Jan 2014

Activities For Life, Therapeutic Services

Jan 2009 - Jan 2009
Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

Safety& Hospitality Ambassador/Dispatcher/Concierge

Feb 2007 - Jul 2008
Downtown DC BID Sams
Responsibilities Served as a dispatcher for all incoming calls, ensuring that messages were received and clientele obtained accurate information; provided emergency call support, Provided clientele with accurate route information and public transit directions, including acting as liaison for all Downtown DC Public Events. Recognized as "Employee of the Month" on two occasions. Accomplishments Recognized as "Employee of the Month" on two occasions. Skills Used Customer Service Skills, Deal with the public, Learning Computer Skills.
Feb 2007 - Jul 2008

Golden Triangle Ambassador/Dispatcher/Concierge

Jun 2006 - Feb 2007
Golden Triangle BID Services
Responsibilities Inspected vicinity for physical defects and other public safety hazards. Monitored computer systems and provided detailed inspection reports. Assisted clientele by responding to inquiries and escorting visitors as needed. Accomplishments How to deal with stress and pressure, learn computer skills. Skills Used Computer Skills, How to deal with pressure.
Jun 2006 - Feb 2007

Ashworth College

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

Security Officer

Jan 2005 - May 2006
Allied Barton Security Services
Responsibilities Greeted and logged all visitors and staff; directed traffic in and around buildings, checked incoming and outgoing passes; wrote tickets and drafted incident reports as needed. Skills Used Deal with all types of people.
Jan 2005 - May 2006

Norview High School, Norfolk, Virginia

Jan 1994 - Jan 1998
Jan 1994 - Jan 1998
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