Miranda M.

$15.00 / hr

Newark, DE

About Miranda

I became a caregiver because I have always enjoyed helping people. it infuriates me when I hear about how elders get treated in some nursing homes because of the careless staff and negligence. by becoming a caregiver it gives me a chance to save somebody. to give somebody the chance of having an easier, more comfortable life. I like being able to make people smile and make them feel like they are sincerely cared for. someone they can trust and be able to open up to. someone their families can feel comfortable leaving them alone with. I have had several of my residents families present me with gifts for my birthday, my baby shower and sometimes just as a token of appreciation. I have also once saved one of my residents life. she was very shy and didn't open up to a lot of people. I noticed a very swelled up, what had seemed to be bruise, on her inner thigh and she didn't want to tell me about it at first but once I comforted her and assured her she had nothing to worry about when talking to me, she finally told me that it had been there a few days and the nurse before me noticed it but didn't question her. she asked me not to speak of it to anyone but I told her it could be something serious so she finally said okay. I reported it to the head nurse and once they had a look at it they sent her out to the hospital. the next day when I went into work I asked about my resident and they told me that I had saved her life. they said it was a major blood clot and if hadn't reported i

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Meal Prep
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • 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

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

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    canvasser

    Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
    dynamic remodel and repair
    Walking from door to door persuading people to sign up to have a remodel or repair done to their house Set up appointments Answered telephones
    Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

    cna

    Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
    village of morrisons cove
    Assisted residents with activities of daily living including eating, transferring, bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming and all other requests of the resident Documented all activities of daily living Saved the life of one of my residents by getting her to open up to me and reporting something that she was too afraid to and that the last cna on duty before me failed to report.
    Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

    sales associate, cashier

    Apr 2012 - Jul 2012
    modells sporting goods
    Offered assistance to each customer Explained the benefits of becoming a Modell’s club member Used my trend awareness to assist customers with their shopping experience Worked the cash register Was awarded for having multiple customer compliments as well as selling the highest amount of our monthly special product
    Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

    delcastle technical high school

    Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
    Aug 2008 - Jun 2012

    cna

    Oct 2010 - Apr 2011
    regency nursing home
    volunteer work assisting residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, transferring, eating, grooming, dressing and all other necessities to help the residents through the day
    Oct 2010 - Apr 2011
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