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I have enjoyed working with the elderly since a young age, as I grew up on a farm with my grandmother. In my late teens, my grandmother developed dementia, and my family and I were fortunate to find wonderful caregivers to provide in-home support. In large part to this experience, I studied Healthcare Inequalities focusing on the stigma of old age. Subsequently, I conducted an ethnographic study of the Gray Panthers, an old-age activist group. I continued this interest into graduate school, where I conducted life history interviews with feminist activists in London to explore the intersection of old age and gender in the London feminist movement.
My compassion, empathy , patience, and dependability helps with being a great caregiver. After learning to provide care for my sibling with Autism and Cerebral Palsy I've been attracted to being able to be a caregiver. The most rewarding part of being a caregiver is providing compassionate care for each client. My proudest achievement is learning new knowledge from each clients circumstances.
This will be my first time to be a caregiver , however, being Filipino, we are used to caring for the elders and the ones in need.. I am patient, willing to give care and comfort sincerely. I have handled hundreds of students in dancing so I listen to everyone's needs. I am 58 years old, have grown up children so have the experience to take care of people. I am very flexible , friendly and adaptable... I can drive, can dance, can exercise , can shop and deal well with people. I seek peace and am very positive.
I am a very nurturing and kind person. I am very sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of those around me, very empathetic, gentle, good sense of humor. Treating people with respect is very important to me and I know it is to you as well. Most recently, for over a year, I worked with 2 female clients. One client is 98 with visual and hearing impairments, diabetes and mild dimentia. I was responsible for taking daily glucose readings, keeping records of her medical data/appointments/medication dispensing. I cooked her a hearty breakfast and we ate together. I introduced her to a game called "WordCross" and she loved to play every day with me. It was great for her mind and was a good social experience as well. Another client had early stage Alzheimers, but was highly functional. I provided companionship, meal preparation for her and her husband, fixed her hair, walked outside with her, did their grocery shopping, and occasionally we enjoyed shopping/lunch trips together. I have additional experience working with clients that have terminal cancer. I not only met their specific physical needs, but created an environment for them which brought them comfort and peace during the most difficult time of their lives. What made me most aware of the needs of seniors was when my own grandmother was near the end of her life. I helped her daily with dressing, grooming, feeding, and eventually accompanied her through her last days in hospice. I understand how important it is for families to feel confident that their loved one is being treated with gentleness and respect. I want to help seniors to have the best quality of life possible. I look forward to visiting with you to see how I could help meet the needs of your loved one, Amy
Summary of Qualifications Bilingual Medical Assistant Phlebotomist & Psychology with Certifed Mental Health & ECE Unit's Performed Detailed Duty's for Individuals and Hospital Settings including Emergency On- Call for Hospital Dismal per Management's Request. I'm Aware in both personal & professional situations. I understand skills and the knowledge to appreciate their model of the world with peace. Reassuring that each person safety and well-being are priority
I have been a CNA for over 5 years I've worked in various acute care hospitals such as Highland Hospital, Kindred Hospital to name a few. I have experience in ICU, Step Down, GI Clinic, Same Day Surgery, Infusion Center and PACU I have a loving heart which I think a person need to work In this field I give my patients the same treatment and care tht I would someone to provide me with if I were In There shoes treat them with respect and you and ur patient will have a bond and that makes for a great care giver/ CNA
Extremely capable and compassionate individual with extensive experience in elderly caregiving. I grew up in a culture where we took care of Grandparents till they passed away, having elderly around was a sign of honor and always as a child I always love hanging around them and taking care of them. Blessings that comes with my job is making long term friendship and sense of family. I got to be a apart of the Clients life and learned from their experiences as they grew up and also working with their family. My world constantly enlarge by the Clients I work with and the outlook of life. One of my personal achievement that I am proud of able to help the Client's family able to face the challenges and the joy of taking care of their elderly love ones.
I am a very compassionate and patient caregiver with 17 years of experience helping to care for individuals with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. I began providing care when a close friend of mine needed help caring for her sick mother. I worked with this sweet lady for seven and a half years in which I refined my caregiving skills. The bond that I build with all of my clients is unmistakably genuine and sweet. Over my career I have cared for 15 different people and each one of them and the experiences that we have shared has helped to enrich my ability to care for the next one. I am also a proud mother of two wonderful children and that in itself speaks volume about my ability to care for others. I truly care for my clients as if they were a part of my own family.
Being a caregiver for 17 + years is such an honor and has helped me in so many ways. It's all about putting away my needs to assist others. I love what I do in helping each client I've ever worked with and knowing what I did brought them joy and happiness is priceless. I am very patience, compassions, attentiveness, dependability and trustworthiness. The moments when you reflect back and see how you have helped someone is what CAREGIVING is all about!!
I am a 43 year old with 18 years of experience working in this field of nursing. i am a license vocational nurse (LVN) and a certified nursing assistant ( CNA) as well . I work with people with different types of disabilities and injures . And I have worked in several hospitals in San Francisco and in the East Bay as well. I am bilingual , I speak English and Spanish and i own my car . I was born in Peru but I have lived in U.S. for 23 years and I am an American Citizen as well. I enjoy this field and helping people very much, I am an honest and responsible person, and I am very bless and happy to be in this field of Nursing providing care and helping making a difference in their lives and more meaningful and pleasurable. Thank you very much and have a wonderful day .
This is the job I have always gotten pleasure from. Working with people in need of help and support because they need someone. Helping people walk who thought they would never walk a gain and bring life to a lady even just for 3 more months. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY I am heart felt for people and will do all that I can to bring joy and life in those who seem to give up sometimes. I know the area in life for me as a Certified Nursing Assistant and have given 34 years of experience working in the health field. My desire is to continue as a in an independent-home care service provider. I am skilled, have good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult and geriatric residents. I am a very Level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Efficient worker who demonstrates strong time management and prioritization skills.
I enjoy helping and working with Seniors in their homes vs. a living Facility. : ) I enjoy helping them be able to live their quality of life in their own homes. When elderly people talk, I'm an attentive listener, I was told by a client once, if you listen closely you just may learn something you can use throughout your life. I have experience working with clients that have: alzheimers, dementia, diabetes, parkinson's, recovering from falls, strokes. I'm caring, compassionate, dependable, empathetic, honest, open minded, patient and trustworthy, I'm a woman of my word.
I have a 10years of experience in adult and senior care. I am very reliable,dependable,trustworthy, compassionate,fun and very caring. I'm passionate about making people as comfortable as they possibly can be and enriching their lives in anyways i can. It's so important for me to give back to the elders with time,care,companionship and more. I evaluate to an individual's needs and create a care plan just for them. I can help with meal prep,medication,doctor's appointments, transportation and chores around the house that needs to be done.