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Hi my name is Kim and I have provided safe, honest, and compassionate care to seniors for 25 years. Above all else I offer you peace of mind when it comes to your loved one. I have experience in home health, assisted living, and private pay homes. Please view my profile for the services I offer. I'm available part-time, 9 am - 2 pm ( 9:30 - 2:30 if outside of Smithville up to 25 miles away) Beginning September I plan to extend my hours to 3 or 4 pm.
In 1981, when I was a five-year-old child, my mother became gravely sick with an illness her doctors could not diagnose. She often spent four to five months at a time in the hospital, recover enough to come home, but would fall ill again and again with no explanations. This went on for approximately seven years. During the time my mom was home my two sisters, brother, and I did everything we could to make her comfortable that we were capable of doing as children. Yet, seeing my mom in pain and so much discomfort instilled within me a tremendous sense of empathy and compassion. Despite the short periods of time she spent at home between hospitalizations, I developed a deep sense of appreciation for my mother because I missed her terribly. Thankfully, she finally came home and the relief was immense. My grandmother lived with us for 15 years due to her deteriorating health as a result of diabetes, cataracts, loss of hearing, and the loss of the ability to clothe and prepare her own food. I helped to dress her in the morning, attend to her left foot which she almost lost to gangrene. But we managed to heal it and she only lost her left big toe. She was still able to walk albeit with a walking chair. I loved to bake so I would make special desserts for her which she was allowed small portions. It was a great activity for us to bond together. She could watch me make it and give me tips. In college, I became a Caregiver for a quadriplegic man. Although, I didn't have experience caring for a paralyzed man, Michael told me he would explain what he needed on the job. My morning shift started at 7AM and I bathed his nude body, medicated his bedsores, emptied his catheter, performed physical therapy, and fed him his breakfast. If he had chores to complete during my shift, I'd dress him then move him from his bed to his wheelchair and into in his van. Once we finished his chores, I would put him back in his bed, remove his clothing, and clean his apartment.
What makes me a caregiver is I've never gave up on my clients no matter what the situation was. I've been doing this job for a long time and have learned so Much also teach the client that just because they have a disability doesn't stop them from being independent I'm thier to make or try to make them better thier self.
I'm great at what I do because I'm extremely patient and have a sense of humor. I understand the importance of taking my time and taking care of people as if they were my own family. I enjoy helping others and can only hope that when it's my time, some one cares for me the way that I have cared for my patients in the past.
There has been an unconditional love in my heart for people And animals since birth. I would care for family and Friends when I was young, and a care that never stopped Animals, smoking, incontinence, nothing really bothers me. My mother had severe epilepsy, My father had and died of cancer, my grandmother had polio and lived 22 yrs in cast iron lung need Fed , provide drink, stories, company ,bath her . Toilet. Bedding change Aunt had genetic thyroid problems, could not walk learned techniques to massage and strengthen legs Also diabetes , learn to cook special foods. Friend needed help with mother Severe arthritis Confined to wheelchair, transferring To and from for toilet And showers. customers with Dementia, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Autism lead me to training dogs for disabilites above situations. I watch , monitor and ease pain confusion and fear that comes with problems. I can and do handle all the situations that are to much for most. I do it with compassion ,love, respect and leave them with dignity and respect. I am here!
Hello. I'm a great caregiver because I absolutely love what i do! I have a great repose with elderly clients and have over 25 years of experience caring for them. I have worked in all areas of care (home health, assisted living, private duty and currently Caregiving).I am a Certified Nurse's Aide, Medical Administrative Assistant. I have 25 years of experience working with Geriatrics(elderly) clients. I love what i do and enjoy being a blessings to others!
At the age of 15 my grandmother became ill and my grandfather needed some help so he wouldn't have to take an early retirement. The loved she had shown when she was well it was nice to give back. Since 1985 I have taken care grandmother, grandfather, father, mother and two other love ones. I just think it's a joy to be able to give back in time of need. I love talking with my elders they have so much to tell and share. Sitting there watching the smile of appreciation from anyone you help is so rewarding. I always believe what you do for others someone will do the same for you.
Over the past 20 years I have worked as a LVN at St. David's Hospital from Post Op care to Rehab. I have Great Communication Skills , Assessment Skills , I'm Organized and I am a Team player. Most of all I am Very Caring !! . My Compassion , Positive Attitude and Patience for other has brought me a long way. I have also worked in a long term care facility as well . I started my care giving career as a CNA . I currently work at a Elementary school grades Pre-k / 5th grade.