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Before I thought that I was a really patient person because I use to love to take care of my love ones,friends, neighbors,etc even when they're show bad actitudes or behaviors or situations that you really need to understand them and love them like that and offer them your help. But in the middle of my life I realized that is not just patient is also compassion,that's all we need to take care with love and I think this is the most important thing for being a great caregiver . When I discovered that ,I deside to become a caregiver ,and I love to be part of all of wonderful ladies, and gentlemen life's that I have been working with. I feel so blessed to help and love to get all the knowledge,wise,kindness,etc from them. I just move in from California and I still feel heartbreaking from my clients that I left back there but I have been in touch with all of them and that make me feel better,so I have a lot references from all my clients and the agencies that I've been working with 😊
Hi! My name is Beatrice and I am a certified AHCAS. I chose to be a caregiver because I do care and I have a lot of empathy for my clients. I face new challenges every day and I love it! I am a perfectionist. I love to help people with everything they need to be helped. From simple things like cleaning and cooking, to all that includes ADL and IADL. Beside, I can help with all kind of paper work, even apply for benefits, paying bills, making doctor appointments, managing your medication, taking you wherever you need to go!!!! Also a good driver. I am a good listener, positive attitude, great companion, happy person and definitely I can make your life easier. I am extremely satisfied if you are satisfied. Your happiness and overall well being makes me feel happy and useful. I strongly believe that when I help you, I also help myself. I am catholic and pray and meditate as often as I can. I can manage my time and yours as well. I am proud to be at your service. Thank you.
I am a WA state licensed home care aide (HCA) with NAR certification for nurse-delegated tasks. I have experience in dementia care, diabetes management, colostomy care, in-home rehab exercises, respite care, transfers and assist in ADLs. I can also do errands and light chores including pet care. I own and drive a reliable personal vehicle to go to work and I will be prepared to drive clients to appointments and outings in their own private vehicles. I have a perfect driving record. I also have experience in operating almost all common home care medical equipment, O2 tanks, CPAP machines, lifts, nebulizers, blood glucose testing kits, and blood pressure kits among others. I can also manage non-sterile wound care such as pressure sores. I am prepared and willing to manage and facilitate communication between care team members, medical and healthcare professionals. I can also set up medical appointments, emergency care and transportation, organize medications and changes in prescriptions, file medical records for on-going healthcare reference. I am people-oriented and professional in conduct and appearance and I work with utmost confidentiality and will be prepared to sign NDAs if required. I currently look after morning and evening care for two quadriplegic gentlemen, one started attending UW this fall semester and another is a neighbor in West Seattle. I am male, just turned 50 this year, of mixed Asian heritage, I am university educated in the Philippines and a practicing Catholic at the St. James Parish in Seattle. I am seeking a part-time live-out position.
I am very sensitive person when is senior , kids and animals involved. I come from Europe 1994 ,I love to help people who need attentions and care ,help them to make ease there life , help them they feel comfort and love .....and also be for them if they have hard time, I adore and love animals I have them In my house and they mean world to me the are family and they deserve all good.I am educated and speak 4 different languages as I just do in my home country Bosnian. I am born in Sarajevo where I got my economics degree. I have two kids ,they mean everything to me .This is just little about me and my life and thinks that mean everything to me ....... I have : HOME CARE AID CERTIFICATION - NURSING ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION - FIRST AID CPR AED ID 07140263311 - TB SKIN TEST NEGATIVE- -FINGERPRINTING WITH DSHS 3799720 -DSHS APPROVAL FOR COMFORT CARE TO PATIENTS IN THE END OF LIFE 35 years of experience in customer service, as a dedicated and professional manager. Reliable, with excellent patient-care skills gained though 10 years of experience as a professional care giver. Outstanding organizational, managerial, and proficient leadership skills. Proven ability to work well on independent basis and exceptional team player. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Compassionate and technically skilled in attending to patients in diverse healthcare setting
Hello my name is alondra, and I have alot of experiences working with elderly people! What makes me be a great caregiver is the love I have for helping people in need, also having patiences and understanding people. I am really responsible in anything I do I take my job really serious I always make sure I treat each client with respect and fairness, overall I love helping as much as i can even if its bathing to cleaning to company even grocerie shopping etc. What attracted me to being a caregiver was my mom shes been doing this type of work all her life and I have always looked up to her wanting to be like her and I would see everything she had to do when I was able to go to work with her and I loved the feeling of being able to help someone and the connections that are made and how doing something small can impact the life of yourself and the client you help. Its been my dream all my life to be able to get opportunities and work with as much clients as I can. What I enjoy most about being a caregiver is being everything to people who cant do things for themselves, too help them with anything they need at all times. I believe what makes me Different is that i do my job extremely well but also with a lot of heart i am passionate when it Comes to being a caregiver it is not just a job for me.
I fall into friendships with the people l come into contact with and enjoy their company as well as being there for them. They have a wealth of knowledge to share and l always learn from them. I actually took over one of my mother's clients when in high school and she became my grandmother, and very dear to me. That was my first experience which l enjoyed immensely. I've been in the field solidly since 1984 when l got into a fender bender and my doctor hired me. I was trained to be an MA,, then in 1998 we moved to Seattle from California where l became a CNA. I worked at Fircrest with special needs clients and floated as a CNA to nursing homes and hospitals, and locked units to ICU. I know how family wants their loved ones treated and happy to oblige. I took care of my own mother in her time of need because l wanted her to have the best care. My goal is to make sure your loved one gets that same care because that is where real satisfaction stems from.
A caregiver of seven years trained to handle a variety of health and behavioral situations, I am aware of the impulse of families to want to ensure the health and well-being of loved ones. The help may just call for daily living activities with extra touches that make life worthwhile: decent exercise, tasty healthy meals, a clean, pleasant environment, a good listener and conversationalist, and kind, competent care. Some situations, however, require attending to seemingly insignificant, but crucial tasks, such as reminders to drink enough liquids, to move body and limbs periodically to avoid pressure points and muscle atrophy. I believe my care is dispensed with respect, kindness, and purpose, mindful their need for such greater than ever. A general "How are you?" might be followed with a specific "Do you feel dizzy",; and too long a spell on the couch will suggest an exercise or outside to smell the roses. The idea, above all, is to provide for the well-being of body and soul. A wise tip I learned is to give old people something to look forward to, whether a fun treat or an item in their bucket list. It may not always be possible, but sometimes, even just trying helps. My career history is eclectic, but caregiving suits me because I believe I make a difference in the lives of those in my care; more often than not, the tables are turned to make me pay attention. I consider my charges' health and well-being challenges, such as easing a cynic's attitude with kindness or making one's last days a comfort. By researching and learning about their ailments before I take over, I make certain I "do no harm". I have gained hands on and annual online training from Home Health Aide courses and nurse delegated work. An energetic, resourceful worker, I offer empathy, kindness, and a bright outlook. They are what I gave my mom, now lovingly sent off to join dad, with plenty to spare for others.
I had to take care of my own parents when they both required extensive home care due to Alzheimers and learned then how vital it is to fully understand these afflications and how to deal with them for the best quality of life and dignity and comfort of those elderly. I enjoy interacting with those that have lived long and interesting lives and I recognize the need to return the help and care to them after they have spent a lifetime helping others. I especially enjoy interacting with the family of those elders that I care for and providing appropriate assistance to them also in regards dealing with their elderly relatives and the end of life situations that occur. I have personally dealt with over 15 hospice situations and made the end of life transition smooth and dignified and compassionate for all involved. I have found that through improving the quality and enjoyment of daily life for elderly that they simply do better and enjoy living. No matter what the circumstances, and no matter how far gone they are, they still respond to care and love and appropriate attention and return such in whatever way they are still able to. I spent most of my life working in construction in all trades and all levels up to Management and Supervision. I retired from that sort of physical activity due to some aggravated injuries and found that there is a vast need for compassionate and understanding care and assistance needed for elderly. Since I am not so far removed from the elderl
I would be a great addition to your care team. I have a lot of experience with caregiving, nannying, and customer service. In 2010, I assisted a woman (52) who was thought to have epilepsy, and later was diagnosed with brain cancer. I worked with her and her family on and off for about two years. Prior to and following that experience, I nannied for various families, with various ages and numbers of children, some of whom had disabilities. Currently, I am a caregiver for a male (36) quadriplegic and a female (24) with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2. I also have experience working for a female (24) who suffered a traumatic brain injury, and a male (60) brain cancer patient who suffered a stroke as a complication. I have been caregiving for over 5 years now. I have plans to begin nursing school in 2017 and am currently finishing up my last pre-requisites. I am looking for a position where I can utilize my skills working closely with an individual, part time or a split shift schedule, which will give the opportunity to expand my experience, skills, and knowledge in an additional caregiving position. I am dependable, reliable, attentive, confident, organized, composed, committed, honest, trustworthy, detail oriented, responsible, respectful, mature, good at multi-tasking, and open to learning new things. I have excellent patience, communication, and quick learning skills as a result of working in different environments and with varying people. I have a flexible schedule and adapt well to different needs and requirements. I am well qualified with the diverse qualities I possess.
Compassionate, trustworthy, patient, and always positive! I am a great listener. I deeply care about others and help fulfill their happiness in life the best I can! I have a lot of experience as caregiver. Registered Home Health Aid. Background Checked. CPR certified. Certified Reflexologist.
what are your personality traits that help you be a great caregiver? Some personality traits that make me a great caregiver are my abilities to communicate well with the people I am taking care of and to ensure I am doing my best in taking care of the person. Additionally, I work hard to be patient as a caregiver so that the interactions I have with the persons go smoothly. I also try my best to empathize with the people I am taking care of in that way I make them feel welcome and appreciated, I also try my best to pay attention to little details in case a problems occurs I can identify it ahead of time and communicate with other people to try and resolve the problem. What attracted you to being a caregiver? What attracted me to becoming a caregiver it the opportunity I would have to nurture for other people. I enjoy helping people and this was an opportunity to take care of people. What do you enjoy most about being a caregiver? What I enjoy most about being a caregiver are the conversations I can sometimes have with the people I am taking care of (if their medical situations allows). Most of the elderly are in vulnerable positions, having others take care of them, and It is important to have someone they can trust and talk to. I learn so much from the elderly and they learn about me and my cultural background, if they ask. What is a personal achievement you are proud of? Some of the personal achievements I am proud of include being thanked by family members for the work I am doing. About me: My name is Abigail Haile and I have been a caregiver for over ten years, I have experience in Adult family homes, senior living centers, care giving agencies and I have been a caregiver for all age groups and people with various medical conditions including disabilities.
I have great passion working with seniors and people who need help as well. Have developed and it has been my interest to not only work with elders and others but also to fellowship with them as well. I found it interesting and lovely especially when they tell those old stories and their words of wisdom great asset.
Am a female 49 years of age, very energetic. am a perfectionist, time conscious, self driven . Am a care giver who work with compassion. I like giving my best because I put myself in their shoes and treat them the way I would like to be treated if am in their shoes. I like when am giving services and see a client being happy and appreciating though others do not of which I understand. I like also helping them planning their time, meals, appointment schedules etc.