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Bernadette F.

Bernadette F.

$15.00 / hr

Homestead, FL

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About Bernadette

I was raised in a medical environment, my Dad was a Physician (Specialist in Family Practice), Mom was a Nurse (RN). I took care of my aging Dad from 88 til his passing at 91. I then took care of my crippled Aunt, 70-75 ( Retired RN). I also worked with Senior Care Companions agency and took on many cases at Arbor Senior Living Facility. I have a passion for Animals! Born and Raised in Queens, NY. I have relocated to Homestead, Florida. Am looking for 30hrs. a week. I CAN'T LIFT anymore! 20 pounds Is the most I can lift. I just got my certification for HHA/CPR, I also had background checked as well as my fingerprints done. I would prefer to work in Homestead, Florida.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

HHA/CNA

Dec 2020 - Present
Right At Home
Take care of 95 year old lady with Dementia/Alzheimer's in her home in Cutler Bay, Florida. I bathe her daily, take care of toiletries, medication mixing, do her daily laundry, clean her kitchen, make her meals, dress her, groom her, assist in helping her walk, make sure she doesn't fall! I lift her out of Bed every day. I lift 140lbs. of dead weight every day and clean her dentures! I handle her violent outbursts from Dementia/ Alzheimer's.
Dec 2020 - Present

Lifeline Florida

Jan 2020 - Jan 2020
Miami, FL
Jan 2020 - Jan 2020

CareGiver/Companion

Nov 2017 - Mar 2018
Seniorcare Companions
Took Care of Elderly and Physically Challenged from age 57(male to a 102 Female). Medication reminders, Grooming, Assisted in Bathroom, Assisted with Meals (feeding), Assisted with walking, Companionship, Assisted Bathing, Conversationalist, Escorted to Social Events. These cases were at a Senior Living Facility: The Arbors Senior Living, in Jericho, New York
Nov 2017 - Mar 2018

Caregiver/Companion

Aug 2017 - Nov 2017
Margaret Blom
Private position: took care of elderly 89 year old woman with Dementia, Bathed her, prepared light meals, assisted with toiletries, and was Companion to her. Took also care of her daughters 2 dogs and her 2 cats! Am Not afraid of animals except for snakes! Can not be in a Smoking environment!
Aug 2017 - Nov 2017

Martin Van Buren High School

Jan 1970 - Jan 1974
Queens Village, NY
Jan 1970 - Jan 1974
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