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Melissa D.

$12.00 / hr

Jacksonville, FL

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About Melissa

I began caregiving to a elderly man when I was just eighteen. His daughter was a friend at church . She thought I would be a good companion for him for the summer, while she worked. I enjoyed helping him and getting to know him. As years went by I would help my husband grandmother and care for older family members. In 2009, I found myself with an opportunity to care for an three different individuals . I got to know and help some very interesting people and love it. I love to encourage people and make their day a better one. \

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • 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
    • Diabetes
    • Hospice Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    cook/manger

    Aug 2010 - Mar 2014
    Lee Co. Public Schools
    Prepare breakfast and lunch .Serve and cleanup. Paperwork and inventory.
    Aug 2010 - Mar 2014

    caregiver

    Jun 2010 - Mar 2011
    Chris Carnes
    Bathing, light housework , giving medications, helping with mobility , preparing meals and shopping and doctor appointments.
    Jun 2010 - Mar 2011

    caregiver

    Oct 2009 - Feb 2011
    Racheal Warren
    Prepared meals, gave medications , helped with bathing, light housework and shopping.
    Oct 2009 - Feb 2011

    caregiver

    Aug 2010 - Oct 2010
    Vickie Bray
    I sit with Vickie's Uncle . Floyd had cancer, I help with lifting him , medications, feeding or any personal needs.
    Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

    Flatwoods High

    Aug 1983 - Jun 1987
    Aug 1983 - Jun 1987
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