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Doris O.

Doris O.

$15.00 / hr

Orlando, FL

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About Doris

I have liked being a caregiver since childhood. It started with my dolls and then my infant twin sisters. Later I had my own children. there were a lot of elderly in our country area and I would visit and help as I could. I soon got a job at a convalescent home and was very happy. I have worked for hospice for 10+ years and done private duty and worked for other facilities. I love caregiving because it helps the other person and fulfills a part of me. I guess the biggest achievement in life for me is raising four beautiful children without the financial or other parent support. We were poor but happy and they have all become quality adults. I am sixty six years old. I was married at age fourteen and had my first child at age sixteen. I grew up in rural N.C. I have lived in Florida for around thirty three years. I worked a few office jobs but decided to go into caregiving and I have been very happy with that decision. I have lived in downtown Orlando for the past twenty years in a great neighborhood. I have no problems with my health or the ability to travel to and from my jobs. I have recently lost a private duty job of over a year due to the client being placed in a facility by family. I am looking forward to meeting my new client and building a wonderful work relationship.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care


    • English

    Experience & Education


    Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
    private duty
    Provided total care for client and drove to all appointments.
    Jan 2013 - Jun 2014


    Jul 2006 - Oct 2013
    companion care of tampa bay
    stayed with clients over a specified period of time. Prepared meals, bathed, dressed, assisted with meds. Also assisted to bathroom day and night. Was a companion and assisted to appointments.
    Jul 2006 - Oct 2013


    Sep 1982 - Oct 1983
    Sep 1982 - Oct 1983
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