Joyce W.

$10.00 / hr

I love to care for and help others who at not be able to completely care for themselves anymore. I have a heart for companionship. I grew to appreciate the way it felt to help someone while still maintaining their dignity because that's the most important thing. While working in the Alzheimer's and dementia unit I had to be sure to lead and not take over as they were trying to achieve something on their own. I never forced, only encouraged. My greatest moment working there is when this woman who was a resident,she was a war veteran and at this moment her mind had went back to the war and she was very up set and scared, I was successfully able to calm her down. Not knowing that my boss was listening the whole time. The next day she called me into her office and reassured me that I did an excellent job. I hate to see people down so I do my best to make others feel wanted and appreciated. ... more

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Care manager

Harbor Chase assisted living

Nov 2011 - May 2013

Assisting Alzheimer's and dementia patients with daily activities such as bathing,dressing,feeding ,walking with them outside all while focusing on keeping their dignity.