What makes me a great caregiver - patience, strength, flexibility, empathy, reliability, smoothing nature, realistic outlook and strong constitution. Why did I become a caregiver - I love providing care giving services to those that would otherwise not be able to do so. the smile on their face is overwhelming and makes me feel I have done my job right. I always enjoy helping people. What do you like about being a caregiver - I enjoy working with people where I have one on one interaction with others. I like doing work that has the potential to make a difference in someone's life. I like to do things to make a person's day better. What is a personal achievement that I am proud of - When my patient said he wanted to die because he had lost his wife, I was able to encourage him that his wife wanted him to continue enjoying life. i told him that he should think about the wonderful life that they had. He took a different approach from the way he was thinking and started laughing and I even get him to do a little dancing because he love dancing.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.
1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.
2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.
3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.
4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.