Bernadette L.

$15.00 / hr

Initially, I started as a caregiver for my mother. After being laid off from my job, I was asked to help out in different capacities: transportation, companion and home health for different agencies. What I like most is being able to help someone who requires assistance. A personal achievement I'm most proud of is my clients telling me I'm a good caregiver, because it is not for everyone. After three surgeries, and requiring assistance myself, I can actually see how important it is to have a caregiver who is caring and attuned to the needs of their clients. Bottom line, I treat people the way I wa nt to be treated and everyone does not have that mindset. I develop relationships and treat my clients like family, whereas others approach it as just a job. ... more

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Work
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Caregiver

Self-employed

Jan 2010 - Jan 2014

Prearing meals, cleaning, meds, accompanying to doctors, bathing, shopping and companionship.

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Home health

Stewarts Village

Dec 2007 - Dec 2010

Toileting, med preparations, companionship, light housekeeping, accompanying to doctor appointments, meal preparation, errands and shopping, dog walking, physical rehab, laundry.

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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Mt. Ida College

Certification - Thanatology

1994 - 1994

Eastern New Mexico University

M.Ed Guidance and Counselling

1976 - 1977 Portales NM

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Boston Collage

B.A. Psychology/Sociology

1971 - 1975