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Wykerria D.

Wykerria D.

$13.00 / hr

Forsyth, GA

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About Wykerria

To give the patient the best care possible, it is important for a caregiver to have a personal understanding of and connection with what his or her patient is going through. Being able to empathize allows the caregiver to put himself or herself in the patient's shoes, and identify and ease the patient's fears or discomfort.Patience and flexibility are qualities that every person in the caregiving industry must possess. Being a caregiver is such an honor - it's all about putting away your needs to assist others. Knowing that a smile on your face can bring joy and happiness to someone else is priceless. The moments when you can reflect back and see how you have helped someone is what caregiving is all about. Working with people in a home care setting, it is essential that a caregiver feel the desire to want to help. By showing both empathy and compassion caregivers will let the person they are caring for know that they care about the person and want to do what they can to help them. I feel most proud and blessed when I can make a difference in a child's life and as a result their family. I have been a nurse for many years so this may come in the form of just making them smile or giggle, helping them tolerate a painful procedure of nurturing a family whose child is dying. Each experience has touched my life and believe I have touched their's as well.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Overnight

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Home Health Care
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education

Miller-Motte Technical College

Jan 2018 - Jan 2019
Macon, GA
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019

Direct Support Professional

Mar 2018 - Nov 2018
Helping patients with daily activities, accompanying them to doctor appointments, cooking and serving meals, performing light housekeeping duties, running errands, and providing companionship.
Mar 2018 - Nov 2018

Certified Nurse Assistant

Mar 2018 - Nov 2018
Provide intimate, hands-on healthcare to patients in medical settings, helping with bathing, dressing and the basic activities of life. Turning or repositioning bedridden patients,taking patients' temperature, blood pressure and other vital signs, answering patient calls,documenting patients' health issues and report to nurses,feeding patients, measuring and recording their food and liquid intake,cleaning rooms and bed linens,helping with medical procedures and dressing wounds.
Mar 2018 - Nov 2018

Penn Foster High School

Jan 2007 - Jan 2010
Scranton, PA
Jan 2007 - Jan 2010
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