I became a caregiver because I like helping seniors,I fill good going home at the end of the day knowing that I made someone laugh.i grew up in South Africa taking care of my grandmother when she got sick.being a care giver is like second nature for me.what I like most about being a caregiver is getting to know the patient personally,what they did growing up,what they like currently?what makes them sad,happy?i enjoy seeing their faces light up when they see me,most of them just enjoy havin someone around,having a companionship.what am most proud of is developing personally relationship with family members of the patient am taking care of.there was one incident once where I ran across an elderly man who was lost,he couldn't remember who he was or were he was going,luckily he had his drivers license with him,I was able to trace his family through his license.he had dementia,his family where forever grateful to me,we still keep in touch to this day.am a hard worker,quick learner and a go getter.am extremely patient.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
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