Approximately 12 years ago, I became my mother's Caregiver after she came home from Rehab for a major stroke. I realized how rewarding it was to feel the satisfaction of really helping someone. In the past 10+ years, I have worked as a Home Health Aide and CNA, providing many services to families and their loved ones, including (but not limited to) Alzheimers, Dementia,
Quadriplegic, and Hospice Care. Services provided include companionship, transportation, meals, light housekeeping, pericare, input/output, taking and recording vitals, catheter care, colostomy care, medication reminders, assistance with bathing, showers, getting dressed, and oxygen maintenance. My special focus has been with Alzheimer's and Dementia care. I am a CNA and certified in CPR and First Aid. Your loved ones peace of mind, comfort and health is my priority. Hello, my name is Annette and I am grateful to be among the list of great care givers you are considering. I am a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) with certifictions in CPR and First Aid. My skill set includes, (but is not limited to) companionship with activities, running errands, bathing, oral care (including dentures), grooming, light house keeping, meal prep (including diet restrictions), medication reminders, toileting (with bsc-bedside commode, bed pan, urinal), incontinence care, pressure sores, transfer (with gait belt), hoyer lift, and stand up lift.
Proficient with such conditions like COPD, Alzhiemers, Dementia, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Hearing Disorders.
I am flexible and can cover various shifts such as 12 hours, (day or evening), 24 hours, live in, and cases needing a few hours of care per day and I am okay with pets.
I love doing what I do because it allows me to come into the lives of interesting people.
Good luck in your search .