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CPR certified Assisting with bathing and grooming: This can include but is not limited to: shampooing hair, finger and toenail care, brushing teething, and shower assistance. Basic food preparation:From grocery shopping to actually preparing the food and of course its very important to ensure the senior is displaying proper nutrition. Medication reminders:we must assure that medications are taken at the correct time as directed by the doctor. I like to have alarm on my clock to never miss the time because this are important. Light housekeeping: keep a safe and clean environment. The Duties related to housekeeping will typically involve making the bed and and cleaning the bathroom and kitchen and that they assign that needed to be cleaning like if they have pets. The pets gets care too. Transferring the elderly residents these are main: transferring the elderly from chairs, from the toilet, from bed, and to and from a vehicle of course be very careful and making sure they're fine getting all the care they ask and needs. Toileting:It's important to assist with using the toilet to encourage comfort and prevent any infections Transportation: will help to take the elder around to doctor's appointment and other activities. Monitoring changes in client's health: its important to that we follow up with the care plan, and when VNA & Hospice like supervising nurse will want to know if there are any changes in health that are concerning and that may need medical they need.
Learning about the amazing wonders of the human brain and body has been my life's endevor. If I don't know something I will research it and learn about it. I am most proud of the fact that I am extremely empathetic and compassionate.I tend to be quite tenderhearted and shed tears easily. I have 36 years plus of hospital and caregiver experience. Most of that time I was a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner. I have work with geriatrics to neonates, from Post open heart intensive care unit to the Emergency Room and everything in between. I have extensive training respiratory diseases . I try to provide the kind of care I would expect for my children or mother or father. Loving compassionate care is something everyone deserves . I am a fierce advocate for people getting the care they deserve. I enjoy knowing that in some way I have made someone's life a little easier that day. I am very proud if the fact that when I worked at the Veterans Administration Hospital I made it possible for a gentleman who was on life support with ALS to go outside for the first time in 4 years. I also facilitated him in being able to speak to his wife through a computer . I am a little bit of a germaphobe so I like to keep everything around my clients -clean and tidy . I am an advocate for the underdog. I love animals. I love flowers. Everything about them, looking at them, growing them, smelling them and putting them in beautiful vases everywhere in a house. A single flower can bring a smile to everyone.