Holly V.

$15.00 / hr

Iowa City, IA

About Holly

My name is Holly Vaughn, I am a young single mother of a beautiful baby girl, I am extremely out going and have a passion for helping others. I started looking into care giving when a close family friend fell sick and needed help with everyday activities. I am very patient and compassionate which helps me be an great caregiver. I enjoy being a caregiver because I like knowing I can be their for someone in their times of trouble and put a smile on their face even when they are having a rough day.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight

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

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
Jo overman
My patient was on hospice with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, I was a full time help for her. My job required me to Change her clothes and diaper, bath her, assist her with eating and drinking, sort her medications and pick them up from the pharmacy, and help exercise her legs.
Jun 2017 - Oct 2017

Caregiver

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
Bob Bryan
This patient suffered from Alzheimer's, I was hired to help her walk around her house, assist her while she used the restroom, giver her medication and give her proper meals that worked with her food allergies.
Jul 2017 - Aug 2017

Caregiver

Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
Jan
I worked with this patient for 1 day but I learned so much from this experience. With this patient I had to clean and change gauze on his feet from having mallet toe, bath him and change his clothing, do physical therapy exercises to strengthen his arms and legs, I had to put him in a hoist to allow him to use the bathroom and play games with him to help him with his memory.
Jul 2017 - Jul 2017

Susquehanna Community Jshs

Jan 2014 - Jan 2017
Susquehanna, PA
Jan 2014 - Jan 2017

Caregiver/ Cook

Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
Diana rivera
Diana has MS, she hired me to assist her home aid and cook healthy meals for her. This job required me to sort her medications, change her sheets, help her out of bed and make healthy meals that worked with her food allergies.
Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
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