Mariela I.

$20.00 / hr

Buffalo Grove, IL

About Mariela

I have more than 10 years experience in adult and senior care. I am a certified nursing assistant, dependable and reliable, respectful to people's needs. I am an excellent cook, so preparing meals is not a problem. I have reliable transportation, so I can drive to doctor appointments and take care of general shopping and other chores. I built some great connections with my previous clients, allowing me to be of better help to their needs and greatly enhancing their life in the same time. I am very interested in your offer. Please take a look at my profile and let me know if I can help you.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • 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
  • Blood Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
Hired from Family
Provided in-home care and companionship roof elderly client using a walker and suffering from severe arthritis and hydrocephalus (brain shunt). Worked the night shift (7pm-8am). Helped client get ready for bedtime: showered, applied cosmetics, change diapers, assisted with hygiene needs during the night and grooming needs in the morning, administrated medications, checked blood pressure evening and morning, doctor apointments and spend nights at her bedside in the hospital. Transported client and errands, light housekeeping. Cooking dinner (main course and side dishes) and breakfast. Accompaniment client to vacation house in CA for 5 months in the winter. Responsibilities remained the same but the shifts were 18 hours.
Oct 2015 - Oct 2015

Caregiver

Oct 2019 - Oct 2015
Hired from family
Family Caregiver, Lake Forest. Provided care and companionship for elderly couple suffering from dementia and cancer, using walker, wheelchair. Worked the day shift(7am-7pm). Administered medications and checked blood pressure, doctor appointments, cooked 3 times a day, grocery shopping, hygiene-morning and evening, change diapers, showered, grooming, transportation, errands, light housekeeping. Experience with assisted living and skilled nursing staff and procedures for 4 years at Lake Forest Place.
Oct 2019 - Oct 2015

Soles, Wheeling, IL

Jan 2009 - Jan 2009
Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria

Jan 1976 - Jan 1982
Jan 1976 - Jan 1982

High school, Sofia, Bulgaria

Jan 1971 - Jan 1975
Jan 1971 - Jan 1975
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