Laura K.

$15.00 / hr

Chicago, IL

About Laura

I take pride in making a difference in people's lives. The ill or infirm require a strong, yet gentle helping hand. The families must have someone they can communicate with and trust. We are here to serve one another. Hep B vaccinated 2015 TB 2 part test (neg) TDAP, Influenza vaccines up to date

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Weekend Live-In
  • Holiday Shifts

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

PCT/CNA

Aug 2016 - Feb 2017
Astoria Place
All activities of daily living , meal planning, pericare, hoyer lifts, charting, wheel chair assist.
Aug 2016 - Feb 2017

PCT/CNA

Apr 2016 - May 2016
Windsor Park Nursing Home
Clinicals for PCT Certification. Learned the adl's hands on.
Apr 2016 - May 2016

Chicago Community Learning Center

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
Chicago Heights, IL
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016

Home Health Aid

Sep 1996 - May 1997
Mr and Mrs Geiger
I was a live-out non certified home care assistant for this elderly couple. I cooked, cleaned, got them in and out of their wheelchairs, shopped for them, took them to doctor's appointments, ect. They have long since passed on..
Sep 1996 - May 1997

South University

Jan 1995 - Jan 1996
West Palm Beach, FL
Jan 1995 - Jan 1996

Huron High School

Jan 1976 - Jan 1980
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 1976 - Jan 1980
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