donalynn y.

$18.00 / hr

Country Club Hills, IL

About donalynn

In 2014 I moved from Fort Worth, TX to Chicago, IL to help take care of my elderly grandfather. Working with him, I realized this was a direction I wanted to take in life. I love helping those in need. I have great empathy, I'm patient, and honest. Now that I've decided to go to school for Nursing, I am also educated. It might seem simple, but I am proud of how the doctors and nurses respond to me when I am with my Grandfather. One doctor asked me advice for his Grand daughter, because he is getting old and he hopes his Grand daughter will take care of him the way I do with my Grandfather. I also work with a family who asked me to take care of their elderly matriarch. I was honored since they live in Kentucky and she is in a Nursing home in Flossmoor. I am confident, humble, accessable and willing to help.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Female companion

May 2018 - Present
Cheryl French
I work for the family. I visit a member of the family 2-3 times weekly.
May 2018 - Present

South Suburban College of Cook County

Jan 2016 - Jan 2020
South Holland, IL
Jan 2016 - Jan 2020
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