bingJuanita K. | Professional Caregiver in Des Plaines, IL | CareLinx
Juanita K.

Juanita K.

$16.00 / hr

Des Plaines, IL

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About Juanita

I have a deep compassion to help others who are in need of assistance. What inspired me to become a caregiver was the notion that I could help a person by improving their quality of life knowing that I can make a difference for the better. What I enjoy most about being a caregiver is seeing the expression of relief on a persons face when they know that they are in good hands and they know that they will be well taken care of. One of my achievements I am proud of is I have been a good caregiver for seventeen plus years.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • 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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Patient Care Companion

Jun 2002 - Present
Advocate Health Care
I ensure a safe and secure environment by maintaining continued observation of the patient(s) identified to be at risk for causing injury or harm to him/herself. Provide general care that is specific to their needs. I assist with daily activities. ambulation, transfers, assist with toileting, I observe changes in behavior and communicate them to nurse. Recently received annual flu vaccine and TB test.
Jun 2002 - Present

Lucy Flower Vocational High School

Jan 1980 - Jan 1983
Chicago, IL
Jan 1980 - Jan 1983
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