Dana W.

$15.00 / hr

Being in the healthcare field for over 10 years, had shown me the importance of helping ones to be able to stay at home with assist. I have rehabbed many to assisted living, ECF, and home settings throughout my career. I love working with all ages but most experienced with geriatric population. My personality is outgoing, creative, and compassionate. I will try my hardest to fulfill all requirements but attempt to make it as enjoyable as possible. I am CPR certified and am up to date on all TB, MMR, amd flu vaccinations. I would love to assist with keeping older ones in their home as long as safely poss ible. ... more

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Homeinstead Senior Care

Dec 2017 - Present

Non medical caregiving in patient homes, independent, assisted, or nursing home settings. Job skills include: personal assisting with schedule and md appts, ADLS, IADLS, transportation, grocery shopping, cleaning, organizing, medication mgmt, and companionship. A


Occupational Therapy Assistant

The Brigde Care Suites

Mar 2013 - Present

Worked 2013 to 2015 as well before moving for another job. Teaching and rehabbing patients with various physical disabilities to complete ADLS/ IADLS including bathing, dressing, grooming, cooking, cleaning, and leisure activities.


Occupational Therapy Assistant

Franklin Grove Nursing Ctr

Oct 2015 - Sep 2016

Same responsibilities as other jobs as Occupational therapy assistant . Moved back closer to family due to some health issues.


Occupational Therapy Assitant

Memorial Medical Ctr

Feb 2009 - Dec 2014

Rehabbing patients after major life injuries or illness and teaching, adapting, educating, and advocating for equipment needs, assistance at home, family training, home modifications, and ADL/IADL skills ( dressing, feeding, mobility, and cooking/cleaning) worked mainly with geriatric population with variety of health issues including cardiac, spinal, orthopaedic, renal, burn, ICU/IMC, bariatric, and more.


Rehabilitation Technician

Memorial Medical Center

Feb 2005 - Feb 2009

Assited all speech, physical, and occupational therpaist with patients treatments. Completed dressing, feeding, and bathing to ensure timely arrival to sessions. Trianed on all transfers with various equipment including slide boards, walkers, canes, sit to stand machine, and total lifts.

Certifications / Licenses

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)


Applied Sciences

2005 - 2008 Springfield IL


Southeast High School

Health Science Academy

2001 - 2005


Capital Area Career Center

Certified Nursing Assistant

2003 - 2005


CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Nov 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

Dec 2018: CareLinx 101