Francesca D.

$19.50 / hr

I have beena medical assistant for 9 years - became a caregiver about 8 years ago after my grandmother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. After caring for her I got a job at an assisted living facility for memory care. I fell in love even more with the field. I took care of 28 residents and loved everyone of them. I truly have a passion for taking care of people. I then started working for an agency with home health to where I started to take care of loved ones inside the comfort of their own home and this was exactly what I wanted. They were inside their own element and comfortable rather than b eing inside a facility. I then loved this field even more because I was working one on one with Alzheimer/Dementia patients. I would assist them with their daily medications, bathing, light house cleaning, meal preps, grocery shop, doctor appointments, activities. I made sure they kept their minds busy and most importantly comfortable. ... more

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Private

Sep 2010 - Nov 2015

Provide conversation and companionship, Assist with walking and home physical therapy, Prepare current and future meals, monitor diet and eating, Medication reminders and medication passing, Lab specimens, Assist with bathing, grooming and dressing, Assist with toileting HOME HELPER- Light housekeeping, Laundry and linen washing, Accompany to doctor appointment, Running errands for clients, Assist with paying bills, Prepare grocery list and do shopping ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES- Assist with other related duties as requested or asked by clients, Call office with any changes to client s health, needs, and/or living conditions, Communicate with clients in a respectful manner, Treat client and client s property with respect, Capability to drive or take public transportation to clients home. CPR certified. ... more

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Medical Assistant (MA)

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Medical Assistant

2009 - 2010 Woodridge IL