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i am a happy person and always willing to help, what attracted me to be a care giver my mom has Alzheimer's for about 17 years and i took care of her and my boyfriend had multiple sclerosis took care of him for 6 years until passed away . i enjoy seeing a smile on my clients face in spite of their illness. my personal achievement is buying my home and help feeding the homeless.
My name is Betty Paxton and I am a CNA. I have been for over 25 years. I love this kind of work because this is my calling in life. I believe that every one was born for a special job and this is mine. I believe in doing more then I am expected to do because, I love cooking and making my food look and tasted good. Every clinit I work for, wants me to come back. I work with 3 companys and I believe in treating my clinits like I want people to treated my mother. I care for my mother from time to time as well.
I am a responsible, dependable, compassionate , and hardworking individual. I hold a strong work ethic and always strive to do my best in any work situation. In my professional career I have always focused on direct patient care and supporting the integrity, dignity, and privacy of my patients. My attributes in patient care include: feeding, toileting, bathing, ADLs, grooming, diabetes accu check, ambulating, transferring, hoyer lifts, positioning/repositioning, non-ambulatory care, stroke deficits, dementia, post surgery care, providing clean and safe environment.
I became a Nursing Assistant when my grandfather was diagnosed with Cancer it was hard on my grandmother, but once I stepped in with bathing, helping with light housekeeping around the house or just letting my grandmother get out for an hour or two her load was lightened it was a blessing. I felt giving back to my grandfather for all the love and support he has given me all the years was truly from the heart, he later passed away within three months then my grandmother was diagnosed with Cancer and I stepped in for her with just myself and my little children and again it was a blessing but challenging at same time but God gave me strength through my trail and made me strong.If i can give that to everyone I come in contact with am complete because it's from the heart helping someone with a bath, dressing them for the day, of just having a conversation means a lot to so many.. I love what I do and can give another individual
I have been a caregiver for over 17 years. I most certainly love what I do. What makes me a great caregiver is that i am very patient, gentle and sensitive to the needs of my clients. I am very caring and compassionate and that is what has drawn me to become a caregiver because people need care and they most definitely need to be shown compassion. What I love most about being a caregiver is the many different awesome people i get to meet and care for as well as their families. I was just recognized for being caregiver of the month from one of my current employers.
I am very passionate when it comes to taking care of others. Ever since I was a teenager, I knew in my heart that helping those in need was my calling. I started nursing school in college and then went straight to work at hospitals, nursing homes, and at the comfort of people's homes. I am an advocate for the Alzheimer's Association, and volunteer as a caregiver support group facilitator. I have two children who are growing too fast, and a mother who is a cancer survivor who I took care of. Also, I am a lover of animals and have no problems taking care of them as well.
I am compassionate, I care about the needs of others . I treat people the way I want to be treated.i started this profession because I wanted to know how to take care of my Grandmother who was in her early stages of Alzheimer's. I went to CNA school and got my certificate. I started working at what is now called Manor Care in Palos Heights. I was there 6 months and then got a job at Ingall's Memorial Hospital. I am still at Ingalls it's been 23 years nowI love my job I work ion one day surgery .I have a phlebotomy certificate and completed the basic dysrhythmia class .I was able to care for my Grandmother who had Alzheimer's and Grandfather who had 2 strokes. Me and my Mother took care of them for about 15 years I was able to go part time and my Mom quit her job to take care of them.I love older people and I wouldn't give up what I do for the word !!!iI also have my CPR certification it expires in 2020.I also have 2 reliable vehicles a car and a van.
My 13 years experience in caring and assisting people who can't do for themselves. My characters (trustworthy, reliable, responsible, accountable, caring) shows me with so much compassion for the people I serve makes me a great Caregiver/Personal Assistant/CNA. I became a CNA/Caregiver/Personal Assistant because I enjoy taking care of people who have lost their ability to handle their basic needs. I like being a CNA/Cargiver/Personal Assistant cause I take comfort in knowing that I make people comfortable as possible, put a smile on their face, and help improve the quality of life for them during what can be a trying time in their life. One personal achievement I am proud of is being the main role, for 6 years, in helping a man regains a positive outlook on/for his life after suffering a Stroke that left him with paralized on his right side, wheel chair bound, and told that he would never walk again. I committed myself to be his leaning tower(Personal Assistant/Caregiver). After 5 years of going to Physical and Occupational therapies 3 times a week with him, learning the exercises, then assisting him with these exercises in his home.he is no longer wheel chair bound, he walks 2 miles a day , he drive his vehicle, he's continues exercising in a gym, and he's no longer depress about his ability but encourage others living with a disability.
I became a Caregiver after over 27 years of being a Certified Nursing Assistant and Patient Care Tech. Although I enjoy working in LTC facilities, Hospitals, and Rehabilitation facilities I really enjoy the ability to give one-on-one care....it is very personable. I pride myself on the care and attentiveness I share with my clients. I am CPR certified, am knowledgeable in gluecose care, Catherter and colostomy care. and again I have worked in the care of the elderly over 27 years.
I have 15 years of experience being care giver I am very patient and take my job very seriously,never late for work I did work with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patient I was responsible for daily routine like breakfast,medicine intake,exercise,doctors appointment,laundry and groceries