Helga F.

$18.00 / hr

Prospect Heights, IL

About Helga

I am a Certified Personal Care Aide , experienced in home care and nursing home care.My private care includes clients with Dementia and Alzheimer who live in their own home, Assisted Living, Skilled and Memory Units. I have completed the State of Illinois education training, meeting the State's requirements for Personal Caregivers. Courses included crucial skills, infection control, safety, first aid and medication, promoting and maintaining good mobiity, elemination and toileting, communiction and understnding elder abuse issues. I am calm and level-headed under duress, patienty and flexible and highly compassionate. I have the ability to solve problems and find the best solutions i difficult situations. I am creative while respecting the client's privacy and independence. I have recent helth reports, I have had a finger print criminal history check and I'm registered with the Department of Public Health. I have worked for 11 years with The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and The Garlands of Barrington, Barrington, IL. References are available as requested. I can be contacted at 847-571-4190 if you are interested in my resume. Thank you.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Hospice Care
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English
    • German

    Experience & Education

    Private Caregiver working with Dementia and Alzheimer patients

    Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
    The Garlands of Barrington, Barrington, IL
    Maintain all medical records, insurance & personal records; participate in the maintenance of safe conditions within the home and facility; Observe &I document clients statusand report client's complaints; Monitor vital signs; Set up, remind and assist client with medication; Track needs of all prescription refills, clothing & personal items; Aid client with personal hygiene, feeding, grooming needs, positioning, and range of motion exercise; chance bandagesor dressing I& apply ointment; aid and support wityh walker &I other devices to hold balance of walking; assist with daily living activities and household tasks; maitain a clean and healthy environment; aid and supervise dressing or undressing; pan/prepare meals so client's nutritional needs for food and fluid are met; schedule and arrange appointments; accompany or transport cliebt to obtain medical diagnostics and treatment; provide transportation to medical appointments and pick up prescriptions.
    Mar 2011 - Dec 2013

    Administrative Coordinator

    Jan 2001 - Jan 2011
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    ked in the Department of Research and Scientific Affairs. In charge of a Council made up of 30 Orthopaedic physicians from various hospitals in the US.
    Jan 2001 - Jan 2011

    Mundelein College, Chicago, IL

    Sep 1900 - Jun 1903
    Sep 1900 - Jun 1903
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