Jeanne F.
1 Review
ononononon

$13.50 / hr

I am a mother of three and my primary job has been a homemaker for 18 years. My oldest headed off to college this year, my daughter to high school and my middle child is in a special needs High School. My son was born with disabilities that include emotional, cognitive and behavioral delays. Being a homemaker has increased my love of caring for others. I find solace in even the most mundane household tasks, especially organizing & cooking. I took the role as caregiver for my grandmother in her last year of life. I felt it was the least I could do to show how grateful I was for the time she gave me in h elping raise my sisters and I. My true passion is spending time with others, learning about their interests, how their day is or simply helping to resolve a conflict. My husband and I recently took in our niece to help her return to high school after she dropped out as a result of substance abuse. Caring for her, showing her compassion and the structure she yearned for is helping her navigate into a more confident adult life. I find that as my children have aged I am no longer needed to assist during the days and would like to spend that time caring for others. ... more

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Personal Assistant/ home care aid

Individual through IDHS

Jan 2018 - Present

I am a personal aid to a young lady with Cerebral Palsy. I work part-time in the early Mornings 5 days a week. My time with her consists of transferring from bed to mobility chair and shower seat, toileting, bathing/showering, grooming, hair & makeup, cleaning litter box, basic household tasks, laundry & driving her to work.

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Showcase Event Organizer/Coordinator

Tribal Revolution

Feb 2011 - Present

Create forms and spreadsheets, review & select applicants though video & requirements, continued contact through email with all selected performers (average 70 selected), work with hotel event staff for design & layout of show seating, lighting, stage etc. manage showcase event staff including; house manager, stage manager, emcee, and sound board tech. Prepare the show and manage run throughs before the show. Most of the work is do ne via home computer a few days a week Feb-June in evenings leading up to the event. The event itself is 4 days in June. ... more

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Caregiver for grandmother during Palliative in home Hospice care

Lottie Dudek via Chris Starzynski

Jun 2013 - May 2014

Dressing, grooming & bathing assistance- mobility assistance-observing,monitoring & discussing behavior and activity changes with nurse- encourage,aid and engage in walks and mobility exercises- drive to doctor appointments- household responsibilities including; cooking & preparing meals, major housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping, daily living modifications and adjustments, organizing- being a companion

Education
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Hoffman Estates High School

1997 - 2001 Hoffman Estates IL

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Apr 2018: Communications: Cultural Competency

Apr 2018: Nutrition, Food Prep & Meals For Professional Caregivers

Mar 2018: Dementia Care I: Introduction To Dementia

Mar 2018: Light Housekeeping For Professional Caregivers

Mar 2018: Dementia Care For Professional Caregivers

Mar 2018: Preventing Falls In Older Adults

Mar 2018: Assisting with Bathing

Mar 2018: Overview of Mobility & Safety Equipment Copy

Mar 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

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Norm L.
Sep 2018
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Thank you!!!