Cydnee L.

$20.00 / hr

Urbana, IL

About Cydnee

I genuinely care about others, no matter the age. Outside of my wishes of being a medical assistant, I wanted to be a caregiver because I would have one-on-one time with the person. This desire of mine grew as I started working for Clark Lindsey. As a waitress, I get to know the residents to an extent. The reason I joined Synergy (home health care), was to be a companion to residents that may not have that or any type of care as they used to. Knowing that they don't get to see their loved ones as much as they want to, I feel even closer to them because I feel like I can be that person for them-someone who is close to them, cares for them, provides safety, and to really listen and have interest in them. For the client that I currently have as well as others in the past, I learn a lot of life experiences from them and I love to see their eyes light up when they tell me parts of their past as if they are reliving it again and again. Lastly, my personal achievements that I'm proud of happens at Clark Lindsey and with a client I used to have. At Clark Lindsey, when residents would come up to me (when I'm working, or just visiting) telling me that they always enjoy seeing me, always makes my day. Also, recently with a client, I aided in the recovery of one walking again. Even though, I don't see him anymore, I'm happy that he is with his wife and truly happy.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience & Education

Wait staff

Feb 2014 - Present
Clark Lindsey Retirement Village
I serve food to residents in a fast and timely manner. Sometimes, I assist residents who are in the assisted living and skilled care units. As I serve their food, no matter which unit, I strive to be a good companion to everyone.
Feb 2014 - Present

Caregiver

Feb 2017 - Present
Synergy home health care
I attend to the needs of the clients, some with dementia, alzeimers, in their daily routine - good grooming, making sure their medications are taken, preparing their meals, light housekeeping, as well as taking my client(s) to the hospital for medical appointments.
Feb 2017 - Present

Assistant Teacher

Jan 2016 - Sep 2016
Chesterbrook Academy
I worked along with the teachers (2) in teaching the ages of 15 months to 2 years old. I would teach some of the students a few words in sign language (i.e eat, more, milk, mom, dad, etc) so that they could communicate with each other as well as us teachers.
Jan 2016 - Sep 2016

Service Porter

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
Napleton's Auto Park
I was the first person(s) that the customers saw. I recorded their car information and took them to their advisor. I also drove their cars around to the mechanic. (I had to leave in October due to my schedule change for Parkland College.)
Jul 2015 - Oct 2015

Parkland College

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
Champaign, IL
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
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