Diamond tier

tonya l.

$15.00 / hr

Gary, IN

About tonya

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.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Weekend Live-In
  • 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
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Roosevelt high School

Jan 1985 - Present
Gary, IN
Jan 1985 - Present

DSP

Nov 2015 - Present
Trade Winds
i do transport and cook and do hygiene for client make sure my clients goals are met and help them with any thing they need help with
Nov 2015 - Present

Correctional officer/ Case Manger

Mar 1999 - Sep 2015
Westville Correctional Ctr
I was hired as a correctional officer and work and recieve my certification on working as a case manger on the mental illness ward and work with different goals to work with the client so he would be more independent in life and making secure there hygiene is met and safety and security
Mar 1999 - Sep 2015
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