Darlene B.

$15.00 / hr

South Bend, IN

About Darlene

Because I care, I enjoy what I do and my job is still fun the different personalities makes it that much interesting and the history that goes with each person makes it personal. I realized that every one has a story to tell and I love listening. I enjoy being able to be an extension for the person l work for, that extra pair of hands or that extra set of eyes whatever it is to make their life a little bit better. My most proudest moment was learning how to drive. I alwas doubted that I would ever learn how to drive but 22 years later I'm the best driver in know. I'm the kinda person thats a cheerleader l believe that my only barrier s are the ones that I create for my self. So l tell my self that I can do it, or that or I can make it happen and I do. But I also incourges people a round me to at give it your best try.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • 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
    • Diabetes
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Home Health Aide

    Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
    Memorial Home Care
    Assist clients with grooming eg: bathing/showing dressing, oral care, hair care, skin care, ROM, transfers, Hoyer lift transfers, medicine reminders, meal prep, light housing
    Jul 2014 - Oct 2014

    Home Health Aide

    Jun 2013 - Oct 2014
    TMG Homecare
    Assist clients with dathing, bed baths, skincare, shampooing hair, nail care, assist with feeding client, respite care, meal prep, and light housekeeping
    Jun 2013 - Oct 2014

    Home Health Aide

    Nov 2006 - Jan 2014
    Help at Home
    Assist client's wih ADL'S dathing, showers, bed baths, dressing ,oral care, skin care, hair care, shaving, nail care, positioning, ROM exercises, transferring to wheel chair or bed, assist with toileting, medicine reminders, Hoyer lift transfers, meal preparation, input/ output, vitals, light housekeeping, and reporting situations to my supervisor.
    Nov 2006 - Jan 2014

    Richard T. Crane

    Jan 1976 - Jan 1978
    Chicago, IL
    Jan 1976 - Jan 1978
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