Valerie F.

$20.00 / hr

Topeka, KS

About Valerie

My name is Valerie. I am an experienced caregiver with a formal education, solid work history and a US Navy veteran. I have worked in a hospital setting for 16 years and have over 20 years experience of personal in home care for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. I have also worked with individuals who have suffered from a stroke. As a child I was very blessed to spend a lot of time with my grandparents and other elders of my family. I have so many rich memories of those days. They were truly some of the happiest moments in my life. I have worked as a case manager and live in care giver for 8 years with one client and with another client for 9 years. I happily did everything that was needed to assist my patients and their families ensure that my client was very well taken care of in very aspect of care. This included personal care up until their death. With 16 years of work,experience in a hospital setting I am very knowledgable of the health care system and have excellent communication skills interacting with patients doctors and all health care staff. I have experience with pre and post op surgical prep and the skills necessary to work independently ensuring the highest quality of care for your loved one. My references speak for them selves. I thoroughly enjoy my time with the clients I work with. And , on every occasion have grown to genuinely love my clients and their families. I treat all of my clients with the dignity and respect they deserve. I am ded

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
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hospice Care
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    John F. Kennedy University

    Sep 1992 - Jun 1995
    Sep 1992 - Jun 1995

    John F. Kennedy University

    Sep 1987 - Jun 1992
    Sep 1987 - Jun 1992

    Diablo Valley College

    Sep 1982 - Jun 1986
    Sep 1982 - Jun 1986

    United States Navy

    Mar 1975 - Aug 1978
    Mar 1975 - Aug 1978
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