Dawn P.

$12.00 / hr

Folsom, LA

About Dawn

I became a caregiver over 20 Years ago, I started off as a CNA ! I have a special gift of being patient and non judgmental and Im very big hearted. I feel as if its my calling in life to offer personal care to people.I have experience with many different aspects in the medical field,I've worked from nursing homes,to assisted living homes for the elderly.I've also worked in a brain rehab center were from children to elderly adults have sustained brain injuries from birth defects to car accidents. I also have worked at a hospital in the nursery an women's med surge unit. I also have done private pay sitting in peoples homes, also I once worked for a Hospice home health company caring for the terminally I'll in their homes, My favorite job was working for a PCA & Respite company were I sat with medically fragile children in their homes.I also have experience as a In home child care provider for 13 consecutive years and most recently I'm back caring for people who need assistance with daily living needs such as light house keeping,cooking an preparing meals, personal hygeine and are incontinent care, medicines giving and any to all medical an non medical assistance a person could need help with. I am current in infant,child an adult CPR & First aid training!

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Overnight
  • 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
  • Blood Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Care giver

Jun 2016 - Present
A First Name Basis
I work with clients that have medical, mental are physical disabilities, so that they may live in their own homes! I assist them with all off their daily needs!
Jun 2016 - Present

PCA are DSW Personal care attendant are Direct support qorker

Sep 2013 - Sep 2020
C.A.R.E. Inc.
I had 1 client who was a quadrapalegic, he needed assistance with dressing,food prep and cooking and pureeing meals and feeding him, doing a two man transfer to and from bed and wheelchair,bed baths,oral care,trimming finger and toe nails,assisting with medication administrating. Light housekeeping,doing laundry,escorting on public outings, caring for pets. Etc. Etc.
Sep 2013 - Sep 2020

Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Bogalusa, LA
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019

Co Owner/ Director

Jul 2012 - Aug 2013
Here We Grow Day Care Center
Was a partner of a new child care center in Covington.la. for 18 mths. Started the business from scratch, had to follow all state guidelines, with being g current in state licenseing and did all business aspects I had teachers under my supervision and about 35 children ranging from infants to pre k age.
Jul 2012 - Aug 2013

Delgado Co. college , Slidell LA. and Southeastern college HAmmond,LA.

Jan 1995 - May 1998
Jan 1995 - May 1998
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