Barbara P.

$10.00 / hr

Huntington, MA

About Barbara

I am kind,patient,understanding,a good listener. I have been a Home Health Aide before, a nurses aide before, a private aide before for overnight care. I have cared for my grandmother from 1997 to 1998. I have been a caregiver to my husband for 10 years from 2010 to 2019, for which I am recently widowed as of June 21 2019. He had a chronic back pain with arthritis, MCAD, High Blood Presser, stomach issues, hiatle hernia, acid reflux, glacoma, hearing issues, bowel issues, and mild forgetfullness. At this present time I have no income and so need to find work. I have in the past been a caregiver to other people before marrying in 1996 and cared for my husband for a few years. I enjoy being around elderly and helping them, talking with them and hearing their stories. My personal achievement is raising my family, 4 adult children ages 18,19,25,and 30, homeschooling, being a very good wife to my husband and being a homemaker for many years. I do have a clean background record, I can not afford to pay for a back ground as money is tight at this current time. Feel free to research my background on line.

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
  • 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

  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Nurses Aid

Feb 1987 - Apr 1987
Buckley Nursing home
Assisted elderly with personal hygiene, meals, activities.
Feb 1987 - Apr 1987

Nurses Aid

Jun 1986 - Feb 1987
Poet Seat Nursing home
Assisting elderly with hygiene, meals, activities, bed changes.
Jun 1986 - Feb 1987

Nurses Aid

Feb 1986 - Apr 1986
Franklin County Nursing Home
Assisting elderly with meals, hygiene, activities.
Feb 1986 - Apr 1986

Nurses Aide

Aug 1985 - Feb 1986
Northampton Nursing Home
Assisted elderly with bathing, dressing, basic vitals,meals,cleaning,companionship, showering, transfering,wheelchair, activities, bed changes.
Aug 1985 - Feb 1986

Westover Job Corps

Jan 1983 - Jan 1985
Chicopee, MA
Jan 1983 - Jan 1985

Easthampton High School

Jan 1981 - Jan 1982
Easthampton, MA
Jan 1981 - Jan 1982
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