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Melissa I.

Melissa I.

$14.00 / hr

Capitol Heights, MD

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About Melissa

I am a mother of 3 and I also am a wife I am a people person and I have a passion for taking care of elderly and disabled people cause they are the ones that need the most help and sometime people for get about them. I chose to do this once my father in law had to have brain surgery and didn't want to go into a nursing home so I decided my self to him so he could be comfortable and not have to worry about a stranger taking care of him. Then just in 2014 my mother in law found out she had breast cancer and had to have one of her breast removed and I been there the whole way through . I do this because I love people and it takes a person with a big heart to take of people as if they was your own and that's how I am with everyone. I am proud to say that ever since I have been taking care of both of them my mother in law hasn't have to do kemo therapy and my father in law talks and remember better. I also had the opportunity to take care of my mother in law mother and grandmother befor they passed due to old age. the most important thing to me about being a caregiver is I get to help other out assist family in any kind of way to release some stress off of them. I take pride in what I do and I treat others like they are my family and will be treated with respect and taken care of properly.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term

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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Mar 2011 - Present
Glenda harrison
I prepare meals for my mother in law and father in law. I also take them to doctor appointments . I wash there clothes and clean the house. And im just a listening ear for them to talk to.
Mar 2011 - Present

caregiver

Jan 2013 - Present
Terry Morgan
I prepare meals for Mrs. Morgan she is a disabled vet. I also do light house work. I am also a good listening ear for her. I take her to some of her doctors appointments to the Va hospital.
Jan 2013 - Present

TESST College of Technology - Alexandria

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Alexandria, VA
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Substitute Teacher

Aug 2006 - Jun 2010
Jane reed
I was to fill in for teachers who was going to be absent. I covered the classroom lesson plans and keeping children safe in and out of the class room.
Aug 2006 - Jun 2010

Tall Oaks Vocational

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003
Bowie, MD
Jan 2002 - Jan 2003
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