Jameela W.

$15.00 / hr

I became a caregiver to help the elderly . I like most being a caregiver is putting a smile on a face. My personal achievement is making someone day worth looking forward to the next day.Having a client who didn't talk much all of a sudden become a talker. I am 43 years old. I have been working in the caregiver field working with adults and children over 10 years. Ensuring the patient's highest level of well being at all times while under your care Assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs) -- hygiene, dressing, eating, etc. Light housekeeping such as changing linens, laundry, dusting, vacuuming and taking out garbage Planning and/or preparing meals Running errands and transporting patients to appointments, etc. Monitoring vital signs Assisting with medication reminders, dispensation and documenting their use when updating health charts. Helping patients participate in moderate or light exercise as recommended by their physician Promoting mental engagement through companionship, brain games or memory books Keeping daily care notes to inform families, agencies and medical providers of any significant changes in behavior or condition. ... more

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Caregiver

Esme Thorne

Nov 2012 - May 2015

Provide routine individualized health care such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.

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Direct Care Professional

New Horizon Supported Services

Nov 2009 - Mar 2012

Serving mentally challenged adults in ratios 1:1,1:3 and 1;10, supervise the daily functional of individuals; including setting up, explaining and teaching all contract and non contract work projects and assisting individuals with their life functions; and maintain an accurate productions databases document the individuals daily and weekly progress.

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Armstrong Adult Education Center

Diploma

1991 - 1992