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Portia J.

Portia J.

$10.00 / hr

Detroit, MI

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About Portia

What makes me a good caregiver is the fact that I'm compassionate about helping those who cant do everything for themselves. Being a caregiver makes me feel like I'm apart of something important , and someone appreciates me. I became a caregiver because of Mentally disabled individuals I just always had this warmth in my heart for them, but as i got older i branched out into not only mentally disabled but also physically disabled individuals, because the help they need is also important. I've been working as a caregiver for 8 years and I love several things about it but my most interest is when my supported person knows that I'm there for them and i will do anything for their well-being. Through my 8 years of experience I have saved people lives from CPR, I've learned how to properly administer medication which has also helped me in my home life, I've traveled to several different states, and I've meet some of the most touching people in the world.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • COPD
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hearing Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    DCW

    Nov 2013 - Nov 2014
    New Outlook Inc
    Providing daily care for mentally disabled adults.
    Nov 2013 - Nov 2014

    DCW

    Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
    Domus Vita
    Providing daily care for mentally disabled adults.
    Aug 2012 - Sep 2013

    DCW

    Nov 2011 - Aug 2012
    Volunteers of America
    Providing daily care for mentally disabled adults.
    Nov 2011 - Aug 2012

    Everett High School

    Jan 2004 - Jan 2008
    Jan 2004 - Jan 2008
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