Amy B.
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Diamond
1 Review
ononononon

$20.00 / hr

Companionship to me for the elderly is lots and lots of conversation! I find out what they like to do whether its going for a walk, reading, doing puzzles, watching television, etc. I realize they have good days and bad days, and we could decide for that day what he/she feels up to doing. They love to be pampered. Not rushed! I enjoy helping people. I have taken care of several of my family members dealing with all sorts of issues. I am reliable, punctual, trustworthy, honest, and respectful. Some seniors just want someone to hang out with them because they are lonely. Some will require physical assis tance with mobility, laundry, grocery shopping, errands, cooking, walking their dog etc. Everyone wants to have their dignity respected, especially as they age or if they are ill. I can provide detailed doctor notes, help keep their calendar updated with tasks, keep an eye on if there are changing health issues and report to someone if there are changes. I enjoy providing this care because I love helping others especially the elderly. I provide my care as if I were taking care of my own family members. You can count on me. ... more

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Caregiver

Self Employed

Feb 2018 - Present

Home health aide, light housekeeping, medication reminders, exercise, doctor appointments

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Caregiver Companion

Caring Partners

Jan 2017 - Feb 2018

Caregiver Companion - Work with elderly, disabled, and small amount of dementia patients * The duties of a caregiver companion are many, and vary based on the needs of the individual being cared for. *Prepare meals and also assist patient while eating if needed *light housekeeping * Bathe patients as needed * Manage patient schedules * Run errands (example - grocery or prescription pickup) * Keep patient living area clean and f ree of safety hazards *Help patients get dressed * Walk with patients *Provide companionship ... more

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Caregiver to several family members

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Apr 2002 - Oct 2016

Caregiver and Companion to several of my family members. Making meals, laundry, and light housekeeping. Making appointments, and taking notes during in home doctor visits (this allows the patient to refer back to my notes, and/or share information accurately to legal guardian. Running errands, help preparing paperwork for assistance, assisting in bathing and getting dressed. Making phone calls, and tracking changes in health. more

Education

Associates Degree in General Studies

2004 - 2006 Ann Arbor MI

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1992 - 1996 Ypsilanti MI

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Mar 2018: Overview of Mobility & Safety Equipment Copy

Mar 2018: Assisting with Bathing

Mar 2018: Modifying Diets to Assist with Difficulty Chewing

Feb 2018: Preventing Falls In Older Adults

Feb 2018: Dementia Care For Professional Caregivers

Feb 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

Reviews and Recommendations
ononononon
Allen M.
May 2018
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Much appreciated!