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Teri K.

Teri K.

$16.00 / hr

Champlin, MN

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About Teri

I have managed a before and after school program for 15 years and also been a licensed daycare provider. I believe that life is a full circle and that our children and elderly are very similar and need to be treasured and cared for. Over the last 2 years have been helping my elderly neighbor with housekeeping, taking her to Dr. appts., giving her a Tues. night shampoo set, grocery shopping and being a companion to her, my dog and I would go to her home most evenings and visit. I was the one who found her when she passed away and she had a profound effect upon my life. I believe that these should be our Seniors "Golden Years" and all too often they are not. I loved caring for my neighbor and miss her very much and I want to help other older people get the most out of their lives. I am proud of the fact that I was able to make her happy and help her remain in her home until the day she passed, I know she loved me as much as I loved her. I am a very emphatic person with a great work ethic and I will take any training that I need to in order to become a caregiver. I am also the child of older parents and I have always had a great love and respect for the elderly.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Diabetes
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Director of B.A.S.E., Summer Adventure Club and Pre-school

    Sep 1998 - May 2014
    St. Stephen's Catholic School
    Director - St. Stephen’s School Catholic Pre-school Oversees pre-school staff Ensures all paperwork for each child completed Consistently meets all Minnesota pre-school daycare licensing criteria Supported and assisted the pre-school in NAEYC Accreditation process, compiled the program portfolio Director- St. Stephen’s Summer Adventure Club (S.A.C.) and B.A.S.E. (Before & After School Enrichment) Developed and implemented new childcare program, S.A.C. Hires, trains, schedules, oversees all staff Orders all supplies and food Formats a daily recreational and educational curriculum Responsible for weekly field trips Ensures records and budget and family financial records are kept properly Completes staff reviews
    Sep 1998 - May 2014

    Resource Counselor

    Apr 1984 - Dec 1998
    Nekton/Norhaven
    • Supervised 6 clients with developmental disabilities • Created goals and objectives for clients • Developed outcome plans for each consumer in accordance to Hennepin Co. guidelines • Compiled, typed, copied and mailed client's monthly, quarterly and annual reports • Completed monthly and annual financial reports for the company, county and federal government • Fiduciary responsibility of client funds • Arranged, implemented and charted all medical appointments • Interviewed, hired, trained and supervised staff • Oversaw day to day needs of each consumer • Developed a wide network of resources in which to assist client needs
    Apr 1984 - Dec 1998

    Brainerd Community College

    Sep 1982 - Jun 1984
    Sep 1982 - Jun 1984

    Brainerd Sr. High School

    Sep 1976 - May 1980
    Sep 1976 - May 1980
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