Shekara Y.

$10.00 / hr

Philadelphia, MS

About Shekara

I became a Caregiver because as I was growing up, I witnessed a lot of elderly people not being cared for properly. I wanted to make a difference and provide the elderly with the care and support they needed. Being a Caregiver gives me joy. The thought of making someone else's life better, is the greatest feeling in the world. Most of the elderly are alone, without family and being able to provide direct care, love and support, is worth while. Its comforting to them, knowing that someone cares. I am mostly proud of rescuing a client from an abusive home. Many times Caregivers are scared to report abuse, neglect, etc. trying not to get involved but to know that I saved someone's life, is just why I signed up for this career!

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • 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
    • Diabetes
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    PCA-CNA

    Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
    Ability Works-601-656-3986
    Provide direct support to the client in their home. Duties include: bath, prep meal, laundry, change diapers, assist, etc.
    Mar 2012 - Mar 2014

    East Central Community College

    Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
    Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
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