I love caring for and helping people of all ages and have specialized most recently in eldercare. I am outgoing, kind and thoughtful. I became a professional care provider after caring for my own mother during her final years with dementia and Alzheimer's. In working with clients/patients, I enjoy having conversations, reading to them, making them laugh and smile, and making them feel well-attended to and loved. I enjoy sharing their interests with them in an active way, be it listening to music, the arts, watching films or special TV programming. I enjoy assisting with visits to and from friends and family, taking them to religious services or other outings. Am skilled at making sure clients get enough movement and activity as their capacity and situation allows. I love to cook, and am known for my excellent culinary skills. I have an excellent driving record and can be counted on to solve problems and handle emergencies. I am most proud of the wonderful, warm and lasting relationships I have maintained with the families of the people I care for. I look forward to caring for your loved ones! The reason I become a caregiver because I enjoy taking care of the elderly, sick, and handicapped. I enjoy making sure client are safe, healthy, and comfortable and will treat my clients and family members with respect. I started home health aide in 2000 and I have excellent letters of recommendation from clients and my past work history. I am dependable, honest, work well under pressure, I enjoy doing activities with my clients, and playing educational games. I have been during home health aide for eight years and currently working with my current client. I am certified in American Heart Association, Certified in under the DC Board of Nursing in Home Health Aide and also have a certificate in activities assistant. I graduated from Penn Foster Career School for physical therapy aide at www.pennfoster.edu. I am a very good caregiver and to do the best job that I can. God bless You! Have a nice day. I am also a Reiki Level Practitioner 1 and also studying for my Reiki Level 2 and Master Certification. One of the greatest Reiki healing, health benefits is stress reduction and relaxation, which triggers the body's natural healing abilities (immune system), aids in better sleep and improves and maintains health. Reiki also balances the mind and emotions. I am a caregiver with more than 14 years of experience with seniors and people with special needs. I provide safe, respectful, loving, skilled care towards every one of my patients. I will deliver peace of mind to family members by keeping their loved ones safe while also protecting their independence and preserving their dignity. I give detailed information and pay close attention to my clients and to the families' needs. I have taken care of many people from family members, friends, and clients in facilities to group home members and privately cared for patients. Whatever the needs may be, I strive to go above and beyond my call of duty. Life is a treasure and if I can provide life or encouragement to anyone, or let them know that they are still loved and living with grace and dignity, I am that Angel. Many people lose their independence and feel lost. I can give clients, as well as their families, peace of mind knowing that things will work out fine.
I have CPR/First Aid certification, Certified Home Health Aide, Certified Nurses Aide (CNA), Certified Medical Aide (CMA), am a residential counselor, provide individual service/support plans, behavior plans, & have experience with dysphasia, Alzheimer's & Dementia and much more. I have achieved more than 50 certificates and extensive training over the last decade. All families need a break from the worry and stress of caring for loved ones. Please call me to talk about what I can do for your family!