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Robert E.

Robert E.

$12.00 / hr

Las Vegas, NV

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About Robert

I became a caregiver to supplement my retirement. Caregiving has become a fully time endeavor. I have worked for HomeInstead Senior Care in Slidell, Louisiana for three years. HomeInstead has continuously advanced my knowledge and skills. It was the Dementia and Alzheimer training that hooked me on caring for the elder and hospice clients. The training assisted me tremendously in caring for my own parents. Both of my parents died in 2013, leaving me free to return to Las Vegas. My early training included CPR, Basic First Aide, Dementia, Alzheimer, and Hospice Care. Caring for senior men with Dementia and Alzheimer has become by specialty. Being a senior myself, I have a clear understanding of the clients needs, fears, and frustrations that a younger person cannot apply to the their care. Care giving is a great departure from my life long career in the construction industry. I started by studying architecture, serviced four years in the Corpse of Engineers (Army), worked as an estimator and project managers during 70-80's, became a contractor in Las Vegas, and did a short ten months as a security officer at the Saint Tammany Jail Work Release Program. I love caring for senior men and hope to service clients in the Las Vegas Valley for many years.

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
    • Hospice Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    caregiver

    Jun 2010 - Jun 2014
    HomeInstead Senior Care
    I work 24 hour shifts with hospice clients, and shorter shifts with dementia and Alzheimer clients. Although I cook and clean, my primary duties are the keep the clients safe, clean, and medicated.
    Jun 2010 - Jun 2014

    Security Officer

    Oct 2009 - Jun 2010
    North Shore Work Force
    Maintain control and accountability of eight-four felons in a work release program.
    Oct 2009 - Jun 2010

    Arizona State University

    Jun 1969 - Jun 1970
    Jun 1969 - Jun 1970

    University of Southern California

    Sep 1962 - Jun 1965
    Sep 1962 - Jun 1965
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