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Tanya M.

Tanya M.

$15.00 / hr

Las Vegas, NV

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About Tanya

I became a caregiver because my grandparents started getting older, one of my grandpa's had a heart attack and triple bypass surgery, my other grandpa had a stroke and lost his perefial vision and my other grandfather developed dementia. As well, my father has had 2 complete knee rebuilds and his shoulder/collar bone surgery. Then my mother had 2 neck surgeries, major back surgery, cold and is now 100% disabled. As well, my Aunt & grandma live together and are both completely disabled and they all are on oxygen 24/7.So I was afraid of sending them just to anybody so I figured if I took care of them I know they would be very well taken care of. So when I'm taking care of other people's family I take care of them as they were my own family. Dementia is a very hard disease to deal with but it made me happy knowing that I got to spend my last days with him. I was also in a CPR training class, which not too long ago came in to be a very important training, when one of my patients stop breathing. Instantly I went right into action and started CPR on her and thank God and my training I was able to bring her back. That makes me feel very good today. On a good note when I was in college I was given the "most enthusiastic" award.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • Holiday Shifts

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caretaker & home healthcare

Jul 2010 - Present
Entrepreneur
Home Health Care for patients that just had major surgery. Which includes many responsibilities like giving patients their medicine, helping with physical therapy, taking blood pressure, taking oxygen level and giving oxygen when necessary,cooking, shopping, cleaning, (dusting, sweeping mopping, vacuuming,laundry) Also helping taking care of and cleaning up after both cats and dogs.
Jul 2010 - Present

West Jordan High School

Jan 1996 - Jan 1999
West Jordan, UT
Jan 1996 - Jan 1999

Salt Lake Community College

Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
Salt Lake City, UT
Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
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