I've always felt satisfaction while helping others, especially those less fortunate and/or elder who no longer have the independence they desire. As a caregiver, some of the duties I have been responsible for include helping clients or residents with the activities of daily living, Perform personal care activities; hygiene, ambulation, eating, dressing, toileting and shaving, Talk and give company to clients and participate in resident activities, Prepare hygienic meals and snacks for clients, Provide clients or residents with transfers assistance by moving them in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or cars, Change bed linens, clean and iron residents’ laundry and assist, keep residents’ room, cabinet, and dresser drawers neat and clean, Maintain a specialized approach to responsibilities such as uniform, start times and absenteeism, Take and record vital signs, create and maintain a pleasant work environment, Help with sanitation and housekeeping duties of client’s room, bathroom, and common areas, Perform general household tasks for example.laundry, shopping, errands and transportation, Implement and support resident-care plans. A lot of people wonder why I choose this line of work at the tender age of twenty-five but it does not feel like work to me at all, I enjoy seeing the smiling faces of those I come in contact with, it makes my heart smile knowing I've had the ability to make someone else's day with simple gestures of caring.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
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