Althea M.

$20.00 / hr

Brooklyn, NY

About Althea

I have more than 15 years experience as a care giver. I am a honest, caring, hardworking and compassionate individual. Seeing smiles and hearing "thank you" from my clients is good enough for me.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Overnight
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

St. Joseph's College

Jan 2013 - Oct 2015
Jan 2013 - Oct 2015

Case/Care Manager

Jan 2007 - Oct 2014
Volunteers of America
Care for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, medical facilities and in the privacy of their homes. Duties include washing, dressing, feeding, grooming, cooking, transport on wheel chairs, answer phones, record temperatures, blood pressure, pulse, respiration. Record food and fluid intake. Dust and clean patients' rooms. Change bed linens, obtain household supplies and errands, accompany patients to doctor's office, administer oral medications, maintain patients records, condition and progress. Entertain, converse, read aloud to patients to keep them mentally and healthy alert.
Jan 2007 - Oct 2014

High School Diploma 1994

Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
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