Diamond tier

Althea W.

$100.00 / hr

Jamaica, NY

About Althea

Under NYS Law and vested licensure, I am an Advanced Home Health Care Professional, who owns several years of home health care experience. By the same token, I am personable, and I ascribe to graciously delivering, the elite or sincere assistance to those who need help. I am known for my ability to teach others, and have a lot of patience for most individuals. With that said, I strive to serve and meet all challenges that unfold in the caregiving environments. This ability is refined through an adept ability to locate information which heightens, positive - outcomes in caregiving sectors. In keeping with any question of my qualifications, alongside, why I chose to work in the home health care profession. My simple answer is, just imagine for a moment, lacking critical - assistance to maintain health, and not being able to obtain sincere and timely support. Truly a scary situation! Especially if one lives in a remote area, far away from places which prevent consequences from ill health. Hence, my increased focus is serving populations, with unmet needs in home -health care contexts. Plus, given efforts brings back memories of joy. What is one such moment? The most enjoyable moments to date, emerges from the joy that comes from clients being able to enjoy home cooked meals. Meals which I am able to prepare. Here is an illustration. A former client of mine, remarked, "You take care of me, as if we were related," to which she added the age old question. "Why do you do all the things you do for me?" To which I reiterated, an ability , mine, of being able to relate within my imaginings , of a person who lacked Home health care support. Finally, In terms of a most memorable achievement, it would have to be assuming my collaborative place as a CareLinx Home Health Care Professional. http://linkedin.com/in/althea-a-walters-mph-26690b27

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time

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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Skin Disorders
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

Jan 1987 - Present
New York, NY
Jan 1987 - Present

Advanced Care Aide

Feb 2018 - Mar 2019
Interim Home Health
Advanced care processes; Certified in rendering care to TBI populations.
Feb 2018 - Mar 2019

Home health aide

Mar 2018 - May 2018
Anchor Health Home Care
Provide caregiving to senior and pediatric populations
Mar 2018 - May 2018

New York City Police Academy

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
College Point, NY
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017

Capella University

Jan 2013 - Jan 2016
Minneapolis, MN
Jan 2013 - Jan 2016

Capella University

Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Minneapolis, MN
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015

Monroe College

Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Bronx, NY
Jan 2008 - Jan 2012

York Castle High

Jan 1983 - Jan 1988
Jamaica
Jan 1983 - Jan 1988

Reviews (1)

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June 2018
Leena S.
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Alethea is patient, thorough and knowledgeable.
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