I am 48 years old and have the ability to provide daily/weekend care. I am a gregarious, patient and an easy going individual. I have always been drawn to service to others. I started services 28 years ago with the elderly, home bound and in
facilities. I later became a foster parent to high behavioral multiple diagnosis' teen girls and was
quite successful with the children I had.
Afterwards, I became a case manager overseeing
children in foster care and working directly with the biological parents in order to complete the needed changes on the plan of care to return the children.
During this time, I also worked with hoarders and was successful with these individuals. When the agency I was working for closed, I went to work as a Director of a residential and day service facility for adults with disabilities. Due to the owners of this facility not being in state, the license was not renewed and the company closed.
Continuing, I worked as a live in care coordinator for an adult until my services were no longer needed. I believe that the need to be needed is great within me. I care and communicate well in regards to all my clients and do whatever I can to give them the quality of life that they need and deserve. I take care of my client and their home. I make doctor's appointments, follow through with the family after those appointments, grocery shopping, medication set up and distribute, personal care, meals, all things that your family member may need and you know that I will take care of these things and take them off of your plate.
Over the last few years I have worked with several clients who had hip surgery or hip replacement. Through consistency and continuity of care, those clients were able to make full recoveries, good success with physical therapy and able to move forward with life while remaining in their home.
If desired, I do have references available. I have a combined experience of more than 24 years. I have significant experience working in hospital , nursing homes and Rehabilitation centers. I have served as a caregiver , patient advocate, also has worked in physical therapy dept. I am caring , courteous in nature , committed to care , and eager to help. I can help with a wide range of activities including , companionship , meal planning preparation and clean up , housekeeping , laundry , medication reminders , errands , shopping , as well as escort to and from appointments and events, assist with mobilization and personal care needs if required. CPR certifield and listed on Missouri Family Registry. I became a Certified Nurse Assistant, because I was fascinated by the opportunity to help others in need. I particularly enjoy caring for individuals in the comforts of their home. I have been a CNA since 1997, working in hospitals, home health, mental health, and nursing homes. I have always went above and beyond my job description. I take great pride in my work and give my clients the best quality of life to the best of my ability. I possess a vast amount of experience, and have always strived to perfect my profession. Therefore always taking opportunities to learn and become knowledgeable of new procedures, etc. I have always made it a priority to be knowledgeable, and able to perform duties that over exceed my credentials. Whether those procedures require the supervision of a higher authority, I'm always fascinated to perform them when given the opportunity. I'm always trying to take my job title, and credentials to the highest level of my potential and knowledge. Therefore will make it a priority to take those skills to the next level when I continue my education, and earn a higher degree in the health care field. Hello my name is Sierra I have been a CNA for 11 years . I have hospital, and geriatric experience. I reside in the Belleville area I'm a independent contractor licensed, insured, and bonded. I can present my certifications, background check, motor vehicle check, upon request, as well as references. I decided to become a independent caregiver because my mission is to help families keep their love ones at home. I have worked in long-term care and in some facilities not all were unfit for seniors. I feel that seniors strive and have a healthy environment being surrounded by the comfort of their home. A comfort that they have know for years. Why take that away. I can provide transportation to appointments, meal prep, bathing, vitals, daily ROM, and medication reminders. I also provide care for post surgical procedures has well as help for new mothers; maternal care. There is a four hour minimum. Initial home visit is free of charge. A home visit is required; to check for safety.