Compassionate, loving, patience, honest, trustworthy, quality of life, treat them like my family and respectful.
I have 12yrs experience as caregiver, like dimentia, stroke pt., alziemer, diabetic, parkinson and etc...light housekeeping, laundry, preparing light food and transferring bed to wheelchair likewise.
I am an RN of 35 plus years, I also work as a Massage Therapist and children's swim instructor. Although my background is in Acute Care, I now prefer to focus on eldercare, Hospice, homecare. I am a calm, easy, cheerful, hands on care provider that enjoys and finds great satisfaction in using my skills, my training, and long history/ knowledge that relates to all areas of the health care field, from hospital to home. -from more involved nursing care, monitoring to simple assistance with daily life. I strive to deliver excellent individual care to both my client and their surrounding environment- keeping both clean, organized and comfortable. Strong assessment skills, training and experience allows me to determine, with the assist and input of the client and family support, exactly what the current needs are, and then provide effective solutions and specific care that fits the client and their situation. I also believe in clear communication, and am able to facilitate that with all who are involved in my client's care, from the physician to family, so that all are working together towards whatever goal is desired-and there is a clear accurate picture of what's actually occurring - whether the desired goal is increased independence, rehabilitation, post op recovery, or simply easing distress and assisting w basic activities of daily living, comfort care. After many, many years as a nurse, and care provider, I continue to enjoy, find very satisfying-delivering basic day to day care, high standard customer service.Background check in process (9/10/18), current resume upon request . Became passionate as a Caregiver by first caring for those close to me in my personal life: my mom, her sister, and the mother of a dear friend. Began caring professionally in 2014 with various agencies in the County of Santa Cruz. My dedication and patience help me to be a great caregiver who works hard at making life easier for those requiring home care. It is my undying belief that all people be treated with kindness, dignity and respect.
My [10-year old] background consists of Adult and Senior Care for those with dementia, Alzheimer's, cancer, Diabetes, heart disease, ALS, Parkinson's, stroke, epilepsy, developmental disabilities, as well as those recovering from surgery or illness. I am certified as a Companion Care Aide (CCA), as well as hold certification in CPR and First Aid. I have an even-tempered personality which allows me to remain calm and make prudent decisions during a crisis.