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Caregiving is so rewarding....Just a mere. "Thank you for doing this for me, for helping me!" from all your patients makes you feel so good=:) Caregiver job is hard work and I appreciate all the Caregivers. As a CAREGiver, you provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services generally fall under three categories: Companionship Home Helper Personal Care Companionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual. The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include the following: Providing companionship and conversation Providing stabilization and assistance with walking Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include the following: Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.) Washing and ironing laundry Running errands Accompanying clients to appointments Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living. The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following: Assisting with bathing Assisting with grooming Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues I am creative personable, results-oriented professional with my brilliant educational background and exceptional tender loving care to my patients.
Let me introduce my self my name is Brandi Ahlstrom I am 36 with no kids yet and never been married. I have been in heath care for over 14 years. I have an extreme passion for caring for others. I have been responsible for assisting clients with mental or physical health problems. My job includes assisting them to walk and helping them out as they exercise. I play a big role in the industry of health care. I always wanted to be a nurse my whole life however I went to CNA school in 2004 and worked in nursing home facilities. I recently just went back to school to become a RN. I was my grandma's head caregiver for 9 years she had MS and Dementia she was bedridden up until she passed away, I loved taking care of Her it was the most rewarding experience I have ever had. I have a gift of taking good care of your loved ones. I am a very lovable person and handle elderly people well,they are my favorite. Duties The tasks of a caregiver are immense. I normally work in patients' homes and assist them with almost every task. I ensure that my patients take their medications and get the proper care and nutrition daily. I am responsible for planning and preparing meals of patients, running errands such as buying groceries, and ensuring all the food my patients consume are fresh and clean. I handle all the housekeeping tasks. That include doing the laundry, making beds, dusting, keeping a calendar of appointments and organizing mail. I also take care of their medical appointments, trips to salons and or to religious activities. I also join in their activities like playing board games or watching films. Besides the physical help. I provide my patients with emotional support and motivation. I am very sweet and easy to talk to so I make a great companion to them as well.