I am a licensed Caregiver and Administrator/ Manager for 18 years and it gave me knowledge and a lot of experience to the aging process, physical limitations, and special needs of the elderly. I developed the importance and techniques of personal care services, including, but not limited to: bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, toileting, and universal precautions. I protect and respect Residents' rights and personal rights (the rights themselves have been updated for 2015). I am trained on Medication policies and procedures and management / administration. I do encourage Psychosocial needs of the elderly (e.g. recreation, companionship, independence, etc.)
With my experience it gave me knowledge in Recognizing the signs and symptoms of dementia in individuals and how to handle difficult Residents/ Patients. I am trained in Building and fire safety and how to appropriately response to emergencies. I also have CPR and First Aid training. I am also trained for Medication Management and Administration , Dementia and Alzheimer's, Diabetes , colostomy Care, Catheter Care, Palliative and Hospice Care.
Skills & Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)