I am an experienced care giver. I have been in the home care business since 2009. Currently i work as nurse assistant (CNA)which I have gained experience in the care of patients with stroke, dementia, Alzheimer's, clients recovering from open heart surgery, clients with hip replacement, knee replacement, many type of cancers, diabetic, and clients with Hospice (comfort care), or just a companion. I have worked with some local home care agencies and families that require background checks, fingerprints, and all other necessary documents to work as a certified caregiver in the state of CA.
Families employ me to assist when needing those extra set of hands to help with everyday things to staying with family members that need hands-on care such as bathing, assistance with dressing as well as companionship and running errands. I own a car with a clean drivers license. I have excellent references. I am a committed, loyal person with sound judgment and high ethics.
I learned a lot about how to care for them, communicate with them , keeping them happy and treat them with dignity.
I love helping people in need and it's a very rewarding job because unlike most other jobs, I'm actually appreciated for the work I do and it feels good to be appreciated by the people I care for . Registered Nurse for 26 yrs- ER, Surgery, Hospice, Home Health, now retired.
Case manager for home care agencies for 7 yrs, I now offer private consultation as well as hands on care for Activities of Daily Living, Companionship, etc.
I am very familiar with elder care/memory care, Including but not limited to, Dementia/Alzheimer's.
I am also familiar with Parkinson's disease and medications.
Extensive experience with catheters, feeding tubes, Hoyer lifts, etc.
I have lots of experience with end of life care.
I can offer training/education to caregivers and/or family.
I can attend doctor appointments to keep Health Care Team and family informed.
I can handle medication administration, reminders, refills, etc.
I will monitor for medication efficacy/ overall condition and contact MD if any issues arise.
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