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I had to take care of my own parents when they both required extensive home care due to Alzheimers and learned then how vital it is to fully understand these afflications and how to deal with them for the best quality of life and dignity and comfort of those elderly. I enjoy interacting with those that have lived long and interesting lives and I recognize the need to return the help and care to them after they have spent a lifetime helping others. I especially enjoy interacting with the family of those elders that I care for and providing appropriate assistance to them also in regards dealing with their elderly relatives and the end of life situations that occur. I have personally dealt with over 15 hospice situations and made the end of life transition smooth and dignified and compassionate for all involved. I have found that through improving the quality and enjoyment of daily life for elderly that they simply do better and enjoy living. No matter what the circumstances, and no matter how far gone they are, they still respond to care and love and appropriate attention and return such in whatever way they are still able to. I spent most of my life working in construction in all trades and all levels up to Management and Supervision. I retired from that sort of physical activity due to some aggravated injuries and found that there is a vast need for compassionate and understanding care and assistance needed for elderly. Since I am not so far removed from the elderl

Skills & Certifications: Home Care Aide (HCA), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR)

I possess compassion. I promote comfort quality care. I have a high standard of medical ethics. My focus is the patient, My patients have a voice, a right their privacy, rights to be treated with the respect and dignity, the have a voice and I listen to them. I am a patient advocate . My patients are allowed to express their voice, opinions, their wants, their needs, their thoughts , their goals, and their dreams. Diploma Certificate Vocational Nurse Program , California State 2012. I have active Washington State licensure endorsement . I have current active CPR, BLS, AED, Healthcare Provider Certification in state of Washington I feel that what makes me a great care giver is tbe ability to communicate well with the patients & families wants and needs. * I promote patient have active participation in their plan of care to ensure they gain optimal functional independence of their every daily living skills. Experience in teaching safe transfers to bed from bedside ,getting in and out if showers. * I promote patient teaching and education in order to provide my patient with the highest level . * My Motto\\"\\"Exercise The Mind & The Heart! Laughter Is Good For The Soul!\\" \\"Life Is Way Too Short, To Sweat The Small Stuff!\\" Qualities, My Charater, Who I Am? * I am culturally diversed. I am positive. I am career driven. I am outgoing. I love to learn. I have a love 4 people. \\"I am Genuine, Honest As You Will Get\\" I have a special place in my heart for hospice patients. I workex in Hospice Care for approximately 5 years. As well as volunteered in Hospice for 5 yrs. the \\"You Light Up My Life \\"at Christmas. \\"To Remember Those That Have Lost Their Lives In The Previous Year.\\" \\"By the way, Do You Know How Many Facial Muscles That It Takes To Make A Smile???\\" ***It Takes A 101 Facial Muscles*** *Have A Wonderful Day And Evening.
After being a stay at home mom for 20 years I figured the next step should be to help out the elderly. I have been a caregiver (certified) for over 13 years now and absolutely love it. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing the smile and or relief on someones face when they have someone to help them. Whether it is to cook them a meal, help pay bills or just go to the grocery store so that they dont have to. My greatest work was working at the Hospice Care Center for over 2 years. Working with whole families in their time of sorrow was so rewarding. I recently became a grandmother for the first time and love spending time with him. I love doing jigsaw puzzles with my clients or just sitting and listening to their life stories. I am highly trained in all aspects of care giving. I am able to provide short or long-term care (up to 48-hour shifts. I am especially looking for WEEKEND work right now but willing to work a few hours during the week also. Private Duty Nurse Delegated Caregiver Available. I'm available one time or long term as you need. Are you looking for an educated and experienced caregiver? One who is available to provide compassionate home nursing and living assistance for the elderly, including surgical recovery, and dementia care patients? I'm able to assist with daily personal hygiene, showers, transferring and dressing care. Will prepare nutritious meals, (including feeding if required) cleaning, general maintenance, laundry, shopping, errands, as well as kindhearted and upbeat companionship. I remain composed during emergencies and have the ability complete the task at hand in a conscientious, competent and composed manner. I am always happy to assist in home physical therapy, as well as providing transportation for outside medical, diagnostic or other therapy related appointments. I can also assist surgical recovery patients in their home. I have 2 years of experience working in Hospice care.

Skills & Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)