Joan H.

$15.00 / hr

Athens, TN

About Joan

I have always wanted to work in the caregiving field, ever since my sister-in-law passed away from terminal cancer at the age of 29. The daily care she required was not something just anyone could provide. The compassion, patience and dependability that a person needs to help sustain their life's functions for as long as they desire is crucial to the well-being of both client and family. I am reliable, compassionate, trustworthy and patient. I am experienced in monitoring a patient's vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respiration. I am supportive of the family's rights and responsibilities as primary caregiver. I am a professional in all aspects, yet still can humanize and humorize situations. I am most proud of raising three children to be bright, beautiful, well accomplished young adults.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver, Housekeeper, Therapist, Chef, Chaffeur, Mom

Feb 1993 - Present
Currently stay-at-Home Mother
Primary role was to care for and raise three children. Functional duties included: Chef - last minute ideas from nothing. Chaffeur- three children all going to three different places at three different times. Housekeeper - lost socks are never found. Therapist - too many late night conversations to recall. Caregiver - sleepless nights over fevers, colds, and coughs.
Feb 1993 - Present

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Internal Revenue Service
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USAF
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