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deana j.

deana j.

$10.00 / hr

Elizabethton, TN

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About deana

I am a hard working mother of 2 girls. I have been caring for my grandmother at various times over the last 8 years since my mom passed away during times of sickness. I have cared for many persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities over the years. I have worked in their homes helping them with every day life skills such as toileting, showers, cooking, house keeping. I enjoyed working with these individuals so much I went back to school so that I could get a job in the social work field to fight for these peoples rights when they do not have a voice or can not raise their hand. I would say that my most personal achievement was getting a person that had shut himself off from the world and not talk to anyone to talk to me and eventually to everyone by me being persistent and not giving up on him. It is a very rewarding job when you can help someone that can not help themselves. It is just my kind nature that I was blessed with that leads me to be a caregiver, I have always felt that I could save the world one person at a time and I continue to try each day. I have a huge heart and the patience of Job and love to learn and share life lessons.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time

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

Skills & Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

ISC-Independent Support Cooridinator

Jan 2013 - Present
The Arc of Washington County
I do social work for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Write support plans for each person, submit for state funding, mediate, be their voice, speak up for their rights, ensure they have proper care and proper environment.
Jan 2013 - Present

Northeast State Community College

Jan 2011 - Jan 2013
Blountville, TN
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

Direct Support Staff

May 2006 - Feb 2012
Dawn Of Hope
Working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. I ran the arts and crafts class room. Responsible for daily art projects for my class, assisting with meal time, bathroom assistance, taking persons out in the community and taking time to ensure safety and health.
May 2006 - Feb 2012
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