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Artisha P.

Artisha P.

$15.00 / hr

Arlington, TX

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About Artisha

Hello, I became a caregiver at an early age. I give care to my mother from age thirteen until mother my mother passed in April 2006. Basically, my mother was very depressed when my oldest brother was presumed missing in action in the Vietnam War. Sadly, after the funeral I remember she was not herself for a long time. Although I was young, and didn't quite understand; I still had to help my mother in her time of distress. Let me be totally honest, I didn't like the fact that I had to take care of my mother all the time, but when I look back over my life, that was only the beginning of who I would become today. My sole purpose for being a caregiver is to give back what everyone need when they are on a rough road at that given time in life. Clients need someone who really desire and love being a servant to other peoples personal needs. As a caregiver, I am very happy when I know that I have done the best that I can and leave with a good consequence about the service that I have given to my clients. However, what I am also proud of-- when I have completed a job for a client then, later I get a call from a former employer referring me to work with someone they know. Clearly, for me that says that they trusted my services. I have been a caregiver for over twenty five plus years. I have worked with geriatrics, young women and men with mental disabilities, patients with Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Cancer patients. I recently had to care for my son with a TBI (Traumatic Brian I

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

    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
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Hospice Care
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Direct Care Staff

    Apr 2011 - Jul 2014
    Calab Learning Center
    Direct care Staff assist their clients with eating, toileting, light housekeeping and dispensing medications. They help clients achieve the activities of daily living, such as maintaining good hygiene and dressing themselves, or assist with more complicated instrumental activities of daily living, such as shopping, cooking and doing laundry. They also assist their clients in securing and managing their health care, obtaining and using transportation, managing their finances, and securing doctor’s appointments. Some clients need help writing letters, while others need to be provided with recreational and social opportunities.
    Apr 2011 - Jul 2014

    University of Phoenix

    Jul 2011 - Oct 2013
    Jul 2011 - Oct 2013

    Direct Care Staff

    Sep 2008 - Mar 2011
    Rescare/Educare
    Direct-care staff assist their clients with eating, toileting, light housekeeping and dispensing medications. They help clients achieve the activities of daily living, such as maintaining good hygiene and dressing themselves, or assist with more complicated instrumental activities of daily living, such as shopping, cooking and doing laundry. They might assist their clients in securing and managing their health care, obtaining and using transportation, managing their finances, and securing doctor’s appointments. Some clients need help writing letters, while others need to be provided with recreational and social opportunities.
    Sep 2008 - Mar 2011

    Mountainview Community College

    Jul 2009 - Nov 2009
    Jul 2009 - Nov 2009

    Concorde Institute

    Mar 2005 - Feb 2006
    Mar 2005 - Feb 2006
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