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Lavanna S.

Lavanna S.

$18.00 / hr

Burleson, TX

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About Lavanna

I became a caregiver for the first time in 2011. In the beginning I was very unsure that this was for me, but it began to give me passion, and excitement to get up every morning and come to work. And I believe "if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life!" I worked for an Assisted Living for 8 years, and absolutely loved doing what I do. I am very loving, compassionate, attentive, punctual, professional, I have respect, empathy and patience to the needs of those I care for. I provided repeated encouragement. I love to care for the elderly, listen to their individual stories of how they grew up and how they made their living. I became and stayed a caregiver, because I believe it was my calling, and I feel as if I'm doing the Lords work. If I dont get anything productive done in my day, except for making someone smile, and turning their bad day into a good day, then I have done my job. I have been voted employee of the month multiple times. I have achieved being RN delegated to assist with all forms of medication. And, my most honorable achievement is being part of many senior's lives and their families during this stage of their life.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Med Tech/ Resident Assistant

Mar 2011 - Mar 2019
Capital Senior Living
Despensed/administered medication. Contacted pharmacies, doctors, and Home Healths. Assisted residents in any and all tasks that consisted to daily living, wake up, dressing, toileting, transfers, hygiene care, shower assistance, escorts, etc...
Mar 2011 - Mar 2019

Bowie High School

Jan 1995 - Jan 1999
Bowie, TX
Jan 1995 - Jan 1999
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