Tricia A.

$15.00 / hr

I have been a Certified Dementia Practitioner since 2014. I have extensive experience with Special Needs and Seniors (since 1987.) I have had been lucky enough to work with the elderly since (1987.) I started assisting people at a job for the State of Michigan as a certified CNA in 1990. Using this certification to work in a group home with 6 Special Needs Seniors for 5 years. I have always worked as a caregiver of some kind. In 1995 I switched gears to work as a live in caregiver for a disabled young lady with Cerebral Palsy. In 1997 I moved to Texas and started working with clients at a Assisted Livin g facility. I was responsible for preparing meals, ADLS, (personal care), Running errands, Performing light housekeeping, Med Pass, Companionship, Encourage Daily Health & amp; Wellness, Social programs, Bathing, Eating, Bathroom facilities, Dressing, Walking and ROM. I am now a Certified Activity Director & love spending time with Seniors. ... more

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Personal Care Assistant

Private Home

May 2014 - Nov 2016

Work in the homes of elderly or disabled clients and assist with ADLS in addition to: Preparing meals, Shopping. Assisting with personal care, Running errands, Performing light housekeeping, Medical Record, Medication Aide, . Alzheimer & Dementia Care, Companionship, Encourage Daily Health and Wellness programs.

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Life Enrichment Director

The Lodge at Leon Springs

Nov 2016 - Nov 2016

Extensive experience in a social and recreational program. Provided a plan of activities appropriate to the needs of the residents that includes, but is not limited to: Social and In/outdoor activities, Spiritual, Educational and Creative Arts Programs, Resident and Family involvement in Implementation of programs, One on one room visits, Monthly calendar, Coordinate the Activities/Marketing programs with all facility Departments, Promote Facility/Community Interactions. ... more

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Life Enrichment Director

Riverview Nursing and Rehabilitation

May 2004 - May 2014

Extensive experience in a social and recreational program. Provided a plan of activities appropriate to the needs of the residents that includes, but is not limited to: Social and In/outdoor activities, Spiritual, Educational and Creative Arts Programs, Resident and Family involvement in Implementation of programs, One on one room visits, Monthly calendar, Coordinate the Activities/Marketing programs with all facility Departments.

Education
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DADS

Certified Dementia Practitioner

2014 - Present

Life Enrichment Director in Nursing Home

2004 - Present San Antonio TX

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Nov 2016: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx